Order Of WOrship Order Of WOrship

PASTORAL/PROGRAM STAFF
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Senior Pastor
Rev. Otis Moss III, Pastor
Toya Perry, Chief Financial Offcer
Rev. Stacey Edwards, Director of Pastoral Services
Rev. Barbara A. Heard, Associate Pastor
Rev. Cedric McCay, Associate Pastor
Rev. Michael G. Sykes, Associate Pastor
Rev. Reginald Williams, Associate Pastor
Rev. Ramah E. Wright, Associate Pastor
Dr. Julia Speller, Director Christian Education
Rev. Michael D. Jacobs, Minister to Youth and Children
Rev. Ann Patton, Minister of Christian Education
Deacon Shirley Bims-Ellis, Director Center for African Biblical Studies
Robert E. Wooten, Jr., Director of Music
Deacon Jeri L. Wright, Director of Media
Ivey Matute, Executive Secretary
Friday Worship Service
• F.A.T. Fridays •
Every Friday • 12:00 Noon
Chicago Federation of
Musicians Building
175 W. Washington Street
Church School
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship Service
7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.
(Praise Service begins 15 minutes prior)
CFABS Bible Study
773-962-5699
For current schedule,
check www.tucc.org
Bible Discovery Hour
Sundays, 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Youth Church
7:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m.
Webcasts
LIVE Sundays
7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Website • www.tucc.org
Television Broadcast
Sundays • 6:30 a.m.
(TV One, Check Local Listings)
Prayer Line 866-962-5650
Sundays • 9:00 p.m.,
(WJYS, Check Local Listings)
Radio Broadcast
Sundays • 6:00 p.m.
(WVON 1690 AM)
Philadelphia, PA
Sundays – Fridays
6:30 a.m. EST
(WURD 900AM)
Weekly Praise/Prayer Service
Sundays
7:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Wednesdays • 11:30 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
.“There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served.”
1 Corinthians 12:5 (TEV)
ChUrCh iNfOrMATiON
Church Offce Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays • 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Reception Desk Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays • 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sundays • 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Synergy Counseling Center
532 W. 95th Street
773-994-9937
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TAble Of CONTeNTs
Order of Worship ............................................................................................................................ 4
Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m. – “Draw Me Nearer”) ........................................................................... 5
Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m. – “Down At The Cross”) .................................................................... 5
Unison Scriptures (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.) ...................................................................................... 6
Unison Scripture (6:00 p.m.) .......................................................................................................... 7
Family Month ................................................................................................................................. 7
Confession of Sins ........................................................................................................................... 8
Pastor’s Page .................................................................................................................................. 8
Sermon Notes ............................................................................................................................... 10
To Do Justice ............................................................................................................................... 12
Stewardship .................................................................................................................................. 13
Calendar ....................................................................................................................................... 14
Graduate Recognition and Scholarship Awards Ceremony
The Akiba
A Prayer Breakfast / Trumpet Gala 2007
Trumpet Subscriptions
Heart of the Community .............................................................................................................. 21
Information & Announcements .................................................................................................... 24
Prayer List .................................................................................................................................... 26
Bereaved ....................................................................................................................................... 28
Hospitalized ................................................................................................................................. 28
Extended Care ............................................................................................................................. 29
Members at Home ....................................................................................................................... 31
Prayer Concerns ........................................................................................................................... 34
Service and Support Groups .................................................................................. Inside Back Cover
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COMMUNiON sUNdAy
Order Of WOrship
Choral Introit ................................................................................................“Where He Leads Me”
Opening Hymn (7:30 a.m.) ..................................................................... “Is There Anybody Here?”
Opening Hymn (11:00 a.m.) .........................................................................“Blessed Be The Lord”
Opening Hymn (6:00 p.m.) ............................................................................................ “It’s Time”
Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m.) ..................................................................................“Draw Me Nearer”
Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m.) ...........................................................................“Down At The Cross”
Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.) ..................................................................... Genesis 29:9–20 (NRSV)
Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m.) .......................................................... Job 2:9–10/42:12–17 (NRSV)
Unison Scripture (6:00 p.m.) ................................................................................. Acts 3:1–9 (NIV)
[PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD]
Invocation
Ministry of Music (6:00 p.m.) ....................................................................“I Can Go To The Rock”
Parish Concerns
Visitor Recognition
Passing of the Peace
A Word From the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ
The Pastor’s Word
The Service of Communion
Confession of Sins
Assurance of Pardon
Words of Institution
The Service of Giving
Offertory Sentences
Tithes and Offerings
Benevolence Offering
Altar Call (7:30 a.m.) ................................................................. “Great Is Your Mercy Towards Me”
Altar Call (11:00 a.m.) ........................................................................................................ “God Is”
Sermon (7:30 a.m.) ........................................................................ “Married for Love” (Gen 29:20)
Sermon (11:00 a.m.) ...........................................................................“Married for Life” (Job 2:10)
Sermon (6:00 p.m.) ..........................................................................“In the Vicinity of My Victory”
Hymn of Invitation (7:30 a.m.) .................................................................. “Have Thine Own Way”
Hymn of Invitation (11:00 a.m.) ...................................................................................“I Am God”
Hymn of Invitation (6:00 p.m.) ................................................................ “We Offer Christ To You”
Benediction ...................................................................................................“The Lord Bless Thee”
[Once the sermon has begun, parishioners may not enter or re-enter the frst foor sanctuary.]
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7:30 a.m.
DRAW ME NEARER
Verse I
I am Thine, O Lord, I have heard Thy voice
And it told Thy love to me;
But I long to rise in the arms of faith,
And be closer drawn to Thee
Chorus
Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, Blessed Lord,
To the cross where Thou hast died;
Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer blessed Lord,
To Thy precious bleeding side.
Verse II
Consecrate me now to Thy service, Lord,
By the pow’r of grace divine;
Let my soul look up with a steadfast hope,
And my will be lost in Thine.
(Repeat chorus)
Verse III
O, the pure delight of a single hour
that before Thy throne I spend, When
I kneel in prayer, and with Thee, my God,
I commune as friend with Friend!
(Repeat chorus)
Verse IV
There are depths of love that I cannot know
Till I cross the narrow sea;
There are heights of joy that I may not reach
Till I rest in peace with Thee.
(Repeat chorus)
11:00 a.m.
DOWN AT THE CROSS
Verse I
Down at the cross where my Savior died,
Down where for cleansing from sin I cried,
There to my heart was the blood applied;
Singin’ Glory to His name
Chorus
I’m singin’ Glory to His name, precious name, Glory
to His name, precious name
There to my heart was the blood applied;
Singin’ Glory to His name
Verse II
I am so wondrously saved from sin,
Jesus so sweetly abides within;
There at the cross where He took me in;
Singin’ Glory to His name
(Repeat chorus)
Verse III
Oh, precious fountain that saves from sin,
I am so glad I have entered in;
There Jesus saves me and keeps me clean;
Singin’ Glory to His name
(Repeat chorus)
Verse IV
Come to this fountain so rich and sweet,
Cast thy poor soul at the Savior’s feet;
Plunge in today, and be made complete;
Singin’ Glory to His name
(Repeat chorus)
hyMNs Of prAise
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11:00 a.m.
JOB 2:9–10 / 42:12–17 (NRSV)
9
Then his wife said to him, “Do you still persist
in your integrity? Curse God, and die.”
10
But
he said to her, “You speak as any foolish woman
would speak. Shall we receive the good at the
hand of God, and not receive the bad?” In all
this Job did not sin with his lips.
12
The Lord blessed the latter days of Job more
than his beginning; and he had fourteen
thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a
thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand
donkeys.
13
He also had seven sons and three
daughters.
14
He named the frst Jemimah, the
second Keziah, and the third Keren-happuch.
15
In all the land there were no women so
beautiful as Job’s daughters; and their father
gave them an inheritance along with their
brothers.
16
After this Job lived one hundred and
forty years, and saw his children, and his
children’s children, four generations.
17
And Job
died, old and full of days.
UNisON sCripTUres
7:30 a.m.
GENESIS 29:9–20 (NRSV)
9
While he was still speaking with them, Rachel
came with her father’s sheep; for she kept them.
