This is how I have strung my guitar since I was a teenager. I started learning to play guitar when I was 12 years old. There was a mechanic who worked with my dad who was in a local band, and he took and interest in my endeavours giving me lessons in the form of...[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past year, the president of Bay of Quinte Conference of the United Church of Canada, Wanda Stride, visited the 8 presbyteries and engaged them in conversation about the life and character of each presbytery over the past... I am a contemporary musician. Most of my youth was spent in the folk/singer-songwriter genre … although I did play some bass and guitar in country-rock bands as a teenager, and in a Christian rock band called “Chrysalis” in early university years....Leading in worship at an event I was leading in Kingston as part of our “Hosting Sacred Conversations” project. Peter Woods was at the event and joined on saxophone. ...A couple of decades?ago a friend of mine told a story in a sermon recalling an experience of an encounter with a woman who lived on the streets in Toronto. Here is his story.