Convoy of Hope Partners with Essential Records for Urban Missions

( [email protected] ) Oct 13, 2003 04:09 AM EDT

Convoy of Hope Ministries entered a special partnership with Essential Records to support missions in New York City, Washington D.C., and Fort Worth, Texas.

Jeff Nene, the director of media and communication for Convoy of Hope announced that anyone who purchases essential record’s “City on a Hill – The Gathering,” released September 23,2003, has the option of donating $10 or more to Convoy of Hope. In return, the buyer will receive a fee copy of the 2002 “City on a Hill – Our God of Wonders.”

"We are so excited to be partnering with Essential Records and City on a Hill," Nene said. "Both communities have a passion for seeing people worship God, not only with their voices but also with their lives. By providing funds to Convoy of Hope, listeners will be initiating 'compassion evangelism' in urban areas across our country. What better way to worship God than to introduce people to Him."

For nearly 20 years, Convoy of Hope provided disaster and poverty relief in the United States and around the world. Since its inception in 1994, Convoy of Hope distributed more than 20 million pounds of food to 2 million people and circulated more than one million pieces of gospel literature in over 30 countries.

The City on a Hill series enjoyed widespread success over the radio and retail markets. The COH trilogy produced two Dove Awards and a multi-format No. 1 radio hit. The 14-track project. "City on a Hill - The Gathering," is the final installment of the trilogy. It features some of today's most popular Christian artists, including: Jars of Clay, Sixpence None the Richer, Caedmon's Call, FFH, Sara Groves, Bebo Norman, Paul Colman Trio, Derri Daugherty, Andrew Peterson, Ginny Owens, GlassByrd and Silers Bald.