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Monthly History Lecture: The Story of Arts in Worship - Tuesday, February 26, 6:30/7:30 p.m.

posted 5 Sep 2018, 19:16 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 4 Feb 2019, 12:51 ]
The title of our February lecture is The Story of Arts in Worship. Chris Irwin, Professor of Humanities at Humber College, takes us through an exploration of artistic endeavour in worship. Our church is a rich expression of paintings, stained glass, the fabric of frontals and clergy vestments, and more. St. Anne's is also a community of artists, and Chris has incorporated their ideas in this presentation. 

Please join us in the Ministry Centre for a slideshow featuring many examples of the arts and the stories that go with them. This year, the monthly slideshow focuses on the history of the Christian worship service. Each session will explore an aspect of worship and trace it from the beginnings of Christianity to the present.


Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a member of St. Anne's or any church to participate.

  • The Rev. Canon Gary van der Meer
  • Mervin Fick, Director of Music at St. Anne's
  • Chris Irwin, Professor of Humanities at Humber College
The Plan:
  • Supper - 6:30 p.m.
  • Lecture - 7:30 p.m.
  • Concludes by 8:45 p.m.

Dates: Our monthly sessions are generally held on the 4th Tuesday of each month: 
  • January 22 - The Calendar
  • February 26 - Art in the Liturgy
  • March 26 - Sermons and Preaching
  • April 23 - Personal Devotions
  • May 28 - Drama in the Liturgy
  • June 25 - Entering and Leaving Worship


The February lecture will be held in the St. Anne's Ministry Centre, 276 Gladstone Avenue (the church offices located on the north side of the church).