The Camrose Booster
April 4, 2006
This weekend's Wild Rose Celebration will feature a Saturday night
program geared specifically toward the younger generation.
Organizers are inviting the teenagers and young adults of Camrose
to leave their parents at home, grab a few friends and come out to
hear Christian rock group Tree63 blast the roof off the Leduc Black
"A lot of young people out there don't think that God can be
'cool'," says area youth pastor Curtis Neal, a member of the Wild
Rose Celebration committee. "The fact is that God can rock
your world in ways you'll never imagine. Letting Him touch
your life is the wildest ride you'll ever experience!"
Neal says the organizing committee wanted to offer something
specially tailored to youth, starting at 7:00p.m., so the message
of faith could be communicated in a way that's meaningful and
relevant to this critical age group.
Saturday night's band, Tree63, started in Durban, South Africa,
as an alternative Christian rock group. They quickly soared to
success. The Answer To The Question is Tree63's most
successful album to date, with Blessed Be Your Name taking the #1
Christian song on the 2004 Billboard charts. Their most
recent release, Worship Volume 1: I Stand For You, is already a hit
with fans and critics alike.
Following Tree63's performance, 30 year-old Will Graham,
grandson of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, will share a dynamic
message on how God can transform your life through faith in
"We are praying for a ton of kids to come to this event on
Saturday night," says Neal. "The music will be phenomenal and
God is going to touch people. It's going to be really
The Wild Rose Celebration is an event of the Billy Graham
Evangelistic Association of Canada. From April 7 to 9, 2006,
the Black Gold Centre in Leduc will play host to Christian musical
artists; Rebecca St. James, Tree63 and Alberta's own Kim Haller,
along with Will Graham, grandson of evangelist Billy Graham.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada