Black Church News in Virginia

Word Singers Celebrate 38th Anniversary

The Word Singers celebrated their 38th anniversary with a gospel concert at First Baptist Lamberts Point in Norfolk on Sunday (June 11).

Some of the top gospel groups in Hampton Roads and across the Mid-Atlantic region were on hand to worship and lift-up spiritual praises, including Ricky White’s Fully Committed of Virginia Beach, Johnny Ruffin, Jr., Darius Lampley & Sweet Harmony of St. Louis, Missouri, Sister Sharon Mason of Hampton, the Holy Temple Male Chorus of Norfolk, Children of the King from New Jersey, Val Spence & the Family Aires of Newport News, Favor of Virginia Beach, and Danny Hill & Group Determination of Chesapeake.

The Word Singers’ performance closed out the event. Word Singers’ members James Hinton and Frankie Davis thanked the New Journal and Guide for covering this event. They also thanked their fans in the Hampton Roads gospel music community for supporting their musical ministry for the past 38 years.

Fully Committed

Sister Sharon Mitchell

By Randy Singleton
Community Affairs Correspondent

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