September 7th – Concert at 7 PM – Appetizers & Silent Auction at 6 PM
A transformation of the soul: A journey from addiction to recovery told through secular music.
The Rock of Faith is a musical journey of the soul. It began as the story of Carole Negus’ personal recovery from addiction and her transformation into a relationship with God. Today it speaks to the journey of many addicts and alcoholics and the reality of the disease of addiction and how it destroys the heart and soul of a person. The journey starts in the beginning when using drugs becomes the love of your life and everything seems wonderful until it isn’t anymore. After years of using drugs and alcohol, the disease of addiction takes you into the black hole of hopelessness and despair to a place that you don’t think you can ever get out of. Using the lyric’s from songs like “ I Fell in Love with the Devil by Avril Lavigne to Cocaine by Eric Clapton Carole takes the audience into the hole with her and then through the journey as the addict struggles to get their life back. The struggle is real as you feel torn between evil and spiritual enlightenment and then finally into recovery. This show is performed by many talented musicians from the Cleveland area offering their time and talent for a cause that affects almost every family in the country. The music covers many different genres from the 60’s to current classic rock song today so there something for everyone to enjoy.
Today Rock of Faith is a mission at First Baptist Church to help others who are suffering from addiction. We have donated close to $10,000 to various organizations and clubs that help people with addiction. Last year we sent $1,500.00 to the Walton House which is a woman’s sober house for women struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction. In 2018 we lost over 600 people in Cuyahoga County alone to overdoses from opiates and expect that number to be higher in 2018 as a result of the attraction to fentanyl a synthetically produce opiate sold on the black market and used to cut all drugs on the street Including cocaine and marijuana Our donations in 2019 help support the capitol campaign to build a new detox at Stella Maris . All donations will be matched by the Lozick Foundation. Stella Maris has been treating Addiction since 1948 and is one of the oldest and best hopes for a recovery in the Cleveland Area. There are only 3 detox facilities in Cleveland that accept clients with opiate addiction. Stella Maris generally has a waiting list of over 100 people waiting to get into detox.
Rock of Faith is reaching out to offer help to those in our community who are struggling with addiction. Many of our performers are in recovery themselves and give their time. Please consider a donation to support our mission even if you can’t make it to the concert. You can also sponsor another treatment facility and buy 10 tickets for their clients to attend the concert. This can be an inspiring event for someone new in recovery. If you like classic rock music you will surely enjoy hearing songs from such artists as The Beatles, The Doors , Dobbie Gray, Ed Sherran and Stevie Nicks to name a few. We will also be performing music from the 90’s featuring popular artists such as Tedeschi Trucks and Larkin Poe . There is something for all ages. We hope to see you all at this concert.
Take a look at 2017’s Rehearsals
Tickets Available from $10-$20. Proceeds benefit Stella Maris.
- Seniors (65+)