The second Annual
(last year's was called Gospelfest)
Praise Jesus Fest
Click here for pictures from Gospelfest 2002
Saturday Sept. 27th, 2003
1 PM to 6:30 PM
the Gazebo on the Prairie Path in Villa Park, IL.
The weather was cold but the Holy Spirit
Beracah warmed up the stage with 2
excellent 45 minute sets
Thank you for coming all the way from Indianapolis for this concert
(Paul & Bernadette for Jesus)
Left to right is: Bernadette Parrick vocals & flute,
Darlene Wentland-Wicktor on Bass, Paul Ellingsen on guitar vocals &
harmonica, & John Kiefer on percussion.
Kurt & Leslie Wessman & Goth Girl
|Kurt & Leslie did a rocking set
did an excellent job
playing the Goth Girl
Elliot Wimbush & Substance
Stanley Ratliff & the Voices of Lawndale
As soon as Stanley Ratliff & the Voices of Lawndale got on the stage
the sun came out & the temperature warmed up about 10 degrees.
God is good all the time, but he gave a little extra warmth to Stanley's
performance, that day.
Thank You Jesus!
Thank you to all the people that braved the cold & missed
the Cubs game to come out to hear His Praises. Thank you to all the people
that helped plan & run the Praise Jesus Fest. Thank you to Gail Ciarrachi
& the friends of Jesus for doing all of the things between the bands,
& for doing the prayer tent. including Laura Heinrichs (the Goth girl),
Nora Spezial, Betty Berg, Rina Jorosh, Katy Hurst, Tom Nixon, Sherah Baumgarten,
Baumgarten, Allison Fletcher, Hilary Gray, Jennifer Lennon,
& Sarah Lennon.
Thank you to all of the people who stayed late 'till
everything was taken down & cleaned up, including:
Dennis, Bernadette, & Justin Patrick, Darlene & Kyle Wiktor,
John Kiefer, & Tom Schiovone.
Thank you also to our 3rd sound man Tom
equipment was provided by
John KieferLBD (Little Drummer Boy) sound
you to the sound man from Beracah for
running the sound during Beracah & PBforJ
For more info e-mail
me at: Paul@PBforJ.com
Pictures from last
years Gospelfest | PBforJ web page
page | Elliot
Wimbush's web page
Celebrate Jesus Coffeehouse
& Arts Conference