NEWPORT — Prepare to be uplifted by the soul-stirring melodies of gospel music and more at a benefit concert featuring renowned artist Mark Shelton.
Set to take place this Friday at 7:00 p.m., the event aims to raise funds for the restoration of the United Church of Newport’s original stained glass windows.
Located on 63 Third Street, this historic building has been a cornerstone of the community since its founding in 1831.
Admission to the concert is free, with attendees encouraged to contribute generously towards the preservation of the church’s iconic stained glass.
These magnificent windows, cherished for their beauty and historical significance, are in need of restoration to ensure their continued splendor.
The United Church of Newport has been a beacon of faith and spirituality for generations, and this concert serves as an opportunity to honor and safeguard its heritage.
The evening promises an array of inspirational performances, featuring gospel and worship music. In addition, Mark Shelton has prepared a few surprises, guaranteeing a vibrant experience that will invigorate the spirit.
Regardless of denomination or religious affiliation, everyone is welcome to attend this event and show support for a vital part of the community.
“Basically, we are all one no matter where, or if, we go or relate,” said Shelton. “This is to help the community and those who help the community.”