10
Now when Jacob saw Rachel, the daughter of
his mother’s brother Laban, and the sheep of his
mother’s brother Laban, Jacob went up and
rolled the stone from the well’s mouth, and
watered the fock of his mother’s brother Laban.
11
Then Jacob kissed Rachel, and wept aloud.
12
And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father’s
kinsman, and that he was Rebekah’s son; and she
ran and told her father.
13
When Laban heard the
news about his sister’s son Jacob, he ran to meet
him; he embraced him and kissed him, and
brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all
these things,
14
and Laban said to him, “Surely
you are my bone and my fesh!” And he stayed
with him a month.
15
Then Laban said to Jacob,
“Because you are my kinsman, should you
therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what
shall your wages be?”
16
Now Laban had two
daughters; the name of the elder was Leah, and
the name of the younger was Rachel.
17
Leah’s
eyes were lovely, and Rachel was graceful and
beautiful.
18
Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, “I
will serve you seven years for your younger
daughter Rachel.”
19
Laban said, “It is better that
I give her to you than that I should give her to
any other man; stay with me.”
20
So Jacob served
seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him
but a few days because of the love he had for her.
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fAMily MONTh UNisON sCripTUre
6:00 p.m.
ACTS 3:1–9 (NIV)
1
One day Peter and John were going up to the
temple at the time of prayer—at three in the
afternoon.
2
Now a man crippled from birth was
being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful,
where he was put every day to beg from those
going into the temple courts.
3
When he saw
Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for
money.
4
Peter looked straight at him, as did
John. Then Peter said, “Look at us!”
5
So the
man gave them his attention, expecting to get
something from them.
6
Then Peter said, “Silver
or gold I do not have, but what I have I give
you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,
walk.”
7
Taking him by the right hand, he helped
him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles
became strong.
8
He jumped to his feet and
began to walk. Then he went with them into the
temple courts, walking and jumping, and
praising God.
9
When all the people saw him
walking and praising God,
JuNE IS FAMILY MONTH!
Don’t miss a Sunday, as we focus
on strengthening the African
American family!
Today, Sunday, June 3
Marriage
Sunday, June 10
Children’s Day
Sunday, June 17
Father’s Day
Sunday, June 24
Singles Community, Extended Family
Invite your family and friends
to worship with us!
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A
lmighty and Most Merciful Father,
we come before You, acknowledging
our sins, our shortcomings, and our
breaking of our Covenant with You.
Not only have we done things we ought not to
have done, said things we ought not to have said,
left undone so many things we ought to have done
and been silent when we should have witnessed for
You.
Not only are we guilty of that, O Lord; but we
have also closed our eyes and pretended not to
see the injustices, the racism and the evil which
pervade our everyday lives.
We have shut our ears and pretended not to
hear the cries for liberation which come from the
lips, lives and hearts of the oppressed — even our
own Black brothers and sisters!
Forgive us, O Lord, renew our courage and
faith, and keep us ever mindful of Thy great
sacrifce. Hear us, we beseech Thee, as we come
to You in love and worship giving Your name the
praise forevermore.
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TO ALL OuR VISITORS … To all who
mourn and need comforting … To all who are
friendless and want friendship … To all who are
oppressed and need liberation; and to whosoever
will come, Trinity opens its doors. Thank you for
coming and may God bless you.
CONfessiON
Of siNs
pAsTOr’s pAGe
GRADuATE RECOGNITION
SuNDAY
M
ost of our new members do not know
that we honor, recognize and give
“shout-outs” to all of our graduates
on the second Sunday in June. Because so many
members don’t know that, they have not yet sent
in their names and the schools from which they
are graduating so that they can be recognized on
graduate Sunday.
I am urging you today to please submit either
your name or the names of persons in your
family who have fnished elementary school,
middle school, high school, college, or graduate
school.
Submit their names to the church offce, to the
attention of the “Graduate Recognition Sunday
Committee.”
We don’t want any member’s name left off of
the program, and we don’t want any “surprises”
on the day of the program! All of our graduates
are asked to be here in the Sanctuary on Sunday,
June 10th in order that we might honor you and
say to God that we thank God for God’s gifts
given to you as you complete this “milestone” in
your educational journey.
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SToP PlAn ColomBiA 2!
pAsTOr’s pAGe
Dear Trinitarian,
F
or nearly a decade, the United Church of
Christ has advocated for peace and justice
in Colombia. The country suffers one of
the worst humanitarian crises in our hemisphere,
and is second only to Sudan in its number of
internally displaced people. Two weeks ago, you
joined the UCC and thousands of people of faith
in North America and Colombia in the second
annual Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia!
You signed letters that went to the Congress
asking them to end the support of the milita-
rization that is displacing the Afro-Colombian
citizens. You made our voice heard on Capitol
Hill. Now we are asking you to do something
additional.
Presidents Bush and Uribe recently announced
that they are proposing a “Plan Colombia 2.”
They are asking the U.S. Congress to approve
$611 million — or 81% of the entire aid package
— in military and police aid for Colombia in this
year’s foreign aid bill. This goes directly against
what we just asked Congress to stop! WE NEED
YOUR HELP!
Tell Congress that now is the time to create
a policy in Colombia that supports human rights,
justice and peace! Send an email message to
your members of Congress by logging onto:
www.ucctakeaction.org/colombiaaid.
The frst Plan Colombia was presented to
Congress in 2000 as a six-year plan. Since then,
the United States has sent more than $5 billion
of U.S. taxpayers’ money to Colombia, of which
roughly 80% has gone directly to Colombia’s
military and police forces. Yet, human rights
abuses by the Colombian military have wors-
ened, more than 3.8 million Colombians have
been displaced by violence, and aerial spraying
programs for drug eradication have proven to be
inhumane and utterly ineffective.
Although the Bush Administration proposed
this plan, it is up to Congress to fund it. Urge
your members of Congress to support social aid
to Colombia that will alleviate the humanitarian
crisis, rather than military aid to fuel Colombia’s
war. Log onto www.ucctakeaction.org/colombiaaid
now!
P.S. If you’d like to stay involved in Colombia issues
through the UCC, log onto the following to join our
Colombia working group listserve: http://groups.
yahoo.com/group/uccdoccolombia. You will receive
policy updates and more opportunities for action, all
while being connected to a UCC group that cares
about the same issues.
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TO dO JUsTiCe
by Rev. Reginald Williams, Jr.
M
ore than 9 million children in
America, 90% of which live in working
households, are living without any health
insurance. In addition to the 9 million uninsured,
millions more are underinsured. Every 46 seconds,
another child is born uninsured in America. In the
richest country in the world, this is unacceptable.
While programs such as Medicaid and State
Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP),
have aided in providing insurance coverage to many
children, many are still languishing and dying with
no insurance, much less access to any health care.
However, the All Healthy Children Act,
proposed by Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA),
and endorsed by the Children’s Defense Fund, is
an answer to the concerns of those 9 million plus
children who are uninsured and underinsured. The
Act does the following:
Simplifes and consolidates children’s health •
coverage under Medicaid and SCHIP into
a single program that guarantees children in
all 50 states and the District of Columbia, all
medically necessary services.
Expands eligibility to all children with family •
incomes at or below 300% of the federal
poverty level ($61,950 for a family of four).
Guarantees coverage to children, regardless •
of their state of residence.
Eliminates barriers to enrollment; •
applications for healthcare coverage would
be short and simple to complete, and all
states would adopt presumptive eligibility for
children and pregnant women.
Increases provider rates to make sure that •
children have access to needed healthcare
professionals.
Provides coverage to pregnant women with •
incomes at or below 300% of the federal
poverty level. Pregnant women are eligible
for all medically necessary health and mental
health services until at least 60 days after the
birth of the child.
This is the frst Sunday of Family Month here at
Trinity United Church of Christ. What better way
to begin family month, than to act on behalf of
those most vulnerable in the human family — our
children. If you are concerned about ensuring that
every child in the United States has health insurance
coverage, then I urge you to sign the letter you
were given as you entered the Sanctuary, and return
it to an Usher. Your letters will be given to the
appropriate Congressmen and Senators.
ACTION ITEM
Boycott Wal-Mart & Sam’s Club 1.
