Beginning with a time of prayer, a Christmas party and dinner for Christ the King church members 60 and up was held at the home of Father Jim and Karen Taylor. Great food, fellowship, and conversation made for a wonderful evening. A game, “How Much Do You Know About Christmas Traditions?” was won by Gerhard and Bonnie Barr.
On Sunday, November 16, Philip Andrew Ellis was ordained to the ministry at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg, GA.
Philip Andrew Ellis (Andy) was born in Eyam, United Kingdom on April 4, 1966; the second of two sons born to John Ellis and Norma Anne Ellis. John apprenticed as a coachbuilder and later became a carpenter and builder by trade. Anne worked as a shoemaker in the village factory and later became a home aide for over 40 years, serving elderly people within her community Much of Andy’s ancestry can be traced back to before the 1600’s in the records of St. Lawrence’s Anglican Church, Eyam where Andy was baptised and confirmed.
All of us will probably need elder care information either for ourselves or a loved one at sometime in our lives. The Division of Diocesan Ministry Development will be hosting a Elder Care Workshop, Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Cathedral of Christ the King Family Life Center to provide vital information regarding elder care. A wonderful slate of professionals will be available to discuss major aspects of caring for the elderly.