HPU to host 50th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast


HIGH POINT, North Carolina, November 30, 2021 – High Point University invites the community to join in the Christmas spirit at 50e Annual community prayer breakfast. This year, the event will take place at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 10 at the new Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center. This event is free and open to the public.

To register for the event, visit www.highpoint.edu/christmas or call the campus concierge at 336-841-4636.

The community prayer breakfast is one of HPU’s timeless Christmas traditions. The event features free food, an inspiring message from guest speaker, Bishop Gregory Palmer, and special music provided by the High Point University Chapel Choir.

This year, Bishop Gregory Palmer will lead the message. He is the Ohio West Area Episcopal Head of The United Methodist Church.

Bishop Gregory Palmer is the Ohio West Area Episcopal Head of The United Methodist Church, where he has served since 2012. Bishop Palmer grew up in the Philadelphia area church. Her father was a retired United Methodist minister and her mother a schoolteacher. Palmer received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and his Masters of Divinity from Duke University Divinity School. His pastoral career has included student pastorates in North Carolina and post-seminary appointments to the East Ohio Conference. He has received honorary degrees from Baldwin-Wallace College, Iowa Wesleyan College, Simpson College, Hood Theological Seminary, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and United Theological Seminary.

Event parking and shuttle service will be available in the new parking lot located at 1315 N. University Parkway. The entrance to the car park is accessible via the entrance on the University Parkway.

HPU’s Community Prayer Breakfast is supported by Digger Enterprises, Fence Builders, Inc., Johnson’s Modern Electric, Smith & Jennings, Inc. and the Haggai Prayer Breakfast Fund.


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