Baptisms at Christ the King

Two children received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism recently at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. On Jan. 10, the first Sunday after the Epiphany, also known at “The Baptism of Our Lord,” Lila Grace McGee (left photo), daughter of Seth and Joy Barnes McGee of Peachtree City, received Holy Baptism. The following […]

LLM certification

Several men and women received training leading toward certification as Licensed Liturgical Ministers (LLM) in the Mid-South Diocese of the Charismatic Episcopal Church. Those who complete the process are licensed by the diocese to serve the chalice at services of Holy Communion and are authorized to take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in of […]

Robert H. Ashley

Robert H. Ashley, 70, Brooks, died Jan. 16, 2010. He was born Dec. 29, 1939 in Sharpsburg, son of the late Ralph and Estelle Ashley. He enjoyed working on his land and spending time with his family. He started a successful wire rope and sling business over 50 years ago. He also started an insurance […]

William Ross Elliott

William Ross Elliott, 23, Sharpsburg, died Jan.. 4, 2010 of complications of pulmonary illness. He was a 2005 graduate of Northgate High School. He enjoyed outdoor adventure and loved hiking, marine life, photography and a fine cigar. Memorial services will be this Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. […]

Visit from St. Nicholas

The children who attended the Christmas Eve services at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, received a special story and visit. Bishop David Epps gathered the children near the altar and told them a short story about Bishop Nicholas of Myra and how he later became a “saint.” Upon the conclusion of the story, […]

Healing ministry classes

A 13-week class on Scripture passages related to healings performed by Christ was taught at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Teachers were Bonnie Bar, MSN, RN, an associate professor of nursing at the State University of West Georgia in Carrollton, and James Taylor, DPC, a chaplain at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital. Completion of the […]

‘Boy Bishop’ Metzger presides at Christ the King Church

At the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg on Sunday, Dec. 6, Thomas Metzger, age 12, presided over much of the Sunday service as “Boy Bishop,” in an ancient European ceremony which offers a lesson in humility and recognition of the wisdom of youthful innocence. Thomas also preached a brief sermon he had written […]

Christmas Bazaar at Sharpsburg Baptist planned for this Saturday

The third annual “Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar” plus this years’ chicken barbecue will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, at Sharpsburg Baptist Church. The Bazaar, sponsored by the Olive Branch ladies group, will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among the many items included will be homemade jams, jellies, relish, baked goods and other goodies. […]

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