Chapel & Religious Life


Bishop Thomas B. Stockton


In addition to the Minister to the University, Dr. Tom Stockton serves as our Bishop-in-Residence. Bishop Stockton provides invaluable assistance to the campus by offering professional counsel to those preparing for a church vocation, working with students to handle personal situations, relating to concerns of parents, and visiting students in the event of a hospital stay. Bishop Stockton’s formal education includes degrees from Davidson College, Duke University Divinity School, and study at Cambridge University. Pfeiffer University and Shennendoah University have awarded him honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees. Dr. Stockton served as Bishop of The Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1988-1996. He has served six churches in the Western North Carolina Conference, the last of which were Wesley Memorial in High Point and Myers Park in Charlotte, NC.

“As Bishop-In-Residence, I work with students, parents, administrators, and faculty as the institution seeks to better serve students and honor its responsibilities as a private, church-related university. Please know my desire is to be of service to students and parents alike.”

Bishop Thomas B. Stockton


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Worship services at High Point University are held Wednesday evenings, 5:30-6:15 p.m in Hayworth Chapel.

Shannon Lefever
Manager of Chapel Programs

Phone: 336-841-9132