Box 21, Folder 35, Document 23

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ro Wieuca Church

An anonymous donor has giv-:196!. has a full schedule of rec-
en the Wieuca Road Baptist’ reational activities at the church
Church of Atlanta $230,000 to! which attracts hundreds of peo-
build an activities building and’ ple each week. :
has given an additional $40,000 A site ;

; at graduate of Sylvan High
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Christian recreation as a career, | Southern Tech and the Univer-

The Wietica Church Wednes-!st"4 oF Goeres ate Was ee

-,ated from Georgia State
day night voted to accept the | College. 8
gift which came from a wealthy ; : . .
Christian laymen of Atlanta who he ee Oe oe aie ae
refuses to be identified. iaay t quisiera ae

Stipulating that the building be| plans for the eonten, He waded
named for Robert Ward, direc-' tot ine erection of the buildinz
tor of Christian Recreation at| ("2 (Ne erection oF the Billing
the Second-Ponce de Leon Bap.| Will not in any way deter or
. vey | interfere with the church's
tist Church, the donor said his | plans already under way to
tyo wins have Soren engaged "erect a sanctuary, which will

the recreational program at the | seat almost 2,000 people, and a

Second-Ponce de’ Leon Chucch | ew educational building.

The church, started in 1954
as a mission of the Second
HE SAID it was his apprecia-| Ponce de Leon Church, expects
tion for Mr. Ward which led him) the catire building program to
to make the gift to the Wieuca| cost about $2 million.
Road Church.
Rev. William L. Self, pastor
oi the Wieuca Road Church, said ,
the donor said he hoped to per- |
petuate this kind of ministry. |
He had suggested that as soon
as it is financially able, the
Wieuca Road Church should
build a similar recreation cen-
ter for some other church in the

-Atlanta area.

Mr. Ward, 33-year-old native

jAtlantan who came to the Sec-

ond-Ponce de Leon Church from
Capitol View Baptist Church in

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