Easter play to be presented March 24 at Holy Temple

Mar. 15, 2013 @ 08:52 PM


The public is welcome to celebrate Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., at Holy Temple United Holy Church on East Avenue. The church will present an Easter play, “Been Converted,” written by Valerie Pearson Hairston. with African-American poetry and spiritual songs. Hairston herself will direct the play.

Hairston earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from North Carolina State University, as well as a master of arts degree in counseling from North Carolina Central University. She has taught and counseled for 25 years. She currently works as a counselor at Zeb Vance Elementary School.

She is the daughter of Mrs. Freddie Pearson and the late Samuel Pearson. She has two sons, Stephon Hairston and Grant Hairston.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served afterward. Call the Rev. Roosevelt Alston, pastor, at (252) 438-5854 for more details.