Church plans AIDS benefit concert

First African Baptist Church is presenting an AIDS benefit gospel concert, “Breaking the Silence,” 5 p.m. Saturday at the church, 901 Fifth Ave., Columbus, according to a press release.

Featured performers include interim pastor the Rev. Marcus Hunter, gospel jazz recording artist Randy Ritchie, Tandra Holyfield and the Voices of Inspiration, Nubeginning, Laverne Brown and Karen A. Jakes

There is no admission charge; the collection will be donated to support the HIV/AIDS Support Services of the West Central Georgia District Health Services, A division of the Columbus Health Department.