Don't miss the opportunity to be blessed, uplifted, and strengthened at the second annual Valley Praise Fest/Fun in the Son in Reader at Faith Fellowship Praise and Worship Center Aug. 27-29. This year Faith Fellowship has extended Valley Praise Fest to include Friday night local artists. Saturday includes Fun in the Son, and Sunday features Gordon Jensen. Food and drinks are provided and donations are welcomed. Be sure to bring a blanket, lawn chairs, strollers, comfortable shoes, and sunscreen.
Valley Praise Fest is a Christian Music Festival for local talent held Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Come hear local artists perform and showcase their talent Friday night at 7 p.m. Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the outdoor concerts as they rock the valley. If you or your band would like to share your talent call 304-266-4630.
Valley Praise Fest will continue Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Scheduled events are as follows: 11 a.m. Amy Witschey, contemporary; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Faith Fellowship, contemporary/praise and worship; 12:45-1:45 p.m. Smith Family, gospel/contemporary; 2-3 p.m. Pathway, gospel/bluegrass; 3:15-4:15 p.m. Heartbeat, contemporary; 4?30-5:30 Crossed In, Christian rock; 5:45-6:45 p.m. 24/7, praise and worship; 7-8 p.m. Rob Campbell, gospel. Proposed times are flexible.
Gordon Jensen will be in concert at Faith Fellowship at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Fun in the Son will also be held Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Fun in the Son was started by Faith Fellowship's Children's Ministry and has grown each year. Activities for children include: jump castles, games, water slides, face painting, Bible stories, popcorn, and cotton candy.
On Sunday Gordon Jensen will be in concert at Faith Fellowship at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jensen is one of the greatest Christian songwriters of all time, as well as a gifted artist and minister. Some of his records include "God Still Loves the Word," "Bigger Than Any Mountain," "Written in Red," and "I Should Have Been Crucified," and many more. Jensen's ministry elicits both laughter and tears while lifting spirits and strengthening people in their faith.
Valley Praise Fest is a spirit-filled Christian music festival. It is a multi-generational event providing activities for all ages. Valley Praise Fest is proud to offer free admission to everyone. The Faith Fellowship Praise and Worship Center is located at the foot of Eight Mile Ridge in Reader. For more information call the church at 304-386-4336 or visit www.thisismychurch-reader.org.