Our Webinar Topic: Most people will be familiar with the space called a “confessional,” but I would like to explore the richness of the Rite (Order) of Penance, with a bit of history and theology, to imagine how we might best celebrate the meaning of this beautiful encounter of a Christian with saving grace in […]
Description: Painting on silk offers dynamic flowing color for devotional, liturgical, and commemorative applications. Imagine art that moves with the music and softens the space. Attendees will learn the process of commissioning a project and the creative and technical steps involved in creating the paintings from start to finish. Examples of installation techniques, and various […]
Webinar Description: What does it take in worship environments to support embodied prayer through ritual liturgical movement, sacred dance, or theater? John Thomas West, Artistic Director of the Valyermo Dancers, shares insights into the historic foundations of movement and theatre in Christian churches and discusses ideal conditions needed for professional dance, theatre troupes, and diverse […]
The Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum is hosting its 2019 Symposium in Taliesin West (Scottsdale, AZ), an internationally recognized icon and destination for most architects, landscape architects, and designers. Illuminated by the visionary and mystical...
When discussing accessibility often the first thought is the building’s physical access. For places of worship and devotion not only is it a moral duty to physically accommodate all people, it is equally important to psychologically welcome all. Human experience is shaped by how a space is designed. Built of Living Stones contains four paragraphs […]
Webinar Description Pass the basket. Pour the pitcher. Empty the basin. Fill the bowl. Kindle the flame. Lift the plate. Raise the cup. Give God thanks and praise. Give God thanks and praise. The liturgy requires vessels. And ever since human beings began making vessels for daily living in history’s dawn, utility has borne artistry. […]