Tolton, the nation’s first African American priest, is among eight individuals whose heroic virtues were confirmed by Pope Francis Pope Francis advanced the Cause for Sainthood of The Servant of God Rev. Augustus Tolton and seven others on June 11,...
Aaliyah Stewart is 18 years old and on a mission to open The Hope Center in Gary, Indiana. It is a community youth center being opened to provide a safe haven for children. She plans to open The Hope Center June...
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,...
Historic Bethel AME Church is preparing to celebrate 157 years of continuous ministry and service in Chicago with three special events June 15, June 22, and June 23. All are near, or at, the church at 4444 S. Michigan. According...
Psalms and Inspiration, a motivational and empowerment ministry, is doing an encore performance of the play, The Diary of a “Mad” Hatter–A Musical. This comical production is a part of a PreWomen’s Day Anniversary event at Antioch Baptist Church,...
Spencer Leak, Sr.’s Nehemiah Project Urges churches to take back communities By Chinta Strausberg More than 6,000 people attended the Nehemiah Project—an anti-violence crime summit held at The House of Hope, 752 E. 114th St., hosted by Spencer Leak, Sr. Leak called...
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...
A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating City Church, an ornate, Methodist cathedral in Gary from 1926-1975, is scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2019. Attendees are encouraged to gather at 504 Broadway at 12:00 p.m....
On Saturday, June 8, the Unity of Chicago South (UCS) family will host, ‘Mind Body Soul Expo: A Spiritual Experience’ at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, located at 1456 E. 70th St. from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The free...
Family, friends and fans of the legendary Chuck Barksdale of The Dells were joined by guests and music industry artists to celebrate the life of Chuck Barksdale of The Dells on Monday, May 20 at the Harold Washington Cultural...