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ORU Gospel Choir to Celebrate 40 Year Anniversary

The concert "Unquenched" will be held in ORU's Christ Chapel to celebrate this anniversary

The Oral Roberts University's (ORU) music ministry group Souls A' Fire Gospel Choir is celebrating its 40 year anniversary by holding a reunion concert titled, "Unquenched" in ORU's Christ Chapel on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 7 p.m. Souls A' Fire is the longest lasting music ministry group on the ORU campus.

There will be many featured musical artists present to commemorate Souls A' Fire existence such as Durward Davis (finalist on BET's Sunday Best), David Smith (former director of the Souls A' Fire for 15 years), Judith Christie McAllister (recording artist and president of the COGIC Music Department), Bishop Raphael Green (recording artist and founder of Metro Christian Worship Center St. Louis, Missouri), as well as all of the current Souls A' Fire Gospel Choir student members and many more.

The ORU Souls A' Fire, a music ministry group of the ORU International Worship Center, is a diverse and dynamic choir that delivers a repertoire ranging from classical anthems to the energetic sounds of contemporary gospel. They produce an original sound and style that has been inspiring audiences since 1971. Commissioned by Chancellor Oral Roberts to reach the inner city, Souls A' Fire has ministered on the ORU campus, in the Tulsa Community, throughout the nation and around the world.  

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information on the concert night, "Unquenched", or the Souls A' Fire, please call the International Worship Center at 918-495-7729.

Oral Roberts University is an interdenominational Christian liberal arts university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founded in 1963 by evangelist Oral Roberts, ORU serves students from 49 states and 53 countries, representing over 40 denominations. Offering 64 undergraduate majors, 13 master's programs and two doctoral degrees, plus NCAA Division I athletics, ORU is preparing its students' mentally, spiritually and physically to go into every person's world. For more information about ORU, visit www.oru.edu.