The Light would like to wish all mothers out there a wonderful Mother’s Day this next Sunday!
UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS:
Cornelia, May 4 – 8-The Master’s Touch at New Hope Baptist (Revival) at 7 p.m.
Aragon, May 5-The Gospel Travelers at Tent Revival at 7 p.m.
Bowdon, May 7-The Dixie Melody Boys, Hope’s Journey at Copeland Hall at 7 p.m.
Carrollton, May 7-Saved By Grace at Circle of Friends Retirement Home at 6:30 p.m.
Douglasville, May 8-David Gresham at Friendship Worship Center (Revival) at 7 p.m.
Jackson, May 8-The Emmaus Road Quartet at Buckners at 7 p.m.
Newnan, May 8-Angelina & Route 77, Joe & Gina Ables, Jeff Eberhart at Miracle Tabernacle at 7 p.m.
Dahlonega, May 9-Glendon Williams at Big Oak Gospel Barn at 7 p.m.
Fairmount, May 9 & 10-The Kingdom Harvest Singers at the House of Prayer (6 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday)
Hollonville, May 9-Second Coming Ministries at the Hollonville Opry at 6:30 p.m.
Jackson, May 9-The 2×2 Quartet, Enlisted at Buckners at 7 p.m.
LaGrange, May 9-The Inspirations, The McKameys at Hoofers at 7 p.m. ($20 reserved, $18 general admission)
Norcross, May 9-Fresh Start Ministries at Norcross Tabernacle at 6 p.m.
Stockbridge, May 9-The Diplomats at Stockbridge Assembly of God at 6 p.m.
Warm Springs, May 9-The Jonesmen at Lloyd Brothers and Outdoor Singing at 7 p.m.
Whitesburg, May 9-Saved By Grace at Shiloh Full Gospel Church (Night of Grace) at 4 p.m.
Whitesburg, May 9-The Gospel Travelers, Saved By God’s Grace at Joe’s Gospel Barn at 6 p.m.
Winder, May 9-The Driven Quartet at the Winder Leisure Center at 7 p.m.
Athens, May 10-The Driven Quartet at New Haven Baptist at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Canton, May 10-Crabb Revival at Sutallee Baptist at 11 a.m.
Fayetteville, May 10-Second Coming Ministries at the Fayette Family Worship Center at 6:30 p.m.
Marietta, May 10-The Nelons at Milford Baptist at 10 and 11 a.m.
Yorkville, May 10-Enlisted at Yorkville Baptist (Homecoming) at 10:30 p.m.
Atlanta, May 11-The Jonesmen at the Red Shield Homeless Shelter at 8 p.m.
Marietta, May 14-The Old Paths at Eastwood Baptist at 7:30 p.m.
Bowdon, May 15-Christian Davis, N’Harmony at Copeland Hall at 7 p.m.
Dallas, May 15-Jeff Eberhart at Paulding County High School (Relay for Life) at 7 p.m.
Ellenwood, May 15-The Diplomats at New Testament at 7 p.m.
Homer, May 15-CS&K at Banks County Park & Rec. Track (Relay for Life) at 6 p.m.
Jackson, May 15-Fresh Anointing, Southern Testimony at Buckner’s at 6 p.m.
Arcade, May 16-The Mitchells at Lebanon Methodist at 7 p.m.
Austell, May 16-David Gresham at Breakfast at Tiffany’s at 7 p.m.
Carrollton, May 16-A Sound In The Distance, The Tri-City Quartet at South Street Congregational Holiness Church (A Sound In The Distance Anniversary Singing) at 6 p.m.
Covington, May 16-The Cleghorns at Stewart Baptist at 6:30 p.m.
Griffin, May 16-Sharron Kay King, Second Coming Ministries at Living Waters Congregational Holiness Church at 6 p.m.
Hiram, May 16-Anointed Witness, Steadfast at Lighthouse Baptist at 7 p.m.
Jasper, May 16-Christian Heritage at Burnt Mountain Holy Bible Church at 6 p.m.
Jefferson, May 16-The Diplomats at Crows Lake at 6 p.m.
Maysville, May 16-The Gobers, Strait Way, Gerald Sweatman at Old Maysville United Methodist (Strait Way 10th Anniversary Singing) at 6:30 p.m.
Whitesburg, May 16-Saved By Grace at Joe’s Gospel Barn at 7 p.m.
Blairsville, May 17-Gerald Sweatman at Zebulon Baptist at 10:30 a.m.
