Christian pop group to play in RI on Saturday


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Posted Online: Dec. 06, 2012, 10:09 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
The Christian pop group FFH, in partnership with international orphanadvocacy group Lifesong for Orphans, will bring its Christmas concert tour to Heritage ChurchQuad Cities,4801 44th St., Rock Island, for a 7:30 p.m. Saturday concert.

The event willfeature holiday favorites, music from FFH's Christmas album, "One Silent Night," and a Zambian children's choir. Tickets are $11.80, and free-will donations will be taken during the concert to benefit orphan care.

"This concert will provide a excellent opportunity for churches to bring awareness to their orphan ministrywhile enjoying a unique performance celebrating the birth of our King," said Kory Kaeb, Lifesong for Orphans vice president of operations, in a press release. "We are excited to come alongside FFH and share the ways God is moving His peopleto care for the orphans throughout our world."

For more information, go to lifesongfororphans.org/tickets.

FFH hasreleased 13 CDs and has sold more than 2 million albums. For more information on the band, visit ffh.net.












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