African Children's Choir

African Children's Choir

August 01, 2012 14:09 ET

The African Children's Choir in Illinois!

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2012) - The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of Audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children's songs, traditional Spirituals and rhythmic Gospel Favorites. Nearly every performance is concluded with a thunderous standing ovation! In spite of the tragedy that has marred their young lives; the children are radiant with hope and joy; musically gifted and always wonderfully entertaining.

The African Children's Choir is made up of some of the neediest and most vulnerable children in Africa. Many have lost one or both parents to poverty or disease. The Choir has been working with children in Africa since 1984; the purpose of the African Children's Choir is to raise global awareness of the plight of the millions of orphaned and abandoned children in Africa, but also showing the beauty, dignity and potential of each African Child!

The African Children's Choir has had the privilege to perform before presidents, heads of state and most recently the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, for her diamond jubilee. The Choir has also had the honor of singing alongside artist such as Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox, Faith Hill, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Mariah Carry, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman and other inspirational performers!

Music For Life Institute's (MFL) (The parent organization for the African Children's Choir) purpose is to help create new leadership for tomorrow's Africa, with a focus on education. By helping the most vulnerable children in Africa today, they can help Africa tomorrow. Music for Life works in seven African countries such as, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history.

In addition to education the Music For Life finances numerous relief and development projects throughout Africa, including the Music for Life Centers in South Africa, and food relief containers to Africa's newest country Southern Sudan.

Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children's Choir programs. Donations directly support the expansion of sponsorship and education programs for both current Choir children as well as the thousands of other children the Choir represents. Please come and partner with us to make an impact in the lives of these precious children and their country.

For more information on the African Children's Choir 2012 tour dates and an overview of our programs and projects, please visit or email us at

Sunday, August 12, 2012
St. Matthew United Methodist Church
1200 Moreland Dr
Belleville IL 62223-3517
Tel: (618) 397-5994
6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
North Suburban Church
200 Lake Cook Rd
Deerfield IL 60015-5033
Tel: (847) 945-4630
7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Trinity Lutheran Church
701 E. Florida Ave
Urbana IL 61801
Tel: (217) 367-8923
7:00 PM
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Calvary Church
15101 S 80th Ave
Orland Park IL 60462-4148
Tel: (708) 429-2200
8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am
Friday, August 17, 2012
Cornerstone Christian Church
8930 North State Rd
Brownsburg IN 46112
Tel: (317) 852-2411
7:00 PM
Sunday, September 23, 2012
First Baptist Church of Oak Park
820 Ontario St
Oak Park IL 60302
Tel: (708) 848-4070
10:00 AM
Sunday, August 19, 2012
First Church Of the Nazarene
1177 W Hickory Point Rd
Decatur IL 62526-9622
Tel: (217) 875-0616
9:00 & 11:00 am
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church
7000 S Michigan Ave
Chicago IL 60637-4512
Tel: (773) 224-7700
5:00 PM
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Moundford Free Methodist Church
1803 E Mound Rd
Decatur IL 62526-9359
Tel: (217) 877-1577
6:30 pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Moody Bible Institute- Chapel
820 N La Salle Blvd
Chicago IL 60610-3214
Tel: (312) 329-4000
10:00 AM
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
First Church of the Nazarene
2403 W Kirby Ave
Champaign IL 61821
Tel: (217) 352-8500
7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Winnetka Bible Church
555 Birch St
Winnetka IL 60093-2225
Tel: (847) 446-7523
7:00 PM
Friday, August 24, 2012
Federated Church of West Lafayette
2400 Sycamore Lane
West Lafayette IN 47906
Tel: (765) 463-5564
7:00 PM
Friday, September 28, 2012
St. Raphael Church
1215 Modaff Rd
Naperville IL 60540-7818
Tel: (630) 355-4545
7:00 PM
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Grace and Peace Lutheran Church
7611 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria IL 61614
Tel: (309) 693-8428
9:00 AM
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Moody Church
1609 N La Salle Dr
Chicago IL 60614-6004
Tel: (312) 943-0466
9:50 am
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Crossroads United Methodist Church
1420 N Main St
Washington IL 61571-1387
Tel: (309) 444-2381
6:00 PM
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Bethany Lutheran Church, ELCA
76 W Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake IL 60014-6155
Tel: (815) 459-2690
7:00 PM

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