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. – “Trust And Obey”)................................................................5 Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m. – “I Need Thee Every Hour”)................................................5 Sermon Notes.......................................................................................................................6 Pastor’s Page ........................................................................................................................7 Common Myths About Domestic Violence ........................................................................9 Calendar .............................................................................................................................10 Stewardship/WOW Service ...............................................................................................12 2006 Calendar/Domestic Violence Prayer Vigil ...............................................................13 The Akiba...........................................................................................................................14 Men’s Conference 2005/Men’s Chorus Annual Concert ..................................................15 Trumpet Subscription.........................................................................................................16 Heart of the Community ....................................................................................................17 Information & Announcements .........................................................................................19 Prayers Only.......................................................................................................................21 Bereaved.............................................................................................................................22 Hospitalized .......................................................................................................................22 Extended Care ....................................................................................................................23 Members At Home.............................................................................................................25 Prayer Concerns .................................................................................................................28 Service and Support Groups ..............................................................................................29

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ORDER OF WORSHIP
Choral Introit...................................................................................................................................“I Was Glad” Opening Hymn (7:30 a.m.).....................................................................................................“Oh Give Thanks” Opening Hymn (11:00 a.m.) .........................................................................“Hallelujah Is The Highest Praise” Opening Hymn (6:00 p.m.).....................................................................................................“How I Got Over” Call To Worship The Lord’s Prayer Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m.).....................................................................................................“Trust And Obey” Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m.) .....................................................................................“I Need Thee Every Hour” Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.)..................................................................................1Samuel 15:10-31/35 (NCV) Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m.) .................................................................................. 2 Samuel 13:1-22 (NRSV) Unison Scripture (6:00 p.m.) ................................................................................................ Luke 18:1-8 (TEV) [PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD] Invocation Ministry of Music (6:00 p.m.)....................................................................“Great Is The Lord, My Conqueror” 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.)..................................................................“What If God Is Not Happy With Our Praise” Altar Call (11:00 a.m.)............................................................................................................“I Almost Let Go” Sermon (7:30 a.m.) ........................................................................................“God’s Word And Our Salvation” Sermon (11:00 a.m.)...............................................................................................................“The Silent Killer” Sermon (6:00 p.m.) ......................................................................................................“Here Comes Da Judge!” Hymn of Invitation (7:30 a.m.) .......................................................................................“Lord, You Are Good” Hymn of Invitation (11:00 a.m.)...........................................................................................................“Healing” 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 1st floor Sanctuary]

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7:30 a.m.

1 Samuel 15:10-31/35 (NCV)

Then the Lord spoke his word to Samuel: 11 “I am sorry I made Saul king, because he has stopped following me and has not obeyed my commands.” Samuel was upset, and he cried out to the Lord all night long. 12 Early the next morning Samuel got up and went to meet Saul. But the people told Samuel, “Saul has gone to Carmel, where he has put up a monument in his own honor. Now he has gone down to Gilgal.” 13 When Samuel came to Saul, Saul said, “May the Lord bless you! I have obeyed the Lord's commands.” 14 But Samuel said, “Then why do I hear cattle mooing and sheep bleating?” 15 Saul answered, “The soldiers took them from the Amalekites. They saved the best sheep and cattle to offer as sacrifices to the Lord your God, but we destroyed all the other animals.” 16 Samuel said to Saul, “Stop! Let me tell you what the Lord said to me last night.” Saul answered, “Tell me.” 17 Samuel said, “Once you didn't think much of yourself, but now you have become the leader of the tribes of Israel. The Lord appointed you to be king over Israel. 18 And he sent you on a mission. He said, 'Go and destroy those evil people, the Amalekites. Make war on them until all of them are dead.' 19 Why didn't you obey the Lord? Why did you take the best things? Why did you do what the Lord said was wrong?” 20 Saul said, “But I did obey the Lord. I did what the Lord told me to do. I destroyed all the Amalekites, and I brought back Agag their king. 21 The soldiers took the best sheep and cattle to sacrifice to the Lord your God at Gilgal.” 22 But Samuel answered, “What pleases the Lord more: burnt offerings and sacrifices or obedience to his voice? It is better to obey than to sacrifice, It is better to listen to God than to offer the fat of sheep. 23 Disobedience is as bad as the sin of sorcery. Pride is as bad as the sin of worshiping idols. You have rejected the Lord's command. Now
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he rejects you as king.” 24 Then Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned. I didn't obey the Lord's commands and your words. I was afraid of the people, and I did what they said. 25 Now, I beg you, forgive my sin. Come back with me so I may worship the Lord.” 26 But Samuel said to Saul, “I won't go back with you. You rejected the Lord's command, and now he rejects you as king of Israel." 27 As Samuel turned to leave, Saul caught his robe, and it tore. 28 Samuel said to him, “The Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to one of your neighbors who is better than you. 29 The Lord is the Eternal One of Israel. He does not lie or change his mind. He is not a human being, so he does not change his mind. 30 Saul answered, “I have sinned. But please honor me in front of the older leaders of my people and in front of the Israelites. Come back with me so that I can worship the Lord your God.” 31 So Samuel went back with Saul, and Saul worshiped the Lord. 35 And Samuel never saw Saul again the rest of his life, but he was sad for Saul. And the Lord was very sorry he had made Saul king of Israel.

11:00 a.m.

2 Samuel 13:1-22 (NRSV)

Some time passed. David's son Absalom had a beautiful sister whose name was Tamar; and David's son Amnon fell in love with her. 2 Amnon was so tormented that he made himself ill because of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin and it seemed impossible to Amnon to do anything to her. 3 But Amnon had a friend whose name was Jonadab, the son of David's brother Shimeah; and Jonadab was a very crafty man. 4 He said to him, "O son of the king, why are you so haggard morning after morning? Will you not tell me?" Amnon said to him, "I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister." 5 Jonadab said to him, "Lie down on
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your bed, and pretend to be ill; and when your father comes to see you, say to him, 'Let my sister Tamar come and give me something to eat, and prepare the food in my sight, so that I may see it and eat it from her hand.'" 6 So Amnon lay down, and pretended to be ill; and when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand." 7 Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, "Go to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him." 8 So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, where he was lying down. She took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes. 9 Then she took the pan and set them out before him, but he refused to eat. Amnon said, "Send out everyone from me." So everyone went out from him. 10 Then Amnon said to Tamar, "Bring the food into the chamber, so that I may eat from your hand." So Tamar took the cakes she had made, and brought them into the chamber to Amnon her brother. 11 But when she brought them near him to eat, he took hold of her, and said to her, "Come, lie with me, my sister." 12 She answered him, "No, my brother, do not force me; for such a thing is not done in Israel; do not do anything so vile! 13 As for me, where could I carry my shame? And as for you, you would be as one of the scoundrels in Israel. Now therefore, I beg you, speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from you." 14 But he would not listen to her; and being stronger than she, he forced her and lay with her. 15 Then Amnon was seized with a very great loathing for her; indeed, his loathing was even greater than the lust he had felt for her. Amnon said to her, "Get out!" 16 But she said to him, "No, my brother; for this wrong in sending me away is greater than the other that you did to me." But he would not listen to her. 17 He called the young man who served him and said, "Put this woman out of my presence, and bolt the door after her." 18 (Now she was wearing a
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long robe with sleeves; for this is how the virgin daughters of the king were clothed in earlier times.) So his servant put her out, and bolted the door after her. 19 But Tamar put ashes on her head, and tore the long robe that she was wearing; she put her hand on her head, and went away, crying aloud as she went. 20 Her brother Absalom said to her, "Has Amnon your brother been with you? Be quiet for now, my sister; he is your brother; do not take this to heart." So Tamar remained, a desolate woman, in her brother Absalom's house. 21 When King David heard of all these things, he became very angry, but he would not punish his son Amnon, because he loved him, for he was his firstborn. 22 But Absalom spoke to Amnon neither good nor bad; for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had raped his sister Tamar
6:00 p.m.

