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Mt. Vernon Christian Family Day Seeks Community Choir Members

For the first year, Christian Family Day will be held separate from Fall Fest on August 26th, 2017 at the Logan Street Baptist Church 42nd Street Property and Pavilion. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with Jefferson County churches displaying vendor booths with activities for families and children. Craft and food vendors will also be present. Local Christian bands and artists will begin performing at 12 p.m. At 7 p.m., a joint evening worship service will be held combining area worship leaders and several Christian music genres.

 Christian Family Day is in need of choir members to participate in the evening worship service. The choir is open to anyone. Any interested persons should attend both choir rehearsals at Central Christian Church (301 N. 10th St.) on Monday, August 14thand 21st from 6- 8 p.m. Please enter through Door #2. Choir members will receive the music and other information needed for this event. Chris Gregg will act as choir director. A full-dress rehearsal with the choir, specially selected band, and soloists will be held on August 24th.

Christian Family Day is also still seeking local Christian bands and artists to perform during the day between 12- 6 p.m. If interested, please contact Chris Donoho at Church, craft, and food vendors are encouraged to complete an application to participate in the event. To obtain an application or for more information about Christian Family Day, please contact the Mt. Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau at (618) 242-3151 or