Images from the church showing some of the ways we have shaped the space with art and creativity.
Flames from each pew brought together into a rainbow pillar of fire during service
People were invited to cut out a piece of 'stained glass'
7 Day to be creative
A round-table communion
The Spirit Gift, waiting
Every name of every member: it took the whole length of the church!
Harvest Dedication 2014
Dedication of the congregation at Harvest Time with all our names written on the board round a heart of harvest and dedication words created throughout the service.
Jesus and the Children
The 'before' before we cut it all up and gave pieces away.
Unless a seed...
On the back of the image about the ultimate ending were strips of seed to be sown and so endings become the beginnings
Field of Dreams
Wheat sown in response to dedication creating a field of intent inside the church.
Dare to step out the boat in peace, justice, love...
Advent 2014 banners with constellations of light. Looked brilliant at night with only this starlight lighting the way.
Light Festival 2014. These were bookcases filled with lanterns and books. Then we covered them and this 'stained glass' lit the space.
Communion for all ages where we fed the 5000 on a great picnic table we had built up over the three weeks before telling table stories of Zacchaeus and the like.
Lent Table, added to with each Sunday's story over that season: stones and rocks, footprints and bread and light and crosses...
Maundy Thursday Communion, each candle a disciple, lit, then blown out as the darkness of the garden turns each away one by one.
Sowing the seeds of love, life and longing surrounded by prayers of dedication.
The New Kilpatrick Stole designed and created by one of our members. Worn for Advent and Lent
Iona Communion setting where the different strands of life bind together and weave there way through the life of faith.
We all took a piece of the image. On the back was a blessing on how to live again in a more childlike way.
By the Sea
All Age Communion by the beach.
Remembrance Space where people laid their poppies amid the death of autumn turning what is brown and dying into hope and longing.
Placing poppies onto the bad news of the world.
Dr Who Sunday with TARDIS: bigger on the inside. But then so are the stories of faith, and that's how we played it.
A cross table with four actions in which to begin Lent: let go, lay down, pick up, renew. Light a candle and place on the cross in the way you will respond.
Let it snow...
Icicles on he way in to church on Christmas Day 2015.
Set up for an early Radio Four live broadcast.
A sanctuary full of stained glass comes alive in the low winter light of morning.
Lenten Banners for 2016.
An ongoing creative service through Lent 2017
Lenten Banners for 2016
Walk the pilgrims way on the journey with others.
Just the light to guide you, enfold you, accompany you.
Candles burning as we remember ours and others need of peace and healing.
Wall of Light
Lanterns hanging across the worship space.
People came forward with poppies to create wreaths under the images of people's heads
Water of Life
Everyone had a glass and a blessing at the 9.30 service
An evening service
Stories among the cross
Palm Sunday 2017
Writing a word in the sand about Holy Week and finding under the word, a cross.
Where shall we walk
9.30 worship choosing where we feel we are: in the boat or walking on water.
Inside or outside the boat? Dare to step into the water
Choose to pick up something new in Lent
Palm Sunday 2017
Carrying Crosses along the way
Wreaths completed during the service
People coming forward and placing poppies in wreaths
People offering their gifts to the work of the church
Sand Grain Communion telling the stories of the ancients and new.
Bread and wine together
Music and Words and Emptiness
Find the sheep story and reveal the good shepherd
A river of poppies everyone added their own poppy to.
Hundreds of stars on Christmas Eve
Good Friday Cross
Filled with all the broken things...
Creating a space for the Spirit. An evening service.
Looking through the starfield
On the fifth Sunday of the month (whenever there is one).
Communion in the Desert
Finding the crosses in the dust of the journey
A 9.30 service based on friendship and blethering and creating community.
Homemade magic carpet with our dreams of a whole new world woven into it. The 9.30 Service
Messy Holiness (2)
You can't have a tidy communion. The bread always makes crumbs and the wine always spills.
Poppies and Cornflowers
Round the houses on Christmas Eve 2018
Tree of Light
Lanterns made at workshop made into tree