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Tearing

- Jim Croegaert How can the sky turn against us like this? And send forth such Furies tearing holes in the world tearing holes in our fragile world? Tearing Roof from home Tearing Home from foundation Tearing Tree from earth Tearing Child from mother’s arms Tearing...

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Final Alabama Update

Tomorrow I will fly home. None too soon. I am very proud of the work done by our group of chaplains here. But ready to go home, and leaving things in good hands here. Did sing my "Blessing" song this a.m. for our Headquarters morning meeting, which was well received,...

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Workplace Blessing – Song Lyrics

Workplace Blessing Words & Music - Jim Croegaert We ask you, Lord, to bless this place To let the richness of your grace Touch everywhere within this space And fill it with your love With your holy love We’re gathered here to ask that you Would bless the work that...

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Alabama Update

Last days have been very full.  Integrated Care Teams have been out doing work with people who lost family in the tornadoes.  Chaplains have done some wonderful work as team members.  Stories are heart-breaking, such as a mother whose child was literally ripped from...

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Jim with Red Cross in Alabama

Saturday (5/14) was my first day being fully "in charge" here, as the previous manager was "out-processing" and getting ready to return to his home in the Cincinnati area, where he now is.  It was a non-stop day but at day's end we chaplains, 9 or 10 of us, were able...

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Red Cross Assignment in Alabama

Hello, all - I am sorry for taking so long to be able to send anything.  Have been incredibly busy here and with not a combination of access and time to enable me to do it.  Was in Tuscaloosa earlier in the week.  Incredible destruction there, entire neighborhoods...

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Let’s Talk

Here are some questions fans have asked Jim in the past. If you have a question, post your comments and questions online below. Q: How long have you been in the music business? – Daniel Jim: I began playing in bands as a high school freshman, went on the road in 1965,...

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Performance at Chad’s Blind, Lincoln IL

Jim returns to Lincoln, IL, where he attended Lincoln Christian College (now Lincoln Christian University) years ago.  Chad's Blind is located at 1230 5th Street in Lincoln.  He will be accompanied vocally by his wife, Janalee.  Tickets are available at the door. ...

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APC Conference, Schaumburg IL

The Association of Professional Chaplains is holding national conference in the Chicago area.  Jim is providing music for Sunday morning (April 10) Interfaith Worship Service, also for a memorial service on Wednesday, April 14, for chaplains who have died during the...

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Harrisonburg visit with Reunion Vocal Band

Homecoming weekend October 9-10, 2009 at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg.  Jim is playing concert on Friday night (October 9) of his songs, accompanied by some of his most beloved fellow musicians. Saturday evening he takes part in Reunion Vocal Band...

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Benefit Concert for Martha and Dale Cooper

Saturday, December 4, 2010 7:30 PM Reba Place Church 620 Madison Evanston IL 6060 847-869-0660 Martha and Dale Cooper need help in meeting the uncovered portion of the medical bills that have accumulated as a result of a surgery complication in 2009, leaving Martha...

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Hurricane Ike

Dear family and friends, It is hard to believe I am home in Evanston, sitting on my deck, the trees slightly changed in color since I saw them last. Same blue sky as Baytown, but temps there were consistently upper 80's and low 90's; here a gorgeous early fall day in...

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