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Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing | Free Event – First Congregational Church of Berkeley

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Date(s) - 02/21/2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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First Congregational Church of Berkeley

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Free will offering to benefit Mother of Peace Orphanage in Zimbabwe

The First Church Berkeley and City of Refuge UCC collaborate to present “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” an intercultural celebration of African-American song from slaveships to Selma.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mother of Peace Orphanage in Zimbabwe, that provides homes for children who have lost parents to HIV/AIDS.

Special performers include

  • SFSU Gospel Gators
  • Ja Ronn Thompson & FLOW
  • Ernest Larkins and The Messengers of Hope singers from City of Refuge and First Church Berkeley led by Ann Jefferson and Derek Tam
  • Dancers from City of Refuge
  • Andrew Jamieson and Trouble Ensemble
  • Angela Arnold, soprano
  • Master of Ceremonies, Marvin K. White

This performance is being organized by Ernest Larkins of City of Refuge and First Church Berkeley, and Derek Tam, Music Director of First Church Berkeley. It will take place at 5pm in the First Church Berkeley Sanctuary.

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