The Victorian church will have new lighting and a baptistery , the pews will be replaced by chairs and it will be redecorated throughout.
The cross behind the baptistery was brown and the large double doors leading outside were red, as well as the thin carpet down the isle that led to the pulpit.
The baptistery has been repositioned and the sanctuary extended.
To give a more vivid demonstration of the accuracy of his painting, he bored a small hole in the panel with the baptistery painting at the vanishing point.
Positioned asymmetrically, an ornate, 17 th-century altarpiece marks the entrance to the baptistery and the nave just beyond.
The original baptismal basin was incorporated into the installation and water flows continually among the pieces of the new baptistery .
The Reverend Kyle Lake, 33, was standing in water in a baptistery at University Baptist Church when he was electrocuted on Sunday morning.
The baptistery 's sumptuous sculptural programme includes Virgin and Last Judgement portals and interior niches, simplifying but also monumentalizing their French sources.
In Florence, charging for admissions started with the baptistery and the museum of the duomo - a nuisance that did not prevent visits or prayer in the church proper.
The Saint Philip reliquary is one of the best preserved of the reliquaries from the Florentine baptistery , but its original appearance has undergone a significant transformation.