- Purchase button for entrance – price TBD
Other activities MAY include:
- Fish Hatchery
- Billy Clocks – Spillville
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
Friday, July 28, 2017
Departure and return times Approximately 8am – 6pm – watch website for final details
Tickets– $10 for transportation – may be purchased at Riverview Conference Center to reserve your ride.
Optional activities are additional cost/pay on your own – Nordic Fest button, Lunch, shopping, Entrance to Billy Clocks Laura Ingalls Wilder if applicable.
2017 will feature speakers Darrell Bock, Steve DeWitt, David Glock, Peter Jones, Bryan Loritts, Phil Waldrep and concerts by: The King’s Brass and The Rick Webb Family. The Women’s session will be Wednesday, August 2nd titled Tea Cups & Watermelons, music and messages by Phyllis & Hannah Webb.
August 2nd Phyllis and Hannah Webb, mother and daughter, team up at Riverview to speak and sing at the 96th Annual Cedar Falls Bible Conference. They will be on stage during our Women’s session from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Phyllis and Hannah will share an inspiring message of beautiful women with Jesus shining through us and blooming right where He plants us! How does He use tea cups and watermelons? You will have to come to hear how Phyllis and Hannah reveal that us through message and music. Phyllis Parker Webb, wife and mother to the Rick Webb family group, began her music ministry career in 1978. Today, Phyllis tours 150 concerts dates ministering to over 100,000 people annually in the US and internationally, while continuing her passion for painting and sculpture. Through her many talents, gifts, and awards, Phyllis has remained constant in one goal, Jesus is the center of all she does. Hannah Webb, daughter and sister to the Rick Webb family group began her vocal career at a very young age. Hannah joined her parent’s long time music ministry at the age of 16 as a full time professional member of the group in 2008. presenting the opportunity to minster to nearly 100,000 people in 150 concerts in the US and internationally each year. Hannah has been recognized for many talents and achievements in her young career. Another accolade to Hannah’s credit is a 170 recipe cookbook that has sold thousands of copies via the Internet and live appearances across the US and Canada. Rick and Phyllis Webb have ministered through music evangelism to nearly 3 Million people worldwide logging over 2 million miles, and witnessing scores of people make public decisions for salvation through Jesus Christ, during their concerts. Phyllis and Rick are joined on stage by their son Parker, and daughter Hannah, to form the now, “Rick Webb Family”. Learn more about the Rick Webb Family
A love offering will be taken.
Jenna, joined in music by her husband Blake, shares their story of the faithfulness of God and the unwavering relationship He provides through this trial. At 31 years old, Jenna was diagnosed with stage 2 Breast Cancer. Jenna used this opportunity to proclaim the goodness of God in her doctors’ appointments, interactions with other patients, and sharing about how she does not have to “fear bad news” because she knows who holds her in His capable hands. Jenna shares her journey of faith, giving thanks that whatever the prognosis or circumstances; in Jesus we have a win-win situation. As husband and wife, Blake & Jenna communicate their faith through music with gentleness and a testimony of love and commitment with their marriage; a chemistry easily seen as they sing and serve together. Singing music that spans the generations, mixing classic and modern styles, Blake’s soaring vocals and Jenna’s sweet harmonies are sure to inspire and encourage. Learn more about the Bolerjacks l Connect with Blake & Jenna l Listen to Jenna
Over a period of thirty years, The Marksmen have become one of the top Bluegrass Gospel Groups in the nation. For many years a dynamic force on the southern gospel circuit. Several years back, The Marksmen began to tread new ground on the bluegrass circuit as well, but always with their familiar brand of music, with a gospel message. In 1991, The Marksmen won video of the year for their production of “Grandpa Was a Farmer”, at the Independent Country Awards. Then in 1992 they received a Telly Award with their video of “Wagon Tracks.” In 1993, ’94, and ’95 at the National Bluegrass Awards The Marksmen won SPBGMA’s award for the best Bluegrass/Gospel Group of the year. Learn more about the group l Listen to the group on YouTube
The Punches is a bluegrass gospel group who make their home in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Mom, dad & four children all play instruments, sing, and have been performing nationwide at churches, festivals, fairs and special events since 2009. They’ve been featured on Great American Gospel (a weekly television show) in many countries and on over 200 stations across America. The entire family has a love of the Lord and desires to see souls saved and encouraged in their ministry. They are fun and uplifting and their performance has a strong spiritual undercurrent. Everyone seems to like families and the mere fact of mom, dad and four children traveling and performing together is a powerful witness. Learn more about the group l Connect with the Punches Family on Facebook l Listen to the group on YouTube
