Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Crouch’

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Set To Honor Andrae Crouch April 12th

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

andrae-crouch2Pastors Marvin Winans and Donnie McClurkin join CeCe Winans as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors the musical artistry of the late singer/songwriter Pastor Andrae Crouch during Cleveland Rock Week on Sunday April 12th.

Sandra Crouch shared these sentiments, “I am honored that the Rock Hall’s Rock My Soul Gospel Concert is celebrating the life of my best friend and twin brother. Andraé’s music has always had a global reach, so to be celebrated by such a distinguished organization is a blessing.”

UPDATE: Homegoing Celebration For Pastor Andrae Crouch Announced

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

The Funeral Services have been set to honor the life of Pastor Andrae Crouch:

Andrae Celebration

Bishop Marvin Winans will eulogize Pastor Crouch and there will be performances by Yolanda Adams, Kurt Carr, Donnie McClurkin, Donald Lawrence, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Fred Hammond, BeBe Winans, CeCe Winans, Hezekiah Walker, Kirk Franklin, Dr. Bobby Jones, Kim Burrell, Pastor Shirley Ceasar, Byron Cage, Edwin Hawkins, Lynette Hawkins-Stephens, David and Nicole Binion, Erica Campbell, Smokie Norful, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, Bryan Duncan, Ledisi, Tata Vega and others. An all-star band has been assembled by Mano Hanes and Bill Maxwell, including an 80-voice choir.

BET will stream both services “LIVE” at .  West Angeles Church of God In Christ will also stream both services at

Andrae Crouch Passes

Friday, January 9th, 2015


LOS ANGELES, CA — Music legend Andraé Crouch has died from complications following a heart attack on January 3rd. Andraé passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at approximately 4:30pm PST at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. Andraé was 72 years old.

“Today my twin brother, womb-mate and best friend went home to be with the Lord,” said Pastor Sandra Crouch. “Please keep me, my family and our church family in your prayers. I tried to keep him here but God loved him best. Details of Andraé’s Celebration Service and Tribute will be forthcoming.”

Crouch’s accolades include 7 Grammy Awards, 6 GMA Dove Awards, an Academy Award nomination for “The Color Purple,” induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His songs have been recorded by everyone from Elvis Presley to Paul Simon, and he has worked as a producer and arranger with many of music’s top artists, including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Quincy Jones, Diana Ross, Elton John and many others. Andraé can also be heard on Michael Jackson’s hit singles “Man in the Mirror,” “Keep the Faith,” “Will You Be There” and “Earth Song.”

The family is requesting privacy at this time.

Andrae Crouch Again Hospitalized

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015


Pastor Andraé Crouch has been hospitalized again after “serious health complications”  Saturday, according to his sister Sandra. Crouch’s twin sister and co-pastor of the New Christ memorial Church in San Fernando, California is asking for prayers from people across the world for the healing of her brother.

The 72-year-old singer has over the past few years, battled several health complications including heart failure, diabetes and several cancers.

His  “Let the Church Say Amen Celebration Tour” planned for the end of 2014 has been postponed due to recent illnesses. No details have been offered on this current bout, but we join with supporters world-wide in praying for this gospel treasure.

Donnie McClurkin Joins Celebration for Andrae and Sandra Crouch

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

On Sunday, June andrae-crouch29th Pastor Donnie McClurkin will join the New Christ Memorial Church family celebrating the birthday of Gospel Music Legend Pastor Andrae Crouch.  Crouch shares a July 1st birthday with his twin sister, Pastor Sandra Crouch.  The multiple Grammy award winner has endured several medical challenges over the past couple of months and GOSPELflava joins others across the country praying for his healing and restoration.  Crouch Celebration

The Potters House Denver Choir EXCLUSIVE LOOK AND LISTEN

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

GOSPELflaSteve Lawrenceva was afforded an opportunity to share a “Behind-the-Scenes” look at the making of Lord of the Nations, the debut release from Pastor Chris Hill’s Potters House Denver Choir CD.  Grammy winning producer Steve Lawrence, whose working credits include Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin,  and Yolanda Adams talks about the uniqueness of the worship experience at TPHD right before the choir delves into a rhythmic and energetic adaptation of Sandra Crouch’s He’s Worthy. Hold on to your seat, because this can only get better.

Take a look and listen here:

Walter Hawkins Tribute on TBN

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Pastor Donnie McClurkin will be hosting a special Walter Hawkins tribute to air on TBN Tuesday August 24, 2010 at 10 p.m. EST, 7 p.m. CST. (more…)