Doobie Brothers/Elton John Show- April 17

Hey Everybody:

This info is copied from the Connections Blog, but I wanted to be sure everybody got a chance to see it. Big show coming up in Sachse. I get to sing a lot of my favorite Elton songs: “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me,” “Levon,” “Daniel, “ and others.

Would love to see you all there….

Doobie Brothers/Elton John Tribute Show
Sachse First United Methodist Church
1520 Blackburn Road
Sachse, TX 75048
Phone: 972-530-1005
(Map at the bottom of this page)

We’ll bring our Doobie Brothers and Elton John show to Sachse First United Methodist Church. This venue provided one of our most “high energy” shows last year. People who saw the Doobies/Elton John show late last year simply loved it, and you will too. We’ll be playing “China Grove,” “Black Water,” and “Listen to the Music,” “Crocodile Rock,” and “Rocket Man.”

We’ll do ’em all!

Sachse is home church to our drummer and core rhythm section member, Michael Sheehan. It was also the the home church of Russ Noland, a member of our band who died this past year.

Our beneficiary for this show is “UMCOR”

UMCOR is a “first responder” organization, similar to the Red Cross, that provides resources and staff to assist in emergencies like Hurricane Katrina and humanitarian crises like Darur. Click here to learn more about UMCOR.

To make an online donation to UMCOR right now click here.

Connections Band is grateful for your support!

We look forward to seeing all our friends at Sachse, and to another great night of music.

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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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