Arts Ministries


OMHAM ConcertOld Meeting House Arts Ministries (OMHAM) is founded upon the belief that the arts are an integral part of religious experience. Through art, literature, music, theater, and movement human beings grow, explore their spiritual needs, and express their deepest feelings. The arts also bring people together, creating and strengthening ties that enhance personal, social, and spiritual lives. For a generation, the Old Meeting House has provided strong support to the creative energy and artistic expression of the community served by the church. This support has nurtured a strong and diverse music program, the periodic production of musical theater, a concert series, visual arts exhibits, variety shows, creative worship services, and the integration of the arts throughout the OMH Sunday school curriculum. OMHAM is organized to provide the infrastructure, administrative support, and organizational context for this arts programming. It will promote the arts within our spiritual community and thereby strengthen the church and minister to those reached by its activities.

Currently OMHAM is working on several Visual and Liturgical arts projects. If your ministry is knitting, and you bring a creative flair, see the announcements page for details!

Arts Ministries Events

OMHAM—MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
Photographs needed for new OMHAM project

Do you volunteer at the food shelf or library? Have you been in the peace corps? Have you ever helped in an orphanage, a shelter, or soup kitchen? Do you mentor a child or help someone learn to read? We want your photos.

OMHAM is supporting a new project: a photo exhibit of volunteer service that community members have participated in. OMHAM is contributing frames and mats and some money to enlarge images so that we can create an ever changing, ever expanding exhibit of photos of the work that people in our community have done to make the world a better place. We are thinking that this exhibit will help us learn about how others have served as well as inspire us. So if you, or someone you know, have a few wonderful photos of places or projects please let Wendy Soliday know. She ideally would like good,quality digital images but we'll try to help any who just have photos. We would like to include as many people as possible so spread the word. If you do a service project now, bring your camera, and get some artistic shots. We'd also like to have a short paragraph describing the photo and project.

We will use these frames to celebrate different service projects and can also make them available for Sunday school art and to artists that may want to exhibit but aren't able to afford to frame their art. Of course we will still have occasional art exhibits, like the great Peter Sutherland and Jeneanne Lunn exhibits, so if you or someone you know are interested in exhibiting please let Wendy know. If you have ideas or suggestions or photos please get in touch with her. She can be reached by emailing arts@oldmeetinghouse.org.

 

 

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