It's not hard to convince any parent of the value of music in their child's life. Now new research has suggested that in addition to any intellectual benefits or study skills that learning an instrument may provide, participating in music as a group may also teach kids empathy and compassion. The study, which came out … Continue reading Making Beautiful Music Together
(the sermon begins with the lightsaber app and then is followed by the music from Star Wars) Can you tell me what story these sounds come from? I would lay bets that most of you could tell me where those sounds come from; a bunch of you, certainly in my family, already have the famous … Continue reading Confirmation Sunday
Come out and celebrate an evening of great music and dance for a great cause! Featuring: Afrobeat Project: a complex fusion of Jazz, Funk, Psychedelic Rock and traditional West African style percussion Thai Dance Troupe Of Ottawa: Traditional Thai dance of Thailand Drum 4 Life: Afro-Cuban & West African Rythms Where? 270 Crichton Street,Ebinger Memorial … Continue reading Another AFRICA NIGHT Benefit Concert JUNE 9, 2012
God's Backyard: Do we help our youth experience it enough? Go on a nature walk in the dark. Climb a tree. Play in the rain. A British charity has created a bucket list for kids - a collection of 50 things they should do before they turn 12 - activities like burying someone in the … Continue reading GOD’S BACKYARD: DO WE HELP OUR YOUTH EXPERIENCE IT ENOUGH?
In 1989, Charles Taylor led a rebellion by the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, setting off one of Africa’s most brutal civil wars that claimed more than 250,000 lives. For the next 11 years he would shepherd legions of followers down the same path through different territory. During that time the people of St John … Continue reading Good Shepherd Sunday—April 29, 2012