TABLE OF CONTENTS

Order of Worship (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.)..........................................................2 Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.) ...........................................................3 Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m. – “The Lord Is My Light”) ......................................................4 Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m. – “We Have Come Into This House”) ...................................4 Sermon Notes.......................................................................................................................5 Pastor’s Page ........................................................................................................................6 Parking Notice....................................................................................................................12 To Do Justice .....................................................................................................................13 Calendar .............................................................................................................................14 Stewardship ........................................................................................................................16 The Akiba...........................................................................................................................17 Trumpet Subscription.........................................................................................................18 Women’s Conference/TV One ..........................................................................................19 Drug and Alcohol Recovery Revival/Amani Care Program .............................................20 Heart of the Community ....................................................................................................21 Information & Announcements .........................................................................................23 Prayers Only.......................................................................................................................25 Bereaved.............................................................................................................................26 Hospitalized .......................................................................................................................27 Extended Care ....................................................................................................................28 Members At Home.............................................................................................................29 Prayer Concerns .................................................................................................................32 Service and Support Groups ..............................................................................................33

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ORDER OF WORSHIP
Choral Introit.........................................................................................................“Lord Have Mercy Upon Us” Opening Hymn (7:30 a.m.)..............................................................................................................“He’s Alive” Opening Hymn (11:00 a.m.).............................................................................................“Lift Up Your Hands” Opening Hymn (6:00 p.m.) ........................................................................“Look Where God Has Brought Us” Call To Worship The Lord’s Prayer Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m.) ...........................................................................................“The Lord Is My Light” Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m.) ........................................................................“We Have Come Into This House” Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.)...........................................................................................Psalm 73:1-12 (NRSV) Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m.).......................................................................................Psalm 73:13-20 (NRSV) Unison Scripture (6:00 p.m.) ....................................................................................... Psalm 73:21-28 (NRSV) [PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD] Invocation Ministry of Music (6:00 p.m.) ................................................................................................“Stir Up The Gift” Parish Concerns Visitor Recognition Passing of the Peace The Dance Ministry The Pastor’s Word The Service of Giving Offertory Sentences Tithes and Offerings Lifestyle Capital Stewardship Campaign Altar Call (7:30 a.m.) ............................................................................................“Bless The Lord O My Soul” Altar Call (11:00 a.m.) ........................................................................“We Won’t Leave Here Like We Came” Sermon (7:30 a.m.) ..................“Psalm 73 Series, Part 1 – Looking In The Wrong Direction!” (Psalm 73:2-3) Sermon (11:00 a.m.)..............“Psalm 73 Series, Part 2 – Thinking About The Wrong Things!” (Psalm 73:16) Sermon (6:00 p.m.) ......................“Psalm 73 Series, Part 3 – Having The Wrong Attitude!” (Psalm 73:21-22) Hymn of Invitation (7:30 a.m.) .........................................................................................“I Will Sing Praises!” Hymn of Invitation (11:00 a.m.)...............................................................................................“I Worship Him” Hymn of Invitation (6:00 p.m.) .................................................................................................“Close To Thee” Benediction.........................................................................................“God Be With You Till We Meet Again” [Once the Sermon has begun, parishioners may not enter or re-enter the 1st floor Sanctuary]
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UNISON SCRIPTURE
7:30 a.m.

PSALM 73:1-12 (NRSV)
1 Truly God is good to the upright, to those who are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled; my steps had nearly slipped. 3 For I was envious of the arrogant; I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 4 For they have no pain; their bodies are sound and sleek. 5 They are not in trouble as others are; they are not plagued like other people. 6 Therefore pride is their necklace; violence covers them like a garment. 7 Their eyes swell out with fatness; their hearts overflow with follies. 8 They scoff and speak with malice; loftily they threaten oppression. 9 They set their mouths against heaven, and their tongues range over the earth. 10 Therefore the people turn and praise them, and find no fault in them. 11 And they say, "How can God know? Is there knowledge in the Most High?" 12 Such are the wicked; always at ease, they increase in riches. ---------------------------------------11:00 a.m.

had said, "I will talk on in this way," I would have been untrue to the circle of your children. 16 But when I thought how to understand this, it seemed to me a wearisome task, 17 until I went into the sanctuary of God; then I perceived their end. 18 Truly you set them in slippery places; you make them fall to ruin. 19 How they are destroyed in a moment, swept away utterly by terrors! 20 They are like a dream when one awakes; on awaking you despise their phantoms. ---------------------------------------6:00 P.m.

PSALM 73:21-28 (NRSV)
21 When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, 22 I was stupid and ignorant; I was like a brute beast toward you. 23 Nevertheless I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. 24 You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me with honor. 25 Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire other than you. 26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. 27 Indeed, those who are far from you will perish; you put an end to those who are false to you. 28 But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, to tell of all your works.

PSALM 73:13-20 (NRSV)
13 All in vain I have kept my heart clean and washed my hands in innocence. 14 For all day long I have been plagued, and am punished every morning. 15 If I
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HYMN OF PRAISE
7:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

THE LORD IS MY LIGHT
VERSE I The Lord is my light and my salvation. The Lord is my light and my salvation. The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? REFRAIN Whom shall I fear? Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life. Whom shall I fear? VERSE II In the time of trouble He shall hide me. In the time of trouble He shall hide me. In the time of trouble He shall hide me. Whom shall I fear? Repeat Refrain VERSE III Wait on the Lord and be of good courage. Wait on the Lord and be of good courage. Wait on the Lord and be of good courage. He shall strengthen thine heart. Repeat Refrain

WE HAVE COME INTO THIS HOUSE
VERSE I We have come into this house to gather in His name and worship Him. We have come into this house to gather in His name and worship Him. We have come into this house to gather in His name and worship Christ the Lord. Worship Him, Christ the Lord. VERSE II So, forget about yourself, concentrate on Him and worship Him. So, forget about yourself, concentrate on Him and worship Him. So forget about yourself, concentrate on Him and worship Christ the Lord. Worship Him, Christ the Lord. VERSE III Let us lift up holy hands, magnify His name and worship Him. Let us lift up holy hands, magnify His name and worship Him. Let us lift up holy hands, magnify His name and worship Christ the Lord. Worship Him, Christ the Lord.

