Posts tagged "Religious leaders"

Rev. Roosevelt Watkins III Seeks Volunteers for HOPE Organizations "Read To Lead" Afterschool Program

Rev. Roosevelt Watkins III and The HOPE Organization is looking for volunteers for his “Read to Lead” afterschool program. For every child that can’t read 3rd grade level a jail cell is being built. Volunteer and make A difference. For more info – Call Today !! 773 487-8078 HOPE Organization 9231 S Cottage Grove –... Read more »

REV. DR. LEWIS FLOWERS DIES AT 62, Legendary Westside Minister/Activist

Statement by Mark S. Allen, Chicago Chairman of National Black Wall Street Chicago “Sad note that Rev. Lewis Flowers made his transition yesterday at the age of 62. Rev. Flowers was along time grassroots activist and leader of The Westside Minsters Coalition. In addition to that I worked with Rev Flowers for more than 30... Read more »

Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park Jewish temple, by Chinta Strausberg

CAPTION:  Rev. Larry Martin, pastor of the Hope Church of Chicago, has found a new home for his African American non-denominational church inside of the 165-year-old historic KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation located across the street from President Barack Obama’s Hyde Park home. (photo by Chinta Strausberg) Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park... Read more »
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Chicago pastor seeks help in rebuilding church he says was destroyed by angry ex-members

Pastor seeks help in rebuilding church he says was destroyed by angry ex-members   By Chinta Strausberg     Rev. Donald Smith, pastor of the Holy Jerusalem Missionary Baptist, 1458 W. 115th Street, Tuesday called on the faith community to pray for him as he rebuilds his church he says was destroyed by angry ex-members... Read more »

Father George Clements Honored In Chicago For Health Advocacy and New Chairmanship of Hepatitis C Health Organization

Father George Clements Honored In Chicago For Health Advocacy and New Chairmanship of Hepatitis C Health Organization     Legendary priest/activist, Father George Clements To Be Honored In October 2012 in Chicago by The Georgia Doty Hepatitis C Organization as a Health Advocate of The Year and after celenbrating his 80th birthday in January 2012,... Read more »

Dialogue With Elders in Chicago's Englewood Community, Thursday, March 15

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 6:30 PM UNTIL 8:30 PM SISTERS IN THE STRUGGLE (S.I.S.) PRESENTS AN ENGLEWOOD “CONVERSATION WITH OUR ELDERS” REVEREND DR. WEBB EVANS, (90 something) MINISTER, LECTURER AND AUTHOR “HOW BLACKS CAN GET OFF THE ECONOMIC BOTTOM” DR. KWAME JOHN PORTER MINISTER, LECTURER, AUTHOR AND PAST COMMUNITY ACTIVIST “AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BLACK MALE VIOLENCE”... Read more »
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Statement from Interfaith Illinois after meeting with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on the County morgue issues

Statement from Interfaith Illinois after meeting with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on the County morgue issues “We are confidant that President Preckwinkle’s strategy as presented to us during our meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, will resolve the issues at the County Morgue,” said Bishop Dr. Claude Porter, Chairman of Interfaith Illinois. “President... Read more »

Do NOT BUY "Pray For Obama" T-Shirt Promotion With Misleading Religious Scripture Psalms 109:8 !!

While I am searching for the exact source of this e-mail t-shirt promotion and expose its source, I wanted alert Obama supporters to the fact of the misleading nature of this t-shirt promotion.  The t-shirt on the surface appears to be supportive as the shirt reads “PRAY FOR OBAMA,” with the scripture listed as “Psalms... Read more »

Carol Moseley Braun Endorsed By Multi-Denominational Religious Leaders, January 20th

MAYORAL CANDIDATE CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN ENDORSED BY MULTI-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS. JANUARY 20, 2011.   See media advisory attached.   CAROL FOR CHICAGO Renee Ferguson T. 312-848-4432   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Contact: Renee Ferguson Thursday, January 20, 2011                                                                     312-848-4432   MEDIA ADVISORY MAYORAL CANDIDATE CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN ENDORSED BY MULTI-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS WHAT: Mayoral candidate... Read more »
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Carol Moseley Braun Endorsed By Multi-Demonational Religious Leaders, January 20th

MAYORAL CANDIDATE CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN ENDORSED BY MULTI-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS. JANUARY 20, 2011.   See media advisory attached.   CAROL FOR CHICAGO Renee Ferguson T. 312-848-4432   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Contact: Renee Ferguson Thursday, January 20, 2011                                                                     312-848-4432   MEDIA ADVISORY MAYORAL CANDIDATE CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN ENDORSED BY MULTI-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS WHAT: Mayoral candidate... Read more »
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