MORGANTON — The Ollis Family will present a gospel music event in Benson on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Ollis Family 10-Year Celebration Concert will take place at Benson Grove Baptist Church, …
MORGANTON — The Ollis Family will present a gospel music event in Benson on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Ollis Family 10-Year Celebration Concert will take place at Benson Grove Baptist Church, located at 6966 N.C. Highway 50 North near Benson. Joining this musical family for this special event will be multi-award winning group, The Down East Boys, as well as talented quartet, The Hickory Grove Quartet.
For a quarter century, Eric Ollis has been a mainstay in the southern gospel music world.
The talented pianist, traveled for 15 years as a member of the multi-award winning, Dixie Melody Boys, and in 2004 Ollis became a member of the musical family, The Whisnant. In 2011, Ollis embarked upon a new adventure when he and his talented wife, Laura, began their own family musical ministry with the assistance of their oldest son, Payton.
Together, the family has accepted the calling to travel wherever the opportunity arises to share the message of the Gospel in song. Additionally, Laura Ollis has become a published author and songwriter and speaks at many ladies’ conferences and events.
This concert will begin at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Complete information regarding this special evening may be obtained by visiting www.mountainridgeministries.com. No admission will be charged; however, a love offering will be received.