Site updated June 30, 2014

The most recent photo of the band:
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ll Davis, Curt Moss, Jerry Thompson, Mary Sue Joy, Ed Stapanon and David Dixon.

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Bluegrass Gospel Express began its ministry in a small way in 1992 and since then God's blessing has allowed us to grow and spread His message in song and testimony.  We are thankful for the opportunities He has given us over the years to serve Him and to meet many wonderful people.

If you would like the Bluegrass Gospel Express to visit your church, have your pastor or music director contact us by calling Jerry Thompson at 301-373-8370 or sending an email to bluegrass.gospel.express@gmail.com.

ABOUT US:

We are a Bluegrass Gospel band dedicated to lifting up the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in song and music.

The founder of our group, and the one whose memory keeps us in touch with our roots, was Abraham Lincoln "Linc" Snyder.  On February 7, 2013, he went on to be with Jesus.  Please continue to pray for his family and friends for peace and strength and that we continue to be close to God so that we might sing with him again!

Mary Sue Joy began singing and playing the banjo with Linc during breaks at work and when Jerry Thompson heard them sing at the Hollywood Church of the Nazarene, he asked if he could join them.  Jerry started singing in his church choir while a child and always took every opportunity he could find to share his talent.  David Dixon has been singing and playing guitar and mandolin in bluegrass bands since his youth and was a member of "Glory Bound" before adding his talents to our little group.  When Linc's health slowed him down, we were honored to have Curt Moss step in with his talents on guitar (and just about anything else) and great vocals.  He has performed and recorded with "Loafers Glory" and "Flying Blind Bluegrass" among others.  We're very pleased that Bill Davis has rejoined the band on banjo and vocals as well as Ed Stapanon with his amazing bass playing and singing.


To Read Dr. Ira E. Fowler's comments about our group, click at the top of the page.

For upcoming appearances, click "Schedule" at the top of the page.

For our past appearances and more about the band, click "History" at the top of the page.


CONTACTING US:

Jerry Thompson at 301-373-8370 or write to Bluegrass Gospel Express, 24911 Briscoe Thompson Way, Hollywood, MD 20636.
Or you can send us an email at bluegrass.gospel.express@gmail.com.


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REFERENCES:

Joe Goddard, host of Little Margaret's Bluegrass Festival - 301-475-8191
Rev. Wayne Frum, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, Berkley Springs, WV - 304-258-2979
Pastor Blakely of the Front Royal Church of the Nazarene - 540-636-4789
Pastor David Sparks, United States Air Force Chaplain
Reverend Harper of the Linville U.M.E. Church, North Carolina - 828-733-0649


RECORDINGS:

MY HOME'S A SIGHT TO SEE  (2013)  --  A collection of songs Linc sang lead on plus a special song with Erin (Dean) Tennyson.


"Everything's Alright", "Wait a Little Longer", "On Heaven's Bright Shore", "Using My Bible", "Meet Me Over on the Other Side", "Led By the Master's Hand", "Hallelujah Side", "I Saw the Master", "Holding Up the Ladder", "My Home's A Sight to See", "Suppertime", "If It's God Made (It's Got to Be Good)", "Treasures Unseen", "I Can't but God Can", "Hallelujah, He Is Risen", "I Want to Stroll Over Heaven with You" and "Bound for the Kingdom" 

SALVATION STATION  (2011)


"Tenderly Calling", "Salvation Station", "Stand Still", "When I Hear The Angels Sing", "Slow Train",
"I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You", "Sail On To That Promised Land", "Wait A Minute",
"The First Step To Heaven", "Going Up", "I Believe", "Two Coats", "Let The Light Shine In", and
"Farewell Trion"
 

I SEE GOD  (2008)


"You Don't Have To Move That Mountain", "Yes, I See God", "I Can't But God Can", "Be Thou My Vision",
"Three Rusty Nails", "Cooley's Reel", "Beautiful", "Do You Want To Live In Glory", "Great Speckled Bird",
"Hallelujah, He Is Risen", "Are You Afraid To Die", "Like A Songbird", "Old Time Way", and
"I Have Not Forgotten"
 

YOUR FARE'S BEEN PAID  (2006)


"Get On Board", "My Home's A Sight To See", When He Reached Down His Hand",
"Windows Of Heaven", "Suppertime", "Consider The Lilies", "River Of Tears", "What Kind Of Man",
"Nobody's Fault But Mine", "Build Me A Cabin", "If It's God Made", "Christ Was Born", "Treasures Unseen",
"Prayer Bells In Heaven", "Not Afraid", "Don't Your Know That I'm Happy", "Oh What A Savior", and
"Wagoner's Lad"

GET ON BOARD  (2001)


"Journey's End", "Where No One Stands Alone", "God on the Mountain", "Hallelujah Side",
"I Saw the Master", "Saved by the Man", "Holding up the Ladder", "Cast the First Stone", "Paul's Ministry",
"Is Not This the Land of Beulah?", "I've found the Way", "Thank You Lord", "Red Rocking Chair",
"Wings of a Dove", "That Home Far Away", and "Sheltered in the Arms of God"

GLORY BOUND  (1998)

"Everything's Alright", "Wait a Little Longer", "I Shall Arise", "He Didn't Stop at Calvary",
"One Beautiful Day", "Glory Bound Breakdown", "The Beautiful Altar of Prayer",
"I Like to Hear Him Preach", "On Heaven's Bright Shore", "I'm Using My Bible for a Roadmap",
"Meet Me Over on the Other Side", "Led By the Master's Hand", "There's a Light Guiding Me", and
"I'm Satisfied"

TRACKS TO GLORY  (1995)

"Blood Bought My Freedom", "Give Mother My Crown", "Far Side Banks of Jordan",
"Life is Like a Mountain Railroad", "Shield of Faith", "How Can You Refuse Him Now",
"Now I Have Everything", "The Man in the Middle", "Outside the Gate", "Little Mountain Church", and
"Gone Away"

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