Luke 18: 1-8 (TEV)

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to teach them that they should always pray and never become discouraged. 2 "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected people. 3 And there was a widow in that same town who kept coming to him and pleading for her rights, saying, 'Help me against my opponent!' 4 For a long time the judge refused to act, but at last he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or respect people, 5 yet because of all the trouble this widow is giving me, I will see to it that she gets her rights. If I don't, she will keep on coming and finally wear me out!' " 6 And the Lord continued, "Listen to what that corrupt judge said. 7 Now, will God not judge in favor of his own people who cry to him day and night for help? Will he be slow to help them? 8 I tell you, he will judge in their favor and do it quickly. But will the Son of Man find faith on earth when he comes?"
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HYMN OF PRAISE
7:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

TRUST AND OBEY
VERSE I When we walk with the Lord In the light of His Word, What a glory He sheds on our way! While we do His good will He abides with us still, And with all who will trust and obey. CHORUS Trust and obey For there’s no other way To be happy in Jesus But to trust and obey. VERSE II Not a shadow can rise, Not a cloud in the skies, But His smile quickly drives it away; Not a doubt nor a fear, Not a sigh nor a tear, Can abide while we trust and obey. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE III Not a burden we bear, Not a sorrow we share, But our toil He doth richly repay; Not a grief nor a loss, Not a frown nor a cross, But is blest if we trust and obey. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE IV But we never can prove The delights of His love Until all on the altar we lay, For the favor He shows And the joy He bestows Are for them who will trust and obey. (Repeat Chorus) .

I NEED THEE EVERY HOUR
VERSE 1 I need Thee ev’ry hour, Most gracious Lord, No tender voice like Thine Can peace afford. CHORUS I need Thee, O, I need Thee; Ev’ry hour I need Thee! O bless me now, my Savior, I come to Thee. VERSE 2 I need Thee ev’ry hour, Stay Thou near by; Temptations lose their pow’r When Thou art nigh. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE 3 I need Thee ev’ry hour, In joy or pain; Come quickly and abide, Or life is vain. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE 4 I need Thee ev’ry hour, Most Holy One; Oh, make me Thine indeed, Thou blessed Son! (Repeat Chorus)

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OUTDOORING ANNIVERSARY!
The anniversaries of the enstoolment of tribal chieftains are very big moments in the life of the Ga people in West Africa. When the members of our church traveled to Katamansu this past summer, we were reminded by the Ga-Dangme people there that the anniversary of my ”Outdooring” was coming up back in the United States and that they expected to hear some news of that celebration. For our new members the “Outdooring” is a ceremony of celebration and thanksgiving where a tribal chieftain is honored for his work and his leadership. “Outdooring” is done by the people of Ga-Dangme who could not be at the actual enstoolment in Katamansu, Ghana. Two years ago when I was enstooled, the large number of Ga people who live here in Chicago and could not be in Ghana honored me in an “Outdooring” service here in our Sanctuary. On the fourth Sunday of this month, the Ga-Dangme citizens of Chicago will once again gather to celebrate my chieftaincy. The entire congregation is invited to be a part of that ceremony on the fourth Sunday in October, October 23, 2005, at 3:00 in the afternoon. Our members who are a part of the GaDangme community will be hosting the service and you are invited. Nii Afotey Oblum II (Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.)

MORE GOOD NEWS ABOUT KATRINA
Last Sunday, when I preached the good news of Katrina (The Gospel of Katrina) I shared with our congregation the incredibly awesome deeds of kindness and love that so many of our members are involved in. Well, my beloved, this week I have some more good news about Katrina. Our members, Audrey Rowe and Iris Sewell went to Mississippi during the last week of September to support the relief organization that Audrey’s daughter, Niani, set up immediately after Hurricane Katrina. Niani created a 501c3 organization called Restart Relief. Niani is an African American young woman who saw how slow the government was in responding to the needs of black folks in Mississippi. Rather than just sit around and be angry about what the government was not doing, Niani set up Restart Relief to provide immediate support to families and individuals who were seeking shelter in Columbus, Mississippi. Restart Relief provides clothing, water, can goods and other services to the families in and around Columbus. It is currently providing goods to several of the communities that were hardest hit - especially and particularly the smaller communities. Restart Relief has received financial and personal support from Niani’s friends, her family and from Bad Boys Worldwide. A relative of Audrey and Niani’s is P. Diddy’s vice president for human resources and operations of Bad Boys Worldwide. Bad Boys Worldwide is P. Diddy’s Foundation. Their relative was instrumental in getting P. Diddy’s
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support and Bad Boys Worldwide’s financial support. As of this past Sunday, P. Diddy has helped Niani’s Restart Relief by sending three truckloads of clothing, toiletries and goods to Columbus, Mississippi. He has also promised ongoing financial support to Restart Relief. While Audrey and Iris were in Mississippi, they visited Hattiesburg and met Deacon Deborah Washington’s cousin, Roderick Woullard who is a County Supervisor serving Hattiesburg. Roderick considers Trinity UCC his Chicago church. When he found out where Audrey and Iris were members, the meeting focusing on the needs of communities in Mississippi turned to a discussion about Trinity United Church of Christ and its ministry! Audrey reports the following from her trip, and I wanted to share this part of her report with you: This trip was a sobering experience for us. The devastation we saw in the community, along the highway and our discussions with local leaders on what it will take to rebuild were overwhelming. The rebuilding of these communities will take five years or more. In Moosepoint, the concern was a loss of medical professionals who had left the areas and would not return! For my daughter, Niani, her insurance will take care of most of her losses. But for thousands of poor families in Mississippi, the rebuilding promises may turn out to be empty words. If there was ever a time when we are needed by our brothers and sisters in Mississippi and Louisiana, it is now. I intend to do whatever I can to help hold our government accountable to the promises that were made.
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It is commitment like this on the part of the members of Trinity Church that makes me know God is still in control! Sincerely and respectfully yours, Pastor Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.

