Great to welcome our newest member of the CCT Team, Mr. Benjamin Butler! Awesome to have you with us, Ben!
WOW! Incredible evening of worship at The 7th Annual Christmas in New York at Carnegie Hall last night! Packed house of people celebrating and ringing in the season in the Big Apple! An evening we will never forget! Special thanks to Point of Grace, Charles Billingsley, TaRanda Greene and the 300 voice American Festival Choir for making it an extraordinary evening! Can’t wait till next year! Special thanks to each minister of music as well…Ken Hartley, Dale Stokes, Johnathan Ford, Loren Minnick, Clay Owens, Tempa Bader, Bill Tharpe, Michael Anderson, Loren Minnick, Suzanne Redman, Arlene Nembhard, Michael Garzilli, John Cavicchio, Shawn Mack, Matt Fallin, Kristen Bergin, Brian Biondo, as well as my great friend Mike Harland! Awesome arrangements by Bradley Knight!
Incredible weekend at The 7th Annual Christmas in New York as we rehearsed, worshiped, enjoyed a dinner cruise around New York Harbor, attended Brooklyn Tabernacle and had dinner tonight with some of the most awesome ministers of music on the planet! Carnegie Hall, here we come tomorrow! Thanks for your prayers!
What a day! This incredible Celebration Concert Tour’s staff welcomed and hugged 250 wonderful folks from across America! Can’t wait for rehearsal tomorrow! The 7th Annual Christmas in New York!!!
So, what does the Celebration Concert Tours staff do the night before they welcome 250 wonderful folks from across America for the 7th Annual Christmas in New York? Of course…Go to Times Square and Juniors! Love these guys. WELCOME TO OUR TEAM- BEN BUTLER!
Awesome time tonight recording with great friend Steve Holt and the wonderful Worship Choir from Central Baptist Church in College Station Texas! All 10 songs recorded in one night! Great job to Steve, Choir and Daewoo Kim!
IT’S OFFICIAL! …. Tickets are now on sale for the 7th Annual Christmas in New York at Carnegie Hall on Monday, November 20th at 8pm!
To receive a 20% discount on your tickets, use the code CCT27750. Here is a link to the Carnegie website. See you there!
The DC Worship Project is almost a wrap! What an incredible time of worship, sightseeing, fellowship, ministry and outreach in our nations capital! Special thanks to all the ministers of music and choirs for making this an over-the-top ministry trip! Looking forward to next time!
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Incredible two days in our Nation’s Capitol with the American Festival Choir and the DC Worship Project!
-Extraordinary time of worship in the House of Representatives, Senate and Rotunda!
-Concerts at the World War II Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial!
-Visit to Arlington cemetery where the ministers of music laid the wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier after the changing of the guard.
-Dinner cruise late this afternoon around the Potomac!
Can’t wait until tomorrow! Stay tuned!
Wow! An extraordinary day as we welcomed 160 of our best friends to Washington DC for the DC Worship Project! Special thanks to Congressman Louis Gohmert for all his help in planning the trip and kudos to Herb Armentrout, David Oliver, Tim Whedbee, Alan Fath and Tommy Quinn for bringing their choirs to be part of this great event! Can’t wait till tomorrow… Arlington cemetery, concert at the World War II Memorial, dinner at the Capitol Hill Club and worship in the House of Representatives, Senate and Rotunda!
Awesome day today meeting with Senator Lankford’s staff and the Marriott staff! Looking forward to welcoming 160 of our best friends to DC tomorrow from the following choirs: Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA – Herb Armentrout Minister of Music, Crossgates Baptist Church, Brandon, MS – David Oliver, Minister of Music, Mobberly Baptist Church, Longview, TX – Tim Whedbee, Minister of Music, Cottage Hill Baptist Church, Mobile, AL – Alan Fath, Minister of Music, FBC Tillman’s Corner, Mobile, AL – Tommy Quinn, Minister of Music and Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA!!!
