Final Show Reminder

Hey Friends: Just a last reminder about the show tomorrow night in Coppell:

Connections Band
Tribute to James Taylor and Carole King
March 7, 7 pm
FUMC Coppell

Maps and more info here.

Our beneficiary for the night will be “Nothing But Nets,” an agency that provides mosquito nets to people in Africa to prevent Malaria.

If we have a good-sized crowd, we’ll do two amazing things tomorrow night:
1) Raise enough money to save an small village in Africa,and
2) Push Connections over the $50,000 mark in total funds raised!


We’ll do all the songs you hope to hear:
— Jazzman
— So Far Away
— You Make Me Feel Like Natural Woman
— Fire and Rain
— Shower the People
— Country Roads
— You’ve Got a Friend

The first set is Carole King music, with our fantastic women members taking the center stage. Lisa Rucker, of FUMC Coppell, will be wailing on the tenor sax for much of this set.

The second set is JT, and you’ll feel like you’re at one of his great summertime shows.

Don’t miss it!
See you there….

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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