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United In Praise Community Music Event Set for February 23rd

Community unity will once again be on full display when United In Praise III raises the roof with a wide variety of worship music at The Alhambra theatre on Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 pm. Church choirs, praise teams and a high school choir will be highlighted singing various styles before coming together for a 200-voice mass choir finale.

Music will be shared from the Edgewood Baptist Praise Team, as well as choirs from Second Baptist, Cedar Grove Baptist, Hillcrest Baptist, All Nations House of Prayer, Virginia Street, Living Hope Baptist, and the Heritage Christian School High School choir. All of the voices will return at the end of the night for two songs in a Mass Choir presentation under the direction of Tom Drake, Worship Pastor at Living Hope Baptist.

Emcees for the evening are Pastor Brad Fancher from Restoration House and Pastor Buddy Slaughter from Means Avenue Baptist Church.

Tickets for the event are $10 and all seats are general admission. Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Advance tickets are available via The Alhambra ticket office online at www.pennyroyalarts.org or by stopping by the Pennyroyal Arts Council offices at The Alhambra from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or calling 270-887-4295.

Proceeds from United In Praise III will benefit Grace & Mercy, Pennyrile Children’s Advocacy Center and the Imagination Library. The event is organized by a volunteer committee composed of members of from Rotary, Kiwanis, Pioneers Inc. and the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission.

“United In Praise is a very enjoyable experience that continues to grow as we all come together in the name of unity and focus in on how much we are actually all alike. This evening is about sharing diversity in musical worship styles. Sunday morning is still one of our most segregated hours in America and United In Praise is another way for Hopkinsville and Christian County to bring our community together and overcome this challenge,” said Bernard Standard, Executive Director of the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission.