UMO to Host Operation Blessing Event Featuring Karen Abercrombie

UMO to Host Operation Blessing Event Featuring Karen Abercrombie

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host Operation Blessing featuring Karen Abercrombie on Thursday, December 13, at 6 PM in the Southern Bank Auditorium.

Abercrombie is an award-winning actress best known for her role as Miss Clara in the 2015 Christian film War Room. She is also a Parents’ Choice Award-winning storyteller, singer-songwriter, and a motivational speaker. Abercrombie has guest starred on numerous television shows and Off-Broadway productions, receiving critical acclaim.

Abercrombie will give a motivational presentation titled “We Are Our Brother/Sisters’ Keepers.”

Tickets to the event are free with a $10-20 donation of gift cards, blankets, hygiene items, nonperishable food items, or toiletries. All proceeds will be given to victims of Hurricane Florence. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and seating is limited.

Please contact Human Resources Director Cordelia Wilcox at (919) 658-7494 or at for tickets.

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 locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, in Smithfield at Johnston Community College, and online.  For more information, visit