Published: 9 months ago

Christmas at DPAC 2016: Day 1

Last night was one for the record books: as far as our last five years at DPAC, it was our second-highest crowd and our largest volunteer team ever assembled. In case you missed it (shame on you), here’s a tiny little sneak peek:     …

Published: 9 months ago

Christmas at DPAC: A Few Ways to Pray

An earlier version of this post originally appeared on December 22, 2015 As this post goes live on Thursday morning, the Durham Performing Arts Center will be noticeably more quiet than yesterday, and decidedly calmer than later this evening. On Wednesday, a small battalion of volunteers gathered …

Published: 10 months ago

Christmas at DPAC: It’s Not For Us

(This is a modified version of a post that originally appeared on December 9, 2014.) We’re neck-deep in last-minute planning for one of the largest events we do all year. Christmas at DPAC takes months of planning, miles of cable, tons of lights, our entire …

Published: 10 months ago

Christmas at DPAC in 4.5 Minutes

In what has become an annual tradition (you can call it that if we did it last year and this year, right?), some of our staff dressed up in our holiday finery to deliver the goods on what you can expect at our upcoming …

Published: 10 months ago

5 Reasons You Should Serve at Christmas at DPAC

For three days prior to Christmas, the Summit is going to be invading the Durham Performing Arts Center for a fifth year. We’ll be celebrating the incarnation of Jesus, the majesty of the manger, the astonishment that God would dare become man. Christmas at …

Published: 2 years ago

Christmas at DPAC: Day One

The Lord is good, my friends. Yesterday kicked off the first two of five Christmas services at the Durham Performing Arts Center. If you keep up with eastern seaboard weather trivia (and who doesn’t?), you may know that the Triangle area had flash floods …

Published: 2 years ago

Christmas at DPAC: A Few Ways To Pray

As this post goes live on Tuesday morning, a small battalion of volunteers will be gathering at the Durham Performing Arts Center. We’ll be unloading trucks, setting up the venue, and preparing for five services over two days. 1,400 volunteers will serve more than …

Published: 2 years ago

Three Reasons to Serve at Christmas at DPAC

Next week marks one of my favorite events that we do all year at the Summit. Perhaps the favorite event. I’m referring, of course, to Christmas at the Durham Performing Arts Center: two days / five services worth of music, spoken word, and some really fun …

Published: 2 years ago

Christmas at DPAC is Back!

This post originally appeared on The City, the Summit’s online communication platform. Christmas at DPAC is back! 2015 marks the fourth year where we’ll celebrate Jesus’ birth as a gift to the Triangle. Over the last three years we’ve seen over 28,000 people and …

Published: 3 years ago

Christmas at DPAC, Day One

“Behold.” It was a declaration given by the angels, a command obeyed by the shepherds, and a lifestyle observed by Mary and Joseph. Behold is what we did on Tuesday night, as we realized that the message of the gospel isn’t about what we …

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