ANOTHER TRINITARIAN ON STAGE!
“The Man of La Mancha” is currently playing at the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago. It started on September 29th and it will run through November 6, 2005. The Court Theatre is at 5525 South Ellis Avenue. Our member, Harriet Plumpp, is Antonia in the play! Most of you remember that “The Man of La Mancha” is the epic story of the knight Don Quixote, his servant, Sancho and the woman of his dreams, the lovely Saldonza/Dulcinea. Harriet’s mother, Falvia PlumppRoberts, has been an active member of our church for many, many years. Harriet has served her church faithfully and now she “lives out her dramatic calling” in a play at the Court Theatre. Members of the church are invited to see this story, which is based on Cervante’s Adventures of Don Quixote. The play is about the human struggle against all odds to dream impossible dreams. For ticket information dial 773-7534452. Be sure to tell Falvia that you are going to go see her daughter, Harriet, and give Harriet a high-five when you see her!
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Domestic Violence Care/Advocacy Ministry

Common Myths About Domestic Violence
Myth #1: Domestic violence victims are helpless, passive and fragile; have little or no education, no job skills and numerous children; and are usually people of color. Fact: Domestic violence is equal opportunity; it crosses all socioeconomic, ethnic, racial, educational, age and religious lines. Myth #2: If a victim does not leave the abuser, she/he must enjoy the abuse. Fact: There are many reasons why victims stay, none of which has anything to do with any enjoyment or gratification from being abused. This myth, like many others, is a form of victim blaming, taking responsibility from the abuser and placing it on the victim. Myth #3: Domestic violence victims must have done something to cause the abuse. Fact: This is another form of victim blaming. There is nothing a victim can do to cause or prevent the abuser from being violent. The abuser CHOOSES to be abusive and violent. Myth #4: Abusers have an anger management problem. Fact: Most abusers do not have a problem controlling their anger. For example, they would not become abusive with their supervisors and co-workers if they were angry at work. Abusers are violent because they want to have power and control over their victims. Myth #5: Drugs and alcohol cause the abusive behavior. Fact: An abuser’s substance use or abuse is often used as an excuse for the behavior but it is never the cause. Drugs and alcohol may make the abuse occur more frequently or make it more severe, but research shows that even when abusers are sober the abuse continues. The abuser will find something or someone else to blame for the behavior. If you or someone you know is being abused or abusing others help is available. The City of Chicago Domestic Violence Help Line 24 hour toll-free information and referrals 1-877-TO-END-DV (1-877-863-6338) Ministry Help Line Voice Mail-(773) 962-5650, Mailbox 811

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CALENDAR
HIGHLIGHTS Men’s Day Men’s Chorus Concert MON-WED...10/17 - 10/19 Men’s Week Revival THURS-SAT...10/20-10-22 Men’s Conference SUN...10/16 SUNDAY - 10/9 Trinity Television Broadcast TV One (Check your cable & satellite menu) 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 2:00 p.m. Division of Justice - SA 6:00 p.m. Worship Service - SA 6:30 a.m. MONDAY - 10/10 400 W. 95th Street Active Seniors & Friends - WC Active Seniors Special Events Committee - 116 Voice Class - WC Women’s Chorus - SA CHOICES - 116/202/203 Men’s Fellowship - FH/WC Men’s Chorus Meeting - 207 Financial Counseling Consortium - BR TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) 6:00 p.m. THEC Workshop - W301 6:30 p.m. CDC Class - W307 7:00 p.m. Career Development - W302 Usher Leadership Meeting - E102 Photography Ministry - W305 WEDNESDAY - 10/12 400 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 7:14 p.m. Prayer Service - SA TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) 4:00 p.m. Internal Security - W302 THURSDAY - 10/13 400 W. 95th Street Musicians Meeting - 203 Imani Ya Watume - WC Band Rehearsal - SA Sanctuary Choir Retreat Committee - BR Voice Class - FH Immabasi - 102 Sanctuary Choir - SA Men’s Week Planning - BR Prison Ministry Aftercare Committee - 207 Legal Counseling Ministry - FH

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

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

TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) 6:30 p.m. Hurston-Hughes Writers Ministry - W307 7:00 p.m. 20 S.O.M.E.T.H.I.N.G. - W302 TUESDAY - 10/11 400 W. 95th Street Band Rehearsal - SA Voice Class - WC Men’s Chorus - SA Singles Community-Just A Single Moment - A LRPM Leadership Committee - 202

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

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

TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) 5:30 p.m. Imani Hospice - W302 6:30 p.m. Fitness Training - W301 7:00 p.m. Athletes For Christ - W307

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CALENDAR
10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. FRIDAY - 10/14 400 W. 95th Street Free-N-One - 118 Music Theory Class - 202 Africa Ministry - 102 Free-N-One - 116 Tough Love - 203 Singles Community 40 P.L.U.S. - FH Domestic Violence Prayer Vigil - SA Alama Ya Sali Training - 118 Singles Community Divorced/ Widowed - 116 Singles Community Single Parents - 202 Africa Ministry-South Africa Orientation - 102 Christian Education Ministry - 202 Christian Education Ministry - BR Young Adult Ushers - WC Lupus Support Ministry - 116 Adult Usher Ministry - FH Baby Dedication Class - SA Marriage Enrichment - 116 Women’s Guild - 118/207 Women’s Drill Team Meeting - 202 Marriage Enrichment - 203 Baby Dedication Class/NonMembers Dedication Service - SA Church School - 207 DIT 2006 Phase I - BR TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) THEC ACT Prep Class - W307 Financial Counseling Consortium - W301 Singles Community Outreach & Advocacy Committee - W302 Language Camp Reunion Meeting - W301 THEC Scholarship Workshop - W302 Fine Arts & Literary Guild - W301

1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

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

TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) 5:00 p.m. Mwanabaraka Retreat - W301/ W302/W307 6:30 p.m. Prison Ministry Support Group - E102 SATURDAY - 10/15 400 W. 95th Street Yoga - Narthex II Can-Cer-Vive - 207 2005 Singles Community Facilitators/Retreat Training - 203 Church School - 118/202/WC Little Warriors For Christ - WC Administrative Committee - BR Walaika - FH Youth Drill Team - 118

10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

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

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

BLACK & CHRISTIAN (NEW MEMBER CLASSES) (6:30 - 9:30 p.m.) Tues., Oct. 25th, Nov. 1st --------------------------Adults (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) • Children 6-12 Years (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.) Sat., Oct. 29th, Nov. 15th
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Stewardship
THE STARFISH
As the old man walked the beach at dawn, he noticed a young man ahead of him picking up starfish and flinging them back into the sea. Finally, catching up with the youth, he asked him why he was doing this. The answer was that the stranded starfish would die if left until the morning sun. “But the beach goes on for miles and there are millions of starfish,” countered the old man. “How can your efforts make any difference?” The young man looked at the starfish in his hand and then threw it to safety in the waves. “It makes a difference to this one!” he replied. This is a modern-day parable, saying, ever so succinctly, what we all must realize. We know we are not reaching everyone who needs help in the world, but for all those we do reach, we are making the difference. We can reach out in the service of others through utilizing the talents God has given us to His glory. How well we use our talents and time to reach others who need help is a measure of our stewardship.
The Stewardship Ministry Constance A. King, Editor Stacey Moore, Chairperson

A Woman’s Worship Service from The Male Perspective
You Don’t Want To Miss ...

