FUMC to host African choir

Published 5:41 pm Friday, May 24, 2013

A special type of music will fill the air of the Demopolis First United Methodist Church on Friday, May 31.

The Mwangaza Choir of Uganda will visit Demopolis this month after a connection made by Demopolis’ own Sydney Hasty.

There are about 20 children in the choir and about 30 total people including adults.

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The choir members will staying with host families during their stay in Demopolis, said youth director Jennifer Jordan.

Hasty worked with some of the children when she went on a mission trip to Uganda. She assisted in scheduling the choir before she returned to the states.

The event is set for Friday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church.