Upcoming Arts in Action Events

My Hope for the Holy Land

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in ARTS IN ACTION, Minister's Blog, Special Events | 0 comments

Myung Hwa Park, the Moderator of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT is our special guest Seminar presenter alongside the current GAZA TODAY ART EXHIBITION. THURSDAY 27 APRIL AT from 7.00 to 9.00pm, in the Church Sanctuary. The Rev. Myung Hwa recently visited Israel and Palestine and has some very thoughtful reflections to offer, under the topic “My hope for the Holy Land.” Holy Land is a loaded term for that highly contested part of the Middle East. Last week Gregor Henderson offered us a very detailed information about religion...

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Gaza Art Exhibition – confronting and inspiring

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in ARTS IN ACTION, Minister's Blog, Special Events | 0 comments

Currently on show is a confronting, yet inspiring, art exhibition from child and adult artists in Gaza, sponsored by the Major Issues and Theology (MIAT) Foundation and supported by the Middle East Council of Churches. The exhibition will be running from the remainder of the Season of Lent and during Easter 2017 in the Epping Uniting Church worship sanctuary. To see the works, or to obtain a catalogue, call Mark Hillis on 0408 412 414. An informative brochure on Christians in Gaza is also available. ENGAGING SEMINARS: On Thursday nights 20th...

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Last Day of Art Exhibition

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in ARTS IN ACTION, Special Events | 0 comments

Worshipers at Epping UC will enjoy their last immersion with the International Art Exhibition: Jesus, Laughing and Loving on Sunday 18 December. Several groups and many individuals in the community have enjoyed this unique experience pre-Christmas 2016. Three seminars were held in conjunction with it, and the visiting groups included the Religious Education Department of the Ravenswood School and the RSL Granny Smith Day Club. Pictured (left): Liam Miller (Macquarie Uni Chaplain) conducting a workshop on Thursday 8 December. Pictured (below):...

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Exhibition for Meditation in Advent 2016

Posted by on Nov 12, 2016 in ARTS IN ACTION, Special Events | 0 comments

ART EXHIBITION & MEDITATION IN ADVENT from 22 November to 11 December: Who is Jesus Christ for you? Here, throughout the Epping UC complex, the international art exhibition, Jesus: Laughing and Loving will be on show!   ASSOCIATED EVENTS: Thursday 1 December, 7.30pm—Rev. Martin Levine, Beecroft UC Minister on “Discovering the Laughter of Jesus.” Saturday 3 December, 10.00am— A seminar with Rev. Dr. Rod Pattenden, artist and curator, on Seeing Jesus in Art. Thursday 8 December, 7.00pm—A workshop with Liam Miller on the...

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Art and Faith exploration in 2016

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in ARTS IN ACTION | 0 comments

Watch this space for 2016.  Plans are afoot to give people an opportunity to explore links with the arts and faith. A primary question for anyone exploring, believing, doubting or wondering is “Who is Jesus?” It’s an age-old question. We are interested in combining the fascinating visual arts from the “Jesus, Laughing and Loving” exhibition with personal and group discoveries about Jesus Christ today. If you would like to be on a notification list, please ring or SMS Mark on 0408 412 414 and leave a message. The...

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CHANGE – Saturday 8th February 2014, 1 – 5pm

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in ARTS IN ACTION | 0 comments

Dissolving, Imagining, Reforming, Flying   Caterpillars lose their skin first, leaving a soft rubbery chrysalis. Inside are imago cells, containing the DNA coded instructions for turning the caterpillar into a butterfly. We will explore the process of change through altering our finished artwork. We will do this through varied forms of the Shatter Technique.  We will take time to notice our feelings as we take the first steps in altering the work. We will re-imagine the image and observe the remarkable outcomes after we create new artwork...

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