Awesome time this weekend with great friends Brent and Jill Dyer and the extraordinary Worship Choir at Champion Forest Baptist Church in Houston! Recorded the choir for The Worship of Christmas, arranged by Bradley Knight and to be released by LifeWay in May 2018 and premiered at Carnegie Hall this November with Charles Billingsley, Point of Grace and TaRanda Greene! Great job, Brent, Choir and Daewoo Kim!
Great time tonight with awesome friends Josh and Amy Sullins and the wonderful choir at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church in Atlanta announcing the Eighth Annual Christmas in New York with Travis Cottrell, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra and Marcia Wilder in November 2018! Carnegie Hall- here we come. Can’t wait!
It’s a wrap on the Discover Ireland trip! What an incredible 10 days with some awesome people! Special thanks to Gary Matthews, Ron and Pam Matthews and Randy and Karen Woods for bringing their choirs to make a difference for Christ in the beautiful country of Ireland! World-class sightseeing and world-class ministry combined for an absolutely wonderful trip! Headed back home after a super summer on the road! 10 extraordinary ministry trips this summer with CCT! To God be the glory for all He has done!!! Now…to plan our 2019 trips!
Two more spectacular days on the Discover Ireland trip with Gary Matthews, Ron and Pam Matthews, Randy and Karen Woods and their awesome choirs! Sang and ministered at Christchurch, Dublin, St. Kevin’s Church, Glendalough, saw Riverdance, Phoenix Park and dinner together tonight at Luigi Malones! Thankful for great ministry opportunities and world-class sightseeing! Off to Belfast in the am!
An extraordinary first 3 days with Gary and Ron Matthews, Randy Woods and The American Festival Choir on The Discover Ireland Ministry Trip!
Another stellar day on the pre-trip extension for Discover Ireland! Visited Kylemore Abby and Galway. Tomorrow, we pick up the other arriving passengers and move to Dublin. Going to be great!
The Discover Ireland Trip is off to a roaring start with Gary and Ron Matthews, Randy Woods and their awesome choirs! Picked everyone up at the airport, visited King John’s Castle, Limerick and The Cliffs of Moher. Unbelievable beauty! Can’t wait till tomorrow… Kylemore Abby and Galway!!
So… What does your stellar Celebration Concert Tours staff do the day before welcoming friends from all over America on the Discover Ireland ministry trip? Have a blast!
It’s a wrap on The Experience Italy trip with great friends Dr. Mark Deakins, Brian Biondo, Chad Smith and their awesome choirs! An incredible time of powerful ministry, world-class sightseeing and very special fellowship among the choirs! Off to Ireland this weekend for the Discover Ireland trip with Gary and Ron Matthews, Randy Woods and their wonderful choirs! Can’t wait!!!
Another awesome few days in Venice, Orvieto and Rome on The Experience Italy trip with Dr. Mark Deakins, Brian Biondo, Chad Smith and their outstanding choirs from Broadway Christian Church in Lexington Kentucky, Trinity Life Church in Lutherville Maryland and First Baptist Church of Norman Oklahoma!
Another awesome 2 days on The Experience Italy trip, visiting Pisa, Lucca, Verona and doing another concert to a great crowd in the beautiful Courtyard/Townsquare of Montecatini. Tomorrow… VENICE and Singing for Mass at the famous St. Mark’s Cathedral!
Day 3 of The Experience Italy trip with Dr. Mark Deakins, Chad Smith, Brian Biondi and their wonderful choirs, saw us touring the great city of Florence and ending this awesome day with a Concert to a full house at The Oratorio of San Felippo Neri!
Day 2 on the Experience Italy Ministry Trip… Cinque Terre! One of my favorite places on the planet!
Off and rolling on the Experience Italy trip with great friends Dr. Mark Deakins, Brian Biondo, Chad Smith and their awesome choirs from Lexington Kentucky, Lutherville Maryland, and Norman Oklahoma! Going to be a great 10 days! Proud of our extraordinary CCT staff for getting the trip on the road! Preston, Mac and Tracy are the best! See you Friday in Florence!