Something old, something new


Christian concerts return in Dresden

Another season of Christian music is on tap for Dresden this summer.

The Dresden Christian Concert series, put on by the Dresden & District Christian Ministerial Association, will feature tried and true favourites and some new talent.

The new season kicked off June 26 with a performance by The Chapelaires, followed by a spiritual message from Rev. Andrew Zomerman.

On July 3, One-A-Cord will perform for the crowd, followed by a talk by Rev. Gord Tetley.

On July 10, 2 Fish will entertain, with a message from Rev. Rob Elka.

A special all-ages night will be held July 17. Derrick Drover will take to the stage, with Rev. Joe Krohn speaking after the performance.

A group new to the series called The Vicounts will perform July 24, with Rev. Terry Clyne delivering a message.

July 31 will see another new group called the Evangel Worship Team and Youth Band, with Pastor Shane Fitch giving a message.

Another new entertainer named Dave Randall will perform Aug 7, with a talk from Rev. Barry Kentner.

Aug. 14 will see some more new faces. Hank & Janet Sonnenberg will perform, with a message from Rev. Colin Paterson.

An all-new Latin Music Night is featured Aug. 21, with the West Park Church London (Spanish), featuring a message from Pastor Luis Rivas.

The Faith Baptist Wallaceburg Praise Team is featured on Aug. 28, followed by a talk from Rev.Wayne Hasson.

The group Mercy, a long-time favourite of the series, will perform Sept. 4, with a message from Rev. Andy Cornell.

Each evening the drive-in concert series features 50 minutes of music followed by a 10-minute message from a minister.

The series will again be held on the property of Total Grain Systems/Sydenham Electric in Dresden. The series is free, but donations are accepted.

For more information, call organizing committee chair Colin Paterson at 519-350-1003 or contact

The Dresden Ministerial Association encompasses 13 area congregations.


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