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ϲʹ Ambassador Choir sets the holiday spirit for Salvation Army

The ϲʹ Ambassador Choir on the steps of the South Carolina Statehouse directed by Bryce Thompson. (Photo by Noah Allard)

ϲʹ Ambassador Choir sets the holiday spirit for Salvation Army

ϲʹ Ambassador Choir sets the holiday spirit for Salvation Army

The ϲʹ Ambassador Choir on the steps of the South Carolina Statehouse directed by Bryce Thompson. (Photo by Noah Allard)

November 21, 2023

With the singing of “Joy to the World,” The ϲʹ Ambassador Choir brought the spirit of the holiday season to the steps of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia.

Just a few days away from Thanksgiving, the Choir sang as the kicked-off their 2023 Red Kettle and Angel Tree campaigns.

Major Mark Craddock with the Salvation Army introduced the Ambassador Choir as “a phenomenal group of musicians… composed of students from all around the world, and includes students from almost every major on the ϲʹ campus who unite to worship Jesus Christ through the beautiful avenue of music. Their style is one that exudes passion, conviction and attention to detail.”

and his department was honored with the Bell Ringing Award for the many hours the deputies volunteer to ring the Salvation Army kettle bells. In his remarks, Lott also recognized ϲʹ.

“I am so glad that ϲʹ is out here today,” Lott said. “It’s a great university, and they do such a great job … ϲʹ is about caring about people, spreading God’s message and showing love.”

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Learn more about the ϲʹ Ambassador Choir at ciu.edu/choir.

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The ϲʹ Ambassador Choir sings as the Salvation Army announces their Red Kettle Campaign for Christmas. (Photo by Noah Allard)

The ϲʹ Ambassador Choir sings as the Salvation Army announces their Red Kettle Campaign for Christmas. (Photo by Noah Allard)