Just days before his death, Wendell Palfrey Weaver wrote a “Farewell” to his neighbors, on July 6. In his message he shared his lifetime commitment to being a “good neighbor,” along with his hopes and prayers for current and...
St. Timothy Community Church located at 1600 W. 25th Ave. in Gary, will celebrate the installation of Rev. Dr. Rameen M. Jackson as senior pastor on March 31 at 3:30 p.m. The afternoon of worship and fellowship will feature guest...
Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin D. Hawkins has been appointed interim pastor of the St. Timothy Community Church in Gary. "We are happy to announce the appointment of Judge Hawkins to serve as interim pastor of our congregation. We need...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader 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...
By Effie Rolfe There’s nothing new under the sun—this is hard to believe. However, it’s an age old truth that has unbelievably withstood the test of time. Perhaps, you’ve probably said it before—heard it or even written those very words....
By Sgt. Robert L. Buggs Gary native, Quentin P. Smith, soars to new heights as the recipient of the nation's highest civilian award, the Congressional Medal of Honor. The flags that flew high above the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Out­patient...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader When a young lady is in need of a dress to wear to her prom there is a place that is providing all the necessities required to make her wish come true. “Somebodies Closet...
By Effie Rolfe Character is core-of the person. It’s been said that your character can be defined by what you do when no one is watching. Whether the outcome is good, bad or indecisive is determined by our choices. Pastor Calvin Robinson,...
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...