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THE BLACK CHURCH AND THE CONTRACT WITH PHARAOH
Anyone who celebrates the prophetic role of the Black Church in American history should be appalled at the growing phenomenon of Black pastors embracing the Bush administration and its cynical use of religion to mask policies that will further brutalize people already left behind. It is easy to understand why the President's political strategists have their eyes on the Black church. Black voters have voted in overwhelming numbers against Republican candidates in recent decades, and getting more of those votes is part of Karl Rove's plan to build a permanent Republican majority. The Black Church carries a mantle of moral authority that President Bush wants draped across his shoulders. Sadly, some self-appointed leaders are declaring the need for a "new" Black Church, one more interested in dining with Pharaoh rather than demanding freedom for people in bondage. With the support of some of these pastors, the president increased his share of the Black vote in a number of states. What is going on? Right-wing strategists have been working hard to exploit traditional religious beliefs to create a wedge between African Americans and their progressive allies. But there is more at work. Over the past 40 years, the deep pockets of the far right have created a network of think tanks, grassroots organizations and media outlets. They create and support "scholars"
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who use right-wing media platforms to build a following. They're now using this model on African Americans. Pastors who embrace Bush are welcomed at the White House. They have created, with support from Religious Right groups and their political allies, a "Black Contract with America." We are witnessing a virtual religious "coup d'etat" with religious symbols traditional to the Black church being subverted, if not perverted, for political gain. And then there's money. The Bush administration gave Armstrong Williams $240,000 to shill for its education policies. Williams, a creation of the right-wing media machine, apologized when he got caught. But some pastors have gotten even more. Black churches are often short on money to meet the needs of our communities. Many people linger in poverty even as others join the professional classes. Young men end up in jails and prisons; schools are havens for drug dealers; families disintegrate before our eyes. Churches work valiantly to address the crises in people's lives. The temptation to embrace a source of new money is strong. But what is the cost of contracting with Pharaoh? Will pastors receiving a million dollars from the White House swallow the moral outrage that is the only responsible reaction to this administration's budget priorities? Will they rationalize that the good they accomplish with their government grant
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justifies their acquiescence in policies that will impoverish others nationwide? Will they read from White House talking points rather than articulate the Black Church's historic call for justice? It is offensive to me that so many Black pastors are wittingly or unwittingly supporting a rejection of Martin Luther King's broad justice vision based on the supposed threat of gay marriage. Make no mistake - the political forces that are trying to make gay marriage a top priority for our churches are the same ones pushing a radical political and legal philosophy that would turn the clock back on many of the social justice gains of the past 70 years. They seek a return to an era when states' rights and economic power trumped individual liberties. How will Black Americans fare in a country whose legal, political and economic institutions have been aligned to leave average Americans at the mercy of the market, with few social or legal protections to fall back on? We must raise our voices about the immorality of poverty, the injustice of unemployment among black youth, the devastation of AIDS/HIV in African American communities. We are called to expand the debate about the sanctity of life to include the millions of people who are prevented from living lives of dignity and worth. We must resist calls to abandon public schools and public institutions as means for achieving the common good.
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The soul of the Black Church is at stake with political agendas disguised as moral battles, with the creation of new "leaders" by the right-wing media machine, with those who would sell our silence to the highest bidder. Progressive Black pastors must launch a "not for sale" campaign, and must work to strengthen effective alliances with people of good will who understand that America needs the prophetic voice of the Black Church.

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By Chris Floyd

03/25/05 Moscow Times Far from the hurly-burly in Florida, where the Bush brothers and their shameless minions have sought to milk maximum "political capital" from the ravaged body of a brain-dead woman, the true moral values of these gilded hypocrites were on stark display last week in a quiet corner of the Bushes' adopted homeland: Texas. This week, U.S. President George W. Bush melodramatically cut short one of his innumerable vacations and flew back to Washington to intervene in the case of Terri Schiavo when a Florida court granted her husband's request to cut off her life support after she had spent 15 years in a vegetative state. But days before, even as the president was supporting his brother, Florida governor Jeb Bush, and congressional Republicans in
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"defending the culture of life" in the Schiavo case, doctors in Houston were pulling the breathing tube from the throat of an ailing infant. The boy suffocated within seconds, legally killed -- against the wishes of his anguished mother -- in accordance with a draconian law signed as a "cost-saving" measure by the state's former governor: George W. Bush. There were no frenzied protests, no camera-friendly prayer vigils, no preening politicians at Texas Children's Hospital when 5-month-old Sun Hudson took his last breath. There was only his mother, Wanda, holding him in her arms as he died, the Houston Chronicle reported. Sun suffered from an extreme form of dwarfism, which is incurable and usually fatal. Early on, doctors recommended cutting off the breathing tube that kept his undersized lungs working. He was inert, they said, unresponsive – essentially comatose. Wanda Hudson disagreed. "I talked to him," she said. "He was conscious." Moving, looking around, he responded to her. Although the odds were long, she wanted to give him more time to develop, not give up on him after just a few months. Wishful thinking, a despairing parent's denial? Perhaps. But the law signed by Bush in 1999 took the decision out of her hands and gave it to hospital bureaucrats, allowing them to shut down a patient's life support – even against the wishes of the patient's family or guardian – if the medical brass decide that
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treatment is "nonbeneficial," the Chronicle noted. Indeed, why throw away good money pumping air down the gullet of some defective infant, just to mollify his nobody of a mother? For, unlike Schiavo – a nice middle-class white woman, a political marketer's dream – Wanda Hudson was just another worthless black woman living in poverty, unable to afford prenatal care. Who would waste a dime on trash like that? It's much more beneficial to funnel that cash into the coffers of your political patrons – like George and Jeb, now wallowing happily in the swamp of campaign grease they get from giant medical corporations. In return, they push government policies designed to keep Big Medicine's profits sky-high while gutting public obligations to provide health care for the hoi polloi. So the hospital invoked the Bush Law on Sun Hudson. Just as in Florida, a local judge ruled that life-support systems must be removed, and the patient allowed to die a natural death. But strangely enough, the Texas judge was not reviled in the halls of Congress as a would-be murderer, as was his counterpart in Florida – even though the latter was carrying out the wishes of Terri Schiavo's husband, her legal guardian, while the Bush Law used state power to override a mother's choice. Nor was the Texas judge subjected to death threats like the ones the Florida judge received from Bush's "armies of compassion."

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No, Sun's mother stood alone. Those compassionate armies and congressional kibitzers failed to materialize on her behalf. President Bush – usually so eager to wade in with a few scripted words of pursed-lipped piety about "family values" and "defending life" – kept his big mouth shut. The hospital would not allow the media to see Sun or interview Wanda Jackson – again, against her wishes. "I wanted y'all to see him for yourselves," she told the press after Sun's death. But so what? When nobodies die, nobody cares. Why the stark contrast between the two cases? Simple: There was no political hay to be made from Sun Hudson's plight. Spotlighting his situation might reflect badly on the Dear Leader – and on the religious extremists now banking millions in contributions from their slick campaign to "save" Schiavo. For it turns out that the spearhead of Bush's Christian army in Florida, the "Right to Life" organization, actually helped Bush craft the 1999 law that took Sun Hudson's life, the Chronicle reported. The family-bashing measure was drawn up in backroom sessions between the Right-to-Lifers, Bush staffers and Big Medicine. It seems the "culture of life" ends where power politics and corporate money begin. Bush doesn't care if Schiavo lives or dies. Her body – like the bodies of the 100,000 Iraqis he has killed, like the bodies of the American soldiers being chewed up
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every day in his Babylonian conquest, like the bodies of the poor and working people whom he is methodically and remorselessly cutting off from medical care, financial protection against catastrophic illness, and legal redress against corporate predators – is just a means to an end, the only end Bush cares about: increasing the power and wealth of his own rapacious circle of privileged elites. There is nothing, absolutely nothing, he will not do to serve this end. He'll wage war on false pretenses, he'll pervert the democratic process, he'll spit on the Constitution – and he'll exploit the private suffering of families facing hideous dilemmas of life and death. There is no honor, no morality, no values in his "culture."

