Shawn McDonald to Appear in Free Concert at Kettering College

Christian singer/songwriter will play at Kettering Adventist Church on Oct. 7

Kettering, OH - 9/27/2011

Kettering, Ohio (Sept. 27) – The Kettering College Office of Spiritual Life is pleased to announce its second free concert of the semester. Christian recording artist Shawn McDonald will appear at Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church (3939 Stonebridge Rd., Kettering) on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome. A freewill offering will be collected.

McDonald’s fourth album, Closer, was released in March to rave reviews. Most of the songs were penned by McDonald, but he shares several writing credits with Brandon Heath, Joy Williams, Ben Glover, and Josh Garrels. The album is produced by Christopher Stevens (tobyMac, Sanctus Real).

The iTunes review said, “On his fourth album Closer, Shawn McDonald leaves behind the ‘promising newcomer’ label and bids to become a Christian singer/songwriter of the first rank. The songs…reflect the artist’s recent personal upheavals, including a painful divorce. It’s not surprising there are expressions of spiritual struggle here – but what’s more notable is the sense of renewed faith captured in these tracks.” The recent hit, “Rise,” is currently No. 16 on the iTunes Top Christian and Gospel Songs list.

For more information about Shawn McDonald, go to http://www.shawnmcdonaldmusic.com/.      

To find out more details about the concert, contact Kettering Adventist Church at (937) 298-2167 or go to www.ketsda.org.

McDonald also will perform at Kettering College’s monthly Spiritual Emphasis session on Friday, Oct. 7, at 9:30 a.m. at Kettering Adventist Church.

About Kettering College

Kettering College is a fully accredited, coeducational college that specializes in health science education.  A division of Kettering Medical Center, the College is located on the KMC campus in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, and is chartered by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  Kettering College offers certificate programs, Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees, and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree.

Born out of Adventist faith and upholding Christ, Kettering College educates students to make service a life calling and to view health as harmony with God in body, mind, and spirit. Eighty percent of Kettering College graduates live and work in Ohio, with the majority settling in the Dayton area.

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