Retirement community dedicates meditation chapel to its former president

From Wesley Enhanced Living:

After two years of diligent fundraising and construction, the Wesley Enhanced Living retirement community consecrated its new The Rev. James E. Tallman Meditation Chapel, named for Rev. Tallman who served as president of the community from 1983-1999..

Funds to build the chapel were raised through the community’s Spiritual Life Campaign, spearheaded by a group of dedicated residents known as the Spiritual Life Committee. The Spiritual Life Committee raised $81,000 to construct the new chapel through appeal letters to friends and family, internal fundraisers, worship collections and personal contributions.

The chapel will serve as a sacred space for residents, their families and employees to pray, meditate and participate in small group study. It features a piece of original artwork — a bronze and gold sculpture of the Burning Bush, created by Bucks County artist Henry Harvey. The chapel is also furbished with a custom handcrafted alter and illuminated with lighting created by artist Reiny Ludin. The new chapel is part of a recent multi-million dollar construction project to revitalize the Roosevelt Boulevard retirement community.



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