DR. MARY HENDERSON WRIGHT HONORED BY PENN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania held a recognition service during Women’s History Month and honored 13 women who are still living while giving two posthumous awards to those whom they cited as Women Pioneers. The words of “welcome” in the program where Dr. Mary Henderson Wright was honored read as follows: We have always wanted an opportunity to recognize the women who
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have changed our lives and we are deeply moved by the tremendous response to the idea of Women Pioneers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. In recognition of Women’s History Month, we can think of no better way to celebrate than by honoring the women who helped advance others through education. There are so many outstanding women who have not received publicly the honor due to them. We are so glad to have this opportunity to let you know how much you are appreciated and how proud we are of you. It is important that we acknowledge our teachers and mentors and remind ourselves that each of us can attribute our individual success to those women who inspired and led us to where we are now. Shakespeare wrote in Twelfth Night, “Be not afraid of greatness. Some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” We would like to share a similar remark. Be not afraid of greatness, all women are born with the potential for greatness. Some achieve greatness themselves and some prepare and cultivate greatness in others. Both are heroic and both deserve our deepest respect and gratitude. The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education alumnae population has always been rich with diverse, strong, innovative women whose work served as an inspiration to girls and empowered other women. There was a time when
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women had very few choices academically and even fewer professionally. When the School of Education was founded in the early 20th century, women could hardly earn baccalaureate degrees but only through the School of Education. (They had been attending graduate programs since 1876!) Had they belonged to a later time, how many of those women might have effortlessly become CEOs, clinical researchers, or politicians? Instead, these extremely talented women became pioneers - some blazed new trails and some helped prepare future generations of women for limitless opportunity. Many of you, our pioneers, may not feel like pioneers. Perhaps you feel you were merely doing your job. But all of you formed the foundation for the thousands of women who have gone on to excel academically and professionally in areas previously restricted to men. Today we honor your work and say, “Thank you!” ----------------------------------------Dr. Mary Henderson Wright GED “59”, GRED “71” “Dr. Wright was the inspiration for creating a program dedicated to honoring Women Pioneers. She is lit from within. She truly radiates joy when she talks about her family and former students and she is also the master of that look, the kind that floods one with the realization of her tremendous intellectual strength and forces one to take
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responsibility for her own potential.” Leslie Palmierri Dr. Mary Wright began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in Surrey County, Virginia, where she was born. She is the widow of Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Sr., Pastor of the Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, Pennsylvania. She served in the Philadelphia Public Schools for 34 years, retiring in 1978. Her positions include vice principal of the Philadelphia High School for Girls from 1968 to 1978, mathematics teacher from 1961 to 1968 at Girls High, at Germantown High from 1956 to 1961, at William Penn High from 1953 to 1956, at Roosevelt Junior High in 1953 and at Sulzberger Junior High School from 1944 to 1953. Dr. Wright is an exceptional teacher and her career is distinguished by many “firsts.” She was the first African American teacher in an academic subject at Roosevelt Junior High School; the first African American teacher at both Germantown High and at Girls High; and finally, she was the first African American vice principal at Girls High. Dr. Wright earned two master’s degrees and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania; a master of arts in mathematics from the School of Arts and Sciences, a master of science in education, and a doctorate degree in education. In 1949, she was one of only two women in the
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graduate mathematics department and the only African American woman. Our hat is off to you, Dr. Wright. In the words of your son, “I Love You Mommy!”

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES!
For several years now, our Hospice Ministry here at Trinity (Amani) has held seminars, workshops and educational forums on Advanced Directives. Almost no one has taken our efforts seriously. Maybe now that the Schiavo case has given the nation a “wake-up call” people will begin to see the importance of “Advanced Directives.” Amani is hosting another educational forum on Advanced Directives on Saturday, April 23, 2005 from 1:00 – 3:00 in the afternoon. This is to help your family avoid the kind of bind that Terri Schiavo’s family was put in! Make plans to be at this forum now. Make plans to keep your family from going through the agony that Terri’s family went through. Sincerely yours,

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MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JOHNNIE COCHRAN
One of the world’s most powerful attorneys has passed from this world into life everlasting! The entire nation looked in as the saints of God gathered at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ this past Wednesday to celebrate his life and his labors. Because he was a law partner with our charter member, Attorney James Montgomery, and because he had such wide support and admiration here in the city of Chicago among the legal community and the church community, we are hosting a memorial service for him on Monday, April 18, 2005 at 10:00 in the morning. The attorneys, members of Mr. Cochran’s family and persons whose lives he has touched will gather at 10:00 a.m. to fellowship. The memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. You are invited to be in attendance. You are also asked to please pray for his family during this time of a terrible loss. Sincerely and respectfully yours,

ATTENTION!
There is to be NO PARKING in the FIRE LANE and NO DOUBLE PARKING in any of the parking lots PARKING is availabe at KIPLING SCHOOL and SHUTTLE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE to and from the school

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TO DO

JUSTICE
Micah 6:8

By Rev. Reginald Williams

The fact that the prison industry is one of the largest industries in the country is well documented. Moreover, the privatization of the prison industrial complex is nothing more than the recreation of the slave plantation as owners of these prisons and integrated services garner next to free labor to build economies of wealth. Just as in the times of chattel slavery, this wealth is built on the backs and bodies of the poor and mostly black people. In these warehouses of incarceration, there is no rehabilitation taking place. What is more, once persons have paid their debt to society, upon their release, depending on the crime committed, there are over 55 licenses that ex-convicts may not avail themselves of. This includes a barber’s license. Therefore, once again, the system is designed for recidivism and incarceration of those persons who are the black and brown of our communities. This is evidenced further by the fact that as African Americans, we only make up approximately 12.5% of the population of the United States of America. However, with regard to the prison population in America, we comprise over 60%. This numbers game just doesn’t add up. The system targets our people. In fact, in our own congregation, one of our members was indicted on a charge for which there was clearly no evidence in the trial transcripts. According to the report entitled “Education on Lockdown: The Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track,” these national trends are
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being undergirded locally by the zero tolerance policy of Chicago’s schools. Studies indicate that the zero tolerance policies and practices adversely affect Black students more than any other group. While Black students make up 50% of the student enrollment in the Chicago Public Schools, they also constitute over 77% of the arrests in the same. This disparity is evident also in the amount of suspensions and expulsions. Other studies have indicated that the amount of prisons being built is based on the 3rd grade reading scores of inner-city youth. While I am not absolving our young persons of some negative behavior, I am also not absolving the system of its targeted efforts at eliminating the future of black children. Zero Tolerance policies and a system targeting black youth for elimination through Prison Plantations is amoral and wrong. However, it is also indicative of a society which still sees descendants of Africa as 3/5’s of a human being. We must continuously and simultaneously engage in internal and external critique – externally critique the systems of oppression, but internally hold ourselves accountable to a high standard as well. Action Items: 1. DO NOT SHOP AT WAL-MART OR SAM’S CLUB Thought for the Week: I would never be of any service to anyone as a slave. ~~ Rev. Nat Turner
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FRI....4/29 SAT...4/30 HIGHLIGHTS Drug & Alcohol Recovery Revival Drug & Alcohol Recovery Prayer Breakfast Congregational Meeting 6:00 p.m. Singles Worship Committee -116 Band Rehearsal - SA Women’s Drill Team Ministry - Narthex II Voice Class - WC Men’s Chorus Rehearsal - SA Newness Of Life - 207 Singles Community Just A Single Moment - A Africa Ministry Aarco Travel Meeting - 207 Women Raising Teens - 202 Photography Meeting - 203 Financial Counseling Consortium - BR TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Internal Security - W302 Tutoring - E102 Career Development - W307

7:00 p.m.

