Organization : Founded in 1993 under the leadership of Easton Marrett, President of Stile Records. He was driven by the call to establish Gods word in the land. Arise have being through various transition over the years but remain steadfast and committed to fulfilling Gods purpose. The members Dwight Schroeter, Carlyle Johnson, Christopher Simms and Keith Marrett are the Nucleus of this talented group.
Dwight Schroeter is a versatile lead vocalist that electrifies his audience with his energy and strong performance.
Christopher Sirnms is a soulful sound is heart felt and moving. His smooth vocals helps to flavor Arise unique sound.
Carlyle Johnson is a joyful singer song writer with strong lead vocals that ministers to his audiences.
Keith Marrett is a prolific song writer lead and background vocalist that influences Arise overall sound and style.
Album Released: "Heavens Balcony" 1997,"Square in a Circle" 2000
Awards : Arise was awarded artist of the year for 2002 by WWDJ 970 AM the foremost Christian music station in New York [at, New Jersey and Connecticut at that time.
Charities : Feed the children and Anafanny International Missions.
Community Programs : Arise participates in local community programs such as Brothers and Sisters Combined (B.A.S. C.) INC., a community effort to support, educate and encourage teenagers from the toughest areas of Brooklyn. This includes times of fellowship, playing basketball, rap season about home, school and the streets and the expression of God's love through music and song.
Television Appearances : National Television in England, Jamaica and St. Vincent, and on cable and satellite Television in Australia and the United States.
Overseas Tours :1998 Gathering of Champions at K.I.C.C. in London England with Donnie McClurken and Helen Baylor . Ten day tour of various churches and twelve secondary schools and colleges in St. Vincent West indies. 2000 Church of God cruise on Carnival Paradise to the Caribbean.
National Tours : United States and Canada: Ministered in numerous churches. Hundreds have testified to receiving Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Special Events Include:
Big Splash 98, Ocean Grove, New Jersey sponsored by radio station WWDJ.
Marilyn Hickey Crusade, Meadowlands Area Church of God Nationwide Youth Retreats, Pennsylvania, Texas and Canada.
Progressive Baptist Convention, Buffalo New York. Church of God Gospel Explosion in Nashville Tennessee Black Business Convention, Jarvis Center, New York. Church of God Black Ministry Convention, Orlando, Florida.
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