Originally created 08/21/05

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'I DO'

Jennifer Curtis and Jonathan Sheets shared a friendship and a faith that brought them together, she said.

"God is in control of everything," she said. "Even when we don't have a clue, he has a special way of getting us to his perfect will. Jonathan is my perfect will."

They met at Victory Baptist Bible College in North Augusta. It was a move to LaGrange, Ga., where Mr. Sheets was living, that set things into motion.

She said she was spurred by a divine compulsion she couldn't shake to make the move to a town where her future husband was the only person she knew.

"I never would have thought I would have ended up being more than a friend to (Jonathan)," she said. "I figured God moved me to LaGrange for some reason. I just didn't think it would be him."

The couple exchanged vows Saturday at Morningside Baptist Church in Augusta.

See http://augustabrides.com/ for their wedding announcement.


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Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augusta chronicle.com.


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