I attach a story that was sent to me in an e-mail today from the Washington Post. Sorry I have not been able to find the link. This story just filled me with a hopeful Spirit.
A Star Act Helps Unite The Faithful With Song
Gladys Knight Tells Of Church’s Release From Segregation
By Hamil R. Harris
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, May 23, 2006; Page B03
It almost looked like a Gladys Knight concert, except there was no “Midnight Train to Georgia.”
It could have been a Pentecostal revival, but it was a Mormon-sponsored event starring the R&B Grammy winner.
For two days, there they were: Blacks and whites rocking and clapping together in a church that was once segregated.
Knight led her 100-member choir, Saints Unified Voices, and preached to 3,000 people during two services over the weekend at the Suitland Stake Center, headquarters for 12 Mormon congregations in the District and Southern Maryland. The choir won Best Gospel Choir Album in February at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards….
Link to full article (thanks to William Morris)