‘Singing God’s Praises Through the Ages: The History of African American Gospel’  


In celebration of Black History Month, Friendship Baptist Church will host a free event 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 17) commemorating the historical achievements and traditions of African American gospel music. The event includes performances by the University of Olivet Gospel Choir, which is composed of vocalists, percussionists, guitarists and a pianist, as well as members of the Greater Lansing community, who will open the event with recitations, dances and musical performances.

Attendees are encouraged to dress in African attire and bring donations of school supplies and books that will be distributed to children from local school districts. For more information, visit facebook.com/FBCLansing. 


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