IMAGO Fall 2016 begins Wednesday August 31!

During the first half of the fall semester from August 31 through October 5, join the IMAGO artist community for a 6 week long study of The Aesthetics of the Inklings by Dr. Christi Williams

Who: Everyone!*

When: Wednesday nights 630pm-8pm from Aug. 31 – Oct. 5**

Where: Houston’s First Baptist Church, room 404 (google map)

* Free child care / activities for kids are available at the church during this time.

**Dinner is available for purchase in the MidLink cafe at the church from 445-615pm in the Fellowship Center.

What: This series will introduce the insights on art and faith from the Oxford Inklings and their major influences, including George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Dorothy Sayers and Charles Williams. The Inklings were a group of Christians at Oxford in the early 20th century who gathered together regularly to share their literary, theological, and artistic insights and writings.

08/31 – Week 1: George MacDonald
09/07 – Week 2: G. K. Chesterton
09/14 – Week 3: C. S. Lewis
09/21 – Week 4: C. S. Lewis
09/28 – Week 5: J. R. R. Tolkien
10/05 – Week 6: Dorothy Sayers and Charles Williams

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During the second half of the fall semester from October 12 through November 16, join the IMAGO artist community for a 6 week long discussion group on The Christian as an Artist by The Imago Leadership Team

Who: Everyone!*

When: Wednesday nights at 630pm-8pm from Oct. 12- Nov. 16**

Where: Houston’s First Baptist Church, room 404 (google map)

* Free child care / activities for kids are available at the church during this time.

**Dinner is available for purchase in the MidLink cafe at the church from 445-615pm in the Fellowship Center.

What: Join us as we work through 5 questions faced by artists who are believers. The final session will be a creative time where participants engage in art making.

10/12 – Week 1: What is Christian art? – John Robertson
10/19 – Week 2: What are my artistic boundaries as a Christian? Eric Reed
10/26 – Week 3: Has God called me to be an artist? – Natalie Aguilar
11/02 – Week 4: Is the quality of my art important to God? – John Robertson
11/09 – Week 5: What do I do when I’m not inspired? – Allison Fox
11/16 – Week 6: Creative time where participants engage in art making – Allison Fox

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