ThOughT fOr ThIs wEEk:
“It is a spiritually impoverished nation that permits
infants and children to be the poorest Americans.”
—Marian Wright Edelman
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THE RESuLTS OF A REDEEMED LIFE
STEwArDShip: OFF AnD running
Have you ever seen a pancake race? They’re popular in many small towns,
and even some big cities. Contestants line up, each carrying a frying pan
with a single pancake. They sprint toward the fnish line, fipping the pan-
cake at least three times as they run. (The pancake must not be dropped.)
Most often, pancake races are held on Shrove Tuesday, the last day before
Lent begins. Many of them are held near a church. It is said that the ori-
gin of the race was in the Middle Ages, when a woman heard the church,
forgetting that she was making pancakes. She reached the church with the
frying pan still in her hand.
She heard the call and her thoughts (and steps) immediately were directed
toward the church. Maybe that is one reason why pancake races are still
held today. Of course, they’re fun to watch and to participate in. But the
underlying message is that we must respond to God’s call at once, despite
our other activities. God calls for our time, to volunteer to teach Sunday
school, for example. Similarly, calls for our treasure, to pay for food for the
hungry. Finally, God calls for our talent, to inspire others to devote their
lives to him.
It may seem odd to link a forgotten frying pan to stewardship today. Yet
God’s call for stewardship has never ceased. Our response should match
that woman’s so long ago (in enthusiasm, though not absent-minded-
ness).
Your Friends in Service,
The Stewardship Ministry
Constance A. King, Editor
James D. Butler, Chairman
sTeWArdship
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HIGHLIGHTS
TODAY, 6/3 Communion Sunday
6/10 Confrmation Sunday
Graduate and Scholarship
Recognition Sunday
6/24 Community Renewal Sunday
SuNDAY – 6/3
7:30 a.m. Worship Service – SA
9:30 a.m. Breakfast – FH
Bible Study – WC
11:00 a.m. Worship Service – SA
1:30 p.m. Dinner – FH
6:00 p.m. Worship Service – SA
MONDAY – 6/4
6:00 p.m. Voice Class – FH
Band Rehearsal – SA
6:30 p.m. Hospitality Ministry – 118
7:00 p.m. Women’s Chorus Rehearsal – SA
Singles Community: Council
Meeting – A
Cottage Grove Building
901 E. 95th Street
5:30 p.m. Mwanabaraka Rehearsal – Room 3
6:30 p.m. Chinara Dance Ministry Rehearsal –
Room 4
TuESDAY – 6/5
400 W. 95th Street
6:00 p.m. Africa Ministry: Executive Committee
– 102
Women’s Drill Team Rehearsal
– Narthex II
Band Rehearsal – SA
Voice Class – WC
TuESDAY – 6/5 (cont’d)
400 W. 95th Street
7:00 p.m. Newness of Life – 203
Men’s Chorus Rehearsal – SA
Singles Community – A
TuCC Village Center
(1947 W. 95th Street)
4:00 p.m. THEC: Tutoring – W305
6:00 p.m. Summer Learning Fair Workshop
– W301
Cottage Grove Building
901 E. 95th Street
6:30 p.m. Immabasi: Gospel Aerobics – Room 1
WEDNESDAY – 6/6
400 W. 95th Street
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Prayer and Fasting
11:30 a.m. Prayer Service – WC
5:30 p.m. Praise Team Rehearsal – SA
6:00 p.m. Chaplains’ Ministry - BR
6:30 p.m. Deacons in Training: Prayer
Service Prep – 102
7:14 p.m. Prayer Service – SA
8:30 p.m. Tangeni Dance Ministry - SA
THuRSDAY – 6/7
400 W. 95th Street
5:30 p.m. Imani Rehearsal – WC
6:00 p.m. Band Rehearsal – SA
Voice Class – FH
Adopt-A-Student – 102
7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal – SA

TuCC Village Center
1947 West 95th Street
7:00 p.m. Housing Ministry – W305
CAleNdAr
BLACK & CHRISTIAN (NEW MEMBER CLASSES)
TuESDAYS, JuNE 19 and JuNE 26, 2007, Adults: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
SATuRDAYS, JuNE 23 and JuNE 30, 2007
Adults & Teens (13–19 Years): 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Children (6 – 12 Years): 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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CAleNdAr
FRIDAY – 6/8
400 W. 95th Street
10:00 a.m. Free-N-One – 207
5:30 p.m. Music Theory Class – 207
7:00 p.m. Intonjane: Rights of Passage
Rehearsal – SA
Free-N-One – 207
Tough Love – 203
TuCC Village Center
1947 W. 95th Street
6:00 p.m. IT Ministry: MS Desktop Support
– W307
Cottage Grove Building
901 E. 95th Street
6:30 p.m. Immabasi: Gospel Aerobics –
Room 1
SATuRDAY – 6/9
400 W. 95th Street
7:30 a.m. Yoga Ministry – Narthex II
9:00 a.m. Prison Ministry: C# Prayer
Breakfast – FH
9:30 a.m. Adult Church School – WC
Church School Discipleship
Dress Rehearsal – SA
Church School (Preschool –
Kindergarten) – 118
Church School (1st & 2nd Grade)
– 203
Church School (3rd – 6th Grade)
– 202
Church School Discipleship Class
– 116
Church School (Teens) – 207
Adult Church School – WC
11:00 a.m. Intonjane – Dress for Rights of
Passage – 207
Little Warriors for Christ Rehearsal
– WC
Math Tutorial – 202/203
Tangeni Orientation – 102
Youth Church: Monthly Meeting – 118
Information Technology Ministry
Meeting – 116
12:30 p.m. Intonjane Rights of Passage
Ceremony – SA
Walaika Choir Rehearsal – WC
Women’s Drill Team – Narthex II
Youth Drill Team Rehearsal – SA
1:00 p.m. Tangeni: Leadership Board
Meeting – 116
Youth Revival Planning Committee
– 203
1:30 p.m. Youth Drill Team Rehearsal – 202
2:00 p.m. HIV/AIDS Support Ministry – 118
2:30 p.m. Intonjane Rights of Passage
Fellowship – A
3:00 p.m. Married Couples Ministry:
Spirituality – FH
Africa Ministry: Orientation for
Egypt and Ghana – 116
Tangeni Rehearsal – SA
4:00 p.m. Married Couples Ministry (Adults)
– FH
Married Couples Ministry
(Children) – 118
Greeters’ Ministry – A
Internal Security – 202
TuCC Village Center
1947 W. 95th Street
10:00 a.m. THEC Tutoring – W307
11:00 a.m. THEC Workshop – W301
Financial Counseling Consortium
– E101/102
Cottage Grove Building
901 E. 95th Street
12:30 p.m. Intonjane – Room 4
2:00 p.m. Isuthu Ministry Meeting – Room 3
Trinity Oaks
6225 S. Drexel
10:00 a.m. Kujichagulia Ministry
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CAleNdAr
vACATion BiBle
SChool
“WORD UP! SPEAKING
AND LIVING FOR JESUS”
June 25 – June 29, 2007
Register in Atrium,
following each worship service
AlSo
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
We are looking for
registrars, teachers and assistants!
All volunteers must complete Youth Training!
Next Youth Training session: saturday, June 16
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TUCC Village Center • 1947 W. 95th Street
For information, contact Stacey Moore
at 773-865-4146
The inTonJAne miniSTRy
Cordially Invites the Village of
Trinity uCC to Experience the
2007 Rites of Passage Ceremony
Saturday, June 9, 2007
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Sanctuary
(Procession begins at 12:00 noon)
honoring
Ms. Brittany Crosby
Ms. Krystina Graham
Ms. Bretagne Lenox
Ms. Dominique Tucker
Ms. Whitney White
Ms. Zakiya Williams
recognizing
Ms. Kiera Stewart
Ms. Lauren Townsend
The initiates and their families will come
before the congregation, Sunday, June 10th
during the 11:00 a.m. worship service.
