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Heyward, Cheek To Observe Ordination Anniversary – Brevard NC


Rev. Carter Heyward (left) and Rev. Alison Cheek will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their ordination as Episcopal priests at noon, Sunday.

Four decades ago, 11 women were the first to be ordained priests in the Episcopal Church.

Two of those women, the Rev. Dr. Carter Heyward and the Rev. Alison Cheek, live in Transylvania County.

Both of them will speak this Sunday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard as part of a 40th-anniversary celebration.

The event will begin Sunday at noon at St. Philip's with a potluck lunch in Miller Hall, located next door to the church building on Main Street. All are welcome to attend. Bring a dish to share, and hear the Rev. Heyward and the Rev. Cheek speak about their pioneering exper...

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