By Effie Rolfe               Do is the Best. That was one of my mother’s favorite quotes when I would try to convince her that I was going to complete a task. It was like yesterday when I would say, “Moma...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, MBA, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later” to be held at First Baptist Church, 626 West 21st...
By Effie Rolfe Speak it into the Atmosphere—your words have so much power. Life and death is in the power of your tongue (Proverbs 18:21). The sooner we realize that life doesn’t just happen, but is a direct result of...
St. John Baptist Church was founded in the city of Gary in 1918. From that time until this, it has remained a pillar in the Gary community––a place where “God’s Providence Preserves.” A three-day celebration will highlight the upcoming...
By Chinta Strausberg Every day is Veterans Day, according to Rev. Donald Meeks, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Chaplin for the State of Illinois who served in the Navy for 21 years. Meeks, who attended a Veterans Day recognition breakfast at...
As women across the national creatively and respectfully recognize and celebrate the achievements of American women, Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church joins this campaign, which is open to the public with several events during the month of March. On Sunday, March...
Sojourner Truth House (STH), a day center for homeless and at-risk women and children, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by hosting a Day of Celebrations on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The 20th Anniversary Celebration will begin with an Open House...
By Stephanie Gadlin, Chicago Crusader The national civil rights community is mourning the loss of famed Attorney Lewis Myers, Jr., who died Thursday, May 24, 2018, in a Chicago rehab facility after complications from surgery. There will be a Memorial Service...
The Catholic Foundation for Northwest Indiana is hosting its annual celebration of Red Mass on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Church, 8303 Taft in Merrillville with Bishop Donald J. Hying as celebrant...
By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Rev. Charles L. Emery, Pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, can tell you a few things about travel. Prior to visiting South America, Rev. Emery would usually travel to Middle Eastern countries like...