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African Children’s Choir returns to Ellsworth area

Posted May 01, 2013, at 10:57 a.m.

TRENTON, Maine — The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will be performing at Faith Community Fellowship in Trenton on Sunday, May 19, 7 pm.

The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.

Music for Life (The parent organization for The African Children’s Choir) works in seven African countries such as, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history. The purpose of MFL 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 artist such as, Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carry, Michael W. Smith, and other inspirational performers!

Faith Community hosted the African Children’s Choir in 2000 & 2005. Faith Community is located on the Bar Harbor Road, across from Stanley Subaru in Trenton. Doors open at 6 pm.

Visit the church website: www.faithcommunityfellowship.com

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