Enriching resources for community building within faith communities hospitals and hospices, and conference centers

Whether in a concert, workshop or support group, Ben Tousley uses his skills of songleading, compassionate listening and storyweaving to promote a deeper sharing of joy, grief, wonder and love for all ages.

A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Ben has offered concerts and services to hundreds of faith communities and colleges throughout New England and along the East Coast. He has served as chaplain to college students, the elderly and hospice patients and is a skilled facilitator of life story and bereavement groups. A long-term survivor of cancer, Ben has increasingly offered his services to those facing life-threatening illness. Since 1994, he has been an adjunct faculty member at Springfield College School of Human Services where he has taught courses such as Coping with Disease and Death and Music and Empowerment.


  • Life Stories
  • Bereavement
  • Healing Songs and Stories
  • Thriving With Cancer


  • “The Cycle of Life”
  • “Simple Gifts”
  • “Each of Us a Star”
  • “Pilgrims for Today”
  • “A Cancer Survivor Reflects on War and Peace”
  • “Martin Luther King, Jr.”
  • “We Are All Ministers”
  • “Christmas/Chanukah”
  • “Dignity”

Contact Ben for more information.