On Sunday morning during worship service, the fathers and men of churches throughout the community were given special recognition.

Many expressions of love and appreciation were spoken by members of each church family. The fathers were honored with special tributes, gifts, dinners etc.

Minister Felix Moore brought a wonderful Father's Day message at the Mount Ary Baptist Church. His scripture was Romans 4:18-25. He had many encouraging words.

Minister Moore is the son of the late Betty Moore. He is the grandson of Ms. Elizabeth Moore Lyons and the late Levi Moore, Sr. Keep him in your prayers as he continues to recuperate.

According to members, Bro. C. White brought a wonderful Father's Day message at the Stallo United Methodist Church. His scripture was John 5:19. Among them are several from the Stallo community. Remember them in your prayers.

On Saturday afternoon, several relatives and friends of Ms. Linda Young met at her home in celebration of her home in celebration of her 55th birthday. Relatives came from near and far to join the celebration. Much delicious food was prepared by family. It was another afternoon of fun fellowship.

Our prayers go out to the family of Ivy Holmes Sr. Services were held Saturday, June 15 at the St. Mark United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bennie Pollock officiated. Burial was in the St. Mark Cemetery.

Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Remember all bereaved families in your prayers.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to the Rev. and Bennie Hopkins Sr. whose 45th wedding anniversary will be June 28.

Happy Anniversary wishes also go out to Neil and Patricia Love whose wedding anniversary will be June 29.

Happy Birthday wishes go out to Debra Rash on June 20, to Alex Greer June 22, Audrey Moore June 23, Shumecka Carothers June 26, Alex Yearwood June 27, Beshell Culberson, Tamera Graham June 28, Claudine Carter and Mitchel Lyons June 30.

Continue in prayers for all sick or shut-ins. Special prayers are being requested for Wesley Floore. He is in Rush Hospital at this time. Pray for those who are on vacation this week. God bless and have a great week.