By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. In the film “Revival!,” Chicago native and renowned actor Harry Lennix brings the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection through a virtual celebration.  Lennix plays Pontius Pilate in the film, which will screen on Easter...
On Friday, April 10, a diverse group of Christian religious, civic and community leaders and representatives will lead a special service, The Ecumenical Stations of the Cross.  Recognizing that Christians are not able to gather in their churches because...
Bishop Larry Trotter, Dr. Byron Brazier and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White led a very energetic group of Cook County ministers as they boldly proclaimed their undying support for Justice Nathaniel Howse in his quest for the Illinois...
F.A.M.E. Afterschool Program of First A.M.E. Church invites the Gary community to attend the F.A.M.E Youth Gospel Explosion on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3 p.m. at First A.M.E. Church, 2045 Massachusetts Street. This will be an opportunity for...
By Chinta Strausberg Touched by the burning down of the Roseland Beacon Light Ministries Church on Dr. King’s official birthday, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. announced Wednesday, January 22, 2020, he is launching a relief drive for the pastor who feeds and...
Funeral services for Chicago matriarch Charlie Mae Brown Snowden are scheduled at Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W. 95th Street, for Friday January 24. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The funeral service will be...
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Eric Boone, Jr. at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in his name Sunday, January 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tree of Life Missionary...
Area clergy are uniting for the 59th Emancipation Proclamation Service of Freedom. Clergypersons will be joined by school principals, political leaders, and business leaders. The community is invited to celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation Service of Freedom on Wednesday, January 1,...
Author Karen Dade offers insight and inspiration to readers who hide pain and  suffer in silence Karen L. Dade is many things–minister, health enthusiast, radio host and actress to name a few. Recently, she expanded her wheelhouse of talent to...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. The sanctuary of Fellowship M.B. Church was packed to the rafters—from the main floor to the balcony—this past Sunday, the day after its founder the Rev. Dr. Clay Evans was laid to rest after his...