“Diary Of A Mad Black Woman”

Friday, October 28, 2005 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary
Guest Preacher Rev. Dr. Lance Watson, Pastor Saint Paul’s Baptist Church Richmond, Virginia

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Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth.

The Look Of Love
8th Annual Prayer Vigil
1 Corinthians 13:4-6 (NRSV)

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ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL Office for Mission and Spiritual Care in cooperation with Rev. Luthetis S. Carey presents the first in its “Black Religion/Black Spirituality” series: “History of the Black Church,” October 13, Call 773-667-9968 BLACK PERSPECTIVES Film Festival presents, an evening with actor Terrence Howard, HBO’s Lackawanna Blues and Hustle and Flow, October 14, Bank One Auditorium, 10 S. Dearborn, For tickets, call Jackie Stevenson-Storey, 773-221-7792 BLACK AND WOMANIST THEOLOGY CONFERENCE “Which Way Forward for the Church and the Academy?” Sponsored by University of Chicago Divinity School and the Lutheran School of Theology, Participants include Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Dr. Iva Carruthers, October 31-November 4, Free and open to the public, Contact Marcy Miller, 773-250-0721, or mmiller@lstc.edu BLOOD DRIVE facilitated by LifeSource and Frank Cooper State Farm, Seeking volunteers to donate blood for assistance to those persons impacted by the recent natural disasters in the Gulf Coast region, Call Sesalee Moore, 312-927-6601 CHARISMA PROGRAMS, INC. Ministry of Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church, hiring tutors for after-school program to work with junior high and high school students, Mondays-Thursdays, 3:00-7:00 p.m., Call Georgette Greenlee Finney, 773-924-1601 or fax resume, 773-924-1968 COMMUNITY OF MEN Christian education program for young men ages 9-18, includes black history, tutoring, mentoring, rites of passage, recreation and a meal, Adult men welcome, Mondays, 6:30–9:00 p.m., St. Sabina, 7800 S. Racine, Call Roscoe Wade, Jr., 773-852-3885 CONGRESSMAN DANNY K. DAVIS ExSunday, October 9, 2005

