Fr. Stephen’s anniversary gift

Fr Stephen Pugh, Parish Priest at St Margaret of Antioch Ilford, recently celebrated 25 years of ordained ministry and commission4mission received a commission to create a gift celebrating this occasion. The brief included reference to silver, the colour for 25th anniversaries, plus Stephen’s love of France and his ministry itself. Henry Shelton rose to the challenge with the image above which […]

Member’s update

An exhibition of ‘Stations of the Cross’ by Valerie Dean is currently at the Diocesan Office for the Chelmsford Diocese (53 New Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AT). Valerie’s ‘Stations’ will be in the Boardroom at Guy Harlings until Friday 26th June. Visits are by arrangement during normal office hours, as the boardroom is in regular use. Please […]

Art in the Boardroom: Valerie Dean

Following exhibitions by The Ven. Martin Webster and Andrea Farmer, the Art in the Boardroom programme at Chelmsford Diocesan Office now features the work of commission4mission artist Valerie Dean. The set of Stations of the Cross paintings which Valerie is currently showing in the Boardroom at Guy Harlings (Chelmsford Diocesan Office) have a very clear and intense focus […]

Second commendation awarded by DAC

A second commission4mission commission has been commended by the DAC in this year’s awards for the Diocese of Chelmsford. The first was the Holy Water Stoup designed by Mark Lewis for St Margaret of Antioch, Ilford. The second was for the Four Evangelists windows designed by Henry Shelton and etched by Richard Paton for All Saints […]

Christian Art – fallacy or fusion?

Jonathan Evens is running a course entitled ‘Christian Art – fallacy or fusion?’ as part of the Eastertide School in the Diocese of Chelmsford. The course aims to explore approaches to and understanding of the relationship between art and faith.  In this course participants will explore approaches to engaging with and looking attentively at art in addition […]