SUNDAY - 4/10 Trinity Television Broadcast TV One (Check your cable & satellite menu) 7:30 a.m. Worship Service - SA 9:30 a.m. Breakfast - FH 11:00 a.m. Worship Service - SA 1:30 p.m. Dinner - FH 2:00 p.m. In-care Committee - 207 2:30 p.m. Keeping It Real - 116/202/203 Breaking The Silence - 118 6:00 p.m. Worship Service - SA 6:30 a.m. MONDAY - 4/11 400 W. 95th Street Active Seniors - 116 Active Seniors and Friends - WC Active Seniors Special Events -116 Voice Class - WC Women’s Chorus - SA Men’s Chorus Meeting - 207 Men’s Fellowship - FH TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Hurston-Hughes Writers - W307 Drug and Alcohol Recovery Revival Planning - E102 20 SOMETHING - W305

4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY - 4/13 400 W. 95th Street 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Prayer & Fasting 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service - WC 5:45 p.m. Praise Team - SA 6:00 p.m. DIT 2005 Prayer Service Prep - 102 7:14 p.m. Prayer Service - SA TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Safer Foundation - W301 THURSDAY - 4/14 400 W. 95th Street Imani Ya Watume - WC Voice Class - FH Band Rehearsal - SA Immabasi Meeting - 102 Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal - SA Men’s Week Planning - BR Usher Ministry Leadership Training - FH

6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

Trinity Television Broadcast WJYS 34/62 [Check your local TV listing & cable menu] TUESDAY - 4/12 400 W. 95th Street 5:30 a.m. Trinity Television Broadcast TV One (Check your cable & satellite menu)
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5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

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CALENDAR
6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Tutoring - E102 Singles Community Never Married - W302 Athletes for Christ - W307 FRIDAY - 4/15 400 W. 95th Street Music Theory Class - 202 Cultural Festival Meeting - BR Caribbean Connection - 116 Men’s Cell Group Pray-In - FH Singles Community 40 PLUS - A Credit Union Meeting - Credit Union Office Tough Love - 203 Free In One - 207 Healing Ministry - 202 Usher Ministry Training - WC TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Tutoring - E102 Africa Ministry Refugee Workshop - W301 Africa Ministry Aarco Travel - W305 SATURDAY - 4/16 400 W. 95th Street Yoga Ministry - Narthex II Africa Ministry Refugee Resettlement - A Ministers In Training - FH Can-Cer-Vive - 203 Church School - 202/118 Youth Band Rehearsal - WC Mwanabaranka - SA 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Reading Tutorial - Kipling School Little Warriors For Christ - WC Women’s Conference Prayer and Fasting Committee - 116 Walaika - WC Girl Scouts - FH/118/207 Youth Drill Team - Narthex II Christian Education Ministry - BR Young Adult Ushers - WC Youth Usher Ministry Meeting - 202 Lupus Support Ministry - 116 Adult Usher Ministry - FH Tangeni Dance Rehearsal - SA Marriage Enrichment - BR/202 Women’s Drill Team Ministry - Narthex II Women’s Guild - 118/207 Baby Dedication NonMembers - SA Women’s Drill Team General Meeting - 203 Church School - 207 For Men Only - 116 For Women Only - WC Usher Ministry Training - SA TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Tutoring - E102 Wright-Purnell College Faith Based Credit Union - W301 Singles Community Outreach Committee - W302 Fine Arts And Literary Guild - W302 Internal Security Ministry - W301

5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

NEW MEMBER CLASSES
BLACK & CHRISTIAN (6:30 - 9:30 p.m.) Tues., April 19th & 26th Adults (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), Children 6-12 Years (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.), Sat., April 23rd & 30th
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STEWARDSHIP
SCRAMBLED
Almost everyone is familiar with how jigsaw puzzles work. You form a picture by assembling pieces that are cut so that they only fit together in one way. However, there is another type of puzzle, one in which all the pieces are the same shape, usually square. These pieces can fit together in an almost unlimited number of ways. It is necessary to focus on what the entire picture is to finish the puzzle. In a way, stewardship of treasure is like the second type of puzzle. There are many different places we can put it. Money will “fit” anywhere. However the right picture can only be formed if we put our funds where God wants them to be. What does this mean for Christians? For most of us, it means budgeting carefully, thinking before buying impulsively. Most of all, it means trying to improve the lives of others and our own by giving back to God more of what He so graciously provides us. The Stewardship Ministry Constance A. King, Editor Stacey Moore, Chairperson

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AMANI CARE PROGRAM
presents

ADVANCE DIRECTIVES Educational Forum SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2005 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Atrium
Advance means “to propose to supply something before the event or occurrence takes place.” Directive means that you “give explicit guidelines of instruction.” An Advance Directive is a “gift” that every person should give to his or her loved ones, explaining how you wish to be cared for and how you wish to die. Come listen and learn for yourself the importance of Advance Directives

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20 (NRSV)

Friday, April 29, 2005 • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Trinity United Church of Christ 400 West 95th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60628 Guest Speaker, Rev. Dr. Rudolph McKissick, Jr.

Revival

Saturday, April 30, 2005 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Chateau Bu-Sche 11535 South Cicero Avenue, Alsip, Illinois Guest Speaker, Rev. Reginald Williams, Jr. Admission: $16.00 Sunday, April 10, 2005

