Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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November 28, 2012

The Salvation Army presents a Free concert, "Ring The Joyous Bells, A Gift of Christmas," Sunday, December 9th

Chattanooga, TN – The Salvation Army has coordinated a free public Christmas concert as a way of saying "Thank You" to the community for its outpouring of support this season. "Ring the Joyous Bells, A Gift of Christmas" will be presented on December 9, 2012, at 5 pm at First Baptist Church located at 401 Gateway Avenue, in downtown Chattanooga . Performing in the concert are The Jericho Brass Band, First Baptist Church Choir, The Scenic City Choir, The Metropolitan Bell Choir and songs from The Salvation Army production of "Behold the Lamb of God."

"This is one of the most generous communities I have been blessed to serve in," says Major Algerome Newsome, Area Commander for the local Salvation Army. "We wanted to bless the community in return for their outpouring of love and support with a special Christmas concert."

All are welcome to attend this community concert. For more information on "Ring the Joyous Bells, A Gift of Christmas" community concert or The Salvation Army, please visit www.csarmy.org .

The Jericho Brass Band

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org