offender Guide to Government and Community Resources is currently being updated along with organizing the Fall 2005 Expungement Summit, Contact Ms. Tumia Romero, 773-5337520 or fax 663-533-7520, or Tumia.romero@mail.house.gov COSMOPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH Men’s Day 2005 “Black Men! Yes, We Can!” Sunday, October 9, 11:00 a.m., Trinitarian Arnell A. Brady guest speaker, 5249 S. Wabash, Call 773-536-3610 COVENANT UCC churchwide retreat, Friday, November 11-12, Oak Brook Marriott, Facilitator: Rev. Dr. John Kinney, Registration deadline: Tuesday, October 11, Call Rev. Rhoda Barnes or Kathy Brown, 708-333-5955 EXODUS RENEWAL SOCIETY, INC. presents “Never Coming Back!” depicting issues faced by ex-offenders returning to their respective communities, Friday, October 28, 29, 8:00 p.m., October 30, 4:00 p.m., DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Place, For tickets, call James Taylor, 773-892-2640 FREE FLU AND PNEMONIA VACCINATIONS Sponsored by Sixth Ward Alderwoman Freddrenna M. Lyle and the Chicago Board of Health, Thursday, October 18, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 406 E. 75th Street, Call 773-846-7006 MONDAY EVENINGS GOSPEL a fundraiser for the Harold Washington Cultural Center, Presents “Lifting Our Voices In Song and Worship” concert series featuring Otis Clay, Four “Mos” Tenors and the Liberty Baptist Church Choir, tomorrow, October 10 and Darius Brooks and the Chicagoland Christian Center Embassy Choir, October 24, 4701 S. King Drive, Call 773-373-1900 HYDE PARK CAREER ACADEMY 25th Year Class Reunion, Hosted by class of 1980, Holiday Inn Select, 6520 S. Cicero, Contact Charamonte Alsay Oladeji, 773-859-1352, or
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Ronald Drink, 405-659-9461, or HPCA1980REUNION@aol.com INTERDEPENDENT LIVING SOLUTIONS CENTER Rummage Sale to benefit the Certified Nursing Assistant Program for low income students, 193 W. Joe Orr Road, Chicago Heights, Olympia Plaza, Saturday, October 22, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., To donate items, call 708-754-4900 LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE Program applications available for seniors, the disabled and residents presently disconnected, Wednesday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Gorham United Methodist Church, 5600 S. Indiana Ave., Call Joan Clay, 773-548-7122 McCORMICK THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY “To Preach the Word in an Interfaith World,” Keynote speakers: James A. Forbes, Jr., and Cynthia M. Campbell, October 24-25, 5460 S. University, Call Grayson Van Camp, 773-9476283 NEW DIRECTION OUTREACH hosts the film “The Gospel,” Friday, October 7, 7:00 p.m., Ice Chatham Theaters, 210 W. 87th Street, Proceeds to residential treatment for boys ages 9-18 and co-ed therapeutic day school for students ages 9-15, Call Linda Ford, 773-4269458 PERSPECTIVES CHARTER SCHOOL Open House Wednesday, October 12, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 1930 S. Archer, 312-225-7400 x123 or www.perspectives.org SENIOR HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR Saturday, October 22, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 5445 S. Ashland, Continental lunch and breakfast provided, Interested in being a vendor, Call Gina Curry, 312-343-4462 SISTERS4SCIENCE (S4S) program in three
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CPS charter and magnet schools, Looking for women scientists to speak with girls about their education and careers, Stipend offered, Contact Me’Iani Joseph, 773-834-0691, or e-mail mjoseph@projectexploration.org SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATOR Ivam Martins de Martins from Brazil will participate in events sponsored by UIC including Public Conversation, October 12 and 14, 3:30- 5:00 p.m., UIC College of Education, 1040 W. Harrison Street, Commons Room, 3rd floor, Events are free to public SOUTHWEST WOMEN WORKING TOGETHER presents “The Spirit of a Woman” benefit concert honoring Alderwoman Shirley Coleman and featuring Jennifer Hudson and Melba Moore, October 22, 6:00 p.m. reception, 7:00 p.m. concert, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Drive, Contact SWWT, 773-737-2500, or www.ticketmaster.com STATE REP. MONIQUE DAVIS and Synergy Counseling Center present Chicago Crisis Response Team “Putting the Pieces Back Together After Hurricane Katrina” Educational Conference, Saturday, October 15, 10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m., 532 W. 95th Street, Wallace Street entrance TELL THE STORY: THE CHICAGO SNCC HISTORY PROJECT, 1960-65 Conference and Historical Documentation with memorial service for departed Freedom Fighters, performances by the SNCC Freedom Singers and Maggie Brown, October 21-22, 7:00 p.m., Roosevelt University, Congress Lounge, Preregistration required, www.chicagosncc.org THETA OMEGA CHAPTER of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents “Chicago Nights 2005,” AKArama Foundations major fundraiser, Proceeds donated to support charities, community, cultural and educational projects, Call Ms. Ester Lee, 708-679-0602
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AFRICA MINISTRY Educational Committee looking for youth ministry partners willing to participate in the “Did You Know?” series, educating our people about our heritage, Participants must be willing to rehearse and present at the 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. services, Next meeting Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 p.m., 400 Building, room 106, Contact Gail Scott-Thompson, 708-862-1142 20 SOMETHING MINISTRY Members 20-29 years old seeking to develop selfawareness, positive attitudes, Christian relationships and spiritual needs, Looking for a ministry that can assist? Next meeting, Monday, October 10, Call Bartell Keithley, 773-233-3431 or Shani Hawkins, 708-6467564 AFRICA MINISTRY Join Pastor Wright on a spiritual and cultural sojourn to Capetown, Johannesburg, and Durban, South Africa, Dec. 5-18, Call Sydneye Wilson, 773-363-9500 CHURCH-IN-SOCIETY MINISTRY REGISTER VOTERS - Become a Deputy Registrar, help increase the number of registered voters before the March 21, 2006 election, Deputy Registrars register voters any where in Chicago or Cook County, Leave your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address in the Church-In-Society Ministry mailbox, Call Elaine Johnson, 773-285-0864 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCACY/CARE MINISTRY Prayer Vigil, “The Look of Love,” Friday, October 14, Wright Chapel, 7:00 p.m. AND…Domestic Violence Advocacy/Care and Fine Arts Ministries “Clothesline Project” display in Narthex II, featuring shirts made by female survivors of violence and loved ones of women killed by abusers, Project offers healing for women impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and awareness to the community, If interested in making a shirt, call Anika Sterling, 773-297-1027
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EMMAUS ROAD Grief Support “No Looking Back,” October 27, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Wright Chapel FINANCIAL COUNSELING CONSORTIUM Subcommittee of Long Range Planning available to come to ministry meetings and retreats upon request to address tithing, debt management, managing risk, savings and investments, college planning, retirement life planning, charitable giving and estate planning, Request a speaker, Call 773-9625650 x 819 HIPAA TRAINING Attention Ministry Partners: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act training session Thursday, October13, Trinity Village Center, room 302, 5:30-9:00 p.m., To preregister, call Rev. Alletta Jumper, Volunteer and Bereavement Coordinator, Amani-Volunteer Hospice Care Program, 773-298-2110 ISUTHU MINISTRY Cancellation of general meeting Saturday, October 22, during Men’s Conference Weekend, Hope to see you Saturday, October 29, on our field trip to Starved Rock, Yearly dues due immediately, Call Fred, 773-547-6007 or Don Cornelious, 773-298-1045 KUJICHAGULIA MINISTRY Help! We are desperately seeking volunteers to read to persons who are visually impaired/physically challenged, Whitney Young Library, 7901 S. King Drive, Call Jackie Payton, 773-373-7042 LEGAL COUNSELING MINISTRY Calling all TUCC attorneys: Your services are immediately needed for members, 1-2 times per month for 1-2 hour time slots to offer pro bono legal advice, Attorney Karen C. Wallace, karencwallace2000@yahoo.com AND…Meet with us Thursday, October 13, 7:00 p.m., Call Camille Arnold, 312-596-0524 or Rev. Reginald Williams, Jr., 773-962-5650
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LUPUS MINISTRY October is Lupus Awareness Month, Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in various parts of the body, especially to the skin, joints, blood and kidneys, Monthly meeting every third Saturday, 2:00 p.m., Call Angelina Cruikshank, 773-238-9624 or Robertha McNeil, 773-488-2520 OPERATION FOOD SHARE Thanksgiving Baskets will be available to needy TUCC members and the community in zip codes 60617, 60619, 60620, 60628, 60643, Registration October 10-13, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and October 10, 11, 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Requirements for everyone: current picture ID and proof of income ALSO…Participate in this Thanksgiving program via Adopt-a-family donation of $20, Use line 99 Special on the Giving envelopes RETREAT Sisterhood Quill and Quilting Ministries, Women’s Guild Togetherness Retreat for all old and new members, Visitors welcome, Saturday, October 22, Bowman Center, 80th and Wood, Registration after 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. services, Atrium, Call Gloria Linton, 773-434-0155 SINGLES COMMUNITY 40 Plus family invites all singles over 40 to our regular monthly meeting, Friday, October 14, 7:00 p.m., 400 Building, Topic “What’s My Line?” Come and express yourself through Scripture, song, poetry and pictures AND…Annual Hallelujah Festival, Food, fun, games, prizes, Friday, October 28, Atrium, 6:30-8:30 p.m., children of all ages welcome, No demonic or scary costumes please, Children under age seven must be accompanied by an adult at all times, Each adult must bring two large bags of candy to donate, Call Khayyan Wafer, 773731-1452 or Cassandra Barnes, 773-317-4915, ALSO…Single Parent Family Join us for prayer, parenting practices and pizza, Friday, October 14, 7:00 p.m., room TBD
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TRINITY COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER Registration for computer classes begins tomorrow, Monday, October 10, 11, 4:00-7:30 p.m., Classes begin October 24, Offering beginner and intermediate classes and Microsoft Certification Engineering classes, See schedule in the Habari Gani Rack, Register at 532 W. 95th Street AND…Volunteer instructors needed to teach Word 2003, Microsoft Certification System Engineering and A plus classes for 1.5 hours, one day a week, 4:00-8:30 p.m., Call Myron Nash, 773-962-5658, leave contact information, area of interest, time available TRINITY UCC AND SAFER FOUNDATION Sponsoring Ready 4 Work, aftercare program for ex-offenders: 18-34 years old, out of prison 85 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 exoffender: 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 WRIGHT-PURNELL COLLEGE PLACEMENT CENTER and Talent Search Program, ACT Preparation Workshop, Saturdays, October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 12, 19, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., $10.00 registration deadline, Tuesday, October 4, AND…2005 Fall Workshops calendar: Tuesday, October 11, 6-9:00 p.m., Essay and Personal Statements Workshop, October 15, 2:00-6:00 p.m., Listening Skills, Note taking, Outlines and Essay Writing Workshop Part I, Call Ms. Payton, 773-298-1590

