Red Door Tradition

"Red Door Tradition" by Geoff Crego
Geoff Crego Artist Geoff Crego
Location North Sixth Street
Equipment Canon EOS 7D; Canon 10-22 f/3.5-4.5 EF-S
Posted Apr 29, 2017

The tradition of distinctive red doors on churches dates back centuries.  Red symbolizes the sacrificial blood of Christ and the unltimate sacrifice that others had made for their faith.  Also, red doors have traditionally signified a place where one could find physical as well as spiritual protection, because those in need would not be captures or harmed inside the holy walls of a church.

The Messiah Lutheran Church shown here was founded in 1860.

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