Homecoming Gospel Choir to perform on August 13

On Sunday evening, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m., Southern Illinois’ Homecoming Gospel Choir will be appearing in concert at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville.

This great evening of southern gospel music will feature the southern Illinois’ 80-voice Homecoming Gospel Choir singing favorite southern gospel songs and traditional hymns and presented in the Gaither style.

Now in their 18th season, the Homecoming Gospel Choir, under the direction of John and Judy Roberts, features singers and musicians from all across southern Illinois. The Homecoming Gospel Choir presents an upbeat, fast paced two and a half hour concert featuring many outstanding soloists, as well as several excellent duets, trios and quartets. Steve Ladd and Cheryl Harre will once again headline the 2017 Homecoming Gospel Choir concert programs. Larry Delawder (aka Barney Fife), from Branson, MO, will be on stage with the group in Belleville as will award winning soloist Abby Paskvan from Bowling Green, Ohio.

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.