Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church to feature Jermaine Purifory in ‘Evening of Joyful Singing’

Posted 5/19/17

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 3406 Blair Road, presents an Evening of Joyful Singing Sunday at 3 p.m.

Special guests will be Cleveland’s own Jermaine Purifory, and Denise Ferguson Of …

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Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church to feature Jermaine Purifory in ‘Evening of Joyful Singing’

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Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 3406 Blair Road, presents an Evening of Joyful Singing Sunday at 3 p.m.

Special guests will be Cleveland’s own Jermaine Purifory, and Denise Ferguson Of Chattanooga, along with other local area singers. A church representative said, “We hope you will join us as we celebrate our mission.”

Purifory is a graduate of Lee University where he was a longtime member of the world-renowned “Voices of Lee.” In 2010, he was a contestant on season 9 of “American Idol.” He has also released two albums with Nashville based band “Day One.”

He was a member of the a cappella group “Voice Avenue,” which toured with Christian music icon Michael W. Smith.

In 2011, Purifory moved to Los Angeles, after being hired as a session vocalist for FOX’s hit show “Glee.” Since moving back home he has become a prolific performer in the Chattanooga area in both the music and theater scene. He has starred in locals plays such as “Hairspray,” “Hair” and “The Color Purple.”

Purifory is the lead singer for Chattanooga’s local show band TSJ SOUL. The band performs for various events around the city of Chattanooga and for surrounding cities. He performed as the third member, as well, of the chart-topping R&B group, After 7. Most recently, he has become the lead singer for the legendary soul Hall of Fame group The Impressions. He has toured with The Impressions since December 2016 and perform in London in June as a part of the farewell tour.

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