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HEART OF THE COMMUNITY
AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES The School of Social Service Administration and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago present a symposium, "Social Work and Social Welfare Responses to African American Males," Our own Rev. Michael Jacobs is presenting a workshop, "Spirituality and Faith in African American Males Psycho, Social and Moral Development," Friday, April 22, Registration now-April 20, $100, Call Dr. Waldo Johnson, 773-702-1166 AFRIKAN DANCE CLASS Spring session ’05 for beginners, now - May 2, Class meets Saturdays, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Black Passion Studio, 11018 S. Halsted, Contact Uche Omoniyi, 773-445-8314 or djeli2@yahoo.com AUXILIARY OF JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL Cook County, Want to make a difference in someone’s life? Join the Auxilliary of Stroger Hospital, meets third Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m., 1900 W. Polk Street, GL-3, Call Sue Williams, 312-864-0384 BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT Chicago Midwest Chapter Scholarship and Anniversary Banquet, Saturday, April 23, Holiday Inn, 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson, Ticket information Jackie Stevenson, 312-866-9754 x2331, Deadline April 11 BRONZEVILLE COMMUNITY CARES Spring Bowling Fundraiser, Saturday, April 16, 2:00-6:00 p.m., UIC Bowling and Billiards Center, 750 S. Halsted Street, www.bcc.chicago.org AND…BCC presents an encore presentation, April Pep Talk “Protecting Your Body: Dating, Sex, STD’s and AIDS,” High school students only, consent form required, Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m. drop-off, 2:00 p.m. pick-up,
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Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Ave., www.bcc.chicago.org to download form BROWN v. BOARD IN CHICAGO: Where Are We Now? Has Chicago fulfilled the promises of this landmark decision? Screening of film, Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise, followed by discussion lead by Alex Katlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here, Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 p.m., Northwestern University School of Law, Thorne Auditorium, 357 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago CHICAGO MAYOR’S SUMMER PROGRAM for students ages 14-21, must be residents of Chicago, attend private or public school, have a student ID number or social security number if not in public school, Deadline: April 29, www.chicagokidstart.org or 773-553-JOBS CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY THEATRE presents “The Wiz,” April 14-24, 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Breakey Theater, 9501 S. King Drive, Call 773-995-4511, Special media night preview Wednesday, April 13, 8:00 p.m., For press kit or media reservations, Call Arthur Reese, 773-995-2952 CHESTERFIELD COMMUNITY COUNCIL Registration for senior citizen computer literacy program starting this month, Ten-week sessions are one day a week for three hours, Must be 55 years of age or older, no residency requirement, Call 773-768-4911 CONSTRUCTION FLAGGER CERTIFICATE Register for the NSC Flagger one-day training seminar, Saturday, April 16 or May 21, Must pre-register at mbmsafety@sbcglobal.net or call 773-2555297
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HEART OF THE COMMUNITY
DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. Chicago Alumnae Chapter, second annual International Awareness Forum and Bazaar, Saturday, April 23, D’Estee, 4525 S. King Drive, 2:00-5:00 p.m., Topics: Genocide, HIV/AIDS Awareness, African Women’s Issues, Call 773-538-0836 AND…Community Health Fair, Saturday, April 30, Marshall Metro High School, 3250 W. Adams, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Physicians and nurses available to provide free screenings and information for adults and children, Call Angela Billings, 773-538-0836 ETA THEATER Music Mondays, second Monday of every month, 7:00-10:00 p.m., 7558 S. South Chicago Ave. AND…Book signings, third Thursdays, 6:008:00 p.m., April 21, RM Johnson, author of Dating Games and The Harris Family, Call 773-752-3955 HAROLD WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY PROGRAM The Chicago Public Library and Roosevelt University present “Harold Washington’s Years at Roosevelt University,” Thursday, April 14, 6:00 p.m., Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State Street LINDBLOM MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY Save the date: Opening in September, Information on admissions, Contact Alan Mather, awmather@cps.k12.il.us or Office of Academic Enhancement, 773-5531000 MORGAN PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH hosts The ELITE tap and modern/jazz dance program for girls and boys ages 3-14, 11030 S. Longwood Drive, Call Arisa Johnson, 708-333-8332 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK SOCIAL WORKERS Chicago Chapter presents A Research, Public Policy and Intervention Practice Symposium, Friday, April 22, Late registration deadline: April 20 ($100), Contact Brandie Egan, 773-702-1166 or www.ssa.uchicago NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION free kidney health evaluation for women-at-risk: eighteen years or older, diabetic, high blood pressure, overweight, have family history of these, You may qualify for 1 of 50 free comprehensive screenings offered at the Women’s Health Fair 2005, Trinity Women’s Conference, Register, Atrium, after services on Sundays April 17, 24, May 1, Call Juarlita Lane, 773-651-6106 or Bonita Johnson, 773308-5760 NATIONAL SANKOFA COUNCIL on Educating African American Children, Inc. will convene its 8th Annual Village Education Conference, Keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Friday - Saturday, April 22-23, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., Radisson Star Plaza Hotel, Merrillville, IN, US 30 & I65, Register in the Atrium after each service, Institution discount available NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION Hosts a Nurses Career Fair, Saturday, April 30, open to all levels of nurses: RNs, LPNs and medical/nursing assistants, Saturday, April 30, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Komed Holman Health Center, 4259 S. Berkley, Bring resumes, Call 312-337-1073 OPERATION TINCUP Saturday, April 30, 9:30 a.m., The Living Water Baptist Church, 6511 Jefferson, Hammond, IN, Come support Deacon Malcolm Griffin, Covenant UCC and Deacon Billy McGhee, Trinity UCC, One
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preaching assignment still available, Call M. McKinney, 708-647-6726 SISTERS AND BROTHERS BOOK CLUB accepting applications for membership, Must be 25 years of age and love to read, Contact Jill, 773-206-9358, bookclubbiz@sbcglobal.net or www.sistersbrothersofchicagobookclub.com THE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Homebuyers Workshop, Saturday, April 16, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Broadview Baptist Church, 2100 S. 25th Avenue, Broadview and Saturday, April 23, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 10249 W. Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Call 708-450-0070 THE ROSE Reaching Out To Sisters Everywhere, Inc., Join us for a reception and networking to learn about the ROSE and our vision, share ideas on providing solutions to women in crisis and volunteering, Saturday, April 16, 9:30-11:00 a.m., Northern Trust Bank, 7801 S. State Street, second floor, RSVP lboattes@comcast.net or 708-604-1450 UBC United Black Christians regular monthly meeting Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m., Congregational Church Park Manor, 7000 S. King Drive, Call Charles Carpenter, UBC Chicago Chapter President, 773-224-4700, UBC NEEDS YOU! Annual membership fee, $15, Call Anita Jones-Patterson, 773-962-5650 x505 WOMEN STANDING IN THE GAP educates, inspires, motivates and uplifts men and women affected by Multiple Sclerosis, “The Power of the Tongue, Be Careful of What You Say” Seminar, Saturday, April 16, 1:003:30 p.m., Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted, Call 773-771-8663

IN FORMATI ON AN D ANNOUNCEMENTS
AFRICA MINISTRY Join Pastor Wright on a spiritual and cultural sojourn to Ghana and Nigeria, West Africa, August 8-21, 2005, Call Sydneye Wilson, 773-363-9500 AND…Africa Ministry Refugee Resettlement Workshop, Saturday, April 16, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 400 W. 95th Street, Includes continental breakfast and lunch, Contact Dorothy Riley, 312-291-0544 or dmriley60@yahoo.com APARTMENT RENTALS Do you have affordable apartments or homes to rent that do not exceed $800/month? Contact Leeta Johnson, ljohnson@tucc.org or fax 773-2981151, Listings on Habari Gani rack, Atrium CAN-CER-VIVE MINISTRY Free Mammogram Screening, Saturday, April 16, You must: have no health or medical insurance, be 40 years of age or older; not be pregnant or breast feeding; have no history of breast cancer; have no previous breast biopsies nor breast surgery; not have had a mammogram within the past twelve months, Registration today after all three services, Atrium CARIBBEAN CONNECTION “Africa and Cuba-Talks with Professor Issac Saney” about his recent book, Cuba: A Revolution in Motion, and documentary, African Stalingrad, focusing on Cuba’s role in defeating South Africa in the battle of Cuito Cuanavale, vital factor in the demise of the apartheid regime and freeing of Nelson Mandela, Monday, April 25, 7:00 p.m., Atrium COUNSELING MINISTRY Distressed? Need someone to talk to? Tired of wrestling with concerns? The Counseling Ministry provides confidential bible-based, short term services for the congregation and community,
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IN FORMATI ON AND AN NOUN CEMEN TS
Call 773-962-0043 EMMAUS ROAD Grief Work Support Group, “From Labor to Reward,” Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m., Wright Chapel FOOD SHARE Adopt a family and help a family in need, Food baskets containing meat, fruit and vegetables are $18, Stop by the Food Share table, Atrium, after 7:30 and11:00 a.m. services to purchase a basket for a family in need, Next distribution date is Saturday, April 23 GREETERS MINISTRY needs you! Would you like to pleasantly welcome members and visitors to our 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. services? If so, please attend our new member orientation training, Thursday, April 28, 7:009:00 p.m., room 207 HOUSING MINISTRY currently seeking attorneys, lenders, housing counselors, other real estate professionals to participate in “Predatory Lending Workshop” AND… Don’t fall victim to predatory lenders any more! Come to our housing seminar, Saturday, April 23, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Call Ron Miller, 773-643-4100 or Zeke Morris, 773-643-5300 NEWNESS OF LIFE MINISTRY Ministry Expo table each second and fourth Sunday, after 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services, Atrium, Learn about the many ministries of Trinity, Today’s featured ministries: Healing Ministry and Prison Ministry SINGLES COMMUNITY Book club, Sunday, April 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Jack’s Java, 96th Western, discussing Black Boy by Richard Wright, RSVP by Sunday, April 17, Tereska Haman, 312-399-9857 or Brian
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Clardy, 708-456-0300 x3993 THEC announces Tribune Company Diversity Internship Opportunities: Undergraduate junior and seniors looking to gain real-world experience in business-related areas, advertising, marketing, operations/finance, audit and Hoy-editorial, Candidates must be professional, customer service-oriented, excellent communication skills, GPA of 3.0 or better, May 31 through August 5, 2005, Information available on Habari Gani rack or contact Yolanda Taylor ytaylor@tucc.org TRINITY UCC CHILD CARE CENTERS, INC. Immediate openings for mentor teachers Day Care, credentials required: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or bachelor’s with 04 State certification, Submit resumes by mail: Trinity UCC Child Care Centers, Inc., 532 W. 95th Street, Chicago, IL 60628, Call Janice R. Blackwell or Denise Cary, 773-488-3511, or fax 773-488-7899 TRINITY UCC AND SAFER FOUNDATION Sponsoring Ready 4 Work, an aftercare program for ex-offenders 18-34 years old, not out of prison more than 85 days, 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, must not have been convicted of sex crimes or crimes against women, children, out of prison for at least 2 years, Call Vanessa Cosby-Shannon, 773-2331492 YOGA MINISTRY Participate with us on Saturday mornings, Call 773-962-5650 YOGA Ministry voicemail, or Sharon Baker, 773-9281625

