More than a church, St James’ is at the heart of the city.
Our vision is in creating an open, inclusive and engaging sanctuary for all; regardless of social standing, sexuality, race or religion.
We respect both our heritage and that of the traditional custodians of this land, while shaping our future through excellence in music, education and worship.
Our impact is our legacy. We aspire to establish trust with our community by presenting our message of inclusion, grace and faith.
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Faces of Christ: Depicting Christ in Art
November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Artworks depicting Christ are housed in many of the world’s leading galleries and private collections. The most expensive painting ever sold was Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Christ, Saviour of the World (Salvator Mundi, sold in 2017 for USD 450.3 million). Does it matter that very few of these paintings give us a true sense of what Jesus might have actually looked like? How does art help us to consider Jesus Chris as shepherd, as the light of the world, as teacher, as friends, as Son of God, as Saviour of the World?