Church Sing-A-Thon in Champion

One of Marquette County’s Lutheran churches held a musical benefit for a local charity tonight.

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Champion held a sing–a–thon.

Local favorites 41 West came by to provide the congregation’s musical accompaniment.

The cost of admission — a donation of some kind to the St. Vincent de Paul Society chapter in republic.

Pastor Carole Neitzel says many people in the area receive help from St. Vinny’s — the organization just distributed its annual Christmas baskets to 40 families earlier today.

St. Vinny’s will use the donations of food items, clothing and toys to re-stock its shelves now that the baskets have gone out.

Pastor Carole also hopes western Marquette County residents who couldn’t come out tonight may consider a donation.

The church will continue to accept items and then give them to St. Vinny’s.