The Meek Records Family extends our heartfelt sadness and hardship in the departure of Dr. Hayes. Funeral for Dr. Charles G. Hayes has been changed to The Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer 842 E. 65th St. Chgo. IL Sat. Feb 22 Viewing 8-10:00 A.M. Funeral 10:30 Fri. Feb. 21 Viewing @ Sweet Holy Spirit Church 10:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M Musical @ 7:30 P.M.
Organized by the founder and pastor Dr. Charles G. Hayes on October 25, 1960 and with only five members. We present today’s Cosmopolitan Church of prayer Choir of over 100 members. This choir has a recording history of Gold and number 0nes on charts around the world in the last forty years.Through the years, pastor Hayes has echoed such phrases as “ Reach for the stars! In your reaching you might fall on the moon, but you’re still on high ground!” “ In God we live, move, and have our being. IN Him we cannot fail!. In Him we will not fail!” In Him we shall not fail!”He has charged the world to “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not to thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths.”Hailed as one of the worlds greatest Traditional Gospel Singing Choirs The mighty warriors have truly been embraced by the world in their travels Worldwide. Howard Reich (Tribune Arts Critic): “For choirs like Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer, faith, not fame, remains the guiding light”. Elder Deandre Paterson “An Anointed Vessel”: No one can do it like the Chicago Hit makers Dr. Charles G. Hayes and The Cosmopolitan Church of prayer Choir, a class act all by themselves. Every choir in the city of Chicago or surrounding areas have at one time or another tried to mimic this choirs songs, their attire, a soloist or the greatest director of our time (Chedwick A. Cathy SR.) or the musicianship of Shelby Willis and the band. But hard as one tries, no one can duplicate nor be Dr. Charles G. Hayes and the Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir. One more time Cosmopolitan has another Hit CD. You’ve done it over and over again, singing favorites as Michele C. Brown, Karen Hull, Diane Williams, LeRoy Patten, Larry Beasley, and Larry Mc”Daniels. All Music lovers prepare yourselves for one more musical journey Cosmopolitan style!” “Rise & Sing Forever” on Meek Records
Special cuts that you will enjoy are “Where Shall I Be”, “Make Me Better” and “ Jesus I Shall Never Forget”