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The Prodigal Father

March 31, 2024

Celebrate our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, as Pastor Bobby brings a powerful Easter message entitled, “The Prodigal Father.”

Sarah Grandpre is the director of Voices of Hope Children’s Choir. She has over ten years of teaching and directing experience in choral music, musical theater and vocal technique. Today, Sarah performs, “Savior Song” (Christian Friedrich Johannes Buttner; adapt/lyrics by M. Riley). She is joined by the Hour of Power Choir, directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, and accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

Nikki Potts is a worship leader who has been singing in churches for decades and has worked with a number of incredible artists in her career. She has served in the worship team and choir of West Angeles Church of God in Christ for almost 20 years. Nikki has also performed in stage work, and she aims to exhibit her faith through worship. Today, Nikki performs, “My Redeemer Lives” (Nicole Mullen). She is joined by the Hour of Power Choir, directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, and accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

Soloist Sal Malaki is a world-renowned operatic tenor. He is a member of the Los Angeles Opera and the LA Master Chorale. Born in Hinunangan, Southern Leyte, Philippines, Sal graduated from the University of the Philippines with two majors: Bachelors Degree in Voice and a Teacher’s Diploma in Flute. Today, Sal sings, “God and God Alone” (Steve Green; arr & orch: M. Riley). He is joined by the Hour of Power Choir, directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, and accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

Directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, the Hour of Power Choir performs “Alleluia” (Saint Augustine; Elaine Hagenberg).

Directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, the Hour of Power Choir performs “Crown Him!” (Matthew Bridges; Godfrey Thring; George J. Elvey; arr: Dan Forrest). The choir is accompanied by Dr. Philip Hoch on piano, and Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

Opening Hymn – “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” (C. Wesley; L. Dividica; arr & orch J. Carl; adapt M. Riley)

Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10