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LSTC Gospel Choir Hosts 19th Annual Benefit Concert April 22

Posted Mar 12, 2007

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Gospel Choir, directed by Dr. Keith Hampton, will host four area choirs for "Faithful Is Our God!" The April 22 concert is the 19th annual benefit concert for the Grover Wright and the Rev. Carole A. Burns Scholarship Funds. The free concert begins at 4:00 p.m. in the Augustana Chapel at LSTC, 1100 East 55th Street in Chicago. A freewill offering designated for the scholarships will be gathered.

"We are blessed to have these excellent choirs performing for the concert," said LSTC Gospel Choir founder and manager, Patricia Bartley. Choirs featured in the concert include the Chicago Community Chorus, Jubilee Faith Community Choir, The Praise House Chorale of the Evangleistic Praise House of Jesus Christ, Bethel Lutheran Church Gospel Choir, and LSTC's Gospel Choir.

The Grover Wright and Carole A. Burns Scholarships are awarded to LSTC students of color or whose first language is other than English. Concert sponsorships and additional donations for the scholarships are welcome at any time.

Contact:

Patricia Bartley & Daniel Schwandt
Gospel Choir & Chapel Music Series
773-256-0717; 773-256-0700 Ext. 799
pbartley@lstc.edu; dschwand@lstc.edu

Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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