Holiday Concert - Dec. 9

You won't want to miss the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir and the AIGC Youth Choir performing their annual Holiday Concert, 7 p.m., Saturday, December 9, at the Arcata Presbyterian Church, 11th and G Streets.

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The Holiday Concert will feature a spirit-lifting selection of holiday gospel music.  In honor of our Latino brothers and sisters, AIGC will sing Las Posadas in Spanish.  Las Posadas is a traditional Mexican Christmas song cycle which tells the story of Mary and Joseph searching for lodging.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.  Buy your tickets online and save! Tickets are also available at Wildberries Marketplace (747 13th St, Arcata) and The Works (434 2nd St, Eureka). Children 5 and under enter for free.

The Holiday Concert will be the first concert performed in the Arcata Presbyterian Church since being restored after the devastating arson-set fire of September 16, 2017. 

Funds for the Humboldt State University, Latinx graduation will be requested at the event.  Latino students will make up more than half of the HSU graduating class of 2018.

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Harvest Concert - Friday, Nov. 3

The spirit-filled Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir will be performing their Harvest Concert at 7pm on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Arcata United Methodist Church (1761 11th St.). The concert also features the fantastic singer Clarie Bent and the AIGC Youth Choir.  Refreshments will be served.

Monetary donations will be accepted at the concert for The Legacy campaign to help feed the needy.

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Tickets are $15 from AIGC members and online. Tickets are also available from Wildberries (747 13th St, Arcata) and The Works (434 2nd St, Eureka).  Tickets are $18 at the door.  There is no charge for children 5 and under.

The usual venue for AIGC Harvest Concert, the Arcata Presbyterian Church, was partially burned by an arsonist on September 16, 2017 and is not available for the concert.

For 25 years, the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir has sung out its message of faith, hope, love and joy.  The 60-voice choir serves the North Coast region by singing at community events, fundraising benefits, memorials, churches, and for inmates at the Humboldt County jail.

 


Successful Prayer Breakfast

The annual, spirit-filled Prayer Breakfast was held on Mother's Day, May 14, 2017, at the Arcata Community Center.  The Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir performed with the AIGC Youth Choir and the 16-voice guest artists A Company of Voices.

The AIGC wishes to apologize to any Prayer Breakfast attendees who were offended by comments made by a community member at the event.  Although this individual was not a planned speaker, and the speech was not sanctioned by the AIGC, we acknowledge the pain that our friends of color experience and we hope to promote healing and unity through our singing and community engagement.

The AIGC thanks over 100 donors from our community for making our annual Prayer Breakfast on May 14, 2017 so successful.  We appreciate all who attended the Prayer Breakfast. 

Ongoing AIGC Sponsors include:

Coast Central Credit Union
Holly Yashi
Humboldt Sponsors
KIEM News Channel 3
Sheena & Dylan Lucas
Wildberries Marketplace

Prayer Breakfast food, auction and raffle donors include:

Libby George
Lighthouse Grill
Los Bagels  
Mad River Farms Jam
Mad River Gardens
Makino Studios
Mantova's Two Street Music
Maya Conrad
Meredith Aldrich
Moonrise Herbs
Moonstone Crossing
Murphy's Market Sunny Brae
Natural Selection
Nona Lena's
Northtown Books
Panache! Hair Salon
Ramones Bakery and Café
Rays Market Arcata
Rev. Elizabeth Zenker, MSW
Robin's Mosaics
Sentient Beading
Sharon Malm Read
Shorty & Leslie Ames
Simply Mackintosh
Soul to Soul Spa & Foot Bar
Steven Vander Meer
Talisman Beads
The Back Porch
The Rocking Horse
Tofu shop
Trinidad Trading Company
Ultimate Yogurt
Vintage Avenger
Wildberries Marketplace  
Wildwood Music
Willow & Rags
Wrangletown Cider Co.
 

Abruzzi, Plaza Grill, Moonstone Grill
All Under Heaven
Amanda Melendrez
Arcata Coop
Arcata Exchange
Arcata Playhouse       
Art Center Frame Shop
Benbow Historic Inn
Booklegger Used & Rare Books
Bubbles
Buzzards Nest Antiques
Caravan of Dreams
Casa Lindra Cream Cheese
Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop
Christina Anastasia
Deborah Kallish
Dell'Arte
Earthcare Landscaping
Eureka Symphony
Ferndale Repertory Theatre
Fish Brothers
Heart Bead
Heartwood Studios
Holly Yashi
Hot Knots
Humboldt Herbals
Humboldt Juice Works
Humboldt Pet Supply
Janine Volkmar
Jenni Brown
Josh Fox Bread
Judi Tarpey
Kathy Kelly
Kelly Smith
Keri Raphael
Kokotat
Laura Reneau

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Mission

Performance in the Arkley Center

Performance in the Arkley Center

The mission of the AIGC is to inspire faith, hope, love, unity and joy through Black Gospel music.

The AIGC exemplifies the principles of equality, unity and cooperation through multi-faith and multiracial choir membership.

Service

Betty chinn donation

Betty chinn donation

AIGC is committed to doing service in our community.  Our choir is a voice for unity, equality and hope in our region. The AIGC holds fundraisers and participates in fundraising events for non-profits, and performs at community events, memorials, churches and for inmates of the county jail.

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Prayer breakfast performance

Prayer breakfast performance

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