January 7, 2014
Christian organizations to hold disaster relief concert

The Hope for the Nation Committee, Christian organizations, religious groupings and churches across the country are coming together for a national charity concert in aid of disaster relief for victims of the recent devastating floods.{{more}}

The free event, which is being called: “Hope Concert – An Evening of Prayer and Praise,” is planned for Sunday, January 12, from 5 p.m. at the Victoria Park and will be held under the theme: “Our faith will see us through.”

The concert is being organized by the umbrella grouping: Hope for the Nation Committee and will feature six leading worship teams, with intercessory prayers for the nation by leaders of various Christian organizations. The committee has also invited Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves, Leader of the Opposition Arnhim Eustace and Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs Maxwell charles to be present and deliver addresses, while special prayers will be said for them.

The public is being invited to attend in large numbers and donate food and money in special receptacles which will be placed around the park. These will be supervised and handed over to various charitable organizations for distribution.

“The Hope Concert is being organized to show God’s love in tangible ways to the nation in this our time of crisis,” the release said.