Entrepreneur and civic leader William “Bill” Mays, legislator William “Bill” Crawford, and popular radio host and journalist Amos Brown. This New Year’s Day, Christ Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Emancipation Day Celeb-ration, themed “Three Wise Men,” dedicated primarily...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Anna Black celebrated a special day on March 12. She along with close to 30 to 40 members of her family and friends joined her at St. John Baptist Church as she celebrated her...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader In 1918, a prayer band consisting of 13 people meeting in various homes in Gary felt the need for a church to fulfill them spiritually in their service to God. Sister Thompson, secretary of...
Carey Tercentenary African Methodist Episcopal Church, located in historic North Lawndale in Chicago welcomed Reverend Dr. James C. Wade on Sunday, July 15, 2018 as Guest Speaker as part of the church’s year-long celebration of its 102nd Church Anniversary. ...
Chicago has lost one of it’s best volunteers for social justice and human equality, Mrs. Barbara Cox. Mrs. Cox made her transition on Friday, March 2. She was known across Chicago for her warm spirit toward making others have a...
The New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church and Rev. Paul Jakes, Jr. will present to the greater Chicagoland area a conference on the “Power of Prayer” on June 1-2, 2018. The venue for this event will be the chapel...
Third Baptist Church of Chicago’s Rev. Dr. Ragland retires During a Sunday morning service in May of 2018, the Reverend Dr. Alan Vincent Ragland announced to his congregation at Third Baptist Church of Chicago (1551 West 95th Street) that he was...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader There have been numerous studies done over the years on the effects of not just the school and family, but also the community on student achievement. The church is considered to be one of...
The combined ministries of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, pastored by Reverend Dr. David B. Thornton, at 600 East 35th Street, will host “It’s a Family Affair” on Saturday, June 22, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Special Events,...
Liberty Baptist Church of Chicago celebrated its 99th anniversary on Sunday, October 20. The celebration, which culminated during morning worship service, included a powerful message delivered by H. D. Cockerham, B.Th., D.D., Pastor Emeritus of Zion Missionary Baptist Church...