June 2015 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has information about St Alban’s Romford, the venue for our launch in 2009, based on an article written for ArtWay by our secretary, Jonathan Evens. There is also information about The Bridge exhibition at St Martin-in-the-Fields, a service series linked to the Guildhall Art Gallery at St Stephen Walbrook, and exhibitions or […]

commission4mission catalogue

Our newly produced catalogue briefly tells our story and profiles our current artists showcasing the wide range of media and styles which can be commissioned from our artists. The catalogue includes the following article on the ‘Challenges of Church Art’ by The Revd Jonathan Evens, Secretary of commission4mission: Local churches contemplating the possibility of commissioning […]

Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art (3)

Dr. James Bettley spoke at commission4mission’s recent Study Day from the perspective of those advising on the commissioning contemporary art for churches: Commissioning contemporary art for a church is just about the most difficult thing that a PCC may have to do. It is in a different league from most other decisions because of the […]

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. […]

News from ‘Church Times’

Commission For Mission is featured in an article written by Glyn Paflin in today’s Church Times. Entitled ‘Society backs craftsmanship’ the article, which features our launch event in March, suggests that churches may be emĀ­boldened in their commissioning of contemporary art by the setting up of Commission For Mission and the example of St Albans […]