1st Annual Children’s Keeper Festival

Harper justin@cfmedia.info

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November 1st may seem like a long time away, but if you have a church group that is interested in performing, now is the time to plan. Mt. Sinai Baptist Church is planning to have a Fall Festival with live music. It will raise money to benefit homeless kids in Cleveland County. Mike McKinnish and his band, Sons of Sinai, are organizing the event and they are looking for your help. They found out there were close to 130 children in Cleveland County who have no place to call home. Mike’s heart was heavy to this burden and this led him to the director of the Abuse Prevention Council. He learned that when the shelters close, grant money helps pay rent for the women with children who need housing. There is a shortage of grant money. Mike shares, “The objective is to bring all the churches in this area together to spread the word of Christ and helping these homeless kids in our area that we are liable for as human beings (and) especially as Christians.” The bands included in this event are: Sons of Sinai, Tower of Mercy, Damascus Road, Mercy Heart, Blood Bought, and solo performances by Jeremy Naivey and Jonathan Laughter. They are asking RA, GA, and Youth groups to host booths, games and food to help raise money for this worthy cause. So far, music will begin at 12 noon. We are asking the community to help: Any church groups, bands, or individuals who feel called to participate can call Mike McKinnish at (704) 477-4622.


Calling all students songwriters, musicians and singers!  We are looking for submissions to be showcased in our Cleveland County Artists feature:
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