Visual art is deeply rooted in faith, and has been since the beginning of creation. We are offering an event to bring together people who are interested in the connection between Christian art and Christ’s mission.

You are invited to come – by yourself or with a team of up to four people from your congregation – to this day long workshop, Saturday, August 3, 2013. Do you need to be an “artist” to attend? No! Artists, pastors, administrators, church leaders, church volunteers – all who appreciate the arts are invited to this event.

The Commission for Evangelical Mission has gathered a team of experts who are leading Christian art ministries in their congregations to lead this event. Information will be shared using an experiential teaching model, and will cover topics such as: The importance of Christian art; a model process for starting a Christian arts ministry; programming ideas and resources; fellowship and networking; learning about ways and opportunities to use your creative gifts to build up the church; and exploring the possibility of establishing a Christian artist roster.

Where – Southeastern Iowa Synod Center for Ministry, Iowa City
2635 Northgate Drive, Iowa City, Iowa

When – Saturday, August 3
9:30am – 3:30 am

Cost – $10 per person to help cover the cost of lunch and materials.

Because the event will be limited to 40 people, call or email soon to reserve your place. Please limit the size of your congregation’s team to no more than four people. To register for the event, please call Lori Uhl, Southeastern Iowa Synod, 319-338-1273; or email, [email protected]

  1. July 25, 2013

    Hi – I would love to come to this event, however, I’m committed to another event in Minneapolis on August 3. Will information from this event be recapped or made available somehow? Any ideas on how to grow Christian art ministry in our church would be most welcomed. I am a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Clive, Iowa. My husband and I have been involved in this ministry on a rotating basis for five years. We recently agreed to be the primary coordinator and installer for our exhibitions.

    Please let me know your thoughts or resources I might tap.
    Thank you.
    Jane Larson

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