Country gospel fundraiser planned

A country gospel fundraiser will be held east of Red Deer this weekend for Crystal Clear Ministeries.

A country gospel fundraiser will be held east of Red Deer this weekend for Crystal Clear Ministeries.

The 14th annual event on Saturday (Sept. 15) includes a cowboy feast, along with some great country gospel entertainment at the Balmoral Bible Chapel on Hwy 11, east of Red Deer.

Special guest is Norm Bonk, co-founder of Circle-Square Ranch in Saskatchewan and the Shiloh Youth Ranch near Fort Saskatchewan. Crystal Clear Ministries co-founder, Herb Taylor, will be carving up the meat as his wife, Crystal Taylor, shares some gospel songs.

There will be fellowship, feasting and bidding on a silent auction.

The banquet starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 ($175 for a table of eight). Call 403-342-7357 or 403-347-5450 to reserve. For more information, please visit

Crystal Clear Ministries is an evangelical ministry whose goal is to glorify Christ through gospel music and the preaching of God’s Word.

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