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African Children’s Choir to perform Sept. 30 at Hillside Church

  • Monday, September 10, 2018 12:33pm
  • Life

The African Children’s Choir – a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s most vulnerable children – performs a benefit concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at Hillside Church, 930 E. James St., Kent.

The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. Performances support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development.

Music for Life (The parent organization for The African Children’s Choir) works in the African countries: Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Africa. MFL has educated more than 52,000 children and impacted the lives of more than 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history. MFL purpose is to help create new leadership for tomorrow’s Africa, by focusing on education.

The African Children’s Choir has had the privilege to perform before presidents, heads of state and most recently the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, for her diamond jubilee. The Choir has also had the honor of singing alongside artists such as Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, Michael W. Smith, and other inspirational performers.

There is no admission. Donations are appreciated.

Learn more at africanchildrenschoir.com.

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