Lee Hosts Planetshakers In Benefit Concert

Friday, November 9, 2012

Lee University will host the Australian Christian Worship band, Planetshakers on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center. The performance will benefit Lee student Josh Owens, who was critically injured in an automobile accident on Aug. 19. He has since been in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Erlanger Hospital and in the Siskin Rehabilitation Center in Chattanooga. 

Planetshakers formed in 1997 at Planetshakers City Church in Melbourne, Australia, under the leadership of senior pastors Russell and Sam Evans. Since 1997, Planetshakers has toured extensively across the globe, in support of twenty albums.

“We believe God’s given us a mandate to bring breakthrough, to bring a greater level of understanding about what the power and presence of God can do in your life,” said band member Mike Webber. 

The Planetshakers U.S. Tour will feature Israel Houghton, Jentezen Franklin, Rich Wilkerson Jr., Joel Stockstill, and Paul Daugherty. 

For more information on Planetshakers visit http://www.planetshakers.com/music.

U-Church is designed as a non-traditional worship service for students, but alumni and friends from the community are welcome and encouraged to participate. All U-Church services are free of charge and will be held in the Lee University Conn Center at 150 11th St. 

For information regarding these non-ticketed events, please contact Josh York at jyork@leeuniversity.edu or  614-8347. For other current U-Church information, and a chance to participate in upcoming polls and contests, follow on twitter @LeeUChurch.


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