The Atlanta Chapter of Compassionate Friends

38th Annual Candlelighting Remembrance Service
December 1, 2018


Please mark your calendars and plan to join us on Saturday, Dec. 1, for the 2018 Candlelight Service, 
an annual tradition of the Atlanta Chapter of The Compassionate Friends.

The program begins at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First Christian Church of Atlanta, 
and will be followed by a reception in the Fellowship Hall.

Note: Special music will be played by Gene Watson, beginning shortly after 6:30 p.m.
Please arrive in time to sign in, get your candles and programs and be seated no later than 7 p.m.
This will be a very memorable program honoring our children and siblings.

Special Music by Gene Watson

Guest Speakers - Terri and John Hope

Reception and Memorial Video to Follow in the Fellowship Hall

Please bring a dish or dessert to share. 

             To add your child or sibling to the memorial video to be played in the Fellowship Hall, 
please email Wayne Newton @  a high res picture of your child, sibling or grandchild. 
You can also mail the pictures to Wayne Newton, 808 Brentway Court Lilburn, GA  30047 
and they will be returned the night of the candlelighting along with 2 free picture buttons 
if you haven't already received your buttons. 

Deadline to order a Memory Lantern   is November 25th. 

After the reception, you can take your Memory Lantern  home with you as a special remembrance.  If you cannot attend the candlelight service, we can ship your Lantern to your for a fee of $10.00 per lantern. 

Memory Lanterns are  $30 each.    Please consider adding an additional contribution to help cover Candlelight Service costs.  The net proceeds from this fundraiser will help support our annual candlelight remembrance service.

If we have a picture of your child, we will display your child’s photo next to each sponsored item.

Or to order and pay online:

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