Fathers Day Archives

The greatest joys of fatherhood (conclusion)

June 30, 2022

Many fathers face barriers that limit their ability to provide for and nurture their families. As stakeholders invested in fathers, families, and communities, we must understand the circumstances and needs of all fathers and ensure that program services are inclusive and designed to meet their diverse needs. This is particularly important in serving low-income fathers… [Read More]

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 1)

June 3, 2021

As we enter the month of June, we also enter the month Father’s Day is celebrated! This month this column illuminates the fatherhood issue and the father’s importance to the family. Churches are encouraged to also get involved in fatherhood strengthening. The church can help by training men to succeed in marriage. Churches can also… [Read More]

Breaking myths about black fatherhood this Father’s Day

June 18, 2020

The inaccurate perception that African American families are devastated by absent fathers that need to return to their responsibilities informs policy and law formulation in a variety of harmful ways. By Saeed Richardson On Jan. 15, 2018, Community Renewal Society’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Faith in Action Assembly featured an Illinois gubernatorial candidate forum…. [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC honors their fathers with Father’s Day brunch

June 27, 2019

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the women of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church (back row) hosted a special pre-Father’s Day Breakfast, for all the fathers in the church (front row). The event was hosted by Zion Hill pastor Rev. Dr. Russell B Williamson (top photo, center).