Mary Elizabeth Lawson and Jason Edward Schaefer were married Sept. 8 at Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Stone Mountain. The Rev. Ernest Forrester officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Lawson Jr. of Wedowee, Ala., formerly of Snellville. She is a graduate of Georgia Tech, where she received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. She is employed by Cox Communications as a senior project manager.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Schaefer of Alpharetta. He is a graduate of Clemson University, where he received a bachelor's degree in speech communications. He is a graduate of Georgia State University, where he received a master's degree in business administration. He is employed by Interactive Communications International Inc. as a senior market analyst.

Ashley Sellars-Smith served as the bride's matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Emily Tait, Amy Larimer, Ashely Muntan, Louise Dietzen and Danielle Lawson.

Eric Schaefer served as the groom's best man.

Groomsmen were Scott Schaefer, Derek Sandler, Doron Weber, Jason Palangio and Martin Lawson.

After a honeymoon to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, the couple now resides in Atlanta.