Wheaton church to host Gospel history event Feb. 21

Take a journey through the centuries of Gospel music, lyrically narrated by soloist Tanya Egler.

"How Can We Sing the Songs of Zion in A Strange Land?" will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main Street in Wheaton. It is open to the public.

It will also be livestreamed at

The music history presented will range from the 1600s to the present day.

Egler will share highlights of her personal musical journey as a member of the Weeden Family Singers and director of the Wheaton College Gospel Choir. She will render vocal tributes to Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, Andre Crouch, and brothers Walter and Edwin Hawkins.

Gary United Methodist Church offers a 9 a.m. Sunday service in the sanctuary, complete with Kids' Church, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at

After the worship, you can enjoy Sunday school for all ages, plus a coffee hour called "Special Blend."

Gary United Methodist Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions.

For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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