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River View News: The church with ‘three Ls’

THE CHURCH with “three Ls” in motion: learning, loving, and leading. Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Valley, AL. At Pleasant Hill they presented a Youth Banquet to honor the academic achievements of the scholastic school year. The Guest Speaker: Jaren Ross. The program was great!

SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to St. Stephens CME Church, Valley, AL for continuous services of 128 years on Sunday, June 24. Special Guest: Rev. Dr. Curtis Green and Church of Refuge, Atlanta, GA. The Guest Choir: Shiloh Baptist Praise Team, Hogansville, GA. The day was enjoyed by all who attended. Pastor Green gave the message “Saved Man” from Mark 3:1-5.

PLEASE CONTINUE to pray for the sick and shut ins, Mr. Bobby and Mrs. Connie Osborn, Mr. Pat Harrington, and others whose name may not be mentioned.  May all of you have speedy recoveries.

ON JUNE 17, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Opelika, AL presented a concert focused on Father’s Day Celebration at 3:00 PM. Appreciation to all who participated in this great event from Rev. George McCulloh and Church Family.

ST. STEPHENS had a joyous time with preparing, presenting, and empowering others for the Happy Father’s Day Celebration, Sunday, June 17. The young men of the church were in charge of the program. The day was well enjoyed by the fathers.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to: belated but happy to: Ronald Van Zant, July 5; Mary L. Roberts, Kindra Tyner, Elizabeth Sherrell, Vanessa Nelms, Craig Watts, Maryiah Jackson, July 7; Owen Duffey, Stanley, Jones, Marc Smith, Cassie Carlisle, July 8; Joyce Milner, Liz Cooper, Quez Allen, Jeremy Strickland, Mrs. Molly Coker, Mary Dean McBride, Sasphy Murphy, Willie James Murphy, Marvin Threlkeld, July 9; Mrs. Ella Mae Huguley, July 10; Richard Moore, Shirra Roberts, July 12; Kenneth Stephens, Roderick Stephens, Demetrius Johnson, Shelia Delenardo, Saquana Allen, Crochetta Jones, Nareiko Stephens, July 13; Darrell Thomas, Clifton Autry, July 14; Antawin Peavy, Willie Dixon, Kim Pruitt, July 15; Cortiores McCoy, July 16; Asha Gibson, Sherrell Roberts, William Brewer, July 17; Faith Danielle Williams, July 18; Tiffany Floyd, Stephanie Stephens, Rodney Heard, July 19; may all of you have many more.

DON’T FORGET the lovely family gathering, the Annual Family Dinner at Mrs. Delene Madden’s home- July 14 and 15. Family and friends meet and greet Saturday, Church on Sunday at St. Stephens and Sunday- back down to the house for dinner at 3 PM. Looking forward to having our family and friends’ enjoyment.

HAVE A good week.