If you read my sermon this week you know that I preached on Jeremiah’s call story, when God said, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you.” I used a lot of pottery imagery in my sermon, emphasizing God’s formation of US in our lives and in our ministry.
When I thought about an altarscape for this week I decided that I wanted to keep it simple, but I did want to highlight some of the beautiful pottery I have collected over the years.
All but one of the smaller pieces were actually locally made by artists that I know. The larger piece that the green fabric is draped out of was from Savers. I had everything stacked on hymnals under the fabric so the smaller pieces would all be at different heights.
This was a complete coincidence (and I had nothing to do with it!), but the flowers really worked well with this altarscape this week. They were actually from a memorial service that was held at the church on Saturday, so I was so pleased with how the colors all came together.
As much as I love grabbing some new stuff specifically for an altarscape, I also love just digging around my office and using what I have. It doesn’t have to be complicated!