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Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)
Celebrate the holiday season with the YWCA Cambridge at our second Gospelfest, "A Musical Evening of Praise," Saturday, December 8, 2012, 7:00pm, at MIT’s Walker Memorial, Morse Hall, 142 Memorial Drive. Make YWCA Cambridge’s Gospelfest part of your holiday plans for an evening of lively gospel and seasonal song, and dance. Event MC is Rev. Paul Robeson Ford, Senior Pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Cambridge.
Featured artists include:
Suzette Sajjabi, an evangelist as well as a composer and singer of gospel songs. She has been in ministry for 28 years with a focus on helping women in prison and children who have no parents.
The L.I.G.H.T Step Team, a group of young people, 9 – 16 years of age, from First Holiness Church in Cambridge. The Team strives to build young leaders who will introduce God’s holy word in a way that they, themselves, and their peers can relate.
Unified Voices of New England (UVNE), an acapella mass chorus composed of members from the New England area Churches of Christ, under the direction of Angelena Kyles, a well-known gospel singer in the Boston area. The 18-member choir was started in 2009.
“Just Us”. Anum J. Spriggs and St. Clair Mercury Jr. have been singing together for more than 20 years as part of many different acapella groups; however, as life has changed and others have moved on, the two best friends have remained constant. When asked who else is in the group, they simply reply, “Just Us”.
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The YWCA Cambridge, since its inception in 1891, has advocated for women's rights and provided affordable accommodations and support services for women. Today, the YWCA Cambridge is a Cambridge institution with a variety of classes and programs, including the largest women's residential facility in the city. The YWCA Cambridge is a welcoming place where women of all ages and girls find safe shelter, respite and opportunities to learn and grow.
YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.