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Dave Harder


Dave is a spiritual entrepreneur who lives at the intersection of spirituality in the everyday. Dave is curating the ReImagine venue for Skylight Festival.  He finds deep value in creating spaces of belonging and inclusion amid a world of growing polarity and division. He is about people period. He is the co-founder of Good City People —a not for profit that creates projects, platforms, and activations to help grow a movement of good. He believes that when businesses, neighbourhoods, youth and the art community collaborate in doing good, our cities will thrive.

Dave is a area coordinator with the Parish Collective. With the Parish Collective he convenes and conspires with leaders, teaches, and consults with community organizations who are seeking to weave a fabric of love and care in the neighbourhoods. Over 1,300 communities across the US, UK, and Canada are connected to the growing parish movement.

Dave is the producer of the annual ReImagine Conference which is seeking to create spaces of inclusion and belonging in a culture of division and reimagine what it is to be the church in the everyday life of the neighbourhood.

He loves his city and can be found curating conversations at local coffee shops or over a craft beer, scheming new social initiatives that seek human flourishing or engaging the deeper spiritual longings of his neighbours. He is married to Kari and has three children, Emily(18), Kellan(16) and Kayla(11).