RENEW Arts + Theology and Love Is Moving discuss artistic communities and their flourishing

Love Is Moving partnered with RENEW Arts + Theology for an evening of discussion on how to build an artistic community. RENEW Arts + Theology is an organization that seeks to create a community of artists motivated by the Christian faith. Love Is Moving columnist Josh Tiessen interviewed our panelists, Adam Hu and Karlene Fletcher, as they dialogue about the arts, theology, and life, and how RENEW seeks to help empower artists and improve their God-given gifts.

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About our panelists

Karlene Fletcher is the Worship and Creative Arts Director at Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church in Nepean, Ont. She is also the artistic director at Renew Arts and Theology. Karlene has completed her music and education degrees, toured and recorded throughout the U.S, taught in schools and led worship in a variety of venues. She has been married to her husband Cliff for 30 years. Together they have raised two pretty awesome adult children.

Adam Hu is the worship director at City Centre Baptist Church in Mississauga, Ont. and the project coordinator at Renew Arts and Theology. Adam performs regularly as a solo and collaborative pianist and is passionate about recording creative renditions of hymns and songs with his friends. He is also a paper illustrator, creating textured visual art using paper. You can find his latest work at

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This conversation is hosted by Love Is Moving magazine and the Creators Collective, an agency and community established by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) to facilitate networking, training and work opportunities for Canadian Christians in performing arts, video content creators, visual arts, digital innovation and literature.

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