Stevie Wonder Surprises Baptist Church in Minneapolis With Song, $10,000 Donation

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Those attending New Salem Baptist Church in north Minneapolis were surprised by a famous visitor during Sunday’s service.

There in the front pew was singer, songwriter and musician Stevie Wonder who happened to be in town for a performance at the Target Center.

The Rev. Jerry McAfee knows Wonder and extended an invitation to the Sunday service. Church members cheered when Wonder rose to sing a favorite hymn, “I Won’t Complain.”

WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1IfeTmr ) says Wonder is known for speaking out against violence during stops on his concert tours, specifically in the African-American community.

Toward the end of the service there was another surprise. Wonder said he would donate $10,000 to the church.

SOURCE: The Associated Press

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