Haiti Relief Hosted by Mark Schultz and Point of GraceJanuary 20, 2010 10:53 pm Leave your thoughts
WORD Records and UMCOR
Present a Benefit Concert for
MARK SCHULTZ and POINT OF GRACE
And Many Special Guests
At Brentwood United Methodist Church
All proceeds to benefit the Relief Effort in Haiti
FREE CONCERT – LOVE OFFERING TO BE TAKEN AT EVENT
DONATIONS ALSO AVAILABLE ON-LINE
Due to the overwhelming response, we have sold out of the 7:00PM show on February 6th. We are opening up a matinee at 4:00PM! Click on the banner for more details!!
Saturday, February 6, 2010
HAITI RESPONSE: Point of Grace, Mark Schultz to headline benefit concert
All proceeds from Feb. 6 concert to help Haiti relief
Brentwood Home Page news reports
Word Records and UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) have announced that Point of Grace and Mark Schultz and many special guests will perform a benefit concert Feb. 6 for Haiti Relief.
The concert will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Brentwood United Methodist Church. All proceeds from a love offering to be collected at the event and online will to go directly to relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Haiti via UMCOR.
Point of Grace, The group formed at Ouachita Baptist University and quickly caught the attention of Word Records executives. The readily identifiable sound has fueled one of the most successful careers in gospel music. Point of Grace has sold more than five million albums, won eight Dove Awards and received two Grammy nods. They’ve earned two platinum and five gold albums and have scored more than two dozen No. 1 hits at Christian radio, among them “Steady On,” “The Great Divide” and “Circle of Friends.”
We’re so excited to announce the release of our new album, “No Changin’ Us,” and our new cookbook “Cooking with Grace.” They’ll both be released on March 2nd, but check back over the next couple of weeks for pre-order information!
Mark Schultz, a Dove Award winning artist, has become one of Christian music’s most acclaimed singer/songwriters. Schultz, now a resident of North Carolina, has also tasted success on the mainstream adult contemporary charts with such hits as “He’s My Son,” “Letters from War” and “Walking Her Home.” “Back in His Arms Again” was named BMI’s Christian Song of the Year in 2003, “Letters from War” was the centerpiece of the Army’s “Be Safe-Make It Home” campaign and Schultz has flooded radio with nine No. 1 songs, such as “Remember Me” and “I Am the Way.”
His 2005 release, Mark Schultz Live…A Night of Stories & Songs, sold RIAA certified Platinum and garnered Schultz his first GMA Dove Award.
UMCOR, the not-for-profit global humanitarian aid organization of the United Methodist Church, works in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the United States. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering — whether caused by war, conflict or natural disaster — with open hearts and minds to all people.
UMCOR responds to natural or civil disasters that are interruptions of such magnitude that they overwhelm a community’s ability to recover on its own.
“We are working with our partners on the ground to provide immediate relief to the people in Haiti,” UMCOR executive Melissa Crutchfield said last week, right after the devastating earthquake hit. “UMCOR has worked in Haiti for many years. We anticipate that there will be years of rebuilding needed and are prepared to work with the people to help them through that process.”
Working with partners, Action by Churches Together, Church World Service, Global Medic and the Methodist Church, UMCOR is channeling its resources to respond effectively to the people most in need.
Two UMCOR executives have died as a result of injuries sustained when the hotel they were visiting toppled above them. They were the Rev. Samuel W. Dixon, Jr., 60, executive in charge of the UMCOR, and the Rev. Clint Rabb, head of the office of Mission Volunteers of the General Board of Global Ministries.
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