The Encounter Vocal Group launches its season a week from tomorrow with a pair of concerts at its home - the Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton. The group has bene going strong for more than four decades. The group's Public Relations Director, Chris Hiller, says the schedule has them busy most Sundays this year.
The group began in 1972 with 11 members to over 100 members this year. She says this choir includes members from 32 different churches, although it is based at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton. The first concerts of the season will be held there on Easter Sunday, March 31 at 4:30 and 7:30pm. You can find their complete schedule by clicking on a link here: http://www.mainstreetumc.net/CurrentSchedule
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