Experience, Faith, Action


Through songs, stories, and readings, Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly pose three questions: What is this like for you (experience)? What did Julian of Norwich mean by “All Shall Be Well” (faith)? And, What do we do about it (action)?

Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly, folk singers and multi-instrumentalists, are long-time members of the First Unitarian Church of Providence, They present American and Celtic songs with unique vocal harmonies, guitar, mountain dulcimer, Irish whistle, harmonica, banjo, and more. Aubrey and Elwood have spent many years performing in and visiting churches throughout the United States and beyond. For 15 years, they hosted a monthly community spiritual gathering, “Church in the Barn,” in Foster, RI, a community experience that they will forever treasure. They are part of two theological, action, and contemplation groups. Married since 1989 by Rev. Tom Ahlburn, Aubrey and Elwood have performed widely in the United States and abroad. Their 13 recordings receive international airplay.