Sound View Totem Pole

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 CROSS: 10 ft down 13 ft across. The empty cross symbolizes the risen christ. The cross arm's reach out as christ’s love reaches out to all

CROSS: 10 ft down 13 ft across. The empty cross symbolizes the risen christ. The cross arm's reach out as christ’s love reaches out to all

 GOD GIVES: “In the beginning, God created heaven and earth” Gen.  Hand of God reaches to many. Tri-radiant nimbus-diversity.

GOD GIVES: “In the beginning, God created heaven and earth” Gen.

Hand of God reaches to many. Tri-radiant nimbus-diversity.

 WE PRAISE: “Let the peoples praise you oh God let all the peoples praise you.” Psalms 67:5. God reaches to man  Man reaches to God  Man reaches to Man  Trinity

WE PRAISE: “Let the peoples praise you oh God let all the peoples praise you.” Psalms 67:5. God reaches to man

Man reaches to God

Man reaches to Man

Trinity

 GOD GIVES: “You are my son, the Beloved, with whom i am well pleased.” Luke 3:22.  Chi Rho- Greek symbol Christ  Star of Eternity 12 stars- 12 disciples  Sun- son. Jesus brings light and life into the world

GOD GIVES: “You are my son, the Beloved, with whom i am well pleased.” Luke 3:22.

Chi Rho- Greek symbol Christ

Star of Eternity 12 stars- 12 disciples

Sun- son. Jesus brings light and life into the world

 

 

  WE REMEMBER: 5 loaves and two fish- Jesus feeds the body and the soul.

WE REMEMBER: 5 loaves and two fish- Jesus feeds the body and the soul.

 GOD GIVES: “You will receive the gift of the Holy Christ's, the promise is for you and everyone.” Acts 2:30-39  Descending dove- gift of the Holy Spirit. Swiftness and motion to the Holy Spirit is movement and life.

GOD GIVES: “You will receive the gift of the Holy Christ's, the promise is for you and everyone.” Acts 2:30-39

Descending dove- gift of the Holy Spirit. Swiftness and motion to the Holy Spirit is movement and life.

 WE DO GOOD WORKS: “Now faith, hope, and love abide, these three, and the greatest of these is love.” 1Cor 13:13  Cross, heart, anchor. Faith, hope, love

WE DO GOOD WORKS: “Now faith, hope, and love abide, these three, and the greatest of these is love.” 1Cor 13:13

Cross, heart, anchor. Faith, hope, love

 GOD GIVES THE EARTH:  “The dawn will break upon us to give light to those who sit in darkness, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (paraphrased) Luke 1:78-79   WE WALK IN THE PEACE AND LIGHT OF GOD: The sun rises and sets telling us to preserve and love our Earth.

GOD GIVES THE EARTH:  “The dawn will break upon us to give light to those who sit in darkness, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (paraphrased) Luke 1:78-79 

WE WALK IN THE PEACE AND LIGHT OF GOD: The sun rises and sets telling us to preserve and love our Earth.

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Cedar tree is a symbol of

  • Growth- Ps. 92;12
  • Height- Amos 2:9
  • And steadfast faith

Vertically carved on the other side of pole is the greatest commandment “Love one another.”

Pole is 69 ft long, each symbol is 5 ft long. 11 ft of the pole is underground.

 

Carving for Christ by Louis Summers. Member- Pine Lake Presbyterian Church Issaquah

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