TOLEDO — The Whisnants will sing at The Open Door Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Sunday.

The church is located at 205 S. New York St., Toledo. A free-will offering will be accepted for the group.

Since 1970, this Morganton, N.C.- based group has been singing and ministering through song across the United States and Canada.

The line-up of Jeff and Susan Whisnant, Aaron Hise and the Whisnants' sons, Austin and Ethan makes the group.

With 10 No. 1 songs and numerous Top 20’s, the group continues to see God’s handiwork through their ministry.

Their song “What You Took From Me” was Singing News “Chart Song of the Year” for 2003.

In 2004, the fans of Southern Gospel Music again awarded the Whisnants “Song of the Year” with the message of encouragement, “Even in the Valley.”

They have been nominated for “Trio of the Year” six times and have received numerous individual nominations, including “Favorite Young Artist,” “Favorite Female Singer” and “Favorite Alto.”

For years, the Whisnants have been a mainstay on the National Quartet Convention. They have appeared on the Gospel Music Southern Style Program (INSP Network) on several occasions, and participated in the February 2007 Gaither video taping in Nashville.

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