Join the campus community for Missouri Baptist University’s traditional start of the Christmas season, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Quad.



What is more enchanting than a cup of hot cocoa and Christmas carols before the reading of the Christmas story and lighting of our beautiful Christmas tree?

Welcome to Hanging of the Green, an annual celebration bringing together all the departments at MBU to usher in the holiday season.

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., come to the Quad for candle lighting, caroling and Christmas trees.

Faculty and staff from multiple departments on campus will hang traditional Chrismon ornaments representing their respective departments.

Chrismons are simply decorations, usually ornaments, with traditional Christmas symbols like the cross, the crown and the star of David.

You can also enjoy carriage rides and games, plus hot cocoa and cookies in the Perk.

Bundle up, come ready for fun and help welcome the Christmas season to MBU.

You will not want to miss this event before leaving campus this semester.

For more information about Hanging of the Green you can contact Lara Hines, director of student activities, a, or Julie Hammack, assistant director of student activities, at

By Chelsea Gammon

Chelsea Gammon is a staff writer and editor for MBU Timeline. She is a senior double majoring in Journalism and Public Relations. Chelsea works part-time in the Special Events office on campus. In the spring she will be a public relations assistant for MBU’s University Communications Department. She previously enjoyed working with Timeline Broadcast. After graduation, Gammon plans to explore many opportunities and make a difference wherever she goes.