“All Things Are Working”
Joe Pace feat. Callie Day
Pace Music Group (release date: November 18, 2022)

By Robert M. Marovich

You know it will be a good year when one of the first Picks of the Week for 2023 is a simple, beautiful hymn like “All Things Are Working.”

The hymn, based on Romans 8:28, receives a breathtaking treatment from gospel choir veteran Joe Pace (who also wrote the song), a chorus of superb background singers, and a marvelous over-the-stave feature from soloist Calesta “Callie” Day. It comes together with a sweeping sound as sacred as the act of baptism. A lovely piece destined in time to be picked up by other church choirs.

Pace is pastor of worship for the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. The classically-trained vocalist Callie Day is from Atlanta and was a contestant on Season 14 of the television show America’s Got Talent.

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Written by : Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.