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PRAYERS ONLY
Adams, Shane Adams, Stephen Allen-Brown, Tubrea Andrews, Jovan Baker, Betty Barney, Frank Barney, Mary Barrett-Gordon, Mamie Barrigher, Jeffrey Bennett, Janvier Bethea, Lila Bibb, Stephanie Bowers, Jeffrey Bratton, Marjorie Brown, Terrance Butler, Evan Cannon, Alvin Carter, Deacon Carole Carter, Reggie & Family Caston, Alfred & Aletha Cephas, Kaaron Chapman, Malachi Cochran, Rev. Leona Collins, Walter & Deacon Marlene Compton, Yvonne Coney, Willie Crayton, Rhoda Davis, Baby Jacob “Ray Ray” Davis, Mary Dillanao, Nadine Dixon, Juanita, Robert Lee & Family Duke, Annette Dunn-Wallace, Dominique Ellis, Deacon Dora Everett, Antoine Everett, Barbara Flowers, Donna Garland, Dorothy Graham, Elder Lucille Gray, Deloris Gray, Joyce Gray, Viola Gwynn, Mother Irma Miller & Arthur Hamilton, Daniel & Danielle Hamilton, Deacon Edwina Hardaway-Wheeler, Pamela Harris, Alpha Harris, Marilyn Hayes, Shelley & Family Hightower, R.T. & Murty Holmes, Jr. Deacon Dion Hudson, Irean Jackson, Bruce James, Louis James, Safya Jefferson, Deacon Morris Jenkins, Deacon Herschel Jenkins, Pamela Johnson, Edna Johnson, Florence Johnson, Lois Johnson, Shirley Joiner, Ruth Jones, Deacon Evelyn Jones, Ouida & Ralph Keithley, Sr., Bartell Kimball, Deacon Elizabeth Kitching, Cynthia Knox, Rochelle Langston, Darlene Lenoir, Deacon Vanessa Lenoir, Dorothy Lewis, Deacon Ella Lockett, Thetis Lowery, Ernest Lyles, Johnise Marrable, James McCormick, Judy McCormick, Vester McDade, Darlene McNorton, Deacon Virginia Melton, Baby Dawshierra Miller, Deacon Beatrice Miller, James & Faith Milliner, Tommie Muse, Virginia Nesbitt, Derrick Nevils, Tessie Page, Mildred & Family Palmer, Spencer Parrott, Deacon Victor, Deidre, Brandon & Ariel Passmore, Cynthia Patrick, Nicole Pugh-Lightfoot, Eric Purlie, Linzy Reid, DIT Stella Robinson, Pastor & Family Rodgers, Yvonne Salone, Elaine Sanders, Norma Jean Simmons, Laverne Simpson, Royal Smith, Barbara Smith, Edward & Betty Smith, Sarah South, Lucretia Speaks, Denise Spencer, Nate Starks, Deacon Connie Stevens, Sr., Claude Taylor, Jesse Ternoir, Joseph & Carol Tilford, Deacon Doris Timberlake, Deacon Joyce Tisdel, William Todd, Bradley & Family Trenoir, Joseph & Carol Triplett, Mother Sadie Tucker, Carolyn Tucker, James & Linna Tyson, Baby Dylan Usher, Iza Waiters, Jamel Waites, Robert Ware, Baby Madison Watson, Eva Watt, Mildred Weaver, Mr. Ashley Westbrook, Nia Wilks, Elizabeth Williams, Hortense Williams, Timothy Wilson, Deacon Wendy Wilson, Mr. Leslie Wimberly, LaShaun Withers, Mother Ernestine Wordlaw, Robert Wright, Dr. Mary H. Young, Samella Ysak, Tewodros

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BEREAVED
THE FAMILY OF: Mr. Rick Burnett PLEASE SEND CARDS TO: Junior Deacons Dana & Diana Burnett & Family 7205 S. Washtenaw Ave. (29) Mrs. Barbara Cannon Mrs. Dorsey Kelley & Family, 8035 S. Evans Ave. Apt. #3B (19) Mrs. Susie Crawford Mrs. Bessie Moore & Family, 6225 S. Drexel Ave. (37) Mr. DeAnthony Gray, Jr. Mrs. Diane Meades & Family, 6700 S. Oglesby Ave. Apt. #1403 (49) Mrs. Florence L. Henry Johnson Dr. Sokoni Karanja & Family, 3213 S. Calumet Ave. (16) Mrs. Idell Lewis Mrs. Pauline Williams & Family, 9416 S. Parnell Ave. (20) Mr. Willie McCray Ms. Doretha McCray & Family, 7153 S. Carpenter St. (21) Mr. Sam Tibbs Mr. Kenneth Tibbs & Family, 7628 S. Clyde Ave. (49) Mr. Floyd Walker, Sr. Mrs. Thelma Walker & Family, 8428 S. Green St. (20)

HOSPITALIZED
Mrs. Terrance Brown University of Illinois Hospital 1740 W. Taylor St. Chicago, IL 60612 312-996-9634 Deacon Carole Carter Rush University Medical Center 1653 W. Congress Pkwy. Chicago, IL 60612 312-942-5000 Sandra Jamison Christ Hospital 4440 W. 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453 708-684-8000
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David Johnson Trinity Hospital 2320 E. 93rd St. Chicago, IL 60617

Mrs. Lonnie Singleton St. Francis Hospital 12935 S. Gregory St. Blue Island, IL 60406 708-597-2000 Shirley Trotter St. Francis Hospital 12935 S. Gregory St. Blue Island, IL 60406 708-597-2000

Jackqudene Lemon Little Co. of Mary Hospital 2800 W. 95th St. Evergreen Park, IL 60805 708-422-6200 Chester Reason Christ Hospital 4440 W. 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES

ARDER, Claude Chevy Chase Nursing Home 3400 S. Indiana Ave. (16) Room 403, Bed 1 312-842-5000 BUTLER, Alice Faye Washington Heights Nursing Home 1010 W. 95th St. (43) Room 224, Bed 2 773-298-1177 CARTER, Michael Washington Heights Nursing Home 1010 W. 95th St. (43) Room 329, Bed 1 773-298-1177 COLLINS, Laverne Chevy Chase Nursing Center 3400 S. Indiana Ave. (16) Room 315, Bed 2 (312) 842-5000 ELZIE, Deacon Evelyn Renaissance Nursing Center 2940 W. 87th Street (52) Room 203, Bed 1 773-434-8787