Bremen, May 17-Saved By Grace at Mt. Calvary Baptist at 6 p.m.
Buford, May 17-The Lambdins at Shoal Creek Baptist (Homecoming)
Cedartown, May 17-Crabb Revival at Young Grove Baptist at 6 p.m.
Cleveland, May 17-CS&K at Solid Rock Baptist at 10 a.m.
Cumming, May 17-The Bridgemans, The First Mountain City Quartet, Georgia at Antioch Baptist at 6 p.m.
Cumming, May 17-Reign Song at Mt. Calvary Baptist at 6 p.m.
Cumming, May 17-The Silver City Quartet at Shady Grove Baptist (Homecoming) at 12:30 p.m.
Dallas, May 17-The Perrys at Pine Ridge Baptist at 1 p.m.
Dawsonville, May 17-Wauka Mt. Boys at Bethel Baptist at 1:30 p.m.
Gainesville, May 17-Divine 3 at Eastview Baptist at 11 a.m.
Gainesville, May 17-Steadfast at Central Baptist at 5 p.m.
Jefferson, May 17-Perry Reed & Company at Community Chapel Church at 6 p.m.
McDonough, May 17-The Jonesmen at Mt. Bethel United Methodist (Homecoming) at 11 a.m.
Rockmart, May 17-Enlisted at Bellview Baptist (Homecoming) at 10 a.m.
Rome, May 17-The Emmaus Road Quartet at Calhoun Avenue Baptist at 10:45 a.m.
Temple, May 17-Victory Road at Mountain View Baptist (Homecoming) at 10 a.m.
Shows are of course subject to change without notice. Forthcoming events should be e-mailed directly to us.
METRO ATLANTA PRAYER BREAKFAST: The 2009 Metro Atlanta Prayer Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, May 5 at Mt. Paran Church of God from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Speakers include Governor Sonny Perdue and Admiral Vernon Clark. A Continental Breakfast will be served following the Prayer Focus. For more information log on to metroprayer.com.
LOCAL ARTISTS POLLS: For the second year in a row, CountryAtlanta.com is holding local artists polls, which includes Southern Gospel artists. Log on to or macmc.netand cast your votes! First round voting ends May 31.
THE LIGHT’S CURRENT LISTENER-RANKED TOP 20:
Titles with * refers to current/recent single
(May 2, 2009)
1. Anything But Ordinary-The Dove Brothers (9.2 out of 10 stars)
2. Reason Enough-Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
3. Are You Washed In The Blood-Charlie Daniels
4. Rock Of Ages-Rick Alan King
5. The Lighthouse-The Hinsons
6. * Soul Winner-The Hinsons (8.5 out of 10 stars)
7. Still Got A Feeling-The Dove Brothers
8. Let Me Be There-Mercy Road
9. Teach Me Lord-The Bridgemans
10. In The Palm Of His Hand-The Partin Family
11. * Home-The Kirklands
12. * The Old Landmark-Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
13. * Oh Come Angel Band-Benton & Company
14. * Paradise-Angelina & Route 77
15. In The Sweet Forever-One Purpose
16. * I Won’t Have To Worry Anymore-Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
17. * What A Journey-Paul Williams & The Victory Trio
18. * Something Visible-Mitchel Jon
19. * My Eyes Shall Be On Canaan’s Land-Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad
20. * Purpose And Passion-Annie McRae
Remember that voting “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” in the player window increases and decreases points for each song, and the “Wish List” (+ sign) and “Buy” buttons give significant points.
NEW MUSIC ON THE LIGHT:
Absolutely Free-Sunday Edition
Brother Are You Ready-Evident Call
Ephesians One-Karen Peck & New River
I’m Gonna Walk And Talk With Jesus-Wade Hammond
It Pays To Pray-Greater Vision
Safe On The Glory Side-The Mark Trammell Trio
Sisters And Brothers-Harlan Burton
PROGRAMMING: Southern Gospel music 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The “No Repeat Weekday” airs every Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern. The “Southern Styles Radio Show” with host Rob Patz airs Fridays at 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday mornings at 10 and Sunday mornings at 8, all times Eastern.
MUSIC SUBMISSIONS: We accept MP3 (please no WMA or RA) files for submission. Music MUST be southern gospel, bluegrass gospel or country gospel. Music submissions are not guaranteed airplay, but all submissions (as long as they fall under above genres) will be given consideration. E-mail mp3 files by logging on to this address. Please include album and copyright information. Artists are also welcome to submit artist liners to the station.
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