University of Mobile Invites Community to Free Christmas Concert Featuring Shane & Shane

Rivers Brunson News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile invites the public to its sprawling 880+ acre campus for “Christmas Under the Oaks,” a free outdoor Christmas concert featuring praise and worship duo Shane & Shane. The concert is presented by 19/19 Investment Counsel.

The Dec. 13 event includes an open house tour of the university’s new “living laboratories” featuring state-of-the-art technology for the study of healthcare, science and performing arts.

The open house is scheduled for 6-7 p.m. and the outdoor concert begins at 7 p.m. on the university’s front lawn. Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and an opportunity to take selfies with Santa will be available. The campus address is 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, 36613. Information is available at or call 251.442.2587.

The university recently dedicated a $4.6 million renovation of William K. Weaver Hall which includes the Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice in the College of Health Professions and College of Arts & Sciences – Department of Natural Sciences. The Alabama School of the Arts will showcase Worship Leadership 210, a mixing and visualization lab in Thomas T. Martin Hall.

Opening for Shane & Shane’s powerhouse harmonies are two University of Mobile ensembles, Ignite Worship and Exit 13. Both groups feature students from the Christian university’s Alabama School of the Arts who regularly travel and perform throughout the year.

Parking will be available on campus.

Learn more about Shane & Shane at For information about University of Mobile or directions to campus, visit

About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.



About the Author

Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.