Worship Together Launches with CityWide Tour

Worship Together, the highly respected worship resource web
site and modern worship label marketed and distributed by Sparrow Records,
will take its events on the road by popular demand this May and August
visiting major markets on the first ever CityWide Tour. Featuring dynamic
guest worship leaders and speakers, the tour will offer attendees Worship
Together’s trademark resources of experienced seminar training and
soul-encouraging modern worship.
CityWide will visit Denver, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego,
San Jose, Sacramento, Portland, and Seattle during May. Guests will include
Chris Tomlin (The Noise We Make), Tim Hughes (Here I Am To Worship), new
Sparrow artist and DJ Andy Hunter, pastor of Great Britain’s Soul Survivor
church Mike Pilavachi, and in select cities, worship leader/recording artist
Rita Springer.
In August, the tour will head to Philadelphia, Washington DC, Indianapolis,
Grand Rapids, Chicago, Minneapolis, Kansas City, and several other cities.
To date, top-selling new act David Crowder Band, Canadian pastor/worship
leader David Ruis and Andy Hunter are confirmed on the bill, with more names
soon to follow.
Laying groundwork for the CityWide Tour, Worship Together teams are
advance-visiting each city in March (for May dates) and June (for August
dates) to educate and enthuse church-based leaders and worshipers about the
upcoming events.
“After much prayer we decided to tour the metropolitan areas where we have
the most friends so we could gather our cyber community for corporate
worship,” explains Worship Together representative Malcolm du Plessis. “We
have a desire to inspire courage in the emerging generation and see many
rise up at this time. We want to encourage the development of worship
leader networks in these cities. We are excited about what God wants to do
and sense that as we move forward this will impact other metropolitan areas
as well.”
“Our plan is to build CityWide events over the next five years into arena
sized gatherings that will lead up to NationWide Events,” says du Plessis.
The year’s CityWide events will culminate at the Worship Together NationWide
Conference in Nashville, TN, October 17-19, 2002. For more details on
CityWide and NationWide events visit worshiptogether.com.

The mission of Worship Together Events is to resource, train and inspire
those who lead or influence worship in the local church for the future.
Sparrow Label Group (SLG) is comprised of the Sparrow, re:think, Star Song,
Sparrow Kids, Worship Together, and Straightway labels. SLG is part of the
EMI Christian Music Group (EMI CMG).


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