By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. The sanctuary of Fellowship M.B. Church was packed to the rafters—from the main floor to the balcony—this past Sunday, the day after its founder the Rev. Dr. Clay Evans was laid to rest after his...
The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. (AAAYC) will sponsor their 4th Annual Spectacular Christmas Concert featuring the Divas and Kings of Gospel on Saturday, December 7 at the Glen Theater, 20 West Ridge Road in Gary. The doors...
Reverend W.R. “Smokie” Norful joins a stellar lineup of gospel artists and singers who will help celebrate the 70th birthday of Bishop Horace E. Smith, Pastor of Apostolic Faith Church, on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at...
Award-Winning Gospel Artists and Singers to Honor Bishop Horace E. Smith Apostolic Faith Church will celebrate the 70th birthday of its pastor, Bishop Horace E. Smith, M.D., with a gala musical tribute on Saturday, December 7, beginning at 6:00...
He suffered health problems his last few months. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne Rev. George Clements, a priest and veteran civil rights activist, died on Monday (Nov. 25) at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago native suffered...
The members of the Christ Baptist Church Food Pantry Ministry will distribute food on Saturday, November 23, 2019. They will give out food on a first-come, first-served basis.  Bring identification and your own large bags or large boxes. Saturday, November...
Reverend Dr. David B. Thornton will be honored as pastor of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 East 35th Street, Chicago, on Sunday, November 24, at 12:30 p.m. The event will take place in the church’s Register Hall, after the 11:00...
Rose Farina, longtime director of Programs and Exhibits at the Richard J. Daley Center in Downtown Chicago, who created the weekday “Under the Picasso” free noontime entertainment programs, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the age of 88. Mrs....
The Archdiocese of Chicago recently announced updates on the Hegewisch and Burnham, Lemont, Lincoln Square, Milwaukee Avenue North and the East Little Village Renew My Church groupings. Over the past several months, the groupings’ Feedback and Discernment Teams, made up...
I.U. Dons, Inc. & Donnettes Blue Ribbon Steering Committee’s held the 49th Annual Education Banquet last Saturday at the Genesis Convention Center. Rep. Vernon G. Smith, president and general chairman for the banquet, dubbed “Education: Passport To The Future, said...