Justin Payne is Featured Vocalist for Good Friday Service

Classically-trained tenor, composer, and playwright Justin Payne returns to Countryside this year as featured Good Friday vocalist.

Join us at 7 p.m. on Good Friday to experience his incredible vocal talent as we explore the blues and reflect on the power of redemption.

Justin sang at Countryside’s August 2021 Spirituals, Psalms, and Songs for Social Change. Readers can listen to that performance on Countryside’s YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/eSSYMJwXH4k.

An accomplished music director and composer, Payne holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Nebraska—Omaha, and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Michigan State University. He has performed on stages across the globe, including Germany, Austria, Italy, and China.

Nursery care is available for both Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services.