La PORTE — The public is invited to a Christmas Concert with Guy Penrod on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G. St., La Porte.
The evening concert features worship with new renditions of both classic and contemporary songs like “Shout to the Lord,” “Revelation Song,” “Victory in Jesus,” as well as Christmas classics like “Tender Tennessee Christmas” and “Sleigh Bells.” Also on the bill is comedian Mickey Bell.
Penrod took home a Grammy Award in 2008 for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album for the record "Lovin' Life."
Penrod is featured on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series. He spent 14 years as the lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band before launching a solo ministry in 2010, with combined career sales now in excess of 4 million units. His release, Hymns (Gaither Music Group/ Servant Records), debuted at No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan Southern Gospel retail chart in 2012. Guy’s 2016 release, Guy Penrod Live (Gaither Music Group/Servant Records) claimed the No. 2 position on the Contemporary Christian Music chart according to Nielsen Soundscan. Classics, released this year, was just nominated for a Dove Award and contains top fan favorites from Guy’s career with the Gaither Vocal Band.
Guy is recognized for his rasp-tinged vocals, and message of hope and encouragement.
“I put the songs in keys that most everyone can sing along with," he said, "especially the men, and arranged them with a simplicity that allows everybody to easily join in.”
Tickets can be purchased by phone at 800-965-9324, online at www.itickets.com, or by stopping in the church office.