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Methodist church to host All Saints' Day concert

A concert for All Saints' Day will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St.

The program includes Gabriel Faur's Requiem performed by church adult choirs and soloists. Also on the program is music by Guiseppe Verdi and Louis Vierne. Linda Duffendack Mays will conduct. Julia Brown is the organist. Soloists are Jill Gillette, soprano; Laura Parker, mezzo-soprano; Guy Aydelott, tenor and Stephen Vorhes, baritone.

Suggested donation is $10; please bring canned goods for FOOD for Lane County.

African Children's Choir to sing Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD - The African Children's Choir will give a free concert on Wednesday.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at Thurston Christian Church, 6680 Thurston Road.

An offering will be taken to support the choir's education, care and relief programs in Africa. Focusing on education, the choir cares for more than 7,000 children in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria and Ghana.

The children who sing in the choir have come from extreme poverty.

The African Children's Choir recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala to raise funds for a new African Children's Choir Primary School on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda.
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