Crown of Thorns

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“Crown of Thorns” by Guido Reni, a Bolognese painter who lived from 1575 to 1642 is in memory of Mrs. Clara Sprenger who lived from 1861 to 1934. She was the mother of Mrs. Loren Wilson and was a member of the church for 44 years. She was a “shut-in” for a number of years but was always interested in the church. She left money to the church, and Dr. Mortimer Stocker, the minister from 1928 to 1937 dedicated the window to her. Then they made a crown out of thorny branches and placed it on his head . . . prior to the crucifixion. Matthew 27:27-31; Mark 15:16-20; John 19:2-3