UMO to Hold Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service

UMO to Hold Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount (UMO) will hold its Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service on Friday, December 6, at 7 PM and Saturday, December 7, at 2:30 PM and at 6:30 PM. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church of Mount Olive.

Guests will enjoy a Christ-centered service patterned after the Festival of Nine Lessons and
Carols, a traditional English evening service, which began in Cambridge in 1918. The service
will include six Scripture lessons, tracing salvation history; each reading will be followed by a
carol. Music will be provided by the University of Mount Olive Department of Fine Arts and other local choirs.

While the event is free, tickets are required. For more information or to request tickets, contact Melba Ingram at 919-299-4582 or

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has education service centers in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and online. For more information, visit

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