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PRAYERS ONLY
Atkins, Anthony Baker, Edna Barrett-Gorden, Mamie Barrigher, Jeffrey Bennett, Janvier Billups, Latimore Boose, Christopher Bowers, Jeffrey Brown, Algarie Caldwell, William Carter, Deacon Carole Carter, Donald Charles, Tyrik Clark, Barbara Clark, Patricia Cochran, Rev. Leona Collins, Laverne Crayton, John Dabney, Cher & Family Daniels, Cynthia Daniels, Emmonie Davis, Baby Jacob “Ray Ray” Davis, Louise Donaldson, Anthony Dorsey, Finis Duke, Annette Eubanks, Roy Eubanks, Twyla Evans, Mother A. Mildred Everett, Antoine Everett, Barbara
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Fisher, Karen Glover, William Graham, Elder Lucille Gray, Viola Gwynn, Mother Irma & Arthur Hammond, Sr., Donald Hardaway-Wheeler, Pamela Harris, Vandy Hill, Billy Hudson, Irean James, Safiya Johnson, Lois Jones, Cecile Jones, Rameese Jones, Tamika Jones-Cornes, Tawana Kimball, Deacon Elizabeth Kimble, Rosa Lewis, Patrice Kim Lofton, Madardus Lyles, Johnise Mack, Devon Major, Sr., James Malone, Alvin Manney, Andre Martin, Carol Mason, Claristine Mayo, Lois McNeil, Stephen McNorton, Deacon Virginia McQueen, Dorothy E.

Michelson, June Milliner, Carrie & Tommie Mitchell, Leona Mitchell, Shirley Muse, Virginia Pincham, Alzata Pork, Minister Malachi Price, Buren & Jonathan Pugh-Lightfoot, Eric Riley, Beverly Sanders, Norma Jean Sanders, Robert Smith, Debra & Family South, Lucretia Spencer, Nate Stephens, Rose Thornton, Barbara Trenoir, Joseph & Carol Triplett, Mother Sadie Usher, Iza Walker, Hattie Washington-Dyck, Gwendolyn Westbrook, Nia Wilks, Elizabeth Williams, Deacon Jackie Wines, Kina Withers, Mother Ernestine Wright, Dr. Mary H. Young, Samella

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BEREAVED
THE FAMILY OF: Mrs. Irene Grayson Ms. Lenise C. Herbert Mrs. Seretha Hill Mrs. Blanche Jackson Mr. Daniel Jett Mrs. Earlean Jones Mr. William Liggan Mrs. Gail Mitchell Mrs. Mary Powell Mrs. Ruth Rule Mr. Edward Shines, Sr. Mr. Otis Spencer III Mr. Charles Walton Mrs. Zanie Webster Mrs. Almernette Williams PLEASE SEND CARDS TO: Mrs. Madelyn Johnson & Family, 1406 Pine Woods Court University Park, IL 60466 Mrs. Karen Herbert-Njie, 8136 S. Yale Ave. (20) Mr. Billy Hill & Family, 8005 S. Eberhart Ave. (19) Mr. David Olive & Family, 7608 N. Sheridan Rd. Apt. #1S (26) Mrs. Nashiba Jett & Family,7026 S. Cregier Ave. Unit F3 (49) Mrs. Cora West & Family, 69 Park Ave. Park Forest, IL 60466 Mrs. Angela Hill & Family, 10054 S. Hoxie Ave. (17) Mr. Amari Mitchell & Family, 10857 S. Green St. (43) Mrs. Phyllis Powell & Family, 4850 S. Lake Park Ave. Apt. 1010 (15) Deacon Edward Rule & Family, 17826 Old Trail Rd. Hazel Crest, IL 60429 Mrs. M. Gail Seals-Shines & Family, 648 Aspen Ave. Romeoville, IL 60446 Mrs. Ernestine Russell & Family, 5816 N. Sheridan Rd. Apt. #1D (60) Mr. Charles Walton & Family, 8508 S. Constance Ave. (17) Mrs. Mildred Banks & Family, 8111 S. Oglesby Ave. (17) Rev. Melbalenia D. Evans & Family, 400 W. 95th St. (28)

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HOSPITALIZED
Cheryl Bailey Oak Forest Hospital 15900 S. Cicero Ave. Oak Forest, IL 60452 708-687-7200 Ann Broughton St. Joseph Hospital 2900 N. Lake Shore Dr. (57) Room 1117, Bed 2
(Please call daughter Marion Broughton 312-859-3693 to arrange visit)

Rhoda Crayton Trinity Hospital 2320 E. 93rd St. (17) Room 208, Bed 1 773-967-2000 Jesse Gardner Hines VA Hospital 5th & Roosevelt Road Hines, IL 60141 Room 104, 15 East 708-410-6366 Marshall Gross St. James Hospital 20201 S. Crawford Ave. Olympia Fields, IL 60461 Room 2618, Bed 1 708-747-4000 Monique Honore Robertson Northwestern Memorial Hospital 251 E. Huron St. (11) ICU
(PASTORAL VISITS ONLY)

Alzata Pincham Mercy Hospital 2525 S. Michigan Ave. (16) Room 1036, Bed A 312-567-2000
(PASTORAL VISITS ONLY)

Helen Simpson St. Francis Hospital 12935 S. Gregory St. Blue Island, IL 60406 Room 406, Bed 2 708-597-2000 Edward Smith South Suburban Hospital 178th & Kedzie Ave. Hazel Crest, IL 60429 Room 295, Bed 1 708-799-8000 Gwendolyn Washington-Dyck Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 Room 513, Bed 1 708-383-9300

Alice Faye Butler Oak Forest Hospital 15900 S. Cicero Avenue Oak Forest, IL 60452 Bldg. J, Unit D12, Bed 1 708-687-7200 Theresa Campbell University of Chicago Hospital 5841 S. Maryland Ave. (37) Room TN661 (773) 947-1000 Gail Cotton Mercy Hospital 2525 S. Michigan Ave. (16) Room 936, Bed A 312-567-2000

Mary Payton-Love South Suburban Hospital 178th & Kedzie Ave. Hazel Crest, IL 60429 Room 263, Bed 2 708-799-8000

