HPU To Host Lessons & Carols Candlelight Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 ? High Point University will celebrate the holiday season with a special Lessons & Carols Candlelight Service on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in Hayworth Chapel. The event is open to the public.

The heartwarming program ? based on the traditional festival of lessons and carols observed at King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, England ? will feature members of the High Point community, the Chapel Choir, Dr. Marc Ashley Foster, Dr. Alexa Schlimmer, the Board of Stewards, Alpha Delta Theta and Delta Iota Alpha.

Following the service, all participants are invited to walk directly outside the chapel for the lighting of the Hayworth Chapel Christmas Tree and the singing of carols.

The service will be broadcast live to the Chapel fellowship hall to accommodate overflow attendance and parents with small children. It will also be broadcast via Internet and live streaming for those who cannot attend in person. The Web address is www.highpoint.edu/chapel/services.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu.  

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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