The Cracked Pots

Sunday Evening Worship Band

The Cracked Pots bring a blues/rock/gospel flair to the Sunday night Celebrate Life Recovery service.

Cracked Pots Members

Guy Plecash ~ Piano / Vocals
Mary Lansdell ~ Vocals
Tim Pearson ~ Guitar
Dennis Bishop ~ Bass Guitar
John Reid ~ Saxophone
Wane Summers ~ Drums

Guy Plecash

Guy is the leader of the band.

Show Time

Sunday night Celebrate Life Recovery service

Bill Moore

Recovery Leader

Bill Moore is a retired oil and gas auditor, was confirmed in this church in 1988 and is serving his third term as an Elder. Putting a long history of Bible study to use, in 2010-12 he was a volunteer chaplain at Calgary Young Offenders Centre as a part of Central’s Prison Ministry. During August 2017, he volunteered as Camp Chaplain at a Camp Koolaree, a United Church Family Camp on Kootenay Lake, BC. Bill has taken on an increased leadership role at The Recovery Church over the past five years and is available to provide spiritual leadership, mentoring and counselling to those attending. Each Sunday afternoon at 5:00, he offers a drop-in program entitled “Let’s Talk Recovery”, each week a topic related to the 12 Step program.

Peter Sheridan

Recovery Leader

Peter is a case manager with Calgary Drug Treatment court. He is also a Canadian Certified Addictions counsellor. Peter is celebrating 27 years in recovery this year and has been associated with Central United Church and the Recovery ministry for the past 17 years. Peter has headed up the Prison ministry for about 12 years and has spent countless hours in CYOC and the CRC working with inmates, and making them feel welcome her at Central, on their release. Peter has been active in the Recovery Service for many years and took over the leadership of it in June of 2016 on Pastor Wayne’s retirement. Peter has sat on the Board of Elders, was instrumental in starting the Sunday 4:00 pm AA meeting and chaired it for 8 years. Peter has organised the Men’s retreat for the past 10 years and with help of others the Stampede pancake breakfast. Peter also does addictions counselling, grief counselling for our parishioners as well as Life coaching.

Peter’s goal with the service is to make The Life Recovery Service a safe place for everyone from all walks of life, all lifestyles, all faiths to come and learn about God’s unconditional love and acceptance for everyone. Come for the music – stay for the message. Hugs are an additional benefit.