The African Children’s Choir will perform as part of their 2013 national tour at
7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 201
Henry Street on the campus of Randolph-Macon College. This event is free and
open to the public and offered in partnership with Ashland Presbyterian
A freewill offering will be received to support African Children’s Choir programs,
such as education, care and relief, and development projects.
The 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 Gospel favorites.
The African Children’s Choir is composed of children 7 to 10 years old, many of
whom have lost one or both parents through the devastation of war, famine and disease.
They represent all the children of a continent and demonstrate the potential of
African children to become strong leaders for a better future in their land. The
Choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s
most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow.
The Choir has performed at the United Nations, the Pentagon, London’s Royal Albert
Hall as part of the BBC Proms series, and before presidents and heads of state,
including a Westminster Abbey performance for Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond
Jubilee. It has also performed alongside artists such as Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox,
Keith Urban, Mariah Carry, Michael W. Smith, and others. In addition, the Choir
was featured on popular television and radio broadcasts such as “GMTV” and “Blue
Music for Life, the parent organization for The African Children’s Choir, works
in seven African countries: Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South
Africa. MFL has educated more than 52,000 children and impacted the lives of more
than 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history.
MFL’s purpose is to help create new leadership for tomorrow’s Africa by focusing
For more information about the performance, contact the Duncan Memorial United Methodist
Church at (804) 798-7224 or visit www.duncanmemorialumc.org.