Category Archives: Contemplation

Meditating on Art – Sieger Koder

Sieger Koder experienced active service as a soldier in WW2, then imprisonment as a Prisoner of War.  Returning from this, he trained in art and worked as a teacher for some years, before training and serving as a priest in … Continue reading

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Another view of Christmas

serendipity (noun) – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” I don’t regularly listen to Radio 2, but flicking through the channels while driving home last Thursday morning I came … Continue reading

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Art and liturgical year

Advent…. Easter…. looking for visual ideas for church? Check out this magazine-on-computer, crammed with visual creativity

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Music Prayer Film Video and Festivals

How do we as Christian celebrate the seasons including secular celebrations? Today, I was stopped in my tracks by 4 artpieces which I now find are related.  I began by feeling drawn to picking up and rereading a section in … Continue reading

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The art of sermon writing

Here’s an insight into writing a sermon, by a pastor and Radio DJ, Steve Stockman. http://stocki.typepad.com/soulsurmise/2016/10/the-art-of-stockmans-sermon-prepration.html  

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Contemplating

Simply by providing a pew facing art, creates an unspoken invitation to linger.  A support for extended thinking. Another help is an Audio Guide.  This gives you all the information of a handout, but in a way which does not … Continue reading

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Time Walkers

This morning I walked through a hundred years …. of stone carvings, stained glass, Victorian floor tiles and Russian icons gifted by Tsar Nicholas II to Bishop Eden.  In other words, Inverness Cathedral. As you sit at the welcome desk, … Continue reading

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