Lunch and Learn series continues at LRU’s Grace Chapel

Lenoir-Rhyne University is introducing the public to Grace Chapel through a series of Lunch and Learn events, which will continue on Wednesday, March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Events explain the development of the chapel, its furnishings, which have been assembled from across America, and its worship life. A tour of the chapel will be provided, and there will be a time for questions and answers. After the informative part of the event, attendees are invited to go to the University cafeteria for lunch. There is no charge except for the cost of lunch. The Lunch and Learn event series will continue on April 15. Reservations are requested by emailing Linda Suggs at, or calling her at, 828-328-7108. Each registration is limited to 25 people.

A Cappella Choir performs home concert at Lenoir-Rhyne

As part of its winter concert series, the Lenoir-Rhyne University A Cappella Choir will perform a home concert on Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Chapel. This will be the first time the home concert is performed in the newly opened chapel. The choir is directed by Dr. Paul D. Weber with support from Lenoir-Rhyne’s collaborative artist, Jeana Neal Borman. The event is open to the public and free for all guests. The concert is the last of five performances scheduled throughout the Piedmont Region of North Carolina as part of the choir’s winter program. The program includes performances in Southern Pines, China Grove, Salisbury and Lincolnton. Choir alumni will join this year's choir in singing its signature piece “O Day Full of Grace” by F. Melius Christiansen.