Chapel & Religious Life

Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Service

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Martin Luther King, Jr

Every year on the wintry Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a fire is kindled on High Point University’s campus. The Hayworth Chapel hosts a Martin Luther King, Jr. Service to honor the life and work of the late social activist and preacher. The service hosts a noted speaker, Genesis Gospel Choir, and is paired with service community service projects throughout the day that are in the spirit of the “Beloved Kingdom” for which King strove.

MLK Day Speaker Archives

2018 Bishop Vashti McKenzie2017 – Bishop Jonathan Holston 2016 – Rev. Prince Rivers
2015, 2009 – Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock2014 – Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman2013 – Dr. Clifford Jones
2012 – Rev. Tyrone Gordon2011 – Dr. Charles Adams2010 – Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr.
2008 – Rev. Dr. John Kinney 2007 – Rev. Dr. James Forbes2003 – Rev. Arnetta Beverly

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Worship services at High Point University are held Wednesday evenings, 5:30-6:20 p.m in Hayworth Chapel.

Rev. Andria Williamson
Manager of Chapel Programs

Phone: (336) 841-9132