They had thought and prayed about it for quite
some time. Finally they announced their plans and set the date. They
sought counsel from clergy, planned the service and chose special
music. The cake was ordered, the invitations mailed. They discussed
their future and dreamed of their new life together. When the big day
came, they walked down the aisle and made a public commitment together
at the altar. A photographer captured their joy during the reception.
Later they would receive place settings of their china.
|When the congregation of St. Andrew Lutheran, Charleston, S.C., gathered a final time on Christmas Eve, sets of dishes were presented to members, including Thelma Horres (left), Florence Cotten, Marion Donohoe and vicar Melinda Jones.|
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