Acclaimed Troupe of Ugandan Orphans Travel On U.S. Tour, Presenting Inspiring Production We Will Go

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This dynamic Watoto Children’s Choir have performed before presidents and royalty in the White House, Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant in the UK, the United Nations, and is featured on Chris Tomlin’s album, “Hello, Love.” The choir of 18 orphans from Uganda will continue its six-month U.S. tour in the Pennsylvania area from September 13 through September 30, 2018 featuring a brand new concert, We Will Go!

“It lights up the place to see these beautiful kids, and when you hear their stories and learn about where they have come from, you can’t help but think of all God has done.”

Experience the Choir!

Since 1994, the Watoto Children’s Choirs have toured the world annually as advocates for the 18 million African children currently orphaned by AIDS. The experience of travelling on a choir helps the children to develop confidence and boldness, as well as broadening their worldview.

Along with energetic singing and dancing, the children will share inspiring stories of how their lives have been changed and how they have been called into a life of purpose to transform their communities. The show is an expression of joy from children who have been rescued after losing one or both parents to live in one of three Watoto villages. Their stories are journeys from despair to hope and from fear to faith.

Since 1994, Watoto Children’s Choirs have traveled the world, shining a light on the plight of Africa’s orphaned children. Each year, the choirs advocate for millions of African children currently orphaned by AIDS, poverty, and war. The children have performed before royalty and world leaders at venues including Buckingham Palace and the White House.

The choirs are part of the leadership training program of Watoto Child Care Ministries, which currently cares for more than 3,000 children living in family settings rather than an institution.

“I am excited to be a part of We Will Go,” said Esther Kahangi, who was abandoned at a hospital and rescued by Watoto as a premature baby and spent her first weeks in critical care. “I know that I am a wonder because I am chosen by God as His child.”

“What an extraordinary experience it is to see the Watoto Children’s Choir,” said Brian Houston, Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church. “It lights up the place to see these beautiful kids, and when you hear their stories and learn about where they have come from, you can’t help but think of all God has done.”

The upcoming schedule of the Watoto Children’s Choir in the Pennsylvania area includes the following performances:

PENNSYLVANIA:        
13-SEP
Rhodes Grove Camp & Conference Center at 6:30 PM
7693 Browns Mill Rd., Chambersburg, PA 17202 – Contact: 717-375-4162

14-SEP
Lima United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM
209 N. Middletown Rd., Media, PA19063 – Contact: 610-566-7109

15-SEP
Grace United Methodist Church at 6:00 PM
309 Herman Ave., Lemoyne, PA17043 – Contact: 717-608-1880

16-SEP
Vibrant Church at 9:00 AM & 10:45 AM
1775 Lambs Gap Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA17050 – Contact: 717-732-1882

16-SEP
Grace Fellowship Church Shrewsbury at 7:00 PM
74 E. Forrest Ave., Shrewsbury, PA17361 – Contact: 717-235-8390

18-SEP
Calvary United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM
4700 Locust Ln., Harrisburg, PA17109 – Contact: 717.545.0021

19-SEP
Christian Life Church at 6:30 PM
1400 Warm Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA17202 – Contact: 717-267-1280
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20-SEP
Community Grace Bretheren Church at 7:00 PM    
1216 Raystown Rd., Everett, PA15537 – Contact: 814-652-5405

21-SEP
New Life Church at 6:30 PM
101 N Beech St., Burnham, PA17044– Contact: 717-250-7311

22-SEP
David's Community Bible Church at 5:00 PM
1072 State Rt. 25,     Millersburg, PA 17061– Contact: 717-425-1862

23-SEP
Richfield Life Church at 8 AM & 10:30 AM
167 Church St., Richfield, PA17086 – Contact: 717-694-3490

23-SEP
Mifflinburg United Methodist Church at 6:30 PM
279 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA17844 – Contact: 570-966-2746

25-SEP
Hummel’s United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM    
427 Sassafras Rd., Middleburg, PA17842 – Contact: 570-837-9956

26-SEP
Kimmels Church at 7:00 PM
179 Pine Creek Dr., Orwigsburg, PA17961 – Contact: 570-943-2759

27-SEP
Warriors Mark United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM
1840 Centre Line Rd., Warriors Mark, PA16877 – Contact: 814-632-6906

28-SEP
Innovation Church at 7:00 PM
6048 Paradise Valley Rd., Cresco, PA18326 – Contact: 570.595.2000

29-SEP
Lamar Lighthouse Camp at 6:00 PM
Route 64, Lamar, PA – Contact: 717-726-4422

30-SEP
Sullivan County Ministerium at 6:00 PM
749 South St., Laporte, PA18626 – Contact: 570-924-3968

For a complete choir tour schedule, please visit https://www.watoto.com/app/choir/calendar
About Watoto Child Care Ministry In 1994, Watoto Church founded Watoto Child Care Ministry, an international holistic care program that was initiated as a response to the overwhelming number of orphaned and vulnerable children and women in Uganda. It is positioned to rescue an individual, raise each one as a leader in their chosen sphere of life so that they in turn will rebuild their nation.

The model involves physical care, medical intervention including HIV/AIDS treatment, education - formal and vocational, counseling and emotional well-being as well as moral and spiritual discipleship.

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