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EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES
BREAUX, Coleman Manor Care Health Services 9401 S. Kostner Ave. Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Room 148, Bed B 708-423-7882 CARTER, Michael Washington Heights Nursing Home 1010 W. 95th St. (43) Room 329, Bed 1 773-298-1177 ELZIE, Deacon Evelyn Renaissance Nursing Center 2940 W. 87th Street (52) Room 203, Bed 1 773-434-8787 HAMPTON, Ineze Manor Care Health Care Services 2145 E. 170th St. South Holland, IL 60473 Room 338, Bed C 708-474-4167 HATCHETT, Jessie Halsted Terrace Nursing Home 10935 S. Halsted St. (28) Room 226 773-928-2000 KIMBALL, Deacon Elizabeth Renaissance at South Shore Nursing Home 2425 E. 71st Street (49) Room 139, Bed C 773-721-5000 PEAVY, Irene Victory Center of River Oaks Supportive Living Facility 1370 Ring Road Calumet City, IL 60409 Apt. 407 708-832-1130 PUGH-LIGHTFOOT, Eric Chevy Chase Nursing Home 3400 S. Indiana Ave. (16) Room 208, Bed 1 312-842-5000 LOWE, Gladys The Coles Supported Living Senior Housing 7419 S. Exchange Ave. (49) Apt. #404 773-375-5862 MASON, Claristine Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation Center 201 W. 69th St. (21) Room 201, Bed 2 773-487-1200 MARTIN, Kim Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles Ave. (53) Room 200, Bed 2 312-326-2000 McINTOSH, Deacon Maurice Lexington House Nursing Home 10300 Southwest Highway Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 Room 233, Bed A 708-425-1100 SEYMOUR, Otis Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 208, Bed 1 773-434-8787 SHEATS, Benjamin Crestwood Care Center 14255 S. Cicero Avenue Crestwood, IL 60445 Room 312, Bed C 708-371-0400 SMITH, Carlton Avenue Care Center 4505 S. Drexel Ave. (53) 773-285-0550 SMITH, Mary Baker Mongtomery Place 5550 S. South Shore Dr. (15) Room 209 773-753-4100 STEPHENS, Leroy Bell Haven Nursing Home 11401 S. Oakley Ave. (43) Room 125, Bed 2 773-233-6311 TEVERBAUGH, George Rush-Barton Supported Living Facility 1245 S. Wood St. (08) Room 320 312-421-5220 THOMAS, Constance Evergreen Health Care Center 10124 S. Kedzie Ave. Evergreen Park, IL 60805 Room 219 708-636-9200

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TINSLEY, Eddis Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles Ave. (53) Room 214, Bed 2 312-326-2000 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 St. (49) Room 409, Bed A 773-721-5000 WILLIAMS, Maudine Halsted Terrace Nursing Home 10935 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60628 773-928-2000

WILSON, Louis Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 302, Bed 1 773-434-8787

SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
ADAMS-CHILDS, Vernita ALLEN, Deacon Quinville BREAUX, Freddie BROOKS, Arzulia BOYD, Darlene BURKS, Willa A. CHANDLER, Lorre CLARK, Barbara CLAY, Louise COLEMAN, Stephanie COMPTON, Yvonne DAVIS, Marsha DUKE, Annette DUNAGAN, Patricia EDMONDSON, Marjorie ERSERY, Juanita EVANS, Mother A. Mildred EVERETT, Barbara FORD, John FUNCHES, Josephine GARDNER, Jesse GILLIAM, Joseph GILLIE-TIMMS, Louvenia GLENN-CALDWELL, Regena GLOVER, Delores 1621 E. 68th St., Apt. #1A 11919 S. Harvard Ave. 5049 Washington Street, Gary, IN 9412 S. Eggleston Ave. 16519 S. Winchester Ave. Markham, IL 18525 S. Center Ave., Homewood, IL 3510 N. Pine Grove Ave., Apt. #310 5144 S. Marshfield Ave. 11626 S. Stewart St. 2308 W. 114th St., Unit C 400 E. 41st Street, Apt. #601N 307 West 35th Street, Apt. 207 Steger, IL 818 Gray Ave., Evanston, IL 7318 S. King Dr. 8005 S. Eberhart Ave. 8814 S. Carpenter St. c/o Shirley Allen 6946 S. Wolcott Avenue 231 S. Orchard Dr., Park Forest, IL 8939 S. Dante Ave. 9312 S. Union Avenue 1750 Riverwood Drive, Apt. #506 Melrose Park, IL 9804 S. Lowe Ave. 8336 S. Drexel Avenue 6046 Aspen Lane, Matteson, IL 7759 S. Chappel Ave. (37) (28) 46408 (28) 60426 60430 (57) (36) (28) (43) (53) 60405 60202 (19) (19) (20) (36) 60466 (19) (20) 60160 (28) (19) 60443 (49) 773-363-8625 773-468-8228 219-980-7996 773-224-7581 708-331-6564 708-799-3581 773-871-8171 773-471-9091 773-468-9642 773-238-2561 773-285-0555 708-754-6156 847-869-0408 773-846-1453 773-256-1999 773-779-5720 773-778-8016 708-228-5298 773-734-7363 773-783-7735 708-344-4618 773-445-8204 773-224-9341 708-720-2850 773-768-3508

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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
GORDON, Mary GROSS, Jr., Marshall GWYNN, Arthur HANKTON, Mark HARDY, Glodine HENRY, Lavern HEREFORD, Bessie HILL, Billy HORNSBURGER, Ruby HOUGH, John Henry HEWING, Anna JACKSON, Lillian JOHNSON, Florence JOHNSON, Myeisha JONES, Jacqui JONES, Katherine LASSITER, John LLOYD, Cora MASON, Dr. Terry McCORMICK, Judy McFADDEN, Deborah McKINNEY, Mary MILES, Mary MITCHELL, Shirley MITCHELL, Vernita NATHANIEL, Willa Mae PARKER, Dr. Melverlene PAYTON-LOVE, Mary QUINN, Anna RUSSELL, Cora SCOTT, Rev. Beverly SIMMONS, Laverne SINGLETON, Mrs. Lonnie SMITH, Edward SOUTH, Lucretia TATE, Deacon Margaret TERZICH, Bernice THOMAS-REED, Willa TRASK, Bobbie TUCKER, Geraldine Sunday, April 10, 2005 1440 S. Indiana Ave., Apt. #607 25613 Jonquil Lane, Monee, IL 9346 S. Wentworth Ave. 2621 E. 92nd St. c/o Lois Walker 598 Andover St., Chicago Heights, IL 1055 E. 100th Place 9251 S. Parnell Ave. 8005 S. Eberhart Ave. 369 E. 88th St. 123 E. 70th St. 15501 S. Western Ave., Harvey, IL 7309 S. Dante Ave. 1715 E. 91st St. 551 E. 89th Pl. 10322 S. Green Street 9501 S. Union Ave. 1440 N. Lake Shore Dr., Apt. #18E 6737 S. Oglesby Avenue 1341 S. Indiana 9173 S. Harvard Ave. 512 Davis St., Park Forest, IL 8440 S. Kenwood Ave. 6142 S. St. Lawrence Ave., 1st Floor 9556 S. Lowe 7251 S. Princeton Ave. 14232 S. Stewart Ave., Riverdale, IL 5411 S. Damen Avenue 7926 S. Paxton Ave. 7022 S. Shore Drive, Apt. #216 447 E. 89th Place 727 E. 60th St., Apt. #802 503 E. 87th Place 12207 S. Loomis St. 17791 Arlington Drive Country Club Hills, IL 439 N. Central Avenue, Apt. #1E 239 Indian Wood Blvd. Forest Park, IL 8427 S. Winchester Ave. 8742 S. Peoria St. 1618 E. 70th St. 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #602N (05) 60449 (20) (17) 60411 (28) (20) (19) (19) (37) 60426 (19) (17) (19) (43) (28) (10) (49) 60605 (28) 60466 (19) (37) (28) (21) 60827 (09) (17) (49) 60619 (37) (19) (43) 60478 (44) 60466 (20) (20) (19) (53) 312-360-1412 708-235-8831 773-821-0102 773-375-2109 708-481-5814 773-821-8736 773-846-0448 773-256-1999 773-846-9234 773-224-8682 708-333-8481 773-493-5421 773-734-4655 773-488-3557 773-239-7345 773-779-4206 312-654-0445 773-288-4745 312-341-0375 773-928-2798 708-283-1712 773-734-6384 773-667-0167 773-881-2554 773-488-4855 708-841-4763 773-436-6788 773-734-7828 773-684-8831 773-962-0161 773-771-7804 773-483-2830 773-704-6956 708-206-1457 773-378-5980 708-748-0651 773-779-2944 773-994-2056 773-493-5321 773-924-2207

