Men’s Mass Community Choir performing encore concert this Sunday

April 13, 2024 | 12:11 am

Updated April 12, 2024 | 7:12 pm

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The Owensboro’s Men’s Mass Community Choir will perform an encore concert this Sunday. The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert will be held at 3 p.m. at First Christian Church (700 JR Miller Boulevard).

Minister Tracy McGee directs the choir, which traces its beginnings back to 2005. This year’s choir includes men from 16 area churches of various denominations. The choir features men of all ages and professional backgrounds, many of whom are recognized community leaders.

McGee will graduate from Kentucky Wesleyan College next month with a major in vocal music performance and a minor in Christian Ministries. His home church is Citadel of Praise Baptist Church in San Pablo, California. This is his second year leading the Choir.

“The music we are singing is very refining yet empowering,” he said. “You’ll hear some soulful quartet music along with some old-school ’90s gospel bands like Commissioned, and some favorite hymns. We can’t wait to show off our soloists, too.”

The Men’s Mass Community Choir started in 2005 at Sweeney Street Baptist Church. In recent years, the choir has met at Zion Baptist Church while performing its annual concert there and at other area venues and churches.

A release from the choir says, “Each year, God has lifted us higher and higher. We have performed before the Kentucky General Assembly and multiple local and regional venues. Our choir rehearsals are always so spiritual and joyful that we decided to become the catalyst for the Men’s Fifth Saturday Fellowship Breakfasts.”

Each year the choir also presents the Reverend George E. Riley On-The-Battlefield Award, which recognizes individuals for their service to God and their fellow man.

“Of all these accomplishments, the most viable thing we have accomplished is the development of camaraderie and fellowship among men from various backgrounds,” the release says. “With God’s blessings, we shall continue to sing, grow, and do good things in our community for years to come.”

April 13, 2024 | 12:11 am

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