AN EXHIBITION of paintings aiming to tell the stories of the Gospel is coming to Penarth.

Penarth Methodist Church is delighted to host an exhibition of paintings by Jeremy Thomas – who was shortlisted for ‘Welsh Artist of the Year’ in 2012 – this September.

Mr Thomas was inspired to produce a series of 30 paintings following a rousing service at St Mary’s Priory in Abergavenny where the congregation were challenged to use their talents to spread the Christian message.

His detailed work - called 'The Human One' - show events in the life of Christ and contain hidden details and threads which only become clear when you delve into the pictures.

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This exhibition has already been displayed at St David’s Cathedral in Pembrokeshire and St Woolos Cathedral in Newport.

Mr Thomas’ exhibition will be on display at Penarth Methodist Church, on Stanwell Road, from Tuesday, September 6, and it will close on Sunday, September 25

The paintings will be in the main church, allowing visitors to view the artwork and take a look at the lovely building.

Opening times are from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm; on Saturdays there will be just morning sessions (10am-12pm).

People can find out more about artist Jeremy Thomas online at