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Consolation for The Suffering Concert
Devon Johnson

A Concert of Music and Narrative for Those Who Suffer for Their Faith

Choirs from Vanguard University and St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach will join conductor Dr. James L. Melton and conductor/composer Dr. Edwin M. Willmington of Fuller Theological Seminary to create an evening of listening, contemplation, and prayer.

Produced by Brehm Center’s Fred Bock Institute of Music at Fuller Theological Seminary, this unique music event seeks to amplify the stories we do not often listen for: the voices of the daily persecuted and suffering Christians around the world. 

Newly-composed music for choir, orchestra, and soloists will be interspersed with the stories of individuals who have suffered for their faith, creating a holistic reminder of, and lament for, our brothers and sisters.

Through this music may we be prompted to pray and remember those who live under the often lethal reality of persecution everyday.

Admission is free, but we strongly encourage you to please register in advance to ensure a seat. Anyone who chooses to donate in support of the communities represented in the concert will be gifted a CD copy of the evening’s program.

Lake Avenue Church, Sunday, February 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m. 

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St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Sunday, February 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m. 

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