Sonshine Singers to perform Sept. 9

The Sonshine Singers will be providing their Fall Ministry at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 at the Fort Dodge Middle School auditorium, 800 N. 32nd St. Admission is free.

The concert will feature up-tempo gospel-type anthems such as “All the People Said Amen,” “He Keeps Me Singing” and “Soul on Fire” as well as heart-felt anthems such as “Bless This House,” “I Can Pray” and “Glorious Day.” There will also be four very familiar hymns for our audience to join in singing with us: “O How I Love Jesus,” “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” “This is the Day,” and “Because He Lives.”

In addition to the Fort Dodge contingent, members of this group, representing approximately 45 area churches, travels from Spencer, Callender, Ames, Alta, Otho, Gilmore City, Humboldt, Storm Lake, Webster City, Gowrie, Duncombe, Manson, Barnum, Jefferson, Palmer, Pomeroy, Pocahontas, Perry, Stratford and Moorland to be a part of this ministry.

The Sonshine Singers have providied a sacred music ministry to the Fort Dodge area and around the state of Iowa for 19 years. The vocalists are accompanied by Shelly Bottorf, pianist; Dean Davis, percussion; Steve Kelleher, guitar; Brian Robison, bass; Dee Murman, flute; Cari Hepperle, oboe; Bill and Amanda Secor, strings; Brent Myer and Megan Cassady, trombones; Kathy Yoakum, French horn; and Tim Miller, trumpet. Sonshine Singers is directed by Armona Redenius. The assistant pianist for the Sonshine Singers is Janece Valentine and the assistant director is John Zuerrer.