The Women's Choir Of Temple Of Deliverance Rejoices In Song With New CD, 'In The Sanctuary'

One listen to “Everybody Praise”, the lead single by the Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir, and it’s clear that these gifted women know how to give God praise. Featuring lead vocalist Carla Tolbert Taylor, the Billboard-charting song has introduced the choir of over 200 women to the Gospel music industry.

The group hails from the renowned Temple of Deliverance COGIC in Memphis, founded by the late Bishop G.E. Patterson. Continuing the church’s musical legacy, the Women’s Choir is prepping the release of the full project, Pastor Milton R. Hawkins Presents The Temple Of Deliverance Women’s Choir Live: In The Sanctuary.

The new CD will be available in retail outlets and online on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Those wishing to pre-order the CD can do so via iTunes.

In addition to the first single, “Everybody Praise”, the musical collection contains other rousing and worship-filled tracks. The 12-track CD includes songs such as “Breakthrough”, the toe-tapping, church jam executed flawlessly by the iconic Karen Clark Sheard, and the soothing, jazzy “Keep Me Everyday”, led by popular songstress Lisa Page Brooks. Also, chart-topping singer Tamela Mann lends her exquisite vocals to the memorable “Have Your Own Way (In The Sanctuary)”. Temple of Deliverance’s Pastor, Milton R. Hawkins inspires listeners with scriptural excerpts in the riveting “Armed and Dangerous”.

The Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir love giving God praise, but they also love serving their fellow man. They’ve been known to lend resources and helping hands in their hometown of Memphis and other areas.

They have assisted in the aftermath of tornadoes in Mississippi, Oklahoma and Alabama, sent financial aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy and have supported numerous faith-based emergency relief efforts. Serious about their commitment in helping the less fortunate, proceeds from the sale of the new project will be donated to charities and various outreach missions.

The Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir will be featured during the upcoming season of Bobby Jones Gospel on BET and have been profiled in a number of media outlets including The Belle Report,,,, Far Above Rubies Magazine, The Tennessee Tribune, and in Memphis on WREG-TV (CBS affiliate) and The Tri-State Defender.

Upcoming appearances include Friends & Neighbors on Thursday, October 17th and Atlanta Live on Friday, October 18th, both on WATC-TV in Atlanta.

More information about the Women’s Choir of the Temple of Deliverance can be found by logging on to and Connect with the choir on Facebook and Twitter (@todwomenchoir).

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. An ordained minister of the Gospel, Sarah has done missions work in Kenya, India, Haiti, Nicaragua and other nations, as well as locally and throughout the United States.

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