“Ministering to the Community”

Mayor Gayle Mc Laughlin (left) recently presented a proclamation to Pastor Henry Washington. Photo by Alicia Jackson.

The Honorable Mayor Gayle Mc Laughlin recently presented a proclamation to Pastor Henry Washington and Garden of Peace Ministries honoring them for their work with scores of religious groups, community based organizations, as well as local, state, and federal agencies for their efforts to reduce violence, feed the hungry, cloth the needy, neighborhood clean-ups and outreach to youth and seniors. “The Preached Word” was presented by Dr. S.J. Thorner, Pastor, Community Christian Center in Vallejo.