For information, contact Mama Paulette Graham
708-341-9399 or Mama Jill Neish 312-502-7297
BLACK & CHRISTIAN (NEW MEMBER CLASSES)
TuESDAYS, JuNE 19 and JuNE 26, 2007, Adults: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
SATuRDAYS, JuNE 23 and JuNE 30, 2007
Adults & Teens (13–19 Years): 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Children (6 – 12 Years): 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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THE SCHOLARSHIP AND EDuCATION MINISTRY
welcomes our church family and friends
to the
Annual Graduate Recognition
and
Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Sunday, June 10, 2007 • 2:30 p.m.
SANCTuARY
Our graduates and scholars look forward to sharing
this celebration of praise and thanksgiving with you.
To God be the glory for blessing and sustaining our graduates
and scholars, as they “study to show themselves approved.”
HuRRY! MARK YOuR CALENDARS NOW!
Bring the whole family and friends!
Your presence celebrates our graduates and scholars!
Your presence lets them know that their
diligent efforts and outstanding achievements
are greatly appreciated.
See you next Sunday, June 10
th
at 2:30 p.m.!
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AKIBA STORE HOURS
Monday thru Thursday • 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday • 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday • After Each Service
www.tucc.org
Meet R. Donahue (Don) Peebles as he
discusses his 12 principles for success
and wealth. Peebles is a true example
and inspiration for entrepreneurs and
anyone interested in business ventures
and opportunities.
ThuRsDay, June 14, 2007
Presentation: 6:30 p.m.
Book Signing: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Visit the Akiba Bookstore for all your church needs!
The Peebles Principles
On sale in The akiba
sale $15.00
(through June 10 Only!)
(Regular Price $24.00)
Check out the neW
“according to Moss”
section on shelves nOW!
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TUCC PRiSon miniSTRy hosts
A Prayer Breakfast
Discussing the special category of incarcerated persons known as the “C#s”
The “C#s” are detainees who are serving sentences
with no release date, based on outdated laws.
Saturday, June 9, 2007
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • atrium
Keynote SpeaKer • rev. dr. Jeremiah a. Wright, Jr.
For information, contact rev. paul Ford
708-333-5955 Ext. 243 or fordp@uchicago.edu
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heArT Of The COMMUNiTy
ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE applications
being accepted for the Rev. Reuben A. Sheares
II Excellence in Health Care Scholarship,
awarded to outstanding minority students who
are members of a UCC or ELCA church in the
Illinois Conference of the UCC or Metropolitan
Chicago Synod, pursuing career in a health
profession, Deadline, Friday, June 29, 2007,
Contact Rev. Kirsten Peachey, 847-384-3552 or
Kirsten.peachy@advocatehealth.com
THE ARTIST’S WAY by Julia Cameron, a
course in discovering and recovering your creative
self, weekly sessions begin Tuesday, June 12,
Hyde Park Bank Building, 1525 E. 53rd St.,
Free, Contact Bonita Maclin, 773-308-5760
BARBARA A. SIZEMORE ACADEMY Of
Betty Shabazz International Charter School,
1540 W. 84th Street, now has openings for full
day kindergarten, 1st – 3rd grades, Registration
packet, 773-779-5666
BLACK MEN’S WELLNESS EXPO
Presented by NoVu Spa LLC and Project
Brotherhood, Saturday, June 23, 12:30 p.m. –
6:00 p.m., ITT Hermann Union Hall, 3241 S.
Federal St., Contact Donielle Rochelle, 773-
330-4730 or bmwe@signatureassistants.com
CHICAGO FOuNDATION FOR WOMEN
concert, Music Matters, featuring Grammy-
award winning singer, Jill Scott, benefting the
What Will It Take initiative, focused on prevent-
ing cradle-to-grave epidemic of violence against
women and girls, Saturday, June 7, Auditorium
Theater, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago,
Tickets, 312-577-2801 or www.whatwillittake.org
CHICAGO HOPE ACADEMY HIGH
SCHOOL 2189 W. Bowler St., Chicago,
offering co-educational college and life prepara-
tory high school, accepting applications for
Grades 9-12, Contact 312-491-1600 or
information@chicagohopeacademy.com
CHICAGO VIRTuAL CHARTER
SCHOOL (CVCS) provides a tuition-free
innovative approach to public, distance learning,
allowing parents to be involved in their child’s
education, Contact 866-612-1451, info@
chicagocvcs.org or www.chicagocvcs.org
COMMuNITY SERVICES BLOCK
GRANT SCHOLARSHIP (CSBG) available,
for persons enrolled, by September 1, 2007, in
an Illinois college, university or vocational
training school, Student must reside in Chicago
and meet CSBG low income guidelines, Appli-
cations available in Church Offce and online at
www.cityofchicago.org/humanservices, For
information, 312-746-8731, Deadline June 22
DEEPLY ROOTED PRODuCTIONS
Singers/actors auditions, for Nefertiti musical
Theater workshop, Tuesday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.
– 3:00 p.m., Deeply Rooted Studios,
218 S. Wabash, 3rd Floor, Reserve audition,
312-913-9773
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DuSABLE HIGH SCHOOL’S ALuMNI
COALITION FOR ACTION All-class
Reunion beneft gala, 1935-2007, Looking
Toward DuSable’s Future, Sunday, June 24, 1:00
p.m. – 5:00 p.m., The New Martinique, 8200 S.
Cicero, Burbank, IL, Tickets, contact Ester
Johnson, 773-264-6019, Linda Shells, 773-995-
0194 or Mel Ervin 773-924-2895
EBONY ENERGY PuBLISHING offers
writers with best submission of fction or poetry
an opportunity to win a publishing contract,
submit to Harvey Unlimited, P.O. Box 51012,
Chicago, IL 60651, winner to be announced
August 18
EPHPHATHA EVANGELICAL CHuRCH
FOR THE DEAF FOuNDATION presents
Community Connections, a Day of Health,
Saturday, June 9, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.,
Ephphatha Evangelical Lutheran Church,
7956 S. King Dr., Contact 773-723-3737 (TTY)
or 773-723-3232 (Voice)
EVANGELIST DR. MARY LIVINGSTON
Presents “Mom” Mary’s Words of Wisdom, The
Seed of a Good Home, Thursday, June 7, 8:30
p.m., and Friday, June 8, 10:30 a.m., local Cable
Channel 36
EXPuNGEMENT SuMMIT Saturday,
June 9, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Chicago
Vocational Career Academy, 2100 E. 87th St.,
Volunteer attorneys available to assist with
expungement and sealing applications,
Contact 312-603-5200 or 312-603-4719 or
www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org
ILLINOIS HEALTH EDuCATION CON-
SORTIuM/AHEC presents a health careers
mobile summer camp for Chicago area high
school students, July 5-6, Contact Carla Green,
312-996-6463, Deadline June 13
THE ILLINOIS INSTITuTE OF ART
offering summer program for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors, interested in
game design animation, flmmaking, fashion,
interior design, and more, June 17 – June 21,
Call 800-351-3450 or 800-314-3450
MALCOLM X COLLEGE SuMMER
SCHOLARS ACADEMY offers an enrich-
ment program for gifted and talented high
school sophomores, juniors and seniors, June 18
– August 3, earn transferable college credit,
Free, Contact Dr. Helen Doss at 312-850-7452
or hdoss@ccc.edu, Deadline, Friday, June 8
METROBOARD YOuNG PROFESSION-
ALS of the Chicago Urban League presents
Revival: From State Street to Bourbon Street, an
indoor/outdoor festival combining New
Orleans and Chicago cuisine, music and people,
Friday, June 22, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., River
East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois Street, Tickets,
www.metroboard.org/events.php
MONROE FOuNDATION presents Be
Self-Employed: Start a Business or Not for Proft
heArT Of The COMMUNiTy
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heArT Of The COMMUNiTy
seminar and workshop, Saturday, June 23, 9:30 a.m.
