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March 6, 2009

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO HOST LEXINGTON'S HALLELUJAH SINGERS CHOIR FOR MARCH 25 CHAPEL

By Hillary C. Wright, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—Immanuel Baptist Church’s Hallelujah Singers, of Lexington, Ky., will be performing at Campbellsville University’s chapel Wednesday,  March 25, at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

The Hallelujah singers perform a variety of styles including hymn arrangements, standard anthems, gospel music, spirituals, contemporary anthems and patriotic music.

The average age of the singers is 70 years old.

The Hallelujah Singers have performed as the featured choir at the Bowing Green State Music Festival; a conference at Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; and a conference at Ridgecrest, N.C.

The group has also performed at seven state music festivals, 24 area churches, three colleges and two prisons. They’ve also sung the National Anthem four times at the Lexington Legends ball games, two shopping malls, ten funerals and a fifth anniversary concert with 850 in attendance.

They have sung on live TV several times and have performed at a number of retirement homes and at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center.

They are celebrating their tenth anniversary by performing in special concerts and other programs and events, including a fall choir tour in Alabama and Tennessee.

They also performed at the 2008 Kentucky Baptist State Convention.

For more information on the choir, contact Steve Gray at (859) 685-3223 or via e-mail at steveg@ibc-lex.org.

For information about chapel, contact the Office of Campus Ministries at (270) 789-5227 or jstansbury@campbellsville.edu.

Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

All chapel events are open to the public and free of charge.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S. News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.