BRINGING ‘THEOLOGY’ AND ‘THEATRE’ TOGETHER IN A CREATIVE AND MEANINGFUL WAY
Savannah, GA – September 12, 2019 – Asbury Memorial Church has unveiled the lineup for its popular annual God on Broadway series, which will take place every Sunday this October. The special worship services will combine sermons and liturgy with the themes and music from Broadway shows. Sunday worship services begin at 11:15 a.m. at Asbury Memorial, 1008 E. Henry Street.
God on Broadwaywill kick-off Sunday, Oct. 6 with Guys & Dolls, followed by Beautiful, The Carol King Musicalon Oct. 13. The series will continue Oct. 20 with Mameand conclude on Oct. 27 with Hairspray.
The vibrant Asbury Memorial choir will perform selections from these Broadway musicals under the direction of Minister of Music Ray Ellis. Rev. Billy Hester offers stimulating sermons that blend themes from the musicals and biblical texts.
“Our congregation looks forward to this series every year as it provides a special opportunity to share biblical teachings and God’s love in a unique way,” said Rev. Hester.
Rev. Hester and his wife, Cheri, have acting experience from both on and off Broadway, and they love using their talents and their former careers to enhance the worship experience. God on Broadway has been a mainstay at the church since 2005 and, each year, it draws a sizable attendance of people who appreciate the innovative approach to sharing the Gospel and Christ’s love.
Asbury Memorial is a Christ-centered, forward-thinking, all-inclusive congregation that celebrates the joy of God creatively and is committed to remaining a welcoming and affirming congregation for all. TheGod on Broadwayseries is free and open to the public. For more information or to view segments from past God on Broadway worship services, please visit the God on Broadway page at www.asburymemorial.org.
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