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King University Invites Community to Join in Candlelight Christmas Caroling Event Nov. 10

BRISTOL, Tenn., Nov. 2, 2016 – The King University Music Department is hosting a candlelight Christmas caroling event on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. The event will take place on the Oval on the main campus in Bristol, Tenn. The public is encouraged to participate.

“As part of the celebration of King University’s 150th anniversary, we are excited to host this Christmas caroling event,” says W. Patrick Flannagan, professor of Music and director of choral activities at King University. “This will be the first event of its kind at King. Please join us to make this a truly regional event and help King University celebrate this milestone anniversary as part of the entire Bristol community.”

The caroling will take place on the Oval in the middle of the campus. Parking is free, and no preparation is needed. Lyric sheets and candles will be provided to everyone. Following the event, King’s dining services will provide some light refreshments.

Contact W. Patrick Flannagan at or 423.652.4846 for additional details.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.