“Long over due,” is an agreed upon statement when it comes to a special musical celebrating planned in honor of musician Steven L. Jones. The program, “Faithful over a Few Things, a musical celebration honoring a true ministry gift, will be held Sun., Sept. 4, 6 p.m. at Tabernacle Bible Church.

The program is sponsored by the Gospel Music Workshop of American, Sunflower Chapter. Organization members, recognizing how Jones shares his time gifts and instruments with different churches and organizations across the city, decided Jones was indeed deserving of recognition, especially in light of 40 years of service.

“His is a priceless gift to the City,” wrote GMWA members in a flyer promoting the event. “We all have been touched in some way by the ministry of Steven L. Jones.”

Jones is currently Minister of Music at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church.

The GMWA chapter is compiling a souvenir book for the event. They’re soliciting testimonials, special memories and photos for inclusion in the book. Ads in the book can also be purchased, for $15 to $100.

Send testimonials or place ads via Sharon O.Ingram or Brenda Bradley. Both can be reached on Facebook.

The celebration, featuring many talented performers is free to attend.

“We want to pack the house that night! Come celebrate with us.”

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