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God in a Father

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 June the 20th is the day we have set aside to give special honor and thanks to our Fathers, not just for giving us life… but for teaching us life.  

 Mrs. John B. Dodd, of Washington, first proposed the idea of a "father's day" in 1909. Mrs. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, who was a Civil War veteran. He was widowed when his Text Box: wife (Mrs. Dodd's mother) died in childbirth with their sixth child. Mr. Smart was left to raise the newborn and his other five children by himself on a rural farm in eastern Washington state. It was after Mrs. Dodd became an adult that she realized the strength and selflessness her father had shown in raising his children as a single parent. 

The first Father's Day was observed on June 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington. At about the same time in various towns and cities across Text Box: America, other people were beginning to celebrate a "father's day." In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge supported the idea of a national Father's Day. Finally in 1966 President Lyndon Johnson signed a presidential proclamation declaring the third Sunday of June as Father's Day

Father's Day has become a day to not only honor your father, but all men who act as a father figure. Stepfathers, uncles, grandfathers and adult male friends are all to be Text Box: Christian Church of God Newsletter
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Daddy be Daddy to me

Prayer Changes Things

A Song in Your Heart

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