On August 12, 2017 First Baptist Church and Senior Pastor Timothy F. Brown celebrated its annual Love Sharers' Birthday for members who were 90 years and up. The 18 honorees recognized at a dinner held in the church were:...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Those passing by the stately structure on Connecticut Street would never guess that the church bearing the name Unity Baptist was started in someone’s home. Reverend Jerry and Gwendolyn Protho began the church with...
Grant Memorial African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 4017 South Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois will have its 104th Anniversary Celebration and Homecoming Revival Celebration on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Founded in 1914, the church over the years has grown spiritually...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church delivered a highly spiritual tribute in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, March 24 at “A Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Fifty Years Later.” ...
By Effie Rolfe Fighting for Love. Some things never change such as girls fighting over a school-boy crush. Sometime ago, I shared this story about a fight that went way too far. What started as an argument on Facebook between two 14-year-old...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Howard L. Carter and the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2300 Grant Street in Gary, recently announced the continuation of their yearlong 100th Anniversary Celebration. The theme of the celebration is...
Social justice advocate and wife of noted civil rights activist Edwin C. “Bill” Berry Betsy G. Berry of Michigan City, Indiana peacefully passed away on April 26, 2019, at the age of 99. She spent an impressive lifetime dedicated to promoting...
A church-based community garden in Gary’s Midtown area is calling for local gardeners to roll up their sleeves and start planting for the 2019 growing season. Stewart House Urban Farms & Garden is renting raised garden beds in a number...
Sieon C. Roberts Sr. knows firsthand what it is like to experience the trauma of growing up without a biological father present. However, he has grown from pain to purpose by doing the inside work of healing from the...
By Effie Rolfe Congratulations to former co-worker and Radio Personality Angela Martin on her new release “You Are My God.” “I’ve been singing for years,” shared Martin, “But when I started doing radio, I didn’t sing as much. I’m gonna’...