AGAPE Adds FUMC Santa Rosa on March 4 to Cal-Nevada Tour

February 02, 2012

Christian hip-hop artist AGAPE (Uh-Gah-Pay) has added First United Methodist Church of Santa Rosa to his California-Nevada Annual Conference tour.

In addition to his performance Saturday, March 3 at St. Paul's UMC in Manteca and an appearance during worship at The Table in Sacramento, he will perform at FUMC Santa Rosa's Stony Point Ministry Center on Sunday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.
 
Doors open at 7:00. Stony Point Ministry Center is located at, 2150 Giffen Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
 
Tickets are $7 each and are available on line through the church, at http://www.fumcsantarosa.org/news/agape-performing-live. They also will be available at the door.
 
Inquire about group discounts through the church office, office@fumcsantarosa.org or 707.545.3863.
 
 
As previously announced, Agape will perform on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m., at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Manteca (910 E. North Street, Manteca, CA 95336). Tickets are just $10 per person but only 200 seats are available, so early registration is a must!
 
Register on line today (http://cnumc.org/registrations/register/97). Or go to www.cnumc.org/register or click on the "Registrations" tab on the Home Page at www.cnumc.org.)
 
Agape (Dave Scherer) is a hip-hop artist who electrified audiences at the Youth 2011 events last summer with his dancing, rap, and storytelling that combines to spread the message of God's love through Christ.
 
He has been touring full time for 10 years, performing for hundreds of thousands of youth across the US and in six different countries, "Spreading God's love through hip-hop." He has a passion for young people and for helping them to realize their worth and to see themselves through Jesus' eyes.
 
Agape has recorded five CDs and has recorded with critically acclaimed producer Ant (Atmosphere, Brother Ali). On his recent CD, he had the privilege of working with Chris Brown's producer, Ra Charm and Grammy-award winning singer Billy Steele (Sounds of Blackness, The Steeles). Agape has shared the stage with the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Toby Mac, David Crowder, Tony Campolo, and Gospel giant Kirk Franklin. And in 2001, he co-founded "JUMP" (Joint Urban Ministries in Praise), a ministry dedicated to helping urban youth unleash their leadership skills through the arts. Agape recently received the Tom Hunstad Award for excellence in youth ministry and for his contribution to the lives of young people.
 
Check out AGAPE at www.hiphopoutreach.com.