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The 42nd Annual Prayer Breakfast Hosted at HPU

12.7.2012

High Point University Prayer BreakfastHIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 7, 2012 – High Point University kicked off the holiday season with the 42nd Annual Prayer Breakfast, featuring the Rev. John Fitzgerald as guest speaker.

More than 700 people attended the annual event which included special music provided by the HPU Chapel Choir, directed by Dr. Marc Foster, as well as a silent prayer held in memory of alumni, members of the university family and the community, as well as other friends who have passed away during the past year.

Fitzgerald lived in High Point for many years while serving as senior minister of Covenant Church United Methodist and was delighted to be back.

High Point University Prayer Breakfast“I look around this room and this is family. It is good to be home in High Point for Christmas,” said Fitzgerald.

He addressed the audience with a poem telling the story of the first Christmas from the innkeeper’s perspective. The poem closed with, “The task so may it be, to tell the great tale through all eternity,” highlighting the true reason for celebrating the season.

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