Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader When I hear the words “solar panels” my mind immediately goes to a family finding ways to save money every month, or it goes to a planet enthusiast interested in ways to save the earth. Climate...
The life and career of Father George Harold Clements spans 60 years in the priesthood, with nearly as many firsts. His unique journey will be honored at a celebration on May 3 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan,...
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...
The TUCC-Gary Financial Education Ministry is inviting the public to attend a powerful presentation on “Diversity and Dollars Structural Racism and Money” by Renaye Manley at 1:45 p.m. on April 23, 2017 at Trinity United Church of Christ –...
The public is invited to hear how ministry and business leaders are using inspired outreach, innovative business ideas and their faith, to reshape the culture in their cities and industries at the 2017 Missions and Marketplace Conference (MM2017). The...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader The Response to God’s No. This is the conclusion of Letting God Be. There is great freedom in learning how to let things go. Not many people can do it well. All of us could...

One of Christianity's most significant events was brilliantly portrayed by Leonardo Da Vinci centuries ago – “The Last Supper.” This Renaissance masterpiece is brought to life with a script adapted from Laura Bender’s “Revolution” and revised by Alice Dawson,...
It was through the Indiana/Kentucky Conference of the United Churches of Christ that wan-ted to start a church in Gary. Because Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago was the largest in the denomination and the only African American...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Anna Black celebrated a special day on March 12. She along with close to 30 to 40 members of her family and friends joined her at St. John Baptist Church as she celebrated her...
By Effie Rolfe God’s Plan is always Biggest and Greatest! It is bigger than NO. Oftentimes, getting a “No” is God’s “Yes” to the streams and doors he created just for you. As March, Women’s History Month comes to an end, I...