'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas': 5 things to know about Lifetime romance movie

Catch a brand new Christmas romance that will feature songs by Grammy-award winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin who makes a special appearance as well

                            'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas': 5 things to know about Lifetime romance movie
Chaz Lamar Shepherd and Demetria McKinney in 'Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas' (Lifetime)

Christmas is almost here and the air is already magical with cold and the holiday spirit all around! And with the festival, comes a collection of beautiful Christmas movies from Lifetime that are bound to strike a chord with viewers during the festive season.

'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas' is the upcoming Lifetime Chrismas romance that is being produced by Grammy-award-winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin who wants to showcase the power of gospel singing. The movie is set to be full of magic and melodies that are sure to get you swaying and singing along. If you're a lover of Christmas and all the watches that it comes with you should check out 'Saying Yes to Christmas' and 'Merry Liddle Christmas Baby' as well. 


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When does 'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas' release and where to watch it?

'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas' is set to premiere on Saturday, December 4 at 8 pm / 7c. You can watch it on the Lifetime channel.

What is 'Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas' about?

According to Lifetime, "When Olivia, a young assistant pastor, gets assigned to be a lead pastor at a new church a month before Christmas, she’s fearful she can’t manage the transition, including getting the choir ready to open the town’s annual Winter Jamboree. Banding together with her new congregation, Olivia discovers a new home for herself, and even finds a little Christmas romance along the way! Featuring a special appearance and songs written and arranged by Kirk Franklin."

Who stars in the Lifetime Christmas romance?

Demetria McKinney as Olivia

Demetria McKinney is an actress and singer-songwriter who has performed in numerous stage plays some of which include Tyler Perry's stage plays ’Why Did I Get Married' and 'Madea's Family Christmas'. Her work on television includes being a series regular on 'The Rickey Smiley Show', the soap opera 'Saints & Sinners', the horror drama 'Superstition' and 'Motherland: Fort Salem'. The singer has also partaken in various musicals and lent vocals to other artists' albums as well. She is set to play the lead in Lifetime's upcoming yuletide romance.





The rest of the cast includes Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Kirk Franklin, Jen Harperas Mrs Corrine, Shacai O'Nealas Destiny, Steven Reddingtonas Red,  Kendra C Johnson as Miss Dee, and Deetta West as Sister Ida. 


'Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas' is produced by Swirl Films and Big Dreams Entertainment.  The movie is executive produced by Kirk Franklin and Tracy Byrd and produced by Leslie Greif, Eric Tomosunas, and Ron Robinson. Erica Sutherlin directs a script by Kourtney Richard.


Have a sneak peek at the upcoming Christmas romance below!


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