Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
September 18 2018
“Art, like prayer, draws us away from the self towards an appreciation of that which is good. In this way, great art makes one a better person.”–Anil Gomes
Inspire! is our fall worship theme.
This series has been developed in collaboration with the Joslyn Art Museum. Each week a piece of art from the Joslyn’s collection will inspire our worship.
Enjoyment of art can be a spiritual exercise, helping to draw us closer to God and make us a better person.
Sunday, September 23–A Good Life
The Weeders by Jules Breton
Sunday, September 30–The Image
Illustration for Fisk Cord Tires by N. C. Wyeth
Sunday, October 7–Desire
Salome Dancing Before King Herod by Georges Rochegrosse
Sunday, October 14–The Sublime
Mountain Scene by Thomas Hill
Sunday, October 21—Children’s Sabbath
Sunday, October 28–Transformation
Transformation by Roxanne Swentzell
Look for some educational opportunities to accompany the series, including a guided tour of the museum. Be sure to stop by the Joslyn during the series to examine these artworks and to see what inspires you!