The Village Church At Shell Point Announces The Season of Praise Concert Series

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 2, 2007) — The line up for the 2007/2008 Season of Praise Concert Series at The Village Church at Shell Point Retirement Community  has been announced by Randy Woods, minister of worship and music for The Village Church.  This series of uplifting sacred music and gospel songs features eight acclaimed artists with a total of 11 performances.  The artist roster and dates are as follows:

Celtic Artistry with The Blair Band

Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 6:15pm


A Christmas Celebration with duo pianists, Ovid Young and Stephen Nielson 

            Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 2:15pm and Sunday, December 9 at 6:15pm


Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass

Sunday, January 6, 2008 at 6:15pm and Monday, January 7, 2008 at 7:15pm


A Night to Remember with the Collingsworth Family

Sunday, February 3 at 6:15pm


God and Country Celebration with The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band

Sunday, February 17 at 6:15pm and Monday, February 18 at 7:15pm


Sacred Praise with Ron and Gary Matthews

 Sunday, March 9 at 6:15pm


Easter Celebration with the brass ensemble, Ars Ventus

Sunday, March 23 at 6:15pm


Classic Praise with The Wheaton Chamber Players (strings & piano)

Sunday, April 6 at 6:15pm


“The Season of Praise has been held for many years at The Village Church and continues to grow each year,” says Pastor Woods.  “This year’s roster of artists provides a variety of presentations as well as musical accomplishment and is sure to be a delight for our audience.”

Tickets are currently on sale and are $5 each.  To purchase tickets or receive additional information about the concert series, please call (239) 454-2147 or go to .

The Village Church at Shell Point is a ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and serves a congregation of more than 600.  The Village Church is located near the entrance to the Island at Shell Point and seats 1,000 people.  Shell Point Retirement Community is a continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers off Summerlin Road, just two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.

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