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African Children’s Choir to perform Sunday in CL

CRYSTAL LAKE – The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Bethany Lutheran Church.

This concert is sponsored by the Leahy family in memory of Crystal Lake resident Jody Leahy.

Bethany Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and is at 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave. in downtown Crystal Lake.

The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional spirituals and rhythmic gospel favorites.

Proceeds from the choir performances allow the African Children’s Choir to raise global awareness of the plight of the millions of orphaned and abandoned children in Africa.

Donations directly support the expansion of sponsorship and education programs for the current choir children as well as thousands of other students and children they represent.

Music for Life works in seven African countries: Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa.

MFL has educated more than 52,000 children and affected the lives of more than 100,000 people through its relief and development programs.

Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs.

For information on the African Children’s Choir 2012 tour dates and an overview of programs and projects, visit or email


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