is an Honorary Trustee of The
Smiles Foundation, and an original co-founding Trustee with Kevin Hoy,
when Nia was a touring Christian Singer and Kevin was her Manager.
In 2011, Nia returned from family time out to regular concert work
with a new album
For the whole of that year,
Nia's concerts were all in support of
The Smiles Foundation.
Nia has kindly agreed to
continue to promote Smiles through her Memory Lane concerts in 2012.
In addition to this, any concert booked direct with Dawn at the Leeds
office, Smiles will receive an offering taken up at that event for its
is 'on the road' helping to
promote the work of The Smiles Foundation within
her concert presentations, throughout the United Kingdom.
Nia says "The tour is called ‘Memory Lane’
and as well as looking back at what was, as 2011 was 25 years of ministry
for me – we’ll also take a look at how God is faithful even when we’re
not – of how He’s good, even when we’re bad…and how He loves…because He
IS love. The evenings will include music, thought provoking messages
and laughter - all in equal measure. – the feel of the evening will be
friendly and relaxed – possibly even café style, very easy to invite non
Christians to, and guaranteed to be 'cringe-free', yet with a clear
message. " (See
letter from Nia)
is very much a Nia concert, and not 'overtly' Smiles, as in the
past with the Tileagd Choir, but all these concerts will feature a
specially commissioned Smiles Video to Nia's 'Ruth's
poignant song which talks of standing along side a friend in a
difficult situation. Every person attending a concert will receive a
leaflet on The Smiles Foundation, and an offering will be taken up to
support the ongoing work.
Please do read the
letter from Nia, as she
introduces and explains the tour in greater detail, and also explains
where she has been!
We would like to encourage
our Smiles supporters to consider whether they could host one of these
concerts at their own church. So please contact
Dawn for further information,
costs and date options.
or Telephone: 0113 276 5060
(For those of you who are not familiar with Nia, please check her
website and take a listen to some of the music
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