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Concert in West Baltimore to bring together faiths, communities

Concert in West Baltimore to bring together faiths, communities

In a spirit of ecumenicism and civic activism, Union Baptist Church in West Baltimore will present “Amazing Grace: Uniting Community,” a free concert Oct. 11 featuring notable classical and jazz artists. The event is an outgrowth of collaborations in recent years between Union Baptist and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).

“During this time when there is so much pitting groups against each other in Baltimore, I thought let’s see what we could unite around for community betterment,” said Union Baptist pastor the Rev. Alvin C. Hathaway Sr.

Among those performing during the concert will be the celebrated Baltimore-born jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut;...

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