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Habitat Concert to be held Sunday, January 27, 2013

Habitat Concert to be held Sunday, January 27, 2013

January 18, 2013

Members of St. Michael's Episcopal Church,
led by Music Director Rachel Swaney (right)
have been hosting the annual Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Concert since the mid-1990's.  This year's concert will be held on January 27, 7:00 p.m. at Beacon Heights Community of Christ Church, 19402 Holke Road in Independence.  Admission is by free-will donation.

Photo courtesy of
Debbie VanPelt-McEnroe

The annual Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Concert will be held at Beacon Heights Community of Christ Church, 19402 Holke Road, Independence, MO, at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27. 

The free-will offering concert has actually been hosted by St. Michael's Episcopal Church (also located in Independence, at 4000 Lee's Summit Road) since the mid-1990's, but has been so successful that it had to be moved to the Beacon Heights church four years ago.

The concert, always held on the Sunday prior to "Super Bowl Sunday", raises an average of $2,000 each year for Habitat. It is one of the largest annual single-evening fundraisers for Truman Heritage Habitat, which serves eastern Jackson County. Several area church choirs participate. A flute trio will be return this year, in addition to several vocal choirs. The program lasts until approximately 8:30, and is followed by a reception with cookies and punch. Child care will be provided during the concert, making the music more enjoyable for adults.

There are several openings for eastern Jackson County churches to perform. Churches wanting to participate in this year's event should call St. Michael's Episcopal Church at 816-373-5333.

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  1. Rev. Pat Miller says:
    January 18th, 2013 at 18:31
    The Habitat concert is a great way to support the community and to hear wonderful music - come and join the fun
  2. Janet Moore says:
    January 18th, 2013 at 20:54
    This concert is going to be such a an amazing fundraising event. I can't believe all of the talent lined up for this night. We are so grateful for this group and their dedication toward building a house for this family.
  3. Rachel S. says:
    January 18th, 2013 at 21:28
    Thanks for publishing the article. It is an honor to serve the community by offering this concert.
  4. Joe Walker says:
    January 21st, 2013 at 14:52
    The concert is always a great time for fun and fellowship with folks who want to help our neighbors build decent, affordable homes. Come join us!

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