Hope Chapel is an independent, Christian church located on Spring Garden Street, behind the Blind Tiger near the railroad tracks. The church first held services in Greensboro in 2008, based out of Lindley Elementary School. In 2011, they renovated a warehouse at 1825 Spring Garden Street and by December, 2011 they moved in and services began in the building where they remain today. According to their website, Hope Chapel's vision is "to embody and articulate the historic Christian faith to bring about spiritual, social, and cultural renewal in the university communities and surrounding neighborhoods..." They especially believe in the gospel and community building and see the secular and spiritual as being intertwined. They are a small church, of about 175 members, and encourage people to visit, regardless of where they are in their faith journey.
The above photo was taken at Hope Chapel last night as people were entering for a 'sold out' concert by performers Andrew Peterson and Audrey Assad, who were in town as part of their "Edge of Dawn Tour." These Christian singer songwriters, are getting a lot of recognition. Audrey, daughter of a Syrian refugee, has a voice that is hauntingly clear. The two have very compatible voices. We're betting those who were lucky enough to get tickets really enjoyed themselves.
We hope you enjoy your Sunday, whether you stay home or venture out. If you like contemporary Christian music, listen to something by Andrew and Audrey. If you like exploring Greensboro, try finding Hope Chapel. It is part of a corridor of Greensboro- between Spring Garden Street and the railroad tracks- that we predict will continue to grow.