Singer-songwriter to perform at area church

CANAJOHARIE — Singer-songwriter Sherry Anne will perform at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 26 Moyer St., on April 27, at 2 p.m.

Although born with a bilateral hearing and speech impairment, Anne sings with an elegant voice and inspires audiences with the story of her journey from being seen as a problem child to a now-sought-after singer and motivational speaker, according to a news release. Her recent live DVD project debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard charts.

She has appeared on stage with Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band, the Booth Brothers, the Collingsworth Family, The Hoppers, and Triumphant Quartet. Her song “You Came,” co-written with Tony Griffith, was a Singing News Songwriting Contest Grand Prize winner and has charted in both the Singing News and Billboard Magazine. Learn more at

The concert is free, but donations will be accepted.