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Best of Britain - It's a wrap!

The Best of Britain trip is a wrap! Thanks again to great friends Kevin and Teresa Batson and Randy and Lynne Kirby and their choirs at Taylors First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina and First Baptist Church Simpsonville, South Carolina for their participation in this world-class trip to Britain and France with awesome ministry, sightseeing and great fellowship! Safe travels to all!

Best of Britain - Paris Extension

Extension trip to Paris has been off the charts! Took the Eurostar here yesterday with our group, toured Paris, had a welcome dinner last night at the hotel and have already seen many of the sights of this incredible city, including the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, had a river cruise around the river Seine, dinner tonight in Montmartre and tomorrow… The Palace of Versailles! … Can’t wait!

Best of Britain - Off to Paris!

Another couple of great days on The Best of Britain trip with Kevin Batson from Taylors FBC and Randy Kirby-from FBC Simpsonville and their wonderful, awesome choirs!
Yesterday we visited John Wesley‘s house, The Museum of Methodism and Bunhill Cemetery where we sang some of the great hymns of Isaac Watts around his tombstone and enjoyed a free evening (saw Motown again on West End)!
Today, we had a powerful prayer walk and ministry time, partnering with local missionaries, some went to see the changing of the guard, had more free time in London and sang our final concert at Southwark cathedral!
All of this followed by an incredible meal in Londontown tonight at Villandry St.James!
Off to Paris tomorrow on the Chunnel train for the extension!

Best of Britain - Day 5

Day four and five of The Best of Britain trip has been spectacular, visiting Windsor Castle and Westminster Abbey yesterday and enjoying a panoramic tour of all of London today along with having the privilege of ministering this morning at the Bloomsberry Central Baptist Church in London!

 

Best of Britain - Day 4

What a day!… God’s favor definitely upon TAYLORS FBC and FBC SIMPSONVILLE! Did a ministry concert in Oxford today at the University Church of St. Mary, toured Christchurch and Oxford University, traveled to London this evening where we checked in to our hotel this evening… GREAT DAY!

 

Best of Britain - Day 3

Another awesome day in Bristol and Bath as the American Festival Choir did a major concert at Bath Abbey Cathedral and toured the Ancient Roman Baths in the beautiful, quaint town of Bath. All topped off by a great meal at River Station Restaurant in Bristol!

Best of Britain - Day 2

An awesome day in Britain as we picked up all 75 folks from the airport, toured the New Room and Wesley‘s house and had a private worship service in Wesley‘s first church in Bristol. Had a nice visit from John Wesley himself as he preached during our worship service which included singing Wesley hymns. All topped off with a superb meal at the hotel tonight!
Great first day to an extraordinary trip! Congrats to Kevin Batson and Randy Kirby! Off to tour Bath tomorrow and sing in Bath Abbey!

Best of Britain - Day 1

So what does the awesome Celebration Concert Tours team do the day before they welcome 75 folks from Taylors FBC, Taylors, South Carolina with Kevin and Teresa Batson and FBC Simpsonville South Carolina with Randy and Lynne Kirby? Of course… take the Tube into Londontown and have a great time! Can’t wait!

Sandi Patty in the Big Apple - Day 5

Well… It’s a wrap! Sandi Patty in the Big Apple was an extraordinary ministry trip that we will remember for a long, long time!
Incredible night last night at Carnegie Hall as we had the opportunity to minister to a huge crowd from many countries around the world! So grateful to be able to partner with such great ministers of music and choirs from all across America!
Special thanks to great friends Larry Harrison, Ross Johnson, Joshua McClain, Jon Skelley and Phil Anderson along with the one and only VERITAS! Love these guys!
To God Be The Glory!

Tomorrow we go home for a few days until we leave for Britain and France with wonderful friends Kevin Batson and Randy Kirby and their choirs!

Sandi Patty in the Big Apple - Day 2

Another incredible day on the Sandi Patty in the Big Apple Ministry Trip in New York City! Buffet breakfast, Brooklyn Tabernacle and an awesome lunch cruise around New York Harbor! Carnegie Hall tomorrow! Can’t wait!

Sandi Patty in the Big Apple - Day 1

What a day! Awesome rehearsal this morning for Monday night’s concert with Sandi Patty and Veritas at Carnegie Hall! Special thanks to Larry Harrison, Jon Skelley, Joshua McClain, Phil Anderson and Ross Johnson for bringing their choirs on this great adventure called “Sandi Patty in the Big Apple!” 25 choirs from 18 states and one province!

New York Worship Project - Day 5

So what does this Celebration Concert Tours fabulous team do after sending 320 people off on buses towards Birmingham? Of course… they go to the Yankees game! Proud of these guys!