Othona creative retreat (2)

                                            Thanks to Mark Lewis, who has organised our creative retreat, we have been using liturgy from Rex Hunt in our services at St Peter’s Chapel combined with poems from Jean Lamb, Edwin Morgan and […]

Othona creative retreat

                                            A group of commission4mission artists are currently on our second creative retreat at Othona – Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. This is a time for reflection, creativity and fellowship with creative time including drawing, painting, photography, reading, […]

Members update: Harvey Bradley

Harvey Bradley writes: “A year ago I was thinking of closing down my pottery for ‘the quieter life’. Then, as John O’Donohue puts it: “A gift is the most beautiful of intrusions. It arrives underserved and unexpected. It comes ashore in our hearts carefully formed to fit exactly the shape of our hunger we might […]

Creative Retreat: Othona

This week the first commission4mission creative retreat took place at Othona, Bradwell, Essex. Our time at Othona was intended to be an opportunity for commission4mission members to enjoy fellowship and have space for individual creativity and reflection. Those that attended responded to the locality in word, paint, drawing or photography at their own pace.  Bradwell […]

Members update: Jonathan Evens

Jonathan Evens was one of the speakers at ArtServe’s Hearts on Fire! festival weekend. Part of a double act with Peter Banks, co-author with Jonathan of The Secret Chord, their talk focused on the twin themes of artistic dilemmas and synchronicity which are explored within the book.Jonathan said:“Our experience of creativity is of disparate and […]