Vestavia Hills Church exhibit and concertcomment (0)
May 6, 2010
Vestavia Hills Church will hold an art exhibit featuring artists in the church May 9–14. Hours will be Sunday at 8:45–11 a.m. and weekdays at 1–6 p.m. The church also will host singer-songwriter Carrie Tillis in an acoustical concert May 12, 6 p.m. Tillis is a Nashville performer and graduate of Samford University in Birmingham. On May 16, the church will host its annual Shepherd Scholarship Concert called An Evening of American Song at 7 p.m., at the Alys Stephens Center. Proceeds will go to the Betty Sue Shepherd Scholarship Fund. Shepherd served as organist at the church for 38 years and was professor of piano at Samford for 50 years. She died in 2007 after a battle with cancer. The concert will feature Tillis, the Birmingham Girls Chorus and Birmingham Chamber Chorus, Mildred Lanier and a festival choir comprised of singers from area churches and schools. For tickets call 205-975-ARTS. For information call 205-979-5920. Gary Furr is pastor.