Meredith Andrews

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Meredith Andrews
Birth name Meredith Frances Andrews[1]
Born (1983-01-19) January 19, 1983 (age 32)
Wilson, North Carolina
Genres CCM
Years active 2005-present
Labels Word
Notable instruments

Meredith Frances Sooter (born January 19, 1983 in Wilson, North Carolina, née, Andrews) is a contemporary Christian music artist, songwriter, and worship leader. She has won two Dove Awards.[2][3]


Andrews grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, where she started singing when she was six years old.[citation needed] She attended Wilson Christian Academy, where she graduated. Andrews later attended college at Liberty University in Virginia.[citation needed] Though she was born an only child, her parents served as foster parents to many children while she was growing up, three of whom later were adopted by her parents.[citation needed]

Andrews married Jacob Sooter in May 2008[citation needed] and together they have three children, Maverick Elijah Sooter, (born on September 1, 2010), Remington Ezra Sooter (born on February 17, 2013)[4] and Frances 'Frankie' Evangeline Sooter (born on November 4, 2014). [5]

In 2011, Andrews won two Dove Awards, "Worship Song of the Year" for "How Great Is the Love" from As Long As It Takes and "Praise and Worship album of the Year" for As Long As It Takes.[2][3] On July 31, 2012, Andrews released a new single "Not For a Moment (After All)" on iTunes.[citation needed] It has now been featured in the top 20 songs of 2013.[citation needed]

Andrews currently leads worship with the Vertical Church Band at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago.[6]



Andrews toured with Pocket Full of Rocks and Todd Agnew.


  1. ^ ASCAP. "Andrews Meredith Frances (IPI #512094487)". ASCAP. 
  2. ^ a b "LIVE 2011 Dove Awards Coverage!". 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  3. ^ a b "43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards on gmc". Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
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  6. ^ Vertical Church Band. "About". 

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