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David M. Edwards’ Song Rising Up To Heaven Chosen As Regent University’s Global Day Of Worship 11/11/11 Theme Song

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David M. Edwards’ Song Rising Up To Heaven Chosen As Regent University’s Global Day Of Worship 11/11/11 Theme Song

Rising Up To Heaven EP Releases November 22, 2011

Rising Up to Heaven Single Impacting INSPO Radio Now

LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2011) – David M. Edwards’ song, Rising Up To Heaven, was chosen to be the theme song of Regent University’s Global Day Of Worship, which is taking place this Friday, November 11, 2011. Edwards’ EP, Rising Up To Heaven, featuring this track, will be available at the event and released to on line stores, including at iTunes, Amazon and maranathamusicstore.com. The single hits INSPO radio for a sneak peak on Friday.


“I’m honored to be able to share new music from Rising Up To Heaven with a global audience,” said Edwards, recording artist, creative director of the International Center for Worship and artist-in-residence at Regent University. “It is an exciting day for Regent University to host many talented worship artists gathered together for a common goal – to praise and lift up the name of Jesus Christ.”


The four-track EP is released by Maranatha! Music and produced by Phil Sillas. Rising Up To Heaven will be officially released digitally on November 22, 2011.


“Maranatha! Music is thrilled to partner with Regent University for the Global Day of Worship, and we are delighted to work with David on his new project, Rising Up To Heaven,” said Randy Alward, president of Maranatha! Music. “He is a gifted songwriter and worship leader and has a unique ability to engage an audience of worshippers.”


The Global Day of Worship is a 24-hour worship event that takes place on Friday November 11, 2011 at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Worship artists from across the country and around the globe will gather for worship and the launch of Regent University’s new International Center for Worship. Edwards will perform along with Andrae’ Crouch, Aaron Keyes, Le’Andria Johnson, MANIFEST, Adlan Cruz, Sillas and others.

Edwards released “Here With You” earlier this year through Maranatha! Music and EMI-CMG Distribution. Edwards is the author of Worship 365: The Power of a Worshiping Life and the Worship 365 events. He is a columnist for Rev! Magazine and a popular conference speaker.  In 2010, Edwards was honored with the appointment as Artist-In- Residence, in the School of Divinity at Regent University, in Virginia Beach, Va., where he has taught Worship + Renewal since 2008 and serves as the Director of the Regent University International Center for Worship. Edwards is an official spokesman for the Bible League, which is one of the world’s largest evangelical, non-denominational Scripture placement agencies.

Maranatha! Music is a pioneer in praise and worship music resource publishing. Best known for the Praise Series, Praise Band Series, The Invitation CD and Top 25 Series; Maranatha! Music has sold more than 30 million records worldwide.

For more information on David M. Edwards, visit www.davidmedwards.com.

For more information on Maranatha! Music, visit www.maranathamusic.com.

For more information on the Global Day of Worship, visit www.globaldayofworship.com.

For more information on the International Center for Worship, visit www.regent.edu/academics/centers/worship/home.cfm.