Tag Archives: Craig Lewis

Canadian Staff Band Pickering Weekend

Marcus Venables plays his own composition “Beyond All Measure” with the Canadian Staff Band

On the weekend of 1 – 2 April 2017, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) had the opportunity to fellowship and minister with two different yet similar congregations in Pickering, Ontario. At both St. Paul’s on-the-hill Anglican Church and the Salvation Army Hope Community Church, the Staff Band experienced a warm reception from wonderful people.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band at Blazing Brass Weekend

Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) at Mountain Citadel, Hamilton, Ontario

The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited Mountain Citadel in Hamilton, Ontario, on the weekend of 7 – 8 February 2015. The weekend included the 2015 installment of the annual Blazing Brass concert series, a music festival on Saturday evening, and Sunday morning worship.  Read more

Empress of Ireland 100th Anniversary

The Canadian Staff Band, both in full and in ensemble, participated in numerous observances of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Empress of Ireland. This disaster, the worst maritime accident in the history of Canada, claimed 1,012 lives, of which 167 were Salvationists traveling to an international congress in London, England.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band 45th Anniversary Festival

An air of excitement and anticipation swelled through the capacity audience at Scarborough Citadel, Toronto, on Saturday, 24 May 2014 as they awaited the entry of the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) for its 45th Anniversary Festival. This year’s focus was on honoring Staff Band alumni – 147 in all, including 28 deceased members.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band Fall Festival

On 16 November 2013, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) welcomed the Eastern Michigan Divisional Band (Bandmaster Tom Hanton) and the Ontario Central East Youth Chorus (Leader Cathie Koehnen) to Scarborough Citadel for their annual Fall Festival concert.  Read more

Staff Band Visits Erin Mills

On the weekend of 2 - 3 February 2013, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited the Erin Mills Corps in Mississauga, Ontario.   Read more

Red Deer Weekend

To kick off its 2012 - 2013 season, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited Red Deer, Alberta on the weekend of 13 - 14 October 2012. The occasion was the 100th anniversary of the Red Deer corps.   Read more

Retreat and Ministry in Bracebridge

On the weekend of 4 – 5 February 2012, members of the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) made their way to the small community of Bracebridge, Ontario, for a combined retreat and corps ministry weekend.   Read more

Nova Scotia Weekend

To kick off its 2011 – 2012 season, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited two corps in the province of Nova Scotia on the weekend of 30 September – 2 October 2011.  Read more