Mayor Jim Orr, through the services of an English to Spanish interpreter, opened the multi-state prayer festival held Friday evening at Monett South Park with a few words of welcome. Orr went on to describe Monett as a proud and progressive community and remarked on the many facilities and opportunities the city has to offer. [Times Photo by Melonie Roberts]
Brother Fermin Sanchez, a Free Will Baptist Church preacher, organized a multi-state prayer festival at Monett's South Park on Friday evening. Church members from four adjoining states were in attendance to hear the message and pray for the nation's leaders and to strengthen local families.
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