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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, gospel choir, special musical direction by Dr. Louise Toppin, Chair of the Voice Department at UNC-Chapel Hill, 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

2013 – Dr. Clifford Jones 

Press Release

2012 – Rev. Tyrone Gordon

2011 – Dr. Charles Adams

2010 – Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. 

2009 – Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock

2008 – Rev. Dr. John Kinney

2007 – Rev. Dr. James Forbes

2003 – Rev. Arnetta Beverly

Chapel Worship Schedule

    Aug
    27
    8.27 - 5:30pm

    First Chapel Worship Service of the Academic Year
    Sep
    03
    9.03 - 5:30pm

    Worship Service
    Sep
    10
    9.10 - 5:30pm

    Worship Service
    Sep
    17
    9.17 - 5:30pm

    Year of the Arts Service

CONTACT THE CHAPEL

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
Email: slefever@highpoint.edu
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