– 1:00 p.m., MB Financial Bank, 5100 S. Damen,
Register, Contact Otis Monroe, 773-315-9720
or omonroe@themonroefoundation.org
THE NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC
COuNCIL OF CHICAGO Annual Greek
Weekend, Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10,
For information, Contact Roy Jones, Jr., 708-
655-4580 or Ronel Hammond, 630-724-7763
OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC.,
Rho Gamma Gamma Graduate Chapter, hosts a
midnight Cruise on the Spirit of Chicago,
Saturday, June 16, 12:00 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.,
Tickets, contact 312-491-7744, Cookout,
Sunday, June 17, 12:00 p.m. – dusk, Dolton
Park, 721 Engle, Dolton, IL
PARKER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF
1958 REuNION Save the Date – September
28 – October 2, Celebrating in Chicago and Las
Vegas, Contact Aretas Grimillion Collymore,
708-758-3828 or Lynda Byrd, 815-293-0298,
All Parker High School classes invited
PATHWAY TO HARMONY AIKIDO
SuMMER ENRICHMENT six-week summer
program assisting with self-discipline, focus,
improved grades and behavior, June 25 – August 3,
Contact Sensei Rick Butler, 773-720-4100
REAL MEN COOK DEBuT ON EMERIL
LIVE on the Food Channel, Saturday, June 9,
7:00 p.m., Real Men Cook would not be
possible without the support of the Trinity
Church Family, For more about Real Men
Cook, visit www.realmencook.com
TYLER PERRY’S HOuSE OF PAYNE
Building onto a House of Faith Contest, visit www.
tbs.com to enter for a chance to win a $25,000
donation for your church, Grand prize winner also
receives a vacation for two, Contest ends June 6
THE uNITED WAY AFRICAN AMERI-
CAN COMMuNITY OuTREACH COM-
MITTEE Presents Communities United, a
report of the African American Initiative in
Englewood, Grand Boulevard, North Lawndale,
Rogers Park and Greater Roseland, Keynote
Speaker, Dr. Terry Mason, Tuesday, June 19,
5:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African Ameri-
can History, 740 E. 56th Place, Chicago, RSVP
by June 8, www.uw-mc.org
WOMEN’S WELLNESS CIRCLE for
women over 35, focusing on menopause,
obesity, Career development and related topics,
launching workshops, seminars and exercise
classes, Open House, every Friday and Saturday
in June and July, Call 312-907-1036 or
womenswellnesscircle@gmail.com
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ACTIVE SENIORS AND FRIENDS
Looking for something to keep you active?
Active Seniors and Friends invites you to join us,
every 2
nd
and 4
th
Monday, ages 50 and over,
Contact D. Washington at 773-978-2692
AFRICA MINISTRY-SOuTH AFRICA
Join Pastor Wright on a spiritual and cultural
Sojourn to Johannesburg, Capetown and
Durban, South Africa, December 3-16, 2007,
Contact Sydneye Wilson, 773-363-9500
AMANI CARE PROGRAM and Trinity
Amani Care Team with Vitas (TAV) seeks
volunteers to provide companionship, support
and other services, No experience required,
Training provided, Contact Ms. Karen Miller at
773-298-0473
CAREER DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY
looking for businesses and franchises that grow
through recruiting distributors or independent
agents, to promote their product and services, to
participate in our Small Business/Home-based
Business Fair, June 28, For information, Career
Development hotline, 773-962-0139 or ca-
reerdevelop@tucc.org.
CHAPLAINS’ MINISTRY monthly meeting,
Wednesday, June 6, 7:00 p.m., Wright Chapel
CHuRCH SCHOOL presents JUNE-
TEENTH: A Celebration of Freedom, featuring
stories and music, Saturday, June 16, 9:30 a.m.
– 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary, hosted by Emily
Lansana and Glenda Zahra Baker, Contact
Frances Harris, 773-241-5942
EMMAuS ROAD “GRIEF WORK” SuP-
PORT GROuP monthly meeting, topic, “Who
Needs Enemies?” Thursday, June 28, 7:00 p.m.
– 9:00 p.m., Wright Chapel, Contact Deacon
Herbert Goodman, Jr., 773-370-4256
MEMBERSHIP/MINISTRY SERVICES
Have you moved? Any children left the nest?
New employment or newly married? Forgot
your giving number? Call Membership/Ministry
Services, 773-962-5650 x395, x233 or x232
MEN’S FELLOWSHIP presents Baby Daddy
or Faithful Father: Which One Are You?
Discussion among brothers concerning their
relationships as fathers and their relationships
with their fathers, Monday, June 11, 7:00 p.m.,
Village Center, 1947 W. 95th Street, Room 301
Contact Deacon Rodney Mumphery, 773-580-
3656
SINGLES COMMuNITY night of comedy,
Saturday, June 9, 8:00 p.m., Jokes and Notes
Comedy Club, 4641 S. King Dr., Tickets and
information, contact Ken Clay, 773-369-5811
SINGLES COMMuNITY uNMARRIED
COuPLES FAMILY Are you in a committed
relationship? Do you want that relationship to
grow in Christ? Join the Unmarried Couples
Family for food, fun and fellowship as the
Brothers have their say! Brothers Talk, Sisters
iNfOrMATiON & ANNOUNCeMeNTs
Order Of WOrship
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iNfOrMATiON & ANNOUNCeMeNTs
Listen, Friday, June 22, 7:00 p.m., Room 207,
Contact Daphne Wilson, 708-243-7623
SISTERHOOD MINISTRY invites all
former, current and new members to its next
meeting, Thursday, June 12, 6:45 p.m., Fellow-
ship Hall, Open forum, special guests, Pastor
Wright and Rev. Ramah Wright, Contact Queen
Jackson, 773-660-9497 or Gloria Linton,
773-434-0155
TRINITY AMANI HOSPICE CARE
TEAM WITH VITAS (TAV) now provides
full hospice service, Hospice is a special concept
of care designed to provide comfort and support
to patients and their families when a life-limiting
illness no longer responds to cure-oriented
treatments, If you or someone you know is
interested in hospice care for a loved one or
would like more information, contact Rev. Gina
Sourelis, 773-298-0473
TRINITY HIGHER EDuCATION COR-
PORATION presents its Bon Voyage Celebra-
tion for graduating high school seniors and their
parents, Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 6:30 p.m.,
location to be announced, RSVP, Ms. Frankie
Wilson or Rev. Ruvinia Owusu, 773-298-1590
by June 13
TRINITY uCC AND SAFER FOuNDA-
TION Sponsoring Ready 4 Work, aftercare
program for ex-offenders: 18 years old and up,
out of prison 180 days or less, no sex crimes or
crimes against women or children AnD…Ready
4 Work mentors needed, Must be available to
meet with mentees 2-6 hours per month, If
ex-offender: conviction must not have been of
sex crimes or crimes against women, children,
out of prison for at least 2 years, Call Vanessa
Cosby-Shannon, 773-233-1492
TRINITY uCC LEGAL CLINIC Providing
direct legal advice, services and representation
to the congregation and community, open every
1
st
and 3
rd
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – Noon and 2
nd

Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Village
Center, Call Mrs. Marcia Green, 773-962-5650,
Ext. 424
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Adams, Deacon Andrea
Adams, Deacon Lorraine
Adams-Carter, Cynthia
Adams-Childs, Vernita
Allen, Baby Jeremy
Stephon
Anderson, Rev. Danita
Avent, Carolyn
Baker-Brown, Bridgette
Barow, Stephanie
Barrigher, Deacon Elwood
Barrigher, Jeffrey
The Bentley Family
Berry-Hampton, Jaron
Blasingame, Mattie
Bond, Jr., Collin
Bonner, Gloria & Bill
Bowers, Jeffrey
Bramlet & Thomas Families
Bratton, Marjorie
Breaux, Freddie
Brewer, Deacon Evelyn
Broadnax, Angela
Brooks, Deacon Beatrice
Brown, Dr. Harriett
Brown, Hysson
Brown, James
Brown, Naomi
Brown, Rhea
Burrell, William & Sarah
Butts, Larvette
Campbell, Deacon
Patrice Kimberly
Campbell, Deborah
Campbell, Veronica
Carr, Willie
Carruthers, Dr. Iva
Carter, Herman
Caston, Aletha & Alfred
Chapman, Malachi
Collins, Deacon Yvonne
Conda, Kandias
Cook, Anton
Corbett, Joycelyn
Cosby, Cynthia
Cosby-Shannon, Vanessa
Curry, Leonard
The Dade Family
Daniels, Carbena
Daniels, Celeste
David, Baby Jacob
“Ray Ray”
Denson, Louise
Dorham, Barbara
Dorsey, Sam
Doty, Joyce
Eason, Margarette
Eberhart, Ivan
Eskridge, Sonny
Fain, Andrea
Farrakhan, Minister Louis
Flowers, Jr., Charlie
Ford, John
Funches, Baby Keari
Gill, Charlotte
Gill, Deacon Eldridge
Gillie, Joann
Givens & Family,
Charmaine
Graham, Elder Lucille
Guerin, Jr., Jerome C.
