Craig Fraedrich and his jazz friends brought the house down Sunday night, celebrating Mardis Gras in true New Orleans style, with riffs, rhythm, laughter and a few tears, as part of a concert to benefit 25:40 at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church in Burke, VA. A compilation video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzn1M1TiMd4
Help us welcome spring with a full evening of fun New Orleans style — jambalaya, jazz, King Cake and more.
Eight of the top professional jazz musicians on the East Coast will perform a free Mardi Gras concert to benefit 25:40 on Sunday, Feb. 23 in Burke, VA. (Click the arrow button above to hear vocalist Christal [...]Continue Reading →
“It’s come again. That time of year when we reflect on ways we can better ourselves – perhaps lose some weight, give up an old vice, or take up a new virtue. It’s time for our New Year’s resolution.”
This may well be the opening line to the sermon we hear on Sunday. And it [...]Continue Reading →
His home is but a stone’s throw from theirs. The children of Canzibe, I mean. His village of Qunu is nestled in this
same little corner of the world. We pass his home on every grueling trip down the N2 from East London to Mthatha. And we scratch our heads, wondering why the Father of [...]Continue Reading →
67 minutes. One minute for every year Mr. Mandela spent fighting for human rights and serving his community, including 27 years he spent doing it from jail cells. All the movement asks is that we spend 67 minutes today in service to our community.Continue Reading →