Christian Aid plan high-profile Pentecost concert

By agency reporter
10 Apr 2012

One of the world’s leading vocalists, Jocelyn Brown, will join Christian Aid supporters with a guest performance to reflect, sing and celebrate at Change The World, a major Pentecost thanksgiving event.

The event will be held at the Methodist Central Hall in central London on 26 May 2012. It will be hosted by Premier Gospel Radio’s Muyiwa Olarewaju and include music from London Gospel singer Noel Robinson and MOBO nominee Junior Garr. There will be a performance by The Renewal choir who will launch their charity single Change the World.

Brown and her fellow artists will be joined by speakers including Christian Aid’s Director, Loretta Minghella and the former Director of the Evangelical Alliance, Joel Edwards.

Christian Aid say that attenders will be able “pray, act and give”, sharing a time of reflection and celebration. Loretta Minghella will speak about the work Christian Aid is doing in the struggle against poverty and injustice.

Christian Aid’s Head of Church Relations Dionne Gravesande said, “We are very excited to welcome the performers, speakers, and supporters to this exciting event where we will stand with the Church at Pentecost, and share our work to prepare people for the fight against inequality".

Joel Edwards insisted that “history has never known such an avalanche of human desire for a better world”.

He added, “The prevailing ugliness only urges us to want more change. Change the World concert is another expression of that desire. And the Jesus Agenda provides us with a unique tool kit for change.”

Jocelyn Brown is best known for Somebody Else's Guy, Always There with Incognito and her uncredited vocal on Snap's I've Got The Power.

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