Rev. Preston Davis
Minister to the University
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Rev. Andria L. Williamson
Manager of Chapel Programs
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Mrs. Amy Epstein
Jewish Life Coordinator
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Rev. Dr. Al Ward
Bishop Thomas B. Stockton
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Dr. Carol Earnhardt
Chapel Choir Director
Rev. Tony Kindred
Dr. Marc Foster
Chair of Music Department and Director of Choral Activities
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Cassidy has been working with Chapel and Religious life since Fall of 2018. During her time at chapel, Cassidy has focused primarily on live streaming the chapel services including video and audio, photography and the slideshow during the service, managing chapel’s Facebook. She also manages the Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages to help each week to prepare for Wednesday’s service. Cassidy is a journalism major and is from Dallas, Texas. Cassidy is the Secretary of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and is a reporter and writer for Zenith. In her free time, Cassidy enjoys reading, writing, photography, spending time with her friends and watching Netflix.
Michelle began working with the Office of Chapel and Religious Life in the Fall semester of 2017. She performs a variety of tasks for office, including but not limited to creating the bulletin for each week’s service, setting up the projector for services, troubleshooting during services, creating spreadsheets for office use, and designing the booklets used by students going on the Spring and Fall Pilgrimages. Michelle is a senior from Maryland, pursuing Business Administration major and a minor in Spanish. She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Mu Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, and Interfaith Dinner Club. President of the To Write Love on Her Arms University Chapter, Michelle is passionate about mental health advocacy. In her limited free time, she enjoys playing video games, watching cartoons, trying new restaurants, watching theatre performances, and attending speaker and cultural events.
Stephen began working with the Office of Religious Life and Chapel in the Fall semester of 2018. During his time working with Chapel, Stephen has worked on live streaming the chapel services, primarily with the in-house audio and video and helps each week to prepare for the Wednesday service. Stephen is a junior from Nashville, TN, and pursuing a Sports Communication degree. He is a member of the National Sports Media Association and an officer in the High Point Chapter of NSMA and Sportslink on campus. In his limited free time, he enjoys playing video games, attending sporting events, watching television and movies, and cheering on his beloved Tennessee Volunteers and Chicago Cubs.
Social Media and Chapel Assistant
Tessa has been working in the Chapel and Religious Life office since the Spring semester of 2018. She works on creating images and flyers for social media while in the office. During the chapel services, she does her best to make sure things run smoothly and works to help coordinate speakers. She is also the President of the Board of Stewards and works closely with the other members to plan chapel services. As a member of Interfaith Dinner Club, she is always excited to learn about other people’s faiths and share about hers as well. Her design skills can be seen in Infinite Space HPU’s student-published creative journal about all things faith. Tessa is a junior with a Special Education major and a minor in Spanish. She is from Massachusetts. She loves to work with kids in and out of school specifically focusing on behavior management. She likes to watch TV and listen to podcasts on her walk to and from class.
Sydney has been working with the Office of Chapel and Religious life since the Spring semester of 2018. During her time at chapel, Sydney has primarily focused on the slideshow presentations that are on the screen during the Chapel services as well as on the live streaming services. She also works closely with Rev. Andria and Rev. Preston. Sydney is on the Board of Stewards. Sydney is a Criminal Justice major with a minor in Non-Profit Leadership & Management and is from Queens, New York. In her free time, Sydney is President of Black Cultural Awareness on campus, she is involved in the Student Government Association as a representative of the Sophomore Class, she also is a tutor with Academic Services and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of America through the Big Brother Big Sister program. She enjoys spending time with her friends, cooking, and watching TV.
Anna has been working with Chapel and Religious life since Fall of 2018. During her time at chapel, Anna has worked reaching out to students in the chapel community who attend through the class or independently. Anna is an Exercise Science major with a double minor in Non-Profit Business and Spanish from Charlotte, NC. She is a member of Interfaith Dinner Club. She is also a member of the Board of Stewards, the students governing body for the chapel and serves in various roles on Wednesday nights. When she is not at chapel, Anna enjoys hanging out with her friends over coffee or over a meal and being at home watching Netflix.
Jill has been working with Chapel and Religious life since Fall of 2018. During her time at chapel, Jill has worked closely with those within and outside of the chapel community, increasing communication and involvement between chapel and the HPU community. Jill is an Elementary Education major and is also pursuing her Masters in Elementary Education with a concentration in Literacy. She is a senior at HPU from Westford, MA. Jill is the Secretary of the To Write Love on Her Arms University Chapter, recruitment chair for the Chapel Board of Stewards, a member of Kappa Delta, Kappa Delta Pi Honors Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta, the Teachers of Tomorrow Club, and volunteers with the Big Brother Big Sister program. In her free time, Jill enjoys working with children, reading, spending time with her family and friends, and watching Disney movies.
Ian has been working for HPU’s Chapel and Religious Life since the Fall semester of 2018. Since joining, Ian has been filming the weekly chapel services for the Facebook live stream and working each week to prepare for the service. Ian is an Electronic Media Production Major and senior from Lynchburg, Virginia. In his free time, Ian likes to practice the guitar, watch Game of Thrones, and listen to music.
Davis is a Sophomore Human Relations Major with a minor in Strategic Communications. He is one of four outreach coordinators that work closely with Rev. Davis to foster community in HPU’s chapel. He does his best to reach out to those in the chapel community to make them feel more welcomed and loved, in the body of Christ. He is also a member of the Board of Stewards. In his free time he enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and being a part of various campus activities like Club Running and Interfaith Dinner Club. He is a Young Life Leader at High Point Christian Academy and enjoys getting to work with high schoolers through this ministry. You can see some of his stories in the Infinite Space volume coming out this upcoming spring. He is excited to be volunteering his time summer of 2019 with the Alabama Head Injury Foundation, sharing his story and how the foundation impacted him after a traumatic brain injury. He is always happy and available to treat chapel-goers to a cup of Starbucks coffee to talk about their experiences in chapel and around campus.
Justin has been working with Chapel and Religious life since Spring of 2018. During his time at chapel, Justin has dedicated his skills in photography toward the promotion of unity and self-expression of worship within the HPU community through novel and candid photos. Afterward, he posts them on the chapel Facebook page. Justin is a senior from Norwalk, CT pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with a minor in Professional and Public Writing. He is also the Student Government Representative for the Board of Stewards, member of the Pre-Pharmacy Club, active swimmer for the HPU Club Swimming Team and student tutor at the Writing Center. In his limited free-time, Justin loves to play video games, write fictional stories and poetry, watch anything Marvel or D.C. related and hang out with friends.
Gabrielle began working with Chapel and Religious Life during the Fall 2018 semester. She uses her love of photography to capture memorable moments at weekly chapel services. Gabby is a political science major with minors in religion and philosophy. She serves as a member of the VOICE Student Advisory Board for the Office of Multicultural Affairs as well as the Board of Stewards. Gabby is a First Year Navigator, University Ambassador, and the Vice President of Genesis Gospel Choir. During her free time, she enjoys playing drums and spending time with her fellow choir members.