Sun, 26 Feb|
Marion Bible Fellowship
Marty Goetz in Concert
Emmy-nominated Messianic artist to visit Marion Bible.
Time & Location
26-Feb-2023, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Marion Bible Fellowship, 590 Forest Lawn Dr, Marion, OH 43302
About the event
Emmy nominated, Marty Goetz has been called a modern day psalmist: His songs are Scripture beautifully set to music, leaving listeners spiritually moved, inspired and educated. With melodic and fresh acoustical/classic arrangements, Marty has the ability to lead you to a place of true intimacy with God.
In 1965, when thirteen year-old, Marty stood in Cleveland's Jewish Temple on the Heights for his bar-mitzvah and solemnly sang the ancient words of Torah. At that time, no one -- least of all Marty -- could have envisioned that some twenty years later he would be singing to God featured this time as a believer in Messiah performing at Billy Graham's Rally in Central Park.
In his college years, he was a night club singer and pianist, and sang at clubs and dinner theaters around Pittsburgh while studying English at Carnegie Mellon University. He was also a non-singing guest on Mister Rogers Neighborhood as Smokey Bear.
After graduation, he set out for New York City, determined, as Marty remembers, 'to give it two weeks to become a star or I'd go back to Cleveland and the family furniture business.' Just one week later, Marty found himself performing at hotels in the Catskill Mountains. Soon after this, His singing partner found Jesus. Horrified at his partner's faith experience, Marty broke up the act and returned to New York City. He worked steadily as a songwriter and cabaret entertainer until 1978, when he shifted his ambitions from Broadway to Pop and moved to Los Angeles.
Provoked by the increasing numbers of believers in Yeshua (Jesus) in his life, he began reading the Bible, 'looking for loopholes'. A few short weeks later, sitting alone one night on a friend's balcony, looking down on the lights of Sunset Boulevard, he realized with certainty that 'the Jesus of the New Testament was the Jewish Messiah my people have been longing for'.
Within a year of putting his faith in Yeshua, Marty began performing with Debby Boone and soon began to establish himself as a strong and passionate voice for Messianic believers within the Christian churches throughout the country.
He has ministered before large congregations as diverse as Jack Hayford's Church on the Way, Greg Laurie's Harvest Christian Fellowship and Harvest Crusades, Coral Gables Presbyterian, Chicago's Moody Church, David Wilkerson's Times Square Church. Ministries such as Focus on the Family, Insight For Living, TBN Christian Television, Promise Keepers, Billy Graham Training Center/The Cove and CBN Television have invited Marty to share his musical gifts and talents.
Marty has been recording music steadily since 1985, and today lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Jennifer, who also is a Jewish believer in Jesus. Their daughter, Misha, herself a worship leader and recording artist, resides in Nashville as well along with her husband Joshua Hoyt and their son Caleb.
Marty Goetz-General Seating$20.00+$0.50 service fee
Marty Goetz-Premium Seating$35.00+$0.88 service fee
Marty Goetz-Economy Seating$15.00+$0.38 service fee