On October 19, the Rappahannock Church of Christ celebrated its 2019 Fall Festival Praise by inviting the Grammy nominated gospel trio, The Martins to perform as the church’s musical guests. The Arkansas born, musical siblings, Joyce Martin Sanders, Jonathan Martin and Judy Martin Hess performed songs such as “I Can Sing of Your Love Forever,” “Count Your Blessings,” and “Shut De Do.” Performing both over music and acapella, The Martins had the Rappahannock Church of Christ filled with beautiful harmonies that left members with smiles, tears and rejoice.
Walker Gaulding, the pastor of Rappahannock Church of Christ, was inspired to bring The Martins to the Northern Neck after a member of the church’s congregation insisted he look into their musical work after she witnessed them perform in Richmond. Not only was the young woman of the congregation a fan of their music, but so was the entire audience as some members admitted to traveling over 100 miles to Warsaw to see the siblings perform.
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