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SOMETIMES (CHURCH) FAMILY IS HARD

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Intention. Love. Time.

Today was a difficult day.

As many of you know, my family and I belong to a United Church congregation in Toronto. Today, our congregation voted on whether to continue the pastoral relationship with our lead minister. We were basically voting on whether or not this minister should be fired.  Continue Reading →

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HEARTS ON FIRE

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Last month, I had the pleasure of performing at Orono United Church as a fundraiser to support the relocation and settlement of a Syrian family.

It was a great show with some fine people.  I had an amazing time.  Apparently, so did the folks who were there, because I’ll be returning to Orono to perform on June 11th.

This concert, once again hosted by Orono United Church, is being held to raise funds for those who’ve had to flee the wildfires currently raging through northern Alberta.  There will be opportunities available to donate to the Red Cross, with the Canadian Government promising to match contributions.  The show is called Hearts on Fire and you can find all the details here.

You can also watch this video of Aleksandar Gajic and I performing Sugar Snow, filmed by Rev. Ceri Reese, at last month’s concert.