Memorial Day weekend concert

On Sunday evening, May 26, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 124 W Broad Street, Tamaqua. As the concert will be over Memorial Weekend, patriotic music will be included in the concert. Chiz Rider, will be presenting a musical program with his trumpets. Chiz performs over 250 concerts annually throughout North America. He has performed with such popular Christian artists as Carman, Margaret Becker, DC Talk, Newsboys, Cindy Morgan, Larnell Harris, and Michael W. Smith. He has also performed at a Billy Graham Crusade and numerous times at the Crystal Cathedral. His first recording at age 15, was a custom cd titled, ‘CHIZ’, soon followed by ’COLORS IN BRASS’, his debut on the Myrrh label was ‘CHIZ RIDER’, followed by ‘SOLD ON SALVATION’, ‘TO THE ONE I PRAISE’, ‘A BIG BAND CHRISTMAS’. In 2005 he collaborated with some of America’s most talented instrumentalists to create two albums ‘America’s Choice POWER PRAISE’ and ‘America’s Choice GENTLE WORSHIP’ and now recently, he has released his newest cd “LIVE WORSHIP“. Chiz’ trumpet ministry appeals to a wide age range. From the heartfelt “Amazing Grace,” which he played at a Billy Graham Crusade, to the high energy contemporary sounds of “SOS”, which he plays at youth concerts. Admission is free. A free will offering will be received at the concert. All are welcome at the concert. More information about the concert can be had by calling Pastor Sabas at 570-593-8744.