By BROOKE WANSER
The Shorter Chapel AME Church will continue their celebration of 150 years in Franklin with a “Raise the Roof” gospel event tonight.
The free worship night at the church, located at 225 Natchez Street, begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.
On Friday, the church will host their awards gala, also from 6 to 9 p.m. It will be at the Marriott Hotel, located at 700 Cool Springs Boulevard.
Tickets are $50. Call 615-790-6611 for more information.
One of the oldest African-American churches in the state of Tennessee, Shorter Chapel is listed on the Tennessee historic register and the National Register of Historic Places.