We are honored to be hosting our 3rd Annual Gospel Showcase on Saturday, August 18 at 6pm in our sanctuary in Hiram, GA. Doors will open at 5 pm.
That night, we will welcome Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Jonathan Wilburn, along with fellow Hall of Fame member and gospel music legend Jay Parrack.
Tickets are only $30 for artist circle* and $18 general admission for this great night of worship, southern gospel music and fellowship. You will not want to miss this wonderful night! *Artist circle tickets guarantee a seat on the front 2 rows, a meet and greet with Jonathan and Jay at 5 pm, and a gift bag.
Tickets can be purchased at the church office, by calling 770-943-1738 or 770-823-4722, or by sending a self addressed envelope (don’t worry about the stamp) to:
Hiram First UMC
Attn: Gospel Showcase
P.O. Box 97
Hiram, GA 30141
Tickets can also be purchased online by clicking here.
Our church is located at:
324 Hiram-Douglasville Hwy.
Hiram, GA 30141
All proceeds benefit the Hiram First United Methodist children and youth ministries.
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Residing in Gadsden, Alabama, Jonathan Wilburn is a legendary name in Southern Gospel Music and has entertained fans across the country for many years.
The name Wilburn has been a part of the music industry for several years. It seems as though when you mention this family, people recognize that you are talking about music. Not just any music, but Gospel Music, that is sang from the heart.
Jonathan Wilburn has taken the stage with his family The Wilburns and Gold City Quartet. His
tenure in Gospel music has brought him close to the heart of people from all ages. Jonathan states
“Gospel Music is my way of telling people what Jesus means to me”. You will definitely
understand what he is talking about the moment you have the experience of watching this
seasoned veteran perform.
It seems as though the fans agree, for Jonathan has been nominated
and voted America’s #1 lead vocalist five times by the subscribers of The Singing News magazine.
“My goal was never set on winning any award. I just wanted to sing and pray God would use my
efforts to bring a little joy to somebody”.
His singing started at a young age sitting beside his
mother in church. Jonathan says “My greatest influence in singing was my mom (Elaine
Wilburn).” “She sings alto like nobody else.” After a long and fruitful time with his family group
Jonathan became part of one of the most award winning Gospel groups of all time “Gold City
Quartet”. During his tenure of over 12 years this group experienced continued success with
Jonathan as the group’s lead vocalist. Tim Riley says this about Jonathan, “He (Jonathan) is a Spirit filled singer with great energy on stage.”
In 2017, Jonathan was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame along side many of the other past members of Gold City.
(Majority of the information courtesy of Jonathan’s official website wilburn2.com)
When you think about the great Southern Gospel tenors of the last 30, the name Jay Parrack automatically comes to mind.
Born in Arkansas and raised in Mississippi, Jay has been surrounded by music his entire life. From attending concerts at an early age with his father, legendary Kingsmen tenor Johnny Parrack, to singing solos in church at the age of 9. Jay would spend a decade with the Gold City Quartet and be featured on such memorable songs as “God’s Building a Church”, “Are You Ready?”, and “In Time, On Time, Every Time”.
In addition to many solo appearances, Jay has his own group called Jay Parrack and Vocal Event and he is currently the Minister of Worship at Hill Crest Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama.
You will surely enjoy seeing this awesome singer and wonderful man of God live this August!
We hope everyone will join us for this wonderful evening of music and worship!