Newsletter No. 3 – August 2009

West Ham Festival exhibition Three exhibitions at three FestivalsOur first three exhibitions were held within a three month period as part of the Pentecost, West Ham and Leytonstone Festivals. Exhibiting artists included: Harvey Bradley, Anne Creasey, Michael J. Creasey, Jonathan Evens, David Hawkins, Rosalind Hore, Henry Shelton, Peter Shorer, Joy Rousell Stone and Peter Webb. […]

Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art

The programme for Commission For Mission’s Study Day entitled ‘Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art’ has now been finalised. The day will take place on Saturday 7th November at Chelmsford Cathedral (New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1TY) from 10.00am – 2.30pm and comes at the end of Commission For Mission’s showcase exhibition in the Cathedral (Monday 2nd […]

Veritasse Artisan’s newsletter article

This piece about Commission For Mission has recently been published in the Veritasse Artisan’s newsletter: Local churches contemplating the possibilty of commissioning contemporary art are often put off by what they think will be prohibitive costs, disputes in the congregation about appropriate styles, and arguments that there are more important prorities for the available money. […]

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 […]

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 […]