Wanda English Burnett
It has been said that music soothes the soul.
The music concert goers will hear music that will do that as
well as help a local grief support group as they benefit from
The Collingsworth family is one of the premier gospel music
groups and will be in concert at the Hopewell Baptist Church
Sunday, April 11 at 4 p.m. The concert is being sponsored by
the Circle of Love Grief Ministry, a local group that helps
people heal after they have had a tragic loss.
The Collingsworths, Phil and Kim, and their four children, will
delight you with their musical talent as they sing and play
a variety of instruments. This is an exciting award-winning
group with spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical
excellence is one group you dont want to miss.
This concert features full family ensembles, trios, violin music,
trumpet, and of course, Kims signature piano artistry.
The Collingsworths ministry actually began in 1986 when
they were both in college. Phil, a graduate of Gods Bible
School & College, Cincinnati, and Kim, a graduate of Union
Bible College, Westfield, combined their talents and have become
an outstanding group, that now includes their four children.
The groups newest full-scale studio project, The
Answer was released in September, 2009, includes their
12th national radio single, Bottom of the Barrel.
This was written by Phil and promoted to radio by Crossroads
Records. They also released a first in the Christian
music industry, filming two full length music videos at Music
Hall in Cincinnati, the home of the world-class Cincinnati Symphony
Orchestra. According to information from the Collingsworths,
the filmings were the first Christian concerts ever to be filmed
at a major symphony venue.
The group has been nominated and awarded numerous awards over
the years. They have multiple releases, including videos and
have made the Top 40 Hits chart over and over. They were awarded
Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2006 as well as Musician
of the Year from Ovation Awards. They received Musician of the
Year and Special Project of the Year awards from Ovation Awards
This musical group will warm your heart as they present with
a humble spirit the talents they say God has given them.
Tickets are available at MainSource Insurance, Osgood; Gilpins
Monuments, Versailles; Rainbow Books, Greensburg; and can also
be bought at the door the day of the concert.
For more information or for tickets you can contact Lisa Ebinger
at 689-4663. Tickets are $10.00 each. Proceeds from the event
will benefit the local grief group that is open to anyone who
has suffered a loss of any kind. It serves as a support for
those who have lost a loved one, been through divorce and much
more. More information about the group can also be obtained
At the concert, there will also be a silent auction and refreshments
available by the youth group at Hopewell Baptist Church.