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September 17, 2010
Mount Zion Church, 14336 Greencastle Pike, Cearfoss, gospel singing group Daystar will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday. There will be a goodwill offering. Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Masters Four will sing at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26. Gapland Christian Church, 2812 Rohrersville Road, 11 miles south of Boonsboro, The Last Generation will minister in word and song at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, Sept. 26.
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By TIFFANY ARNOLD | April 24, 2010
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Mime Cherise Garrido said the point of "mimestry" is to spread the gospel without saying a single word. "What I do is inspired by God," said Garrido, 43, of Martinsburg, W.Va. Garrido is part of a growing Christian subculture of gospel mimes, performers who mime to gospel songs. Online "Mime Ministries" are well represented in social networking sites such as Ning, where they can be found categorized by state. Garrido plans to attend a world-wide gospel mime convention in Pittsburgh, from July 15 to 17. The conference is hosted by K&K Mime Ministries, the brainchild of two Pittsburgh brothers whom Garrido called the "fathers of gospel miming.
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by ERIN JULIUS | December 12, 2006
FAIRPLAY - Brenda Eyler is not your typical suburban mom. In November, the Fairplay native belted out a Gospel tune on stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. She performed as part of the USA World Showcase that will air Jan. 8, 2007, on PAX TV. Viewers can go online and vote for their favorite performer. The winner returns to Las Vegas and has the chance to win $50,000. The 38-year-old mother of two chose to sing "The Shadow of the Cross," for the showcase because she started singing in church.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | April 25, 2006
BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - As a member of his family's gospel music ministry, Kenny Johnson Jr. has written many gospel songs. However, it was a country song he wrote for his girlfriend for this past Valentine's Day that made Kenny a winner in The Herald-Mail's third annual lyric-writing contest. "Just in case she didn't like the song, I bought her flowers, candy and jewelry (a ring)," said Kenny, 17, of Bunker Hill. "She ended up liking the song. " As did the contest judges, who made the country song "How Far in Love," a unanimous pick.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | July 26, 2007
If John Conlee were trying to break into the country music scene today, he said he wouldn't like his odds. "I wouldn't have a chance," says Conlee, 60, who had several No.1 hits in the 1970s and '80s and is known for what fellow country singer Darryl Worley refers to as a "classic country voice. " These days, a country music singer needs to have a certain look to be successful with music videos, Conlee says. Because of that, he says, country fans are missing out on some great voices.
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October 29, 2005
St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Ernstville Road, Big Pool, the Gudgeon family from Chambersburg, Pa., will be in concert this Sunday at 5 p.m. A covered dish supper will follow. Germantown Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Road, Cascade, the Bumbaugh family will be in concert this Sunday at 6 p.m. Rouzerville (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, Randy Simpson will present a program of southern gospel singing this Sunday at 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, Md. 77, Pleasant Valley Road, the annual hymn sing will be this Sunday at 7 p.m.
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August 9, 2011
The Drucks, a husband and wife singing duo from Pennsylvania, will perform today from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Washington County Senior Center at Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. The couple travels throughout the country proclaiming the gospel through their ministry of music that began in the late 1970s. It became a full-time mission once they retired in 2002. For more information, go to www.thedrucks.org. For more information about the concert, call 301-671-2368.
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By BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | October 23, 2005
bonnieb@herald-mail.com GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Several local musical groups took to the stage Saturday afternoon and evening for the Battle For New Orleans, a concert featuring bluegrass, gospel and Southern gospel, to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims, The concert, sponsored by Twin Hill Express in coordination with the American Red Cross, was held in the auditorium of Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School. Twin Hill Express, Guilford Station, The Bumbaugh Family, Miss Maybell Jerkwater and Iron Ridge donated their time for the event.
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