Advent is both a season of celebration and waiting. In homes, the Advent calendar (with its daily allotment of chocolates) and in churches, the Advent evergreen wreath (with its coloured candles) are dusted off and set in their hallowed places. These heart-warming symbols telegraph the approaching Christmas Day and also invite us to a period of waiting…
When I think about great theologians, philosophers, missionaries, and politicians, it is often men’s names that come to mind. My church tradition of origin does not include women as official members of the clergy, so my experience of women in pastoral roles is limited as well.
WeMakeStuff Volume 01 is much more than a book. It’s an emerging community of Christ-centred artists, an introduction to the intersection of faith and arts and a platform for sharing stories with fellow Christians and artists.
As a fourth-year art and design major at Trinity Western University, and exhibition and public activities manager at The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford, B.C., Diana Hiebert is both exploring her own creative ability and empowering community artists to do the same. She participated in last year’s Sand and Polish: Making Things New exhibition, organized by Artisan Church in the Vancouver Public Library’s Moat gallery, and is currently working toward her graduation exhibition at TWU.