Guerin, Sr., Jerome C.
Gwynn, Arthur
Hale, Gus
Hammond-Miller,
Deacon Donna
Hampton, Wyman
Hardaway-Wheeler,
Pamela
Harrell, Deacon Linda
Harris, Deacon Mosea
Hart, Sherrie
Haynes, Shelly
Haynes, Vera
Henley, Candace
Hickman, Nellie
Higgins, Annola
Hill, Gladys
Hill, Lynette
Holmes, Louise
Hooker, Timothy
Houston, Cozetta
Hudson, Irean
Hurley, William
Irish, Jerome
Ivy, Alice
Jackson, Betty Jo
Jackson, Deacon Rudolph
Jackson, Queen
Jackson, Yvette
Jacobs, Isom
Jenkins, Deacon Herschel
Jenkins, Georgette
Johnson, Dr. James
Johnson, Marilyn
Johnson, Michael
Johnson, Percy
Jones, Donald & Jerrius
King, Shirley
Korvo, Baby Sean Paul
Latham, Odean
Lehmann, Auguestine
Lennix, Loyce
Lewis, Deacon Pattrice
Lewis, Jennifer
Long, Deacon Rosemary
Love, Margaret
Lyle, Paul
Lyles, Johnise
Mae, Viola
Mason-Matthews, Karen
Mayes-McCruel, Deacon
Alma
McDade, Darlene
McGhee, William
McGowan, Milton &
Theresa
McIntosh, Deacon
Maurice
McIntosh, Emily
McKinney, Marian
McKinney, Takiesha
McKinnon, Cora
Melton, Alzenia
Miles, Beatrice
Miller, John
Miller, Virgie
Mischeaux, Raydian
Mitchell-Shields, Deacon
Sharon
Monegan, Jerome
Moore & Family, Lloyd
Moss, Monica
Muwwakkil, Baby Morgan
Myles, Henrietta
Nero, Yolanda
Norris, Deacon Wanda
Norris, Kelly
O’Neal, Baby Tyler
Ozmond, Sebastian
Panelle, Pat
Peavy, Irene
prAyer lisT
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prAyer lisT
Pepper, Evelyn
Pepper, Robert
Perry, Toya
Peterson, Larita
Phillips, Baby Amali
Phillips, Katherine
Pitts, Bernice
Plummer, Jr., Morris
Pope, Gladys
Pruett, James and Loretta
Pugh-Lightfoot, Eric
Putman, Delores
Ray, Willie and Ruby
Ray, Jr., Arthur
Reeves, Bryant
Reeves, Ollie
Rhyal, Stephen
Rice, Gladys
Rice, Sylvester
Roberts, Erskin
Robinson, Dorian
Robinson, Theresa
Roebuck, Evelyn
Ross, Baby Honesty
Gabriella
Rushing, Melner
Rushing, Michelle
Russell, Tamon
Sanders, Deacon Robert
Scates, Hermine
Scruggs, Mattie
Sims, Constance
Sizer, Doris
Smith, Carmencita
Smith, Deacon Dorothy
Smith, Jeffrey
Smith, Jody
Smith, Louis & Virginia
South, Lucretia
Spann, Theresa
Stalling, LaFayette
Staton, Alfreda
Stephney, Jessie
Stewart, Cheryl &
Juanita
Summerville-Moore,
Tamika
Sykes, Myra
Sykes, Rev. Michael
Tassone, Baby Carina
Taylor, Patricia
Terrell-Haynes, Rosalyn
Teverbaugh, George
Teverbaugh, Olivia
Thomas, Brenita
Thomas, Rosetta
Thomas, Sondra
Timberlake, Deacon Joyce
Torrey-Parker, L. Julie
Tregre, Deacon Evelyn
Tyler, Betty
Vernardo, Helen
Vilo, Douglas
Walker, Honoria
Walker, Joetta
The Warne Family
Washington, Emma
White, Jr., Royal
White, Sr., Joseph
White, Sr., Royal
Williams, Deacon Mattie
Williams, Lillie
Williams, Shirley
Williams, Willie Ruth
Williams, Willy Ann
Williams, Yvonne
Wilson, Barbara & Dardina
Withers, Mother Ernestine
Woods, Tanja
Woodson, Janice
Wooten, John
Wordlaw, Kenya
Wright, Deacon E. Janet
Wright, Deacon Jeri
Wright, Rev. Ramah
Wright, William
Wright-Miller, Mildred
Wright Moore, Janet
Young, Antwan
Young, Thelma
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hOspiTAliZed
bereAVed
THE FAMILY OF: PLEASE SEND CARDS TO: ADDRESS:
Mr. Howard Bell Ms. Wanda Bell & Family 2613B S. Indiana (16)
Mr. Adell Griffn Ms. Senitra Griffn & Family 441 E. Erie Street , #2801 (11)
Ms. Rosetta Johnson Ms. Mozetta Owens & Family 9432 S. Peoria (20)
Mr. Samuel Mason Mrs. Jessica Quinn-Cameron 2901 S. Michigan Ave., #609 (16)
Mrs. Bertha Odom Rev. Braunda Ridley & Family 4814 Gen. Scott Place, Bossier City, LA 71112
Deacon John Pope Mrs. Dolores Pope & Family 1022 E. 168th St., So. Holland, IL 60473
Ms. Mary Lee Smith Ms. Dionne Jones & Family 1700 West 103rd Street (43)
Ms. Deborah Taylor Ms. Kathleen Taylor & Family 12258 S. LaSalle (28)
Mr. Herschel L. Williams Mrs. Ella Williams & Family 10134 S. St. Lawrence (28)
Luesther Chapman
Trinity Hospital
2320 East 93rd Street
Chicago, IL 60617
773-967-2000
Vernon Fuller
Northwestern Hospital
251 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 926-2000
Yvette Jackson
Advocate Christ Hospital
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60805
(708) 425-8000
Madardus Lofton
University of Chicago Hospital
5841 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 947-1000
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BROWN, Ed
Victory Center
4150 W. Gatling Blvd.
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
Room 243
708-957-8300
CADENHEAD, LaFronne
Jackson Square Nursing Home
5130 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60644
Room 427, Bed B
773-921-8000
(Communion Visits Only)
