Pastor Bobby teaches when we do life with Jesus Christ, our best is always yet to come with today’s message: “Falling in Love with Possibility.”
The Shepherd’s Grove Men’s Ensemble is a group of six men from the Hour of Power Choir. Today they perform “Swing Down Chariot” (Traditional; arr: M. Riley) and are accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.
Abdiel Gonzalez is a prolific vocalist, blessing the Hour of Power Choir with his rich baritone every week. When not performing at Shepherd’s Grove Church, he leads a celebrated artistic career, taking on numerous demanding theatrical roles, and soloing with some of the most respected symphonies and philharmonics in the country. A versatile entertainer, Abdiel is comfortable in styles ranging from operatic to contemporary, with particular skill and love for the Spanish tradition of zarzuelas. Today, Abdiel performs “I’ll be on My Way” (comp: Shawn Kirchner). Abdiel is accompanied by the Hour of Power Choir, directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, and the Hour of Power Orchestra, directed by Dr. Marc Riley.
Nita Whitaker is a singer and songwriter. Having performed on stage, as well as big and small screen, Nita’s talent and humor continue to find new avenues to be expressed. She has co-produced four independent CD’s, been a guest performer at The Freedom Awards, and has sung duets with Andrea Bocelli and Michael Bolton. Her music is available on I-Tunes and Amazon. Today, Nita performs “How Great Thou Art” (comp: Carl Boberg). She is accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.
Directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, the Hour of Power Choir, along with soloist Abdiel Gonzalez, performs “Hallelujah! By and By!” (arr: Mary McDonald). The choir is accompanied by Zeljko Marasovich on the piano.
Opening Hymn – “I Will Sing the Wondrous Story” (comp: Francis H. Rowley; Peter P. Bilhorn)
Closing Hymn – “God of Grace and God of Glory” (comp: Harry Emerson Fosdick; John Hughes)