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New Hope Baptist Church Presents Le'Andria Johnson

May 21, 2021 | 7:00PM


The New Hope Baptist Church announces a special Farewell concert featuring Gospel Super Star and Grammy Award winner, Le’Andria Johnson. The internationally known gospel artist will perform in celebration of the successful tenure and leadership of Rev. Rabon L Turner as the Senior Pastor of New Hope for 15 years. Pastor Turner and Family will be leaving Evansville to become the 1st Family of Grace Emmanuel Church in Flint, Michigan.

Famed Gospel Choir, Joe Leavell and 1Purpose and Master Violinist, Maestro Jay, will be the opening acts for Ms. Johnson. Both opening acts are out of Louisville, KY. This is a most appropriate way to celebrate the church and Pastor and the hope is that the entire community will come and support as well as say their goodbyes to the Turner Family.

About Le’Andria Johnson

RCA Inspiration recording artist Le’Andria Johnson has taken the gospel music scene by storm since being crowned the season three winner of BET’s Sunday Best in 2010. Her debut CD, The Awakening of Le’Andria Johnson, entered at #1 on multiple music charts, including both the Billboard Top Gospel Albums and the Top Christian/Gospel Albums charts. The CD also debuted at #1 on the Christian Music Trade Association’s Current Gospel Overall chart. It spent eight weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and remains in the Top 5 for over 15 weeks. Le’Andria received the Digital Gospel Music Award for Best Female Gospel Artist in 2011. She then received her first GRAMMY® Award in 2012 for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music performance for her debut single, “Jesus” and subsequently received two Stellar Awards in 2013, one for Best New Artist and the other for Best Contemporary Female Vocalist. Starting IPC (Imperfect People Changing) Ministries in Atlanta, GA, Pastor Le'Andria Johnson held her first service on June 16, 2012.


About New Hope Church
Since 1879, New Hope has been a pillar in the community of Evansville. “The Hope” as it is affectionately called has been serving Evansville through its Bridge Builders Transportation program, through the New Hope Community Development Corporation, and various ministries throughout the church. The church motto is “the Church with a Heart” where all are welcome, and they preach Jesus and love for all mankind. Services are every Sunday at 11AM and Wednesday Hour of Power is at 6:00PM. For more info visit the church website at


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