Tag Archives: art

“Atheists don’t have no songs”

Steve Martin: “Religious people have such beautiful music and art, and atheists really have nothing…… until now.”   This is a lovely list song – lyrics made up of a list of categories – in this case, faiths.  Sung with … Continue reading

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I am making all things new

Art in pain.  This is the story of Anthony LaMarca.  As he faced bone marrow transplant, his family made him a painting, which he made into a song. Story and song here http://www.sparkandecho.org/all-things-new_anthony-lamarca/  

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Art, faith and Refugees

  This installation “flight” hangs from the roof of St James’ church, with 3 forlorn lifebelts inside it. Installed over the Christmas period, the three lifejackets evoke the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt and ask the viewer to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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