By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader A friend of Rev. John Jackson, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, asked him if he would consider hosting a Real Men Cook event at the church on Father’s Day Sunday. He told...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader It was a night to remember as the Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago hosted an epic event to commemorate the legendary Rev. Dr. Clay Evans at the Harold Washington Library for the...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Father Michael L. Pfleger directed operations at Saint Sabina’s Christmas meal and toy giveaway and admonished hundreds of families and the homeless that whatever they are going through “it is only temporary…a stop” along life’s...
Listen. God is speaking. Where are you being called? The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, want to guide you toward deeper contemplative listening during a free weekend retreat on Nov. 18-20, 2016. The retreat is for single, Catholic women...

The Living Last Supper

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,...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader There have been numerous studies done over the years on the effects of not just the school and family, but also the community on student achievement. The church is considered to be one of...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Saturday, April 30 for the grand opening of Gospel City Christian Entertainment Center, Gary’s first Christian center located in the Glen Park section of Broadway. A family-owned business, Gospel...
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will ordain 23 permanent and transitional deacons at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. The newly ordained deacons will be assigned to...
The movement continues to uplift and support small businesses in Gary, IN. Joslyn Kelly, owner of J's Breakfast Club, endeavors to do her part on a consistent basis by providing a variety of specials and events at her establishment....
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...