DIXON, Ernestine
Montgomery Place
5550 S. Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
Room 307
(773) 753-4100
ELZIE, Deacon Evelyn
Renaissance Nursing Center
2940 W. 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60652
Room 207, Bed 1
773-434-8787
EVANS, Edward
Pavilion of Forest Park
8200 W. Roosevelt Road
Forest Park, IL 60130
Room 432, Bed 1
708-488-9850
GARNER, Wilhelmina
Renaissance at South Shore
Nursing Home
2425 E. 71st St.
Chicago, IL 60649
Room 312, Bed B
773-721-5000
GILLIAM, Joseph
Brentwood Nursing Home
5400 W. 87th Street
Burbank, IL 60459
Room 603, Bed 3
708-423-1200
HAMPTON, Ineze
Manor Care Health Care Services
2145 E. 170th St.
South Holland, IL 60473
Room 338, Bed C
708-895-3255
HOLLOWAY, Theodore
St. Agnes Nursing Home
1725 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Room 414
(312) 922-2777
JEFFERSON, Lorrine
Manor Care Health Care Services
6300 W. 95th St.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Room 30, Bed 1
708-599-8800
JEFFERSON, Deacon Morris
Manor Care Health Care Services
9401 S. Kostner
Oak Lawn, IL
708-423-7882
LOVE, Margaret
Marianjoy Subacute Rehab
13259 S. Central
Palos Hts, IL 60423
Room 60, Bed 1
708-239-6012
MARTIN, Kim
Dawson Nursing Home
3500 S. Giles Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653
Room 200, Bed 2
312-326-2000
MASON, Claristine
Bronzeville Park
Skilled Nursing Center
3400 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Room 224, Bed 1
312-842-5000
McINTOSH, Deacon Maurice
Lexington House Nursing Home
10300 Southwest Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Room 232, Bed C
708-425-1100
MITCHELL-SHIELDS,
Deacon Sharon
Arden Courts Assisted Living
2143 E. 170th Street
South Holland, IL 60473
708-895-1600
MOORE, Hilton
Manor Care Health Care Services
940 Maple Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430
Room 404, Bed A
708-799-0244
MOSS, Edreaner
Montgomery Place
5550 South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
Room 302
773-753-4100
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MOTEN, Marguerite
Renaissance at South Shore
Nursing Home
2425 E. 71st St.
Chicago, IL 60649
Room 111, Bed B
773-721-5000
(Communion Visits Only)
PEAVY, Irene
Victory Centre of River Oaks
1370 Ring Road, Apt. 407
Calumet City, IL 60409
708-832-1130
PuGH-LIGHTFOOT, Eric
Glenwood Nursing Home
19300 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Glenwood, IL 60660
Room C15, Bed 1
708-758-6200
ROBINSON, William
Beecher Nursing Home
1201 Dixie Hwy.
Beecher, IL 60401
Room 33, Bed 2
(708) 946-2600
SHEATS, Benjamin
Rest Haven Central
13259 S. Central Ave.
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Room 41
708-597-1000
SMITH, Mary Baker
Mongtomery Place
5550 S. South Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60615
Room 208
773-753-4100
TEVERBAuGH, George
Washington Heights Nursing Home
1010 W. 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Room 201
773-298-1177
THOMPSON, Opreabea
Alden-Prairie Village
Rehabilitation Center
16450 S. 97th Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60467
Room 202, Bed 1
708-403-6500
WATSON, Janet
Timberview Nursing Home
2450 Taft St.
Gary, IN 46404
Room 319, Bed 2
219-977-2610 Ext. 342
WATT, Mildred
Renaissance at South Shore
Nursing Home
2425 E. 71st Street
Chicago, IL 60649
Room 430, Bed A
773-721-5000
WILLIAMS, Cheryl
Manor Care of Oak Lawn
9401 S. Kostner Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Room 145, Bed B
708-423-7882
WILLIAMS, Maudine
Halsted Terrace Nursing Home
10935 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60628
Room 233, Bed 1
773-928-2000
WILSON, Louis
Renaissance at 87th St.
Nursing Home
2940 W. 87th St.
Chicago, IL 60652
Room 302, Bed 1
773-434-8787
WITHERS, Mother Ernestine
Montgomery Place
5550 S. South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
Room 216
773-753-4100
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ADAMS-CHILDS, Vernita 1621 E. 68th Street, #1A (49) 773-363-8625
Saturday Visits Only
BASKIN, William 1510 Brookfeld Dr., Plainfeld, IL 60544 815-254-1106
BREAUX, Freddie 4920 Tennessee Street, Gary, IN 46409 219-980-2650
BROOKS, Arzulia 9412 S. Eggleston Ave. (28) 773-224-7581
Sunday Visits Only
BURKS, Willa A. 18525 S. Center Ave., Homewood, IL 60430 708-799-3581
CAMPBELL, Delois 9146 S. Indiana Ave. (19) 773-928-0997
CLAY, Louise 11626 S. Stewart St. (28) 773-468-9642
CLAY, Nancy 5948 W. Midway Park (44) 773-287-9194
COLEMAN, Garland 8521 S. St. Lawrence (19) 773-488-3459
COSTLEY, Deacon Thomas 800 S. Wells, Apt. 1229 (07) 312-566-9296
DULANEY, Doris 13058 S. Wood St., Apt. #1E
Blue Island, IL 60406 708-597-8309
DUNAGAN, Patricia 7318 S. King Drive (19) 773-846-1453
FORD, John 8939 S. Dante Ave. (19) 773-734-7363
FORD-KING, Gladys 7955 S. Michigan Ave. (19) 773-994-0443
FOULKES, Sarah 8404 S. Ada Street (20) 773-488-4312
FUNCHES, Josephine 9312 S. Union Ave. (28) 312-805-1401
Visits before 12:00 Noon on Sundays
GAY, Mary 500 Park Ave., Calumet City, IL 60409 708-868-8535
GLOVER, Delores 7759 S. Chappel (49) 773-768-3508
HARDY, Glodine c/o Lois Walker 598 Andover,
Chicago Heights, IL 60411 708-481-5814
HEREFORD, Bessie 9251 S. Parnell Ave. (20) 773-846-0448
JACKSON, Betty Jo 6140 S. Drexel Ave. (37) 773-363-0527
JACKSON, Frieda 20108 Driftwood, Lynwood, IL 60411 708-895-6162
JACKSON, Lizzie 6613 Old Plank Blvd, Matteson, IL 60443 708-898-2772
JONES, Lula 11325 S. Union Avenue (28) 773-468-4743
LAWS, Robert 1228 Oak Park Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402 708-484-9733
LEHMANN, Augustine 9616 S. Princeton Ave. (28) 773-568-3097
LEWIS, Donna 9101 S. Harper (19) 773-978-3294
MARRABLE, James 10136 S. Peoria St. (43) 773-445-6876
McCULLOUGH, Ethel 842 Princeton Ave., Matteson, IL 60443 708-720-4829
McFADDEN, Deborah 18101 Versailles Lane, Hazel Crest, IL 60429 708-798-3426
McINTOSH, Emily 7811 S. Michigan Ave. (19) 773-651-9560
McKINNON, Cora 9717 S. Green (43) 773-881-8228
McNAIR, Dr. Howard 6640 S. Kimbark Ave., Apt. 1N (37) 773-256-0247
MILES, Mary 6142 S. St. Lawrence, #1 (37) 773-667-0167
MOORE, Bessie 7842 S. Honore, 1st Floor (20) 773-874-3002
PARKER, Irene 9510 S. Kolmar, Oak Lawn, IL 60452 708-422-1019
PARKS, Maceo 7837 S. Morgan Ave. (20) 773-873-8207
PAYTON-LOVE, Mary 7938 S. Jeffrey Blvd. (49) 773-734-7828
QUINN, Anna 7022 S. Shore Drive, Apt. #715 (49) 773-684-8831
RICE, Sylvester 8011 S. Justine St. (20) 773-651-8534
RUCKS, Lonnie 3310 W. 167th Street, Markham, IL 60428 708-333-3180
SCATES, Hermine 6831 S. Cornell Ave., 1st Flr. (49) 773-955-2445
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SIMMONS, Laverne 503 E. 87th Place (19) 773-483-2830
SIMPSON, Mary Ann 3449 W. North Avenue (47) 773-276-5609
SMITH, Betty 17791 Arlington Dr.
