The Watoto Children’s Choir Visits Jackson
**THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELED.**
The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, will continue its six-month U.S. tour in Jackson at Wells United Methodist on Saturday March, 4 at 6:00 pm featuring a brand new concert, Signs & Wonders. The performance is free and open to the public. The concert features worship songs that share the stories of the children and the joy. The children share stories of how their lives changed and how they have been called into a life of purpose to transform their communities.
Since 1994, Watoto Children’s Choirs have traveled the world sharing the plight of Africa’s orphaned children. Each child in the choir has suffered the loss of one or both of their parents but they have been rescued and now live in a Watoto village. Watoto is a holistic child-care solution initiated to serve the dire needs of the people of Africa. Since 1994, the Watoto Children’s Choirs have toured the world annually as advocates for the 18 million African children currently orphaned by AIDS. The experience of traveling on a choir helps the children to develop confidence and boldness, as well as broadening their worldview. The choirs have performed before presidents and royalty in the White House, Buckingham Palace, the United Nations and many other national parliaments. The choir has also performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant in the UK and is featured on Chris Tomlin’s album, “Hello, Love.”