This workshop can overlap or be amalgamated with the ‘Space and Worship’ workshop. Other Art and Worship workshops are offered as resource days exploring different ways to approach the themes and seasons of the church year through practical and reflective group work.
Long term projects:
St. James the Less Episcopal Church, Leith, 2000-2011: Carol worked voluntarily helping to grow and facilitate the arts in worship from 2000-2007. She was then employed to take this continue this 2007-2011 when she left to study at the University of St. Andrews. Carol was the convenor of the St. James Worship Planning Group 2001-2011.http://www.soulmarks.co.uk/home/soul-marks-worshops/art-and-worship/st-james-episcopal-church-leith/
Priority Areas, Church of Scotland, 2004-2010. Carol worked with over 20 Priority Area Churches between 2004- 2010. Carnwadric Parish Church 2004-2005. Toryglyn Parish Church 2005- 2006. Cranhill Parish Church 2006 – 2007. 2007-2009 – a series of art and worship resource workshops for a range of PA churches. Priority Areas Consultation. 18th -20th September 2007. Workshops and worship. 2009-10 Art and Worship workshops and Quiet Day projects.
Selected Short Term projects and workshops:
St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Edinburgh. 2016. Church Day Away. A day of reflection, coracle making and worship.
Arlington Presbyterian Church, Washington D.C., USA. January 2014. Presentation and workshop.
Charlotte Congregational Church UCC, Charlotte, Vermont, USA. August 2010. Presentation and workshop.
Old South Church UCC, Windsor, Vermont, USA. 5th -12 July 2009. Residency leading workshops and worship.
North Motherwell Parish Church, Hamilton Presbytery. 2008 -2009. A series of four ‘Art and Worship’ ecumenical workshops organised by Hamilton Presbytery covering Advent, Lent and Easter, Pentecost and Harvest.
Fischy Music Schools project, Balgreen Primary School. 12th -16th November 2008. Creating work with primary age groups at Balgreen Primary School for the 10th Anniversary Celebration Service of Fischy Music. Working with artist and musician Raine Clarke.
Perth Festival Service. May 2007. Carol took part in leading a quiet day and the creating of a congregational artwork as part of worship.
St Andrew & St George’s Church of Scotland, Edinburgh. February 2007.
Overton Church, Hamilton Presbytery. 2006
Clergy Summer School.
‘Spirituality of People with Learning Difficulties,’ Conference with John Swinton.’ 15-17th March 2006. Carol led a workshop on ‘Art, the Senses and Worship. Enabling the spirituality of people with learning difficulties.’ Gillis Centre, Edinburgh.
‘Visualising the church.’ GB British Deaf Priests Group. Bishop’s House, Iona. May 2006. Carol led a week for this wonderful group of deaf priests and one deaf-blind priest on exploring the use of the visual arts in the church.
St. Paul’s Cathedral Dundee. November 2005. Planning evening and workshop day to create a celebratory worship space reflecting Cathedral’s centenary.
Steeple Church. Dundee. November 2004. Enabling the members of the congregation to create a ‘Sacred Space for Christmas.’
St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Edinburgh. Church Away Day, 2016
Provanmill Parish Church. 2009St. James the Less Episcopal Church, Pentecost 2011.
Old South Church UCC, Windsor, Vermont, USA. 2009
Fischy Music 10 year Art Project and Worship Celebration with Balgreen Primary School. 2008
Cranhill Parish Church, 2007. Priority area 1 year project.
Lent to Easter.
Jean Vanier Retreat, Edinburgh, 2007. Doves created by members of Faith and Light and L’Arche communities from around the world.(Pre-folded) Dove from L’arche Uganda.
GB Deaf Priests Group, Bishops House Retreat, Iona. 2006.