Paul’s Journey is a full time Gospel Music Ministry. They travel about 200 days a year nationwide presenting a program that is not only entertaining but uplifting to the soul as well. The group was voted SGM FanFair Favorite Male Quartet in 2007. They were awarded South Texas Association Group of the Year for 2001, 2004, 2007, and then again in 2014. The group was also nominated for Diamond Award as Group of the Year in 2004 and for Horizon Group of the Year in 2012 and most recently were chosen by the Singing News southern gospel fans as one of the Top 5 Traditional Qts. in 2013, 2014 and 2015. No admission fee will be taken for the event, a love offering will be accepted. Learn more about Paul’s Journey l Connect with the group l Listen to Paul’s Journey
With over 40 years of traveling behind them, The Whisnants have performed all across the nation and around the world, including Canada, Hawaii and cruises sailing to the Bahamas, Belize and Mexico. The trio has celebrated 13 #1 songs spanning from 2001 to 2013 and their first single for 2014, “He Can Move That Stone,” was nominated as a Top 10 Favorite Song in the Singing News Fan awards (2014). In 2003, their ballad “What You Took From Me” ranked #1 on the Singing News Top 40 Year End Chart as the most played song on radio and “Even In The Valley” did the same in 2004. They have been nominated for Trio of the Year 10 times and received many individual nominations such as Favorite Young Artist, Favorite Female Singer, Favorite Alto, etc. They also have appeared on the Gospel Music Southern Style Program (INSP Network), the Gaither Video Taping in Nashville, TN in February of 2007 and numerous appearances at the National Quartet Convention. More importantly, Jeff shares, “I have asked God to allow us to be the very best that we can be so that He can use this ministry to touch people’s lives. He has done that!” The achievements The Whisnants have acquired over the years are a testimony to the blessings God has placed on their ministry and they seek to use them to bring glory to their Lord in every concert. Learn more about the Whisnants l Connect with the group l Listen to the Whisnants on Youtube
What can you expect to hear during a Spoken 4 concert, is a healthy blend of favorites and new songs with a variety of styles on display. They have an appreciation for many genres of music, so just be prepared to take an energetic musical journey from beginning to end filled with emotion, excitement, fun and heartfelt truths without compromising the Word of God! They treat each appearance differently, because they simply allow the Holy Spirit to lead them in a way that will meet the needs of each place that they are blessed to visit. Learn more about the Whisnants l Connect with the group l Listen to Spoken 4
The Kramers are a national and international gospel music family group currently touring and ministering at 200 events per year. Members are D. Scott Kramer (vocals, guitar, keyboards) Rachel West Kramer (vocals) and Maria Kramer Wolfe (daughter – vocals, ukulele, mandolin, piano, guitar). For 21 years now, The Kramers have hosted the popular RiverLife Gospel Music Cruises aboard the Spirit of Peoria Riverboat along Peoria, Illinois’ beautiful riverfront. Scott also produces and co-hosts the Good News Music Radio Program & Concert Series with Gaither Homecoming Artist, Woody Wright – which is currently airing in 32 states and 11 countries. Learn more about the Kramers l Connect with the group l Listen to the Kramers
Mark Lowry is known and loved around the world as a trusted voice in the realm of gospel music and beyond. He started making music at age 11 and now, more than four decades later, his legacy is forever sealed as an innately entertaining communicator who can, at once, make audiences laugh, cry, and think. Mark is a singer, storyteller, humorist, author and songwriter, whose lyric to “Mary Did You Know?” resulted in one of the most loved modern Christmas songs of this century. This captivating song, which he co-wrote with Buddy Greene, has been recorded more than 400 times by artists from every genre including: Reba McEntire, Cee Lo Green, Clay Aiken, Michael English, Kenny Rogers, Wynonna Judd, The Gaither Vocal Band, and a long list of others. Mark has spent more than 20 collective years as the baritone singer for the Grammy-award-winning Gaither Vocal Band and serves as the sidesplitting comedic sidekick for Bill Gaither through live concert tours and the best-selling Gaither Homecoming video series and television airings (now more than 150 volumes strong). Learn more about Mark Lowry l Connect with him l Listen to Mark Lowry
NOTE: This event will NOT be covered by a season pass
Group of 10 or more tickets are $17 each
Purchase ticket in advance is $23
Purchase ticket at the door is $25
Artist Section is $30
Doors will open at 6:15. Concert will begin at 7 p.m.