FLINT TWP. — Grammy and DOVE Award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman is bringing his “JOY: The Christmas Tour” to a concert at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 13. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Ticket prices are $22 for general admission, $35 for artist circle and $55 for VIP. They can be purchased in advance on the iTickets web site at www.itickets.com/register/ new/351990
Featured artist will be Chapman’s daughter-in-law Jillian Edwards, a singer songwriter based in Nashville.
Chapman has sold nearly 11 million records, including two RIAA certified platinum albums and eight RIAA certified gold albums, according to a biography posted on his web site. Along with his five GRAMMY awards and 16 nominations, Chapman has won an American Music Award, recorded 48 No. 1 U.S. radio hits and been awarded 58 Dove Awards. He has performed at the White House and has appeared on multiple national programs via CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CMT, FOX News, the Hallmark Channel and E!, including “Good Morning America,” “Larry King Live,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” “The Tonight Show” and more.
He released the Christmas album, JOY, on October 16, 2012. Collectively, Chapman’s Christmas albums have sold nearly 1.5 million copies,
“The Christmas season is my very favorite time of year, and I’m so looking forward to this get-together of friends and family,” Chapman said of his tour dates. “It’s going to be a great night of caroling, worshipping, storytelling and fun as we celebrate the hope and the joy of our Savior’s birth together. We’re praying God will use this time, and we hope you can join us.”
The presenting sponsor of the tour is Show Hope, an orphan care ministry founded by Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, after bringing home their first adopted daughter, Shaohannah, from China in 2001. The ministry’s goal is to raise awareness about orphan care and to help families reduce financial barriers to adoption. Now in its second decade, Show Hope has provided adoption grants to more than 4,000 families wishing to adopt orphans from around the world. For details, visit, www.ShowHope.org.