Campus Ministry Celebrates Art

St. Mark’s on the Campus •

Betsie Freeman writes for the Omaha World-Herald:

Art and faith are in a committed relationship at St. Mark’s on the Campus Episcopal Church.

A large sculpture of a lion greets visitors to the parish, which has served the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for more than 90 years. Professional artist Julee Lowe created the building’s stained-glass windows and processional cross. The church even has an arts committee that sponsors workshops and exhibits.

“St. Mark’s has always enjoyed featuring artwork and including it in everything we do,” said Peg Sheldrick, a longtime parishioner who’s on the arts committee.

As UNL classes get underway this month, the church is offering a new event. The Ten Titles Photo Challenge invites photographers to submit digital photos that fit 10 themes: Refuge, Quiet Moment, Big Surprise, Life Lesson, Bright and Beautiful, Helping Hand, By Nature, All in the Family, Mystery and Happiness.

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