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William Peace University Hosts Holiday Events For The Local Community

By William Peace University on November 26, 2012 8:30 pm

Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Presents
Open House And 3rd Annual Children Story Hour For The Holidays

RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced its upcoming holiday events for families and the local community to enjoy during the holiday season. The university will host its annual chapel service, a traditional Moravian Lovefeast, with the Rev. Dr. R. Lee Carter, Bennett Chaplain, on Tuesday Dec. 4 at 6:15 p.m. in Dinwiddie Chapel. The event will feature the William Peace University singers and conclude with holiday carols around the fountain, which stands in the front of the campus’ Main Building. The event is free of charge, but reservations are recommended. For reservations, visit https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/holiday-chapel-service/

On Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m., William Peace University will host its third annual Santa Comes to William Peace UniversityChildren’s Holiday Story Hour in the Main Building. Joined by Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, children are invited to listen to two holiday stories read by a special guest, have their photo taken and receive a surprise gift from Santa Claus himself. Refreshments will be served in the university’s Main Parlor, where guests will enjoy carols sung by William Peace University Singers. Admissions to the Children’s Holiday Story Hour is free, but registration is required. For registration, visit https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/childrens-holiday-story-hour/

“As we look forward to the holiday season, what better way to embrace the holiday spirit than by hosting events on campus that bring together the local Raleigh community,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “Our Children’s Holiday Story Hour is becoming a growing seasonal tradition, and we hope parents, students and families alike come join us as we celebrate over our favorite stories, desserts and holiday carols from our university singers.”

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