Churches share ‘Bethlehem Peace Light’ before Christmas

The Rev. David Smedley, left, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in Ellijay, transfers the Bethlehem Peace Light to the lantern of Marcia Rubin of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Jasper, during a brief ceremony at Hope on Saturday. Rubin and other area church leaders took the lights back to their congregations for Christmas-oriented services Sunday.
The Christmas spirit was alive last Saturday in a local church as members from four congregations gathered to share the Bethlehem Peace Light and take it back to their own fellowships the following…

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