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Candlelight Carol Service 2014

CONWAY, Ark. (November 9, 2014)  – The Hendrix College Choir, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Morgan, will present the annual Candlelight Carol Service Thursday, Dec. 4 – Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 7  at 4 p.m. in Greene Chapel. 

The service is free and open to the public but reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling 501-450-1495 beginning Monday, Nov. 24. The box office will be open for reservations Monday, Nov. 24 and Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 5 from 12 – 2 p.m. 

The program will include the following carols:

  • Hodie Christus Natus Est by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck  
  • Adam Lay Ybounden by Boris Ord  
  • Lift up Your Heads, O Ye Gates by George Frideric Handel  
  • Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day by John Gardner  
  • Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree by Elizabeth Poston  
  • Ave Maria by Jean Mouton 
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives 
  • The Shepherd’s Carol by Bob Chilcott 
  • The Three Kings by Healey Willan 

The Hendrix College Choir will also present two special tour performances of the service. The choir will perform on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Ark. For more information, contact Richard Hardin at 470-442-4237 or The choir will also perform on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint James United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Ark. For more information, contact Tracey DePue at 501-217-6733.

About Hendrix College

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. This year, Hendrix was named the country’s #1 “Up and Coming” liberal arts college and #8 in the nation for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, and the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit