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Annual Hogher Ground Camp Meeting at Epworth

 

CAMP MEETING SERVICE AT HISTORIC EPWORTH, GEORGIA

FRED B. CRADDOCK PREACHING

THE MERIDIAN CHORALE

Leah Calvert-fiddler, singer and Tommy Sauter-bass, bluegrass-gospel duo

Betty and Shirley Turner, singers
and the Cantabile Strings and Glenda Wattenbarger

of the Epworth Valley

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 5 PM

Community sing and music BEGINNING 3:30 PM


On the Grounds of Epworth United Methodist Church

in historic Epworth, in North Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains

585 Madola Rd, Epworth, GA.

In case of rain events will be in the adjacent Epworth School

With prophetic preaching, prayer, singing, and music, this camp meeting service will be held outdoors on Epworth's historic meeting grounds. Fred Craddock will preach and Steven Darsey and the Meridian Chorale will provide music. Also performing will be the Bluegrass-Gospel musicians Leah Calvert, singer-fiddler and Tommy Sauter,

bass of Atlanta; the Epworth Valley singing sisters Betty and Shirley Turner; and the Cantabile Strings led by Glenda Wattenbarger, also of Epworth.

There will be a community sing and music performed by the featured musicians at 3:30–everyone is invited to come and sing along. Those wishing to sing an anthem during the service with the Meridian Chorale are invited to rehearse at 4:15 – music will be provided. After the service, watermelon will be served. Tours of the historic Epworth Church and grounds will be available until 7:00 PM.

 

Epworth is located nine miles northwest of Blue Ridge, GA, and 101 miles from Atlanta via I-75 and I-575. Everyone is welcome. The service is free; an offering will be taken. The service will proceed rain or shine. The adjacent Epworth School auditorium will be the severe weather site.

 

Among the world's most renowned preachers, Fred Craddock is Professor of Preaching Emeritus of Emory's Candler School of Theology. Author of several books, he is founding pastor of Cherry Log Christian Church and Founding Director of The Craddock Center. Dr. Craddock is also a beloved storyteller with a rich knowledge of Appalachian life. He resides with his wife Nettie in Cherry Log, Georgia

Saturday, 16 August, 2014
03:30 PM
 - 
06:00 PM

Cost:
Free

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Location:  
 
Epworth United Methodist Church
585 Madola Rd
Epworth, GA 30541
USA

Event Contact Info
Rev. Byron Ahrens
Email:
   
Phone:
 7707550747