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Praisestock returns with focus on local praise bands

MOUNT VERNON — Area residents are invited to join together as one community to praise
God and share his message as Praisestock returns to Ariel-Foundation Park, Schnormeier
Event Center on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Praisestock 2022 is directed by a board of directors representing six sponsoring churches and
others. The six sponsoring churches include Apostolic Christian Church, Covenant Church,
Grace Community Church, Owl Creek Baptist Church, The Salvation Army, and Set Free

“Praisestock is a collaborative effort from local churches coming together and inviting the
local community to join us in a day of celebration, worshipping our Lord and serving others
by helping support Food For The Hungry,” said Ben Staats, Chairman of Praisestock Board of
Directors. “Together we can feed the soul and feed the person.”

The event begins at 10 a.m. with a Community Worship Service. Four churches —Grace
Community, Owl Creek, The Salvation Army, and Set Free Ministries, have committed to
holding their traditional Sunday service together and invite those of all denominations, or
without a home church. A love offering taken during the service will be donated to Food For
The Hungry for its 2021 food drive. Contributions will also be accepted to support the
ongoing ministry of Praisestock.

From noon to 6:00PM, bands and worship teams will continue the worship event. This
family-friendly event will include childrens’ activities, offer food from local vendors, and,
feature more activities and opportunities to learn about Praisestock, sponsoring churches,
Food For The Hungry and some of the programs receiving funding. Look for more detailed
information to be released soon.

Bands and Worship Teams that will be at Praisestock include:
Salvation Army Worship Team
Set Free Band
Faith Outpost Worship Team
Chestnut Ridge
First Church of the Nazarene Worship Team
Apostolic Christian Church Worship Team
Trinity Assembly of God Worship Team
Covenant Church Worship Team
Praisestock is 501c3 organization. Your tax deductible contributions enable us to

continue our mission of praising God and supporting those in need. Visit for more information and be certain to follow on Facebook
@praisestock. Churches and individuals wanting to participate should contact Dave Ewart at
740-627-7440 or Ben Staats at 740-501-5480.


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