Sunday, August 7 – Saturday, August 13, 2016
Worship and Music, Week 5
with Meagan and Rob Crosby-Shearer
MEAGAN CROSBY-SHEARER has a rich and varied life experience. Born in Victoria, she has a passion for creative liturgy and prayer, social justice and engaging ways of telling our faith story. She has been involved in musical theatre, gospel choirs and loves reading and the beauty of the West Coast! She served in the Philippines for a year as an ‘ecumenical-intern-in-mutual-mission” with the United Church of Canada. She is trained as a Registered Nurse and is currently a (transitional) Deacon with the Anglican Diocese of BC as well as Assistant Curate at St. Barnabas Church. In 2015 Meagan was elected as Formation Director for Emmaus Community for a one-year period.
ROB CROSBY-SHEARER has worked in Christian ministry for the last 15+ years. He has been part of Pentecostal, Baptist, United Church, Anglican and Roman Catholic congregations (to name a few!). Prior to forming the Jeremiah Community, Rob lived for five years in Zacchaeus House, a Christian/Catholic Worker community house of hospitality, served as music director at the campus-based Wine Before Breakfast, was National Youth Ministry Coordinator with the Primates World Relief and Development Fund, directed the Nidus Festival with the Canadian Council of Churches and has worked in campus ministry and congregational ministry. He has co-owned an organic bakery, made all kinds of music, loves bike riding and touring, hiking and loves cooking and coffee! Rob currently works as Community Life Minister at St. Philip Anglican Church in Victoria and occasionally blogs at www.waitingforthebelievers.wordpress.com. In 2015 Rob was elected as co-Prior of the Emmaus Community for a one-year term.