FLOWERS, Donna Renaissance at Midway Nursing Home 4437 S. Cicero Ave. (30) Room 340, Bed 1 773-581-1834 HAMPTON, Ineze Manor Care Health Care Services 2145 E. 170th St. South Holland, IL 60473 Room 338, Bed C 708-474-4167 KIMBALL, Deacon Elizabeth Renaissance at South Shore Nursing Home 2425 E. 71st St. (49) Room 139, Bed C 773-721-5000 LOWE, Gladys The Coles Supported Living Senior Housing 7419 S. Exchange Ave. (49) Apt. #404 773-375-5862

MARTIN, Kim Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles Ave. (53) Room 200, Bed 2 312-326-2000 MASON, Claristine Alden-Wentworth Rehabilitation Center 201 W. 69th St. (21) Room 229 773-487-1200 McINTOSH, Deacon Maurice Lexington House Nursing Home 10300 Southwest Highway Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 Room 234, Bed C 708-425-1100 MILLSAP, Shakidra Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 345 E. Superior St. (11) 312-238-1000

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EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES

MOTEN, Marguerite Renaissance at South Shore Nursing Home 2425 E. 71st St. (49) Room 139, Bed B 773-721-5000
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STEPHENS, Leroy Bell Haven Nursing Home 11401 S. Oakley Ave. (43) Room 125, Bed 1 773-233-6311 TEVERBAUGH, George Rush-Barton Supported Living Facility 1245 S. Wood St. (08) Room 320 312-421-5220 THOMPSON, Opreabea Alden-Pairie Village Rehabilitation Center 16450 S. 97th Avenue Orland Park, IL 60467 Room 202, Bed 2 708-403-6500 TINSLEY, Eddis Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles Ave. (53) Room 201, Bed 1 312-326-2000 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. (28) Room 231, Bed 2 773-928-2000 WILSON, Louis Renaissance at 87th St. Nursing Home 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 302, Bed 1 773-434-8787

PEAVY, Irene Victory Center of River Oaks 1370 Ring Rd., Apt. #407 Calumet City, IL 60409 708-832-1130 ROUNSAVILLE, Linda Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital 1401 S. California Ave. (08) Room 317, Bed 1 773-522-2010 SHEATS, Benjamin Rest Haven Central 13259 S. Central Ave. Palos Heights, IL 60463 Room 23 708-597-1000 SMITH, Mary Baker Mongtomery Place 5550 S. South Shore Dr. (15) Room 209 773-753-4100
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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
ADAMS-CHILDS, Vernita ALLEN, Deacon Quinville ALLEN, William BREAUX, Freddie BROOKS, Arzulia BROWNLEE, Sr., Matthew BURKS, Willa A. BURNAM, Charles CARTWRIGHT, Rose CLAY, Louise CLAY, Nancy COOPER, April COLLINS, Deacon Marlene & Walter COMPTON, Yvonne DICKENS, Michele DUKE, Annette DUNAGAN, Patricia EVERETT, Barbara FLUNDER, Linda FORD, John FUNCHES, Josephine GEARRING, Carol GILLIAM, Joseph GILLIE-TIMMS, Louvenia GORDON, Mary GRAHAM, Elder Lucille HANNAH-LINSON, Donna HARDY, Glodine HARDY, Maide HEREFORD, Bessie HORNSBURGER, Ruby HOSKINS, Mr. J.D. JACKSON, Bruce JACKSON, Mr. Hoy JACKSON, Lillian JOHNSON, Florence KENAN, Kristen KING, Carolyn LITTLE, Nettie LONGSTREET, Drusilla Sunday, October 9, 2005 1621 E. 68th St., Apt. #1A 11919 S. Harvard Ave. 4947 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd Flr. 549 Washington St., Gary, IN 9412 S. Eggleston Ave. 10025 S. Green St. 18525 S. Center Ave., Homewood, IL 8914 S. Parnell Ave. 734 Carnation Lane, Matteson, IL 11626 S. Stewart St. 5948 W. Midway Park 2941 MaCheath, Flossmoore, IL 9205 S. Bell St. 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #601N 7952 S. Prairie Ave. 818 Gray Ave., Evanston, IL 7318 S. King Dr. 231 S. Orchard Dr., Park Forest, IL 5205 S. Michigan Ave. 8939 S. Dante Ave. 9312 S. Union Ave. Visits before 12:00 Noon on Sundays 5212 S. Ingleside Ave. 9804 S. Lowe Ave. 8336 S. Drexel Ave. 1440 S. Indiana Ave., Apt. #607 9622 S. Winston 2728 W. Seipp c/o Lois Walker 598 Andover St., Chicago Heights, IL 1380 Ring Rd., Apt. #412 Calumet City, IL 9251 S. Parnell Ave. 369 E. 88th St. 2500 120th St., Blue Island, IL 10741 S. Morgan St. 11347 S. Green Ave. 7309 S. Dante Ave. 1715 E. 91st St. 8820 S. Longwood Dr. 8724 S. Wood St. 200 Park Ave., Apt. #626 Calumet City, IL 13609 S. School St., Riverdale, IL (37) 773-363-8625 (28) 773-468-8228 (15) 773-548-5469 46408 219-980-7996 (28) 773-224-7581 (43) 773-239-5160 60430 708-799-3581 (20) 773-487-4823 60443 708-748-4282 (28) 773-468-9642 (44) 773-287-9194 60422 708-647-7819 (43) 773-881-3374 (53) 773-285-0555 Visits on Wednesdays after 6:00 p.m. (19) 773-874-4839 60202 847-869-0408 (19) 773-846-1453 60466 708-228-5298 (15) 773-373-8656 (19) 773-734-7363 (28) 312-805-1401 (15) (28) (19) (05) (43) (52) 60411 60409 (20) (19) 60406 (43) (43) (19) (17) (20) (20) 60409 60827 773-493-2848 773-445-8204 773-224-9341 312-360-1412 773-233-4016 773-471-6440 708-481-5814 708-862-2979 773-846-0448 773-846-9234 708-371-1048 773-995-5912 773-648-1572 773-493-5421 773-734-4655 773-881-1229 773-445-5529 708-891-5154 708-841-3349

