By Bonnie DeShong I have always loved the Easter holidays. From saying my “Easter Piece” in Sunday school, to tearing into my Easter basket complete with colored hard boiled eggs and chocolate bunny rabbits. A few years ago I was a...
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be. None of us can pretend to understand all of God’s decisions, or how He arrives at them. Why is His strength made perfect in weakness? Why does He allow suffering in the world? Why...
By Effie Rolfe Honoring the Sanctity of Life. Sadly, I recently heard a minister say ‘we have gotten to where we treat humans like animals and animals like humans.’ My thoughts exactly! I don’t believe he could have ever articulated...
Elder Ruby D. Brown is the featured speaker Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 600 E. 35th St., will hold its Women’s Day Worship Service on Sunday, March 24, beginning at 11:00 a.m. This is a combined service hosted with...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Become comfortable with being uncomfortable. Recently, my sister shared a weekly lesson from the Curves fitness club’s member guide about embracing change. The first three words of the lesson are ‘change is difficult’. We all know...
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...
Still youthful, though well into his seventies, the dynamic Chicago Public Schools legendary Social Science Teacher, Richard Pringle, died June 17, 2017. “I got the call last week from his life-long family friend, Janice Washington Taylor,” said Beverly Normand, retired...
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...
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be (Part 2). This week we continue with ‘letting go and letting God be’ exactly who He is—Sovereign. Pastor Calvin Robinson’s conversation continues on how to pray, the power of praying and praying God’s word regarding...
Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University...