26
August
2021
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09:50 AM
America/New_York

Annual Meeting Performers Announced

Karen Peck and New River, a five-time Grammy Award nominated Southern Gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 16, at the cooperative's headquarters in Jefferson.

Registration for the meeting begins at approximately 5:00 p.m. that day.

A resident of Dahlonega, Karen Peck formerly performed in the successful group, The Nelons. In 1991, Karen and her husband, Rickey Gooch, along with her sister, Susan, organized New River.

Today, the group includes Karen, Susan Peck Jackson, Grant Gibson, Matthew Gooch and Kari Gooch.

Karen Peck and New River has won six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards.

The group has more than 20 number one hits on the gospel music charts, including “Four Days Late,” “Pray Now,” “Calling,” and “I Am Blessed.”

The group has performed at The Grand Ole Opry, the Gaither Homecoming concerts, Opryland theme park, Dollywood and more.

Karen has been featured in two movies, “Joyful Noise” with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifa, and the Christian film, “Redeemed.”