All Nations Worship Assembly, a charismatic church in the South Shore community will give away a week’s worth of food to over 300 families in need on September 26th. All Nations Worship Assembly, pastored by Dr. Matthew Stevenson, is a...
Jani Lou Gant, who spent her life’s career as a public servant has died. Gant (nee Todd), born October 31, 1947 was adopted by Christine and Aamos Hoard in California in 1949. She married Willie Edwards Gant and is survived...
Oct. 15-17: Thousands of Women Set to Discuss Faith, Social Issues and More During Three-Day Global Event As the U.S. continues to practice social distancing, there is no need to be socially isolated. With more than half of Americans reporting the coronavirus...
Known for her dedication and professionalism, Rita Wilson—one of the four, original founding members of the Black United Fund of Illinois (BUFI)—has made her transition. “On behalf of the Black United Fund of Illinois (BUFI) it is with great sadness...
Edward Keith Leak Sr. grew up as a child of the Great Depression. He was born on August 27, 1928, to parents Andrew Robert Leak and Lula Mae Leak. But the year of his birth would prove to be...

Letter to the Community

Hello, I am Reverend Dwight E. Pointer, Pastor of Greater St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church right here in the City of Gary, Indiana. As a spiritual ambassador in this community, I seek to provide this community a message of...
Final Woman, Thou Art Loosed! Conference to End in 2021 in Atlanta As health officials continue to discourage large gatherings that have an increased risk of spreading COVID-19, one of the largest global conferences is rescheduling to next year. Originally...
New guidelines allow for limited in-person religious gatherings as well as requirements for social distancing; Seniors and individuals with underlying health conditions strongly encouraged to continue practicing remotely Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)...
“I share the sentiments of my brother U.S. Bishops and join in their prayers for George Floyd, his loved ones and all those who experience racial injustice. We, like so many of you, are outraged by his tragic death. “In...
“…And none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.” –Exodus 12:22 By John W. Fountain Dear church, there is, in the words of the old congregational song, “a storm out on the ocean, and...