The 43rd season of Encounter begins today at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton.  The ecumenical vocal group featuring local high school students will offer two performances today at 4:30 and 7:00pm at the church and then begin their season tour of the area next Sunday.

Encounter Musical Director Eddie Hitchcock says if you’ve never been to a performance, it has a contemporary worship feel:

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Next week, the group performs at St. Ambrose Church, April 12 at 6pm, the 19th at Westminster Presbyterian at 6pm, and then April 26th at 6pm at Jerseyville UMC.  Performances continue throughout the summer. 

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