Café Refresh

New contacts for and additional interest in Commission For Mission seems to come on a daily basis at present. The latest group that we are talking to are Café Refresh based at St Andrews Leytonstone. Through Café Refresh the church plans to offer a spiritual haven for their community. They intend to run a creative […]

Jonathan Evens

Mark of the Cross I AM Love Jonathan Evens paints in a symbolic expressionist style and has facilitated the involvement of churches in a range of public art projects. His arts journalism has featured in publications including ‘Art & Christianity’ and ‘The Church Times’. He is also a creative writer (meditations, poetry, short stories, and […]

Michael J. Creasey

Spire, Gethsemene & Annunciation All Saints & St Faiths Church, Childerditch Michael J. Creasey is a largely self-taught artist, specializing in portraits and figurative work, mostly nudes. He also paints abstracts. He works primarily in acrylics, but also paints watercolours, and has recently returned to oils after a long break. He keeps up a regular […]

Northwood & Northwood Hill Stations

Commission For Mission member, Jonathan Evens has contributed meditations on the Stations of the Cross to a community arts project connecting with events surrounding Easter in Northwood & Northwood Hills. Visitors are able to stroll between local venues and enjoy the various art on offer. The artwork has been produced by local artists and community […]

Alexander Chaplin

Alexander Chaplin is available for organ recitals and to direct choral events that would enhance an exhibition or church festival. Educated as a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral and organ scholar at Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln College, Oxford, he studied organ and conducting at the Royal College of Music in London where he emerged as a […]

‘The Month’ features our launch

After-Launch refreshments Bishop David making his keynote speechOutside St Albans on the Art Tour Fr. Roderick Hingley Revd. Jonathan Evens The centre pages of the current edition of ‘The Month’, the newspaper for the Diocese of Chelmsford, features a story about the recent launch of Commission For Mission. commission4mission enjoyed a successful launch at St […]

Harvey Bradley

Harvey Bradley writes: “There is something exciting about taking dull, grey, ash from the burning of wood and using it on pottery, particularly porcelain, to form colourful glazed surfaces. To me this transformation process is meaningful. We use a jug for baptisms at our church on which the ash (symbol of repentance) after being fired […]

Grant funding for a catalogue & Study Day

Commission For Mission has recently been awarded funding by the London Over the Border Council to publish a catalogue of our artists, their work, and our activities and services in order to promote the commissioning and placing of contemporary Christian Art in churches as an opportunity for mission in the local community and as a […]

Commission For Mission

Welcome to the new site for Commission For Mission, an arts organisation that exists to encourage the commissioning and placing of contemporary Christian Art in churches, as a means of fundraising for charities and as a mission opportunity for churches. Commission For Mission promotes the purchase of artworks by churches through donations given in memory […]