Gospel concert to help feed the hungry

Chris Coogan and the Good News Gospel Choir will perform a Fall Season Benefit Concert at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 22 Concord Street, Norwalk. The theme of the performance is “Let Everything That Hath Breath.”

Special guests performers will include members of the Stevens Memorial AME Church Choir (South Salem, N.Y.) under the direction of Andrew Levine.

Funds raised during the concert will support the church’s community outreach programs, including feeding the hungry during the holiday season.

During the event, there will be a presentation by a special guest speaker, Pastor John Anderson of the Bethel AME Church of Harrisburg, Penn.

General admission to the performance is $20. Senior discount tickets are $15. Families of three people or more qualify for an admission of $30.

The Good News Gospel Choir is a 20-voice, multi-dimensional singing group with members representing all of Fairfield County. The choir, under the leadership of musician Chris Coogan (Weston) and choir director Jason Terry (Bronx, N.Y.), performs at venues throughout the state of Connecticut.
Choir members include:
1. Jessenia Vitale, Greenwich
2. Jill Monroe, Trumbull
3. Dolly Patterson, Ridgefield
4. Gussie Whitby, Wilton
5. Laura Lugo, Fairfield
6. Paula Darlington, Redding
7. Adelaide Waring, Norwalk
8. Francine Shoffner, Danbury
9. Kendall Webb, Weston
1. MaryPat Pino, Westport
2. Laura Lawlor, Southport
3. Maxine Meyerhardt, Shelton
4. Andrea Rudolph, Trumbull
5. Georgette Wirth, Norwalk
6. Nicola Fuller, Fairfield
7. Barbara Zichichi, Stamford
8. Emma Cabaness, Katonah, NY
1. Serge Karpow, Wilton
2. Mark Demmerle, Westport
3. Sara Sikes, Norwalk
4. Russell Rowan, South Salem, NY
5. Brian Dorias, Norwalk
6. Steve Bustamante, Monroe
Chris Coogan – Founder (Weston)
Jason Terry – Choir Director (The Bronx, N.Y.)
Jeremy Shoffner – musician (Bridgeport)