Newsletter No. 2 – April 2009

Since our launch in March interest in Commission For Mission has grown considerably with new members, a new webpage (http://commissionformission.blogspot.com/), plans for three exhibitions, funding for a catalogue and our first commission. Information about all of these exciting developments can be found in this edition of the Newsletter. Information and updates about members can be […]

Interviews with C4M Patron & Founder

David Hawkins, the Bishop of Barking, is himself a practising artist as well as being Patron of Commission For Mission. His views on art and the need for the Church to re-engage with the arts can be read in a three-part intervew by clicking here, here and here. Henry Shelton is the founder of Commision […]

‘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 […]

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 […]