Believers fill more than 450 theaters and churches across the US for special one night event
Nashville, Tenn. (October 28, 2016) — Chris Tomlin's Worship Night In America was a powerful example of unity in our country, as the most diverse assembly of people — from every race, age, socio-economic status, background, and region — came together Tuesday night to pray for America. The one night event hit venues all across the US, from big cities to small towns, as people packed more than 450 theaters and churches to worship and pray alongside other believers.
"Tuesday night was one of the most meaningful things I have ever been a part of," said Tomlin, who attended a sold-out event in St. Louis. "All streams of the Church, across this country, united on their knees calling out to God and praying for our nation."
In more than 450 venues - from mainline denominations, Catholic parishes, megachurches and country churches to packed cinemas - attendees danced, worshiped and dropped their knees to the floor during a moving prayer by Pastor Louie Giglio. The Church lifted up their voices in unison as Tomlin, Matt Redman, Matt Maher, Tasha Cobbs, Phil Wickham and Kim-Walker Smith, led attendees in worship, proclaiming the name of God, while Max Lucado delivered a powerful message of God's unconditional love for His children.
Attendees called the "unforgettable" event "absolutely incredible" with one event host saying it was "beautiful to see more than 200 people on their knees."
Worship Night In America: An Evening Of Unity And Prayer For Our Country follows Tomlin's recent release of his 11th studio album Never Lose Sight and his debut children's book Good Good Father. For additional information, visit ChrisTomlin.com.
About Chris Tomlin
With 11 albums, 15 No. 1 radio singles, a GRAMMY® Award and eight additional nominations, three Billboard Music Awards, 21 Dove Awards, two platinum and five gold albums to his credit, Chris Tomlin is among the most well-known and influential artists in contemporary Christian music. Referred to by TIME Magazine as likely the most often sung artist anywhere, Tomlin consistently has several songs in the top 20 of the Top 100 CCLI songs. BMI and GMA Dove Awards' 2014 Songwriter of the Year, Tomlin’s “How Great Is Our God” was his first No. 1 on the CCLI Top 25, becoming one of the fastest rising modern day hymns in CCLI chart history. In addition to having sold more than 7 million albums and over 8.9 million digital tracks, Tomlin made history as his No. 1 single “Jesus Messiah” (Hello Love) garnered 97 adds at radio, making it the biggest ever add date in Christian radio history. Tomlin recently broke the record for most top tens in the history of Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart. Additionally, he was honored with the SoundExchange Digital Radio Award earlier this year, recognizing more than 1 billion digital radio plays. Burning Lights debuted at No. 1 atop the Billboard 200 in January 2013, making history as only the fourth Christian music album to do so. Tomlin's debut children's book Good Good Father and 11th studio album, Never Lose Sight, are available now.
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