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April 13, 2012

Gospel Echoes benefit sale to benefit prison ministry

GOSHEN — The Gospel Echoes annual Benefit Sale benefits the prison ministry at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds Commercial Building.

An open house, a haystack supper, concert and mini auction are scheduled for tonight from 5 to 9, with the main auction of quilts, furniture and many other items on Saturday at the same location starting at 7 a.m.

For more details go to www.gospelechoes.com or call 574-533-0221. Last year Gospel Echoes distributed more than 120,000 Bible study courses to men and women in prison. A network of over 700 graders provides ministry through grading the correspondence lessons.

Gospel Echoes conducts freedom rallies and cookie projects for prisoners, along with the regular scheduled prison services throughout the United States and Canada. Gospel Echoes offers all of its services free to prisoners.

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