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Kimmel Center Presents

A Soulful Christmas

Honoring Bishop Norman Hutchins

Dec 10, 2019
7:30 PM

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The annual A Soulful Christmas returns this winter with an inspiring, uplifting communal gathering of regional choristers, performing holiday spirituals and gospel favorites! There is no better way to feel the Christmas spirit.

Get excited to share Christmas messages of goodwill towards all humankind!

With Artistic & Music Director: Dr. J. Donald Dumpson

This year’s program will feature the following Choirs, Churches, and Organizations (subject to change):

  • Arch Street Presbyterian Church 
  • Citywide Praise Dancers
  • Deliverance Evangelical Church
  • Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church
  • Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church
  • Mount Carmel Baptist Church
  • PA Commonwealth COGIC Mass Choir
  • Philadelphia Heritage Chorale
  • Philadelphia Heritage Youth Chorale
  • Saint Raymond's of Penafort Catholic Church 
  • Universal African Dancers and Drummers


Patty Jackson, WDAS-FM 105.3
Fred Blain, WNAP-AM 1160

With Special Guest:

Bishop Norman Hutchins, Honoree

Bishop Norman Hutchins is a nationally recognized, award-winning gospel artist recording noted songs such as “Emmanuel”, “God’s Got a Blessing”, “Jesus I Love You”, and “Battlefield”. He is currently the pastor of Frontline Ministries in Dover, Delaware where he and his wife, Pastor Karen Hutchins, founded the ministry.

In 2016, Bishop Hutchins, always being a servant on the front line, founded & became the Presiding Prelate of the Frontline Covenant Fellowship of Churches, Inc. His purpose is to glorify God, evangelize the lost, and edify the Body of Christ. Bishop Hutchins’ motto is “The worst is over, and the best is yet to come!”



Performance Sponsor

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Run Time: 3 hours including intermission



Thank You To Our Sponsors

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