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Mercer University to Dedicate Interfaith Prayer Garden on Atlanta Campus
WHO: Mercer University, in partnership with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia (CBF/GA)
WHAT: Will hold a dedication ceremony for a new interfaith prayer garden
WHEN: Thursday, May 14, 11 a.m.
WHERE: West Parking Lot, Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus, 3001 Mercer University Dr., Atlanta, GA 30341
WHY: This important day will mark a significant moment for multi-religious life on Mercer’s Atlanta campus, as members of the University community and CBF/GA Interfaith Taskforce Baptist-Jewish and Baptist-Muslim committees gather to dedicate this space. In addition to the prayer garden, it also includes an outdoor classroom and labyrinth, providing a contemplative location for the needs of the various religious communities on campus.
Media interested in covering the event can contact Kyle Sears, director of media relations, at (478) 301-4037 or email@example.com, for more information.
About the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia (CBF/GA) is a fellowship of free and faithful Baptist churches and individuals in Georgia. Its mission is to serve and equip churches in Georgia as they discover and follow Christ in God-inspired missions. www.cbfga.org/
About Mercer University
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University enrolls more than 8,500 students in 12 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing, health professions, and Penfield College of Mercer University – on campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah – and four regional academic centers across the state. The Mercer Health Sciences Center includes the University’s medical, nursing, health professions and pharmacy schools. Mercer is affiliated with four teaching hospitals – Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah; Medical Center, Navicent Health, in Macon; and The Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Columbus. The University also has educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta. It operates an academic press and a performing arts center in Macon and an engineering research center in Warner Robins. Mercer is the only private university in Georgia to field an NCAA Division I athletic program.