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Cotton Patch gospel

Posted by wlpo on March 11, 2012

It has the music and lyrics of the late Harry Chapin and will be performed today as a one man show. “Cotton Patch Gospel” goes on at 2pm at Zion United Church of Christ in Peru. Phillip Kaufman heads the show. The show is a Southern reinterpretation of the gospel placing Jesus in the modern day state of Georgia. The musical is by Tom Key and Russell Treyz, Chapin wrote his portion just before his death in 1981. Tickets are ten dollars at the door or a simple free will offering. All proceeds go to fight hunger thru the Illinois Valley Food Pantry. Why Hunger and Mennonite Central Committee.

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