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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
WALKER, Claudia YOUNG, Debra YOUNG, Mr. Jermaine 601 E. Groveland Park 15229 S. Blackstone, Dolton, IL 5333 W. Jackson Blvd. (16) 60419 (44) 312-225-7141 708-841-2042 773-394-9634

CARDS ONLY
ARRINGTON, Rudy BORDERS, Carolyn BROWN, Hysson CHAPMAN, Malachi CONDA, William GRAY, Deloris HATCHETT, Jessie MCDADE, Darlene MOORE, Hilton ROBERTS, Fontain SEWELL, Candice SMITH, Claude SPENCER, Nathaniel WALKER, Jr., Floyd WALKER, Sr., Floyd WEATHERSPOON, Aletha 823-A Edgwood Ave., NE, Arkansas, GA 8538 S. Wolcott Ave. 10427 S. Hoxie Ave. 10838 S. Wallace Ave. 12453 S. Emerald Ave. P.O. Box 537, Lansing, IL 10450 S. King Dr. 1625 215th Place, Sauk Village, IL 8620 Peace Way, Apt. #1038, Las Vegas, NV 1829 N. Austin Ave. 5473 S. Everette Ave., Apt. #1-5 8739 S. Harper Ave., Apt. #1 7800 S. Sangamon St., Apt. #3 8428 S. Green St. 8428 S. Green St. P.O. Box 20168, Chicago, IL 30307 (20) (17) (28) (28) 60438 (28) 60411 89147 (39) (15) (19) (20) (20) (20) (20)

COMMUNION VISITS ONLY
BARRETT-GORDEN, Mamie BASKIN, Marie BENN, Vester BROWN, Ann H. CARTER, Deacon Carole JEFFERSON, Lorine M. JONES, Lula LEGGETT, Aurelia MARTIN, Willie MUSE, Virginia NELSON, Mary & Thomas PEGUES, Mary TRIPLETT, Sadie WILKS, Elizabeth WITHERS, Mother Ernestine 8436 S. King Dr. (19) 773-846-6229 14339 Park Ave., Harvey, IL 60426 708-331-1431 9035 S. Luella Ave. (17) 773-374-8914 1342 W. 111th Place (43) 773-445-5315 4934D S. Cornell Ave. (15) 773-493-3698 9600 S. Prospect Ave. (43) 773-429-0754 11325 S. Union Avenue (28) 773-468-4743 1639 W. 107th Street (43) 773-233-0286 9600 S. Lowe Ave. (20) 773-779-5791 9530 S. Lowe Ave. (28) 773-779-7460 5401 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Apt. #1101 (15) 773-667-3404 120 E. 83rd St. (19) 773-873-2629 TUES & THUR - 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 9612 S.Wallace (28) 773-779-1689 2960 N. Lake Shore Dr., Apt. #2507 (57) 773-296-0580 340 E. 38th St., Apt. #807 (53) 773-373-3747

DEACON VISITS ONLY
WEAVER, Odessa 6751 S. Constance Ave. (49) 773-288-3795

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PRAYER CONCERNS
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SERVICE AND SUPPORT GROUPS
AKIBA SALES
773-962-5660 M - TH 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

CAREER DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY
24-Hour Answering Service 773-962-0139

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP 773-928-3233 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MINISTRY CONFIDENTIAL HELPLINE
773-962-5650 Mailbox 811

HOUSING MINISTRY
Richard Harvey 773-368-0277

Careerdevelop@tucc.org COLLEGE PLACEMENT OFFICE
TU & TH - 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

AMANI VOLUNTEER HOSPICE CARE PROGRAM
773-298-0473 M - FRI 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

KUJICHAGULIA SPECIAL CITIZENS SUPPORT MINISTRY
24 Hours J. Payton 773-373-7042

DRUG & ALCOHOL RECOVERY MINISTRY
Tough Love 773-962-5650, Ext. 808 Free “N” One 773-962-5650, Ext. 808

MATH TUTORIAL
773-962-5650

BLAINE DeNYE LIBRARY
773-962-5650, ext. 740 TU & TH 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 6:00-8:00 p.m. SAT 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT 773-962-5650, Ext. 819 COUNSELING MINISTRY
Answering Service 773-962-0043

PRISON MINISTRY Answering Service 773-962-5650 Mailbox 886
TRINITY COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER 773-962-5658

CAN-CER-VIVE HELPLINE
773-962-5650 Mailbox 830

HEALTH & WELLNESS MINISTRY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP
773-978-0725 or 773-734-4033, ext. 111

CREDIT UNION
TU & TH - 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) Sunday, April 10, 2005

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT MINISTRY
312-409-AIDS or 312-409-2437

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PASTORAL/PROGRAM STAFF
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Senior Pastor Rev. Melbalenia D. Evans, Executive Minister Rev. Dr. James L. Miles, Chief Operating Officer Rev. Wanda J. Washington, Associate Pastor, Director of Pastoral Services Rev. Stacey Edwards, Associate Pastor Rev. Pamela Fox, Associate Pastor Rev. Barbara A. Heard, Associate Pastor Rev. John E. Jackson, Sr., Associate Pastor Rev. Michael G. Sykes, Associate Pastor Rev. Reginald Williams, 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 Toya Perry, Chief Financial Officer Robert E. Wooten, Jr., Director of Music Deacon Jeri L. Wright-Harris, Director of Media Janet Wright-Moore, Executive Secretary Friday Worship Service • F.A.T. Fridays • Every Friday • 12:00 Noon Chicago Federation of Musicians Building 175 W. Washington Street Saturday Church School 9:30 a.m. 532 W. 95th Street & 400 W. 95th St. Sunday Worship Service 7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. (Praise Service begins 15 minutes prior) Sunday Bible Discovery Hour 9:45 a.m. Sunday Youth Church 7:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. LIVE Webcast Sunday 7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. Website • www.tucc.org Television Broadcast Mondays 7:00 p.m. (WJYS TV-34/62 Check Local Listings) Prayer Line 773-298-2160 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.

Church Office Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturdays • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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.

Reception Desk Hours

Synergy Counseling Center
532 W. 95th Street 773-994-9937

“There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served.” 1 Corinthians 12:5 (TEV)
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