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  • November 23, 2014 William Peace University Singers Fall Concert The William Peace University Singers, led by Julie Ricciardi, will perform their fall concert in Kenan Hall on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at 3 p.m. Formed in the fall of 2011, the WPU Singers act as ambassadors to the community, performing both sacred and secular music ranging from Pop, Contemporary, Christian, Gospel, Jazz, Country, Blues, Swing, Classical, Broadway and more. The troupe performs throughout the state and the region, most recently at the 2013 North Carolina State Governor’s Ball, annual performances at the Wake County First Responders Appreciation Breakfast, the LGBT Center Awards Gala, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Women’s Luncheons, the Heritage Calendar Gala, the 2013 Wake County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, and they often appear at retirement centers, churches, schools and for retail openings. The University's glee club's is made up of some of the best and brightest students from across all majors. To learn more about the Singers, click here. Reserve your tickets here. view Event
  • November 24, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on stage in Kenan Hall on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC, but RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three Manning Series events. We apologize, but this concert is now SOLD OUT. Thank you! William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
  • December 1, 2014 WPU Community Lovefeast A Peace Christmas Tradition William Peace University invites members of the Peace community and our neighbors to join us for the annual WPU Community Lovefeast in Dinwiddie Chapel (Main Building, 2nd Floor). Rev. Dr. R. Lee Carter, our William C. Bennett Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Religion, welcomes members of the community to receive Communion during this festive event. A Lovefeast service is a service dedicated to Christian love and is most famously practiced by the Moravians. A Lovefeast seeks to strengthen the bonds and the spirit of harmony, goodwill, and congeniality, as well as to forgive past disputes and instead love one another. The Moravian Lovefeast is based on the Agape feast and the meals of the early churches described in the Bible in the Acts of the Apostles, which were partaken in unity and love. Traditionally for European, Canadian, and American Lovefeasts, a sweetened bun and coffee (sweetened milky tea in Germany, Holland and England) is served to the congregation in the pews by dieners (from the German for servers); before partaking, a simple table grace is said. The foods and drinks consumed from congregation may vary tremendously at the Lovefeast and are usually adapted from what the congregations have available. Services in some Colonial-era Lovefeasts, for example, used plain bread and water; some in Salem were known to have served beer. The Moravian Lovefeast also concentrates on the singing of hymns and listening to music which may come from the organ or choir. The songs and hymns chosen usually describe love and harmony. The congregation can talk quietly with their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ about their spiritual walk with God. The William Peace University Community Lovefeast will feature special student, faculty and staff speakers and dieners. Event Date: Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. Event Location: Dinwiddie Chapel, 2nd Floor of Main Building Admission: FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC   view Event

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