40th Annual Church Night

40th Annual Church Night

January 31, 2022
Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations

MOUNT OLIVE -February 19 will mark the 40th Annual Church Night Basketball Games at the University of Mount Olive (UMO).

This year’s events will get off to an early afternoon start and will feature basketball competition between UMO and Lees McRae.  The women’s game is scheduled for 2 PM, followed by the men’s game at 4 PM in Kornegay Arena.  Halftime between both the women’s and men’s games will feature games and prizes.

According to Nicole Balsamello, Director of Admissions, the church with the most people in attendance will win a $500 UMO scholarship for one of their youth.  To register, visit https://umo.edu/church-night/.

“We are excited tabout the 40th anniversary of this time-honored tradition of Church Night,” said Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications Tim Woodard.  “We are planning for a big crowd and big fun!”

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University is sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists.  For more information, visit www.umo.edu.