Oh, how wondrous! It's an evening you'll never forget! Rockwell A.M.E. Zion Church and Reverend Jordan B. Boyd are celebrating in praise of 158 years with none other than Gospel Icon Pastor John P. Kee. It's the church's largest-ever homecoming concert and fundraiser. Join in as you're invited to attend on October 22nd at 6:30p from this historic church, located in the heart of the Derita community - 6101 Rockwell Church Road.
The fire will be lit setting the roof on fire like only Pastor John P. Kee can! A native of Durham, NC who grew up in his teens in Charlotte's Double Oaks community... you know him as a solo artist as well as with the renowned New Life Community Choir!
Pastor Kee's accolades include numerous awards and nominations. In the late 1980's he was crowned the Prince of Gospel. This legendary gospel artist has received hundreds of proclamations from various cities and to name a few: 26 Stellar Awards; 2005 International Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee; A Trailblazer Award from Former President Bill Clinton; 28 GMWA Excellence Awards; Seven Grammy nominations; Two Grammy Awards; Two Billboard Music Awards; One Emmy Award and One Soul Train Award.
You can support Rockwell A.M.E. Zion Church, the second oldest church in Charlotte today, and be part of this year's 158th celebration! Did you know Rockwell has been a pillar of the community? It's a forerunner in not only addressing spirituality but also impacting the overall improvement of African-American health, education, socioeconomics, etc. The church has also received numerous awards and recognitions to this point.
The growth of the church in recent years has included a track and field; fruits and vegetables garden; fellowship center; clothing closet; activities for seniors, etc. Everything that Rockwell does is focused on enhancing the quality of life for its members and the community it is anchored and serves. They have also fostered many partnerships with the City and County to further make a difference.
"Through a Christian Foundation of Love, We Welcome All and Serve All." This is the Mission Statement of Rockwell A.M.E. Zion Church!
Go to www.Eventbrite.com to get your tickets ASAP. It will be an epic 158-year celebration! Don't miss it!
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