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MARRABLE, James McCORMICK, Judy McCULLUM, Shellee McDADE, Darlene McFADDEN, Deborah MILLER, Deacon Beatrice MILES, Mary MINTER, Ruth MOORE, Bessie MUSE, Virginia NATHANIEL, Willa Mae OWENS, Derrick 10136 S. Peoria St. (43) 773-445-6876 9173 S. Harvard Ave. (20) 773-928-2798 9319 Forestview Rd., Evanston, IL 60203 847-674-0986 18555 Hickory Ct., Apt. #17, Lansing, IL 60438 708-418-0145 512 Davis St., Park Forest, IL 60466 708-283-1712 9256 S. Normal Ave. (20) 773-846-9466 6142 S. St. Lawrence Ave., 1st Floor (37) 773-667-0167 7350 S. May St. (21) 773-962-0801 6225 S. Drexel Ave. (37) 773-955-4248 9530 S. Lowe Ave. (20) 773-779-7460 14232 S. Stewart Ave., Riverdale, IL 60827 708-841-4763 c/o Arlola Rawls 8039 S. Michigan Ave. (19) 773-371-3385 PAYTON-LOVE, Mary 7938 S. Jeffrey Blvd. (49) 773-734-7828 PEAGUES, Mary 120 E. 83rd St. (19) 773-873-2629 Visits on Tues & Thurs 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. QUINN, Anna 7022 S. South Shore Drive., Apt. #715 (49) 773-684-8831 REED, Alvin 9752 S. Calumet Avenue (28) 773-928-1091 RHONE, Constance 2355 E. 67th St., Apt. #202 (49) 773-667-6359 RIVERS, James 1141 E. 159th St., South Holland, IL 60473 708-596-4686 ROBINSON-MONTGOMERY, Mary 3114 W. 84th St. (52) 773-476-8969 SHOEMATE, Delores 10105 S. LaSalle St. (28) 773-568-2077 SINGLETON, Mrs. Lonnie 12207 S. Loomis St. (43) 773-704-6956 SMITH, Edward & Betty 17791 Arlington Dr. Country Club Hills, IL 60478 708-206-1457 SMITH, Olah 10510 S. Rhodes Ave. (28) 773-995-6893 SMITH, Jr., Walter 10338 S. Church St. (43) 773-881-8733 STEELE, William 12351 S. LaSalle St. (28) 773-568-6153 STEVENS, Sr., Claude c/o Pamela Scott 123 Treehouse Rd., Matteson, IL 60443 708-748-7335 THOMAS, Constance 7944 S. Peoria St. (20) 773-994-1826 TUCKER, Geraldine 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #602N (53) 773-924-2207 VANCE, Willa 8645 S. Vernon Ave. (19) 773-483-0288 WALKER, Lorraine 9201 S. Wallace St. (20) 773-846-9603 WASHINGTON, Deacon Sadie 5412 S. Drexel Ave. (15) 773-643-7978 WASHINGTON-DYK, Gwendolyn 2045 W. Jackson Blvd., Apt. #2012 (12) 312-421-7867 WILLIAMS, Janna 7937 S. Perry Ave. (20) 773-874-3517 WILSON, John 1051 E. Hyde Park Blvd., 2nd Flr. (15) 773-752-6680 YOUNG, Debra 15229 S. Blackstone, Dolton, IL 60419 708-841-2042 9332 S. Eggleston Ave. (20) 773-483-2784 YOUNKINS, Rose

CARDS ONLY
BRATTON, Marjorie BROWN, Hysson CHAPMAN, Malachi Sunday, October 9, 2005 c/o Rev. Ramah Wright, 400 W. 95th St. 10427 S. Hoxie Ave. 10838 S. Wallace Ave. (28) (17) (28)

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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
CONDA, William GARDNER-PEARSON, Renee GILMORE, Laura HARRIS, Michelle JONES, Deacon Evelyn MOORE, Hilton PALMER, Spencer ROBERTS, Fontain SPENCER, Nate SPIVEY, Willie TAYLOR, Dr. Brenda WALKER, Jr., Floyd WHITE, Willa WILLIAMS, Brandi WRIGHT, Dr. Mary H. 12453 S. Emerald Ave. 17607 S. Mulberry, Country Club Hills, IL 1155 Westgrove Pkwy., Apt. #186, Tempe, AZ 811 W. Madison St., Apt. #115 3418 Panorama Dr., Nashville, TN 8620 Peace Way, Apt. #1038, Las Vegas, NV 1956 Lisson Rd., Naperville, IL 1829 N. Austin Ave. 7800 S. Sangamon St., Apt. #3 8143 S. Sangamon Ave. 52380 Windemere Dr., Granger, IN 8428 S. Green St. 3555 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Apt. #705 7202 Silverton Trail, Austell, GA c/o Mrs. Janet Wright-Moore 400 W. 95th St. (28) 60478 85283 (07) 37218 89147 60565 (39) (20) (20) 46530 (20) (53) 30168 (28) 773-846-6229 773-374-8914 773-445-5315 773-488-4119 773-821-0102 773-429-0754 773-288-4745 773-468-4743 773-233-0286 773-779-5791 773-667-3404 773-285-3941 773-994-2056 773-779-1689 773-296-0580 773-994-6710 773-373-3747 773-264-2592 773-288-3795

COMMUNION VISITS ONLY
BARRETT-GORDEN, Mamie BENN, Vester BROWN, Ann H. COGDELL, Evelyn GWYNN, Arthur JEFFERSON, Lorine M. LLOYD, Cora JONES, Lula LEGGETT, Aurelia MARTIN, Willie NELSON, Mary & Thomas ROGERS, George & Betty THOMAS-REED, Willa TRIPLETT, Sadie WILKS, Elizabeth WILLIAMS, Cheryl WITHERS, Mother Ernestine GRAY, Viola WEAVER, Odessa STARKS, Deacon Connie Connieshair1@sbcglobal.net 8436 S. King Dr. 9035 S. Luella Ave. 1342 W. 111th Place 640 W. 95th Street 9346 S. Wentworth Ave. 9600 S. Prospect Ave. 6737 S. Oglesby Ave. 11325 S. Union Avenue 1639 W. 107th Street 9600 S. Lowe Ave. 5401 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Apt. #1101 400 E. 41st St., Apt. #2010S 8742 S. Peoria Avenue 9612 S. Wallace 2960 N. Lake Shore Dr., Apt. #2507 9206 S. Normal Ave. 340 E. 38th St., Apt. #807 (19) (17) (43) (28) (20) (43) (49) (28) (43) (20) (15) (53) (20) (28) (57) (20) (53) (28) (49) 30294-4507

DEACON VISITS ONLY
9518 S. LaSalle Ave. 6751 S. Constance Ave.

MEMBERS AWAY
232 Solomon Dr., Ellenwood, GA

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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

773-734-4033, ext. 111

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

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.

HOUSING MINISTRY
Zeke Morris 773-643-5300 Ext. 59

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

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.

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

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

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Tommie Jean Ryhal 773-375-6981 Eleanor Anderson 773-881-1419

MATH TUTORIAL
773-962-5650

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

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, October 9, 2005

HEALTH & WELLNESS MINISTRY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP
773-978-0725 or

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

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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 Toya Perry, Chief Financial Officer Rev. Wanda J. Washington, Associate Pastor, Director of Pastoral Services Rev. Stacey Edwards, Associate Pastor Rev. Barbara A. Heard, Associate Pastor Rev. John E. Jackson, Sr., Associate Pastor Rev. Regina Reed, 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-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 Webcasts Sundays 7:30 & 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays 7:00 p.m. Website • www.tucc.org Television Broadcast Sundays 6:30 a.m., (TV One, 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 • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 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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