Country Club Hills, IL 60478 708-206-1457
SMITH, Carmencita 2142 Tanglewood Pl., Apt. #2B,
Hammond, IN 46323 219-844-0328
TAYLOR, Patricia 10017 S. St. Lawrence Ave. (28) 773-821-6711
TRICE, Leola 9149 S. Aberdeen (20) 773-445-5059
WALKER, David & Irma 16236 Ashland Ave., Markham, IL 60428 708-333-7616
WALKER, Thelma 8428 S. Green (20) 773-224-3898
WILLIAMS, Pauline 9416 S. Parnell Ave. (20) 773-846-9598
WINDOM, Hattie 5158 Keith Dr., Richton Park, IL 60471 708-748-7903
Sunday Visits Only
WOODS, Penny 9145 S. Pleasant Ave. (20) 773-445-4342
WRIGHT, Ernestine 9146 S. LaFayette Ave. (20) 773-660-0323
WRIGHT, Wiley 9146 S. LaFayette Ave. (20) 773-660-0323
CARDS ONLY
BRADFORD, Luevater 9301 S. Racine Ave. (20)
BROWN, Hysson 10427 S. Hoxie Ave. (17)
CARTER, Herman 2631 S. Indiana (16)
CHAPMAN, Malachi 10838 S. Wallace Ave. (28)
DANIELS, Carbena c/o Sheila Williams,
518 Calumet Way Calumet City, IL 60409
DELOACH, Berenice 7114 S. Harding Ave. (29)
GARDNER-PEARSON, Renee 17607 S. Mulberry,
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
GILMORE, Laura 1155 Westgrove Pkwy., Apt. #186,
Tempe, AZ 85283
HARRIS, Michelle 811 W. Madison St., Apt. #115 (07)
McDADE, Darlene 18555 Hickory Ct., Apt. 17, Lansing, IL 60438
PLUMMER, Jr., Morris 2040 E. 91st Street (17)
ROBERTS, Fontain 1829 N. Austin Ave. (39)
SAYLES, Bernice 6831 S. Cornell Ave., 1st Flr. (49)
SMITH, Green K. 8126 S. Campbell Ave. (52)
TAYLOR, Dr. Brenda 52380 Windemere Dr., Granger, IN 46530
TORREY, Hoyt 4241 El Moor Way, Las Vegas, NV 89044
702-435-0257 CARDS & CALLS ONLY
WALKER, Jr., Floyd 8428 S. Green St. (20)
WALKER, Lillian 6138 S. Carpenter St. (21)
WASHINGTON-DYK, Gwendolyn 2045 W. Jackson Blvd., Apt. #2012 (12) 312-421-7867
CARDS & CALLS ONLY
WHYTE, Rev. James 3429 Peachwood Rd., Knoxville, TN 37921
YOUNG, Charlotte 1330 W. Wentworth, Calumet City, IL 60409
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COMMuNION VISITS ONLY
BENN, Vester 9035 S. Luella Ave. (17) 773-374-8914
BREWER, Deacon Evelyn 9239 S. Green Street (20) 773-239-9416
BROWN, Ann H. 1342 W. 111th Place (43) 773-445-5315
BUTLER, Alice Faye 10104 S. Emerald Ave. (28) 773-445-5110
GWYNN, Arthur 6250 S. Harper Ave., Apt. 909 (37) 773-363-9893
HENDERSON, Evelyn 7406 S. Paxton Ave. (49) 773-643-0956
HILL, Katherine 9950 S. Carpenter St. (43) 773-779-3872
LEGGETT, Aurelia 1639 W. 107th Street (43) 773-233-0286
LONG, Deacon Rosemary 8921 S. Halsted Street (20) 773-846-2488
NELSON, Mary & Thomas 5401 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Apt. #1101 (15) 773-667-3404
QUALLS, Doris 10132 S. Crandon Ave. (17) 773-731-1523
PULLINS, Mary 7836 S. Champlain Ave., 2nd Floor (19) 773-483-2533
ROGERS, George & Betty 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #2010S (53) 773-285-3941
ROUNSAVILLE, Linda 9344 S. Bishop St. (20) 773-983-8322
SMITH, Jr., Walter 10338 S. Church St. (43) 773-881-8733
SMITH, Olah 10510 S. Rhodes Ave. (28) 773-995-6893
TREGRE, Deacon Evelyn 9723 S. Lowe Ave. (28) 773-779-1528
TRIPLETT, Sadie 9612 S. Wallace Ave. (28) 773-779-1689
TUCKER, Geraldine 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #602N (53) 773-924-2207
WEATHERSPOON, Aletha 8929 S. Union Ave. (20) 773-483-0130
WILKS, Elizabeth 2960 N. Lake Shore Dr., Apt. #2507 (57) 773-296-0580
YOUNKINS, Rose 9332 S. Eggleston Ave. (20) 773-483-2784
DEACON VISITS ONLY
ALLEN, Deacon Quinville 11919 S. Harvard Ave. (28) 773-468-8228
WEAVER, Odessa 6751 S. Constance Ave. (49) 773-288-3795
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Order Of WOrship Order Of WOrship
serViCe ANd sUppOrT GrOUps
AKIBA SALES
773-962-5660
MON – THUR
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
FR: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
SAT: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SUN: After Each Service
AMANI CARE PROGRAM
773-298-0473
MON – FRI: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
BLAINE DeNYE LIBRARY
773-962-5650, ext. 740
MON - TUES - THUR
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
WED: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
SAT: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CAN-CER-VIVE HELPLINE
773-962-5650
Mailbox 830
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
MINISTRY
24-Hour Answering Service
773-962-0139
Careerdevelop@tucc.org
COLLEGE PLACEMENT
OFFICE
TUES & THUR: 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.
WED: 10:00 – 6:00 p.m.
FR: 10:00 – 6:00 p.m.
SAT: 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays & Mondays
CLOSED
773-298-1590
COMMuNITY
& ECONOMIC
EMPOWERMENT
773-962-5650, Ext. 819
COuNSELING MINISTRY
Answering Service
773-962-0043
CREDIT uNION
TUES & THURS:
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
SAT: 9:00 a.m .– 1:00 p.m.
SUN: After 7:30 & 11:00 a.m.
Services
773-962-5686
773-723-8382 (fax)
DIABETES
SuPPORT GROuP
773-928-3233
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
MINISTRY
CONFIDENTIAL
HELPLINE
773-962-5650
Mailbox 811
DRuG & ALCOHOL
RECOVERY MINISTRY
Tough Love
773-962-5650, Ext. 808
Free “N” One
773-962-5650, Ext. 808
FAMILY CAREGIVER
SuPPORT GROuP
Tommie Jean Ryhal
773-375-6981
Eleanor Anderson
773-881-1419
HEALTH & WELLNESS
MINISTRY COMMuNITY
MENTAL HEALTH
SuPPORT GROuP
773-978-0725 or
773-734-4033, ext. 111
HIV/AIDS
SuPPORT MINISTRY
312-409-AIDS or
312-409-2437
HOuSING MINISTRY
Ron Miller
773-643-4100 Ext. 15
KuJICHAGuLIA
SPECIAL CITIZENS
SuPPORT MINISTRY
24 Hours
J. Payton
773-373-7042
MATH TuTORIAL
773-962-5650
PRISON MINISTRY
Answering Service
773-962-5650
Mailbox 886
TRINITY COMPuTER
LEARNING CENTER
773-298-2190
;.....,
Isaiah 40:1-2 Comfort, comfort my people, says
your God.
2
Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and
proclaim to her that her hard service has been
completed, that her sin has been paid for, that
she has received from the LORD’s hand double
for all her sins.
¬.·...,
Isaiah 40:4–5
4
“Every valley shall be raised up,
every mountain and hill made low; the rough
ground shall become level, the rugged places
a plain.
5
And the glory of the LORD will be
revealed, and all mankind together will see it.
For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.”
...
Isaiah 40:11 He tends his ock like a shepherd:
He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries
them close to his heart; he gently leads those
that have young.
..·
Isaiah 40:18 To whom, then, will you compare
God? What image will you compare him to?
.,
Isaiah 40:21 Do you not know? Have you
not heard? Has it not been told you from the
beginning? Have you not understood since the
earth was founded?
;..
Isaiah 40:25 “To whom will you compare me?
Or who is my equal?” says the Holy One.
;.·,
Isaiah 40:26 Li your eyes and look to the
heavens: Who created all these? He who brings
out the starry host one by one, and calls them
each by name. Because of his great power and
mighty strength, not one of them is missing.
.,..
Isaiah 40:27 Why do you say, O Jacob, and
complain, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the
LORD; my cause is disregarded by my God”?
...·..z.
Isaiah 40:28 Do you not know? Have you not
heard? e LORD is the everlasting God, the
Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not
grow tired or weary, and his understanding no
one can fathom.
c.·.z.
Isaiah 40:29 He gives strength to the weary and
increases the power of the weak.
....z.
Isaiah 40:30 Even youths grow tired and weary,
and young men stumble and fall;
....z.
Isaiah 40:31 But those who hope in the LORD
will renew their strength. ey will soar on
wings like eagles; they will run and not grow
weary, they will walk and not be faint.
·..·...·... A God of
My heartfelt hope for the congregation in the year 2007 is that each member
will fully embrace what it means to be loved by a God who restores.
God is a God of redemption and not a God of condemnation.
Isaiah 40 (NIV)