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Welch College Choir Tour “One of the Best in Years”

The forty-member Welch College Choir, under the direction of Dr. James Stevens, completed a three-state tour during spring break covering 1700 miles and ministering in ten locations over seven days, according to according to Todd Parrish, Director of Church Relations.

“Church members in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia worshiped joyfully as the choir sang through the O Praise the Name program,” Parrish said. “The choir did a variety of music, which included anthems, hymn arrangements, spirituals, and contemporary worship songs. Alumni and former choir members stated that this was one of the best Welch choirs in years.”

Choir members spent time with residents at the Governor’s Bend Assisted Living Center in Erwin, TN, as well as with students at Gateway Christian Academy (VA) and Bethel Christian Academy (NC). “One teacher expressed how grateful she was that the college students went out of their way to make her fifth graders feel important,” Parrish said. Over 300 academy students signed up to receive more information about Welch College. From these student information cards, Andrea Sosa (VA) was selected to win a free Apple watch.

2016 Welch College Choir Spring Tour

The 20-voice Welch College Choir will give seven performances March 9-15 in a week-long tour through Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. Dr. James Stevens, choir director and chairman of the Welch Music Department, invites area churches to join with host congregations as the College Choir presents its spring tour program, “Crown Him Lord of All.”

2016 Spring Tour Schedule

Wednesday, March 9  at 7 PM
Sutton Free Will Baptist
5421 Highway 62 West,
Pocahontas, AR 72455

Thursday, March 10 at 7 PM
First Free Will Baptist
713 North Broadway
Checotah, OK 74426

Friday, March 11 at 7 PM
First Free Will Baptist Church
504 South Fowler
Greenwood, AR 72936

Sunday, March 13 at 10:30 AM
Crossroads Church
2525 West Main
Jenks, OK 7403

Sunday, March 13 at 6 PM
Wellington Free Will Baptist
1219 North Plum Street
Wellington, KS 67152

Monday, March 14 at 7 PM
Ozark First Free Will Baptist
201 East Church Street
Ozark, MO 65721

Tuesday, March 15 at 7 PM
First Free Will Baptist
2001 Parkway Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118

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