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Eastern Europe - Trip Summary

The eastern Europe trip is now a wrap! Grateful to God for incredible times of ministry, outreach, sightseeing and a whole lotta fun! Special thanks to great friends Dale Wilbur and Erin Wilbur, Ron and Miska Upton, Kenneth and Kristi Martin, Loren and Anita Minnick and Pastor Randy and Karen Hahn for bringing their awesome choirs! The Finale concert in Prague was one of the most powerful choral performances I’ve ever experienced!… powerful!!! Thanks to all for a spectacular trip!

Awesome Day In Vienna

Having an awesome time on the Music and Ministry in Eastern Europe Trip with 165 of our closest friends! Did concerts at the Belvedere Palace and Saint Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna and spent two days sightseeing in this world-class city… Schonbrunn Palace is off the charts along with all the great sites Vienna has to offer! On our way now to Prague!

Great to partner with Dale WilburRon UptonKenneth H. MartinLoren Minnick and Pastor Randy Hahn on this awesome ministry experience! Thanks for your prayers!

Day 2 In Eastern Europe

Spectacular Day 2 of Eastern Europe’s Music and Ministry Trip. Great ministry, great fellowship, great music as we have now seen Munich and Salzburg, with concerts at Mirabell Garden and Salzburg Cathedral.
Even the men are singing songs from The Sound of Music!
Special thanks to the awesome Ministers of Music leading the trip…Dale Wilbur, Ron Upton, Kenneth Martin, Loren Minnick and Pastor Randy Hahn!

Day 1 In Eastern Europe

Incredible Day 1 of the Music and Ministry in Eastern Europe trip with great friends Dale and Erin Wilbur, Pastor Randy and Karen Hahn, Ron and Miska Upton, Kenneth and Kristi Martin and Loren and Anita Minnick and their awesome choirs! Transported all 170 folks from the Munich airport, took them to Dachau Concentration Camp, on to Munich and ended up at our great hotel in Salzburg! Off to Day 2!

Eastern Europe 2019 Orientation - Dale Wilbur, The Heights Baptist Church

Great time last night with wonderful friends Dale and Erin Wilbur and the Worship Choir from The Heights Baptist Church in Virginia! Did the orientation for Music and Ministry in Eastern Europe coming up next month! Partnering with Ron and Miska Upton-Idlewild Baptist Church, Tampa Florida, Kenneth and Kristi Martin-First Baptist Church, Milton Florida, and Loren and Anita Minnick-Foothills Baptist Church, Las Vegas Nevada! Can’t wait for this awesome trip to Salzburg, Vienna and Prague!

Prestonwood in DC - Day 2

Spectacular first two days of the PRESTONWOOD IN DC Ministry Trip!
300 folks flew in yesterday, dinner at the Capitol Hill Club, and then toured and worshiped at the Capitol!

Today, visited the Museum of the Bible and some of the other world-class museums
DC posesses.

Looking forward to our private tours tomorrow with a professional guide on each bus and then the great FAITH, FAMILY and FREEDOM CONCERT tomorrow night with Mike Huckabee, Pastor Jack Graham and the awesome Prestonwood Choir, along with six other local DC choirs.

Special thanks to Congressman Mark Walker and Congressman Van Taylor for leading us, and Michael Neale, Rick Briscoe, Larry Brubaker and the entire Prestonwood Team for their vision for this awesome trip!

Prestonwood in DC - Team Arrival

Our awesome, extraordinary Celebration Concert Tours staff meeting with Congressman Mark Walker’s staff and Congressman Van Taylor’s staff doing our last walk-through in the capital for the Prestonwood in DC trip which begins tomorrow.
Looking forward to partnering with Michael Neale, Rick Briscoe, Larry Brubaker, Pastor Jack Graham, the Prestonwood Choir and some of the finest choirs in the DC area, as we spend this week in our nations capital ministering at many sites and also through the Faith, Family and Freedom concert Friday night at Constitution Hall with Mike Huckabee, Jack Graham, Michael Neale and Bishop Harry Jackson! Gonna be great!!!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - Day 5

Ended the Vanguard in the Big Apple trip today with a spectacular concert at St. John the Divine Cathedral. Safe travels to all back to California!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - Day 4

Today marks the end of an incredible week in the Big Apple with Vanguard University! Huge crowd at Carnegie Hall Saturday night, Brooklyn Tab yesterday, dinner cruise, flash mob in Times Square and topping it off with a concert this morning at Saint John the Divine. Special thanks to Dr. James Melton, President Beals, the music faculty and to all our great friends at our alma mater! To God be the glory!


Vanguard in the Big Apple - Day 1

Awesome day in the Big Apple as the stellar CCT staff welcomed Dr. James Melton, President Beals and 170 Southern Californians to NYC for “Vanguard In the Big Apple”! Proud of our CCT team! Let’s do this thing!!!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - Team Arrival

It’s Wednesday night – do you know where your Celebration Concert Tours Team is?…
Back in New York City with Sheri and my alma mater – Vanguard University from Southern California to do Carnegie Hall this Saturday night with all the choirs, ensembles and instrumental groups from our great university, conducted by Dr. James Melton and the music faculty from Vanguard.
Looks like a packed house on Saturday!
Grateful for our CCT team and a great alma mater!

LifeWay Recording Session - April 15th

Awesome day today in the studio with great friend Dr. Randy Lind and the finest players on the planet – the Nashville String Machine! The Singing Churchmen and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma will be the featured choir on all of these anthems. Great job to our awesome team…engineer Daewoo Kim, writing partner Rebecca Peck, our arrangers, Bradley Knight, Cody McVey, David Shipps, David Wise and Danny Zaloudic! Special thanks to Mike Harland and our good friends at LifeWay for partnering with us on these 12 new anthems to be released this fall! Can’t wait!