Passion collections: Downloads and use

There have been 365 downloads to date from The Seed of Henry Shelton and Jonathan Evens collections of Passion meditations and images, the most popular being The Passion pdf. Use has been made of these collections, often during Lent and Holy Week, at churches including Cafe Church Kingsley, Churches Together in Cleadon, St Gabriel’s Aldersbrook, St […]

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 […]

Dedication of mosaics

The Rt Revd David Hawkins, Bishop of Barking and patron of commission4mission, dedicated new mosaics, commissioned through commission4mission, at St John’s Seven Kings today. The dedication took place at the end of the Patronal Festival service for St John’s. The two mosaics were commissioned as part of the development of the community garden at St Johns. They were envisaged […]

Completed commission: St John’s mosaics

A commission for two mosaics at St John’s Seven Kings has been completed today in readiness for their dedication by Rt Revd David Hawkins, Bishop of Barking, during tomorrow’s Patronal Festival service at the church. The mosaics complete work that the church has carried out to create a community garden and will also feature in […]

Commissions update

Commissions are regularly being discussed, explored and developed through commission4mission. We currently have two which are rapidly approaching completion. St John’s Seven Kings have commissioned two mosaics as part of the development of their community garden. These were envisaged as bold, bright works to catch the eye of passers by and draw them into the […]