Our very own Gospel Chorus celebrated?their 71st Anniversary on Saturday, September 10th at 6:30pm.

Here are photos and videos of the joyous occasion:

 

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Several members of the Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus pose before marching into the service.

 

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Sis. Mae Joyce Cousin reads the Anniversary Program while members of the Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus listen to the Master of Ceremonies, Min. Keth Johnson.

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Sis. Loraine Patrick welcomes everyone to the 71st Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus Anniversary!

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Deacon Lawrence Slade, one of the oldest members of the Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus gives a few remarks.

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The congregation was filled with visiting choirs, EFBC members, and friends and relatives of the Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus!

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Pastor James Wilkes is escorted into the Anniversary by Sis. Ashley Staten, daughter of Sis.?Germaine Staten.

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The Elon First Baptist Church Senior Choir gives an offertory selection.

 

Watch the Elon First Baptist Church Gospel Chorus Anniversary march!

Song selection #1: The Midwestern District Choir P.A.W. – “My Soul Is A Witness For My Lord”
Soloist: Sis.?Almeta Degraffenridt

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Master of Ceremonies Min. Keth Johnson explains the true meaning behind the word “Amen” before the musical selection.

Song Selection #2:?Andra? Crouch – Let The Church Say Amen
Soloist: Deacon Steve Burton

 

Song Selection #3: Chicago Mass Choir – “Thank You Thank You Jesus”
Soloist: Sis. Loraine Patrick

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Master of Ceremonies Min. Keth Johnson takes time to Praise the Lord before hearing selections from the visiting choirs.

 

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.?

— Colossians 3:16 (KJV)