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"I think we could do this"

[From the Episcopal Cafe]

It began with a chance encounter, a family connection; because it’s all about relationship.

That was what struck me talking with the Revd Dr Lisa Tucker-Gray about the music and dance camp for Syrian refugee children hosted at Trinity Episcopal Church in Toledo this summer.

It began as a simple request: can we use your building? Sara Jobin, who served until recently as resident conductor of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, had seen a film about a music camp for Syrian refugee children in New York, presented by US Together in Toledo, and thought, “We could do that here.” Jobin had recently met Tucker-Gray, the new Rector of the large Episcopal church in downtown Toledo, and thought it was worth asking if the space could be made available to help make that happen.

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