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Voices of Peace will perform during Worship
August 28 @ 10:30 am
Voices of Peace – “Voices of Peace” Southern Gospel Music Ministry, of Potter, Wisconsin, began in 1997 with Tom and June Balliew and Bud and Carolyn McAtee. Together, they launched the 1st outdoor Voices of Peace Gospel Fest in the Hilbert Civic Park, Hilbert, Wisconsin, which continues to be held 2 days annually, the THIRD Friday and Saturday in August. This 2-day celebration of song and music has expanded through the years and has inspired thousands for the past decade. It is known as the BEST Gospel Fest in Wisconsin. Since Tom’s passing in 2011, Bud and Carolyn have continued their music ministry as a duo. Bud, originally from Michigan, is a dedicated bluegrass gospel flat picker, lead singer and harmonizer. Carolyn, a Wisconsinite, sings lead vocal and fills in harmony. They have written 15 original songs and recorded nine CD’s. Their music can be heard on numerous radio stations throughout the Midwest, Alaska, Canada and literally, around the world. They have also appeared on several TV stations throughout Wisconsin. The music is soothing, comforting, and easy listening. Their goal is to not only provide Christian entertainment, but to minister to those who are searching for a closer walk with God. In 2012, Voices of Peace saw a long-awaited dream become a reality. Bud and Carolyn took a mission trip to the indigenous native people of Alaska to present the message of Jesus Christ through their music and testimony. This opened many doors of opportunity to further expand ministry in the Far North. As a result, an annual outdoor Gospel Fest was initiated with numerous groups participating from both the lower 48 and Alaska. This two-day event is broadcast LIVE, in its entirety, streaming over the air waves via radio and Internet and heard literally, around the world. It is our hope and prayer that an ongoing mission outreach will be extended to the people of Alaska and beyond.