Today (Sept 15), the multi-cultural worship collective, Village Lights, released the official music video for “Christ Our King,” which can be viewed below. Village Lights is comprised of Sarah Kroger, Ike Ndolo and Ricky Vazquez and are based out of Nashville and Arizona.
Earlier this year, the band released their debut self-titled EP, which introduced their heartbeat; one of unity, inclusivity and reconciliation wrapped in worshipful devotion. Seeing themselves as more than a band, but rather a movement for those who seek justice in our world and Church.
Village Lights was birthed from the relationship of three independent artists who often found themselves leading worship together at youth conferences, and discovering a shared desire to create more modern worship music for more liturgical church spaces. Recording and releasing their first project during the challenging circumstances of 2020-21 brought a new sense of the crucial importance of community for the band, and they are now readier than ever to let the light of Christ shine through their music.
Village Lights are set to release their debut full-length album in November. Diving into the theme of “Christ the King” as a nod to the liturgical feast day of the same name in the church calendar, the collective has been on a journey of unpacking the rich universe around Christ’s humble Kingship. This new project promises to offer poignant lyrics, exploratory sonorities blending the band’s multi-ethnicity and fresh poetic approaches to liturgical worship. New songs will be released through the next few months leading up to the full-length debut.