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Praise concert features bluegrass/country artist

Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Jimmy Jack Whitaker

POLO – Nationally known, award-winning singer-songwriter Jimmy Jack Whitaker, a frequent performer in the Sauk Valley, is bringing his bluegrass and country style of praise music Sunday to Faith Discovery Church.

The fourth annual Praise Concert, which begins at 5 p.m. at the church at 801 W. Oregon St., will include hymns, patriotic songs, Christian biker songs and nationally popular songs. Whitaker also will bring his trademark satirical humor to the storytelling that punctuates his music.

Admission is by donation.Proceeds benefit Holy Ghost Ministries in Sterling, Rockhouse Kids in Rockford, School for Life in McDowell County, West Virginia, and other street ministries and fellowships.

Go to for more information on Whitaker. Call the Rev. Shawn McConnaughay, pastor of Faith Discovery, at 815-677-4214 for more information on the concert.

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