Sunday was Father's Day. Special recognition was given to all fathers at churches throughout the community.

There were tributes, many encouraging words of appreciation, dinners, etc.

The Rev. Tony Grant brought a wonderful Father's Day message at the Mount Ary Baptist Church. His message was entitled "I Have a Father Who Can." His scripture was Matthew 26:1.

The Young Adult Choir of Mount Ary Church accompanied him with a beautiful song service.

Rev. Grant's wife and children came in support of him.

Brother C. White was the messenger on Sunday at the Stallo United Methodist Church. Members stated that Brother White also delivered a wonderful Father's Day message. His scripture was Deuteronomy 6:4-6. He also sung a special "You Raised Me Up." His wife Catrina accompanied him.

Several members of the Mount Talley Baptist Church seemed impressed after hearing the message by the Rev. Lavoid Kelly. His scripture was John 4.

There are several people from the Mount Olive District in Dallas, Texas this week where they are attending the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education USA, Inc. Remember them in your prayers.

Our sympathy goes out to the family of Jerry Barnett. Remember these families in your prayers as well as others who have lost loved ones recently.

The Women's Auxiliary of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church will have a program Sunday, June 22 at 2 p.m. The speakers for this occasion will be Mrs. Mary Andrews and Mrs. Claudine Haynes. All ladies are asked to wear their favorite hat. The Rev. Michael Taylor, Jr., is the pastor.

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Gary and Tanesha Temple whose 11th wedding anniversary will be June 21.

Belated anniversary wishes go out to Kesmon and Sheena Henson. Their first wedding anniversary was June 1.

Happy birthday wishes go out to Debra Rash on June 20, Alex Greer on June 22, Audrey Moore on June 23, and Shumecka Carothers on June 26.

Belated birthday wishes go out to Linda Young and Soronza Gill. Their birthday was June 14.

Belated birthday wishes also go out to George Henderson whose birthday was June 17.

Mrs. Linda Young celebrated her birthday in Washington while visting Tawaski Young and his family.

Congratulations go out to Tawaski and his wife on the arrival of a new baby girl.

Remember the sick and others who will be traveling out of town for various reasons.

God bless you and have a good week!