Weaving the Threads of Creation


A day exploring the creation story through Bible based reflections alongside a simple weaving technique, using a peg loom.
Saturday 2 April 2022
10.30am to 3pm

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A Sacrista Prebend Retreat House Event

Weaving the Threads of Creation

Rescheduled to Saturday 2 April 2022
(Previouly advertised for Saturday 19th March)
10.30am to 3pm at Sacrista Prebend Retreat House

Supporting the theme of the Threads of Creation exhibition at Southwell, by textile artist Jacqui Parkinson, this quiet day offers opportunity to explore the creation story through 7 short Bible based reflections interspersed throughout the day alongside a simple weaving technique, using a peg loom. You will be guided into quiet reflection and prayerful creativity through the rhythm of weaving, and the exploration of colour and texture to facilitate time with God.

The day will be experiential, mostly quiet, with input, space for reflection and gentle guidance in practical exploration of techniques to create a small woven prayer. We will concentrate on the process, allowing us to draw closer to God rather than on a finished, polished product.
All workshop materials will be provided.

Karen Herrick is a freelance artist-educator, delivering creative sessions for wellbeing across many sectors of the community.

She enjoys enabling and inspiring others to be creative, facilitating connections through creativity & contemplation-combining teaching skills with her Christian faith and love of colour & textiles. She has worked with the New Wine Arts Team, Spring Harvest, WORTH charity, churches, and several retreat houses across the country.

Karen stitches stories of faith in textile art and writes a (mostly) monthly blog “Sanctuary in Stitch”, journaling her spiritual journey in stitch.