Princeton church to host free Christian concert


PRINCETON - The Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton will host a contemporary Christian music concert featuring Steve Green on Sunday, Nov. 7. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. No tickets are necessary for this free concert; seating will be first come, first served.

Steve Green is an American Christian music singer, notable for his tenor vocal range and flexible solo style. Over his 45-year career, Green has been honored as a four-time Grammy Award nominee, seven-time Dove Award winner and was inducted in to the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2017. He has had 18 number one songs, and sold over 3 million albums.

Green’s breakout year came in 1985 with the release of “He Holds the Keys,” which earned him the Dove Award for Male Vocalist of the Year in the Contemporary Christian Music category. The following year saw the release of two recordings, “For God and God Alone” and the worship/hymns album titled “A Mighty Fortress.” In early 1988, he released an album dedicated to his parents called “Find Us Faithful.”

The church is located at 24 N. Main St., Princeton. Due to COVID restrictions, attendees are asked to wear a mask. For more information, contact the church office at (815) 875-2124.