TABLE OF CONTENTS

Order of Worship (7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.)....................................................1 Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.)..........................................................................................2 Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.) ......................................................................3 Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m. - “Oh What He’s Done For Me”) ......................................4 Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m. - “I Will Trust In The Lord”)...........................................4 Sermon Notes.................................................................................................................5 Pastor’s Pages ................................................................................................................6 To Do Justice ...............................................................................................................12 Calendar .......................................................................................................................14 Stewardship/Lifestyle Capital Stewardship Campaign................................................16 Trinity Trumpet............................................................................................................17 The AKIBA..................................................................................................................18 Singles Community......................................................................................................19 Leadership Training/Young Women’s Christian Walk...............................................20 Heart of the Community ..............................................................................................21 Information & Announcements ...................................................................................22 Members & Loved Ones Away ...................................................................................23 Prayers Only.................................................................................................................24 Hospitalized .................................................................................................................25 Bereaved.......................................................................................................................26 Extended Care Facilities ..............................................................................................27 Members at Home........................................................................................................28 Prayer Concerns ...........................................................................................................31 Service and Support Groups ........................................................................................32
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ORDER OF WORSHIP
7:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.
Choral Introit .......................................................................................“I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me” Opening Hymn (7:30 a.m.) .................................................................................................“Magnify The Lord” Opening Hymn (11:00 a.m.)....................................................................“I Will Bless The Lord At All Times” Opening Hymn (6:00 p.m.).....................................................................................“He Is High And Lifted Up” Call To Worship The Lord’s Prayer Hymn of Praise (7:30 a.m.) ................................................................................“Oh, What He's Done For Me” Hymn of Praise (11:00 a.m.) .....................................................................................“I Will Trust In The Lord” Unison Scripture (7:30 a.m.)........................................................................................ Ephesians 2:1-10 (NIV) Unison Scripture (11:00 a.m.)........................................................................................1 Kings 19:1-8 (NRSV) Unison Scripture (6:00 p.m.)................................................................ Hebrews 11:5-6 & Hebrews 12:1(KJV) [PLEASE REMAIN STANDING FOR THE READING OF THE WORD] Invocation Ministry of Music (6:00 p.m.)................................................................................“The Lord Is In-A-My Soul” Parish Concerns Visitor Recognition Passing of the Peace The Pastor’s Word The Service of Giving Offertory Sentences Tithes and Offerings Scholarship Offering Altar Call (7:30 a.m.) ...............................................................................“He Has Done Great Things For Me” Altar Call (11:00 a.m.)............................................................................................................“I Almost Let Go” Sermon (7:30 a.m.)...................................................................................................“You Have Been Prepared” Sermon (11:00 a.m.) ........................................................“What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do” Sermon (6:00 p.m.) .........................................................................................“Living A Life Pleasing To God” Hymn of Invitation (7:30 a.m.).....................................................................................“It’s In The Preparation” Hymn of Invitation (11:00 a.m.)................................................................................“I Will Trust In The Lord” Hymn of Invitation (6:00 p.m.)................................................................................................................“Stand” Benediction.....................................................................................................................................“Total Praise”
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UNISON SCRIPTURE
7:30 a.m.

EPHESIANS 2:1-10 (NIV)
1 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. 3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature[1] and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath. 4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions--it is by grace you have been saved. 6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, 7 in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

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UNISON SCRIPTURE
11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

1 KINGS 19:1-8 (NRSV)
1 Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by this time tomorrow." 3 Then he was afraid; he got up and fled for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongs to Judah; he left his servant there. 4 But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a solitary broom tree. He asked that he might die: "It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life, for I am no better than my ancestors." 5 Then he lay down under the broom tree and fell asleep. Suddenly an angel touched him and said to him, "Get up and eat." 6 He looked, and there at his head was a cake baked on hot stones, and a jar of water. He ate and drank, and lay down again. 7 The angel of the LORD came a second time, touched him, and said, "Get up and eat, otherwise the journey will be too much for you." 8 He got up, and ate and drank; then he went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights to Horeb the mount of God.

HEBREWS 11:5-6 & 12:1 (KJV)
5 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. 6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

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HYMN OF PRAISE
7:30 a.m.

HYMN OF PRAISE
11:00 a.m.

OH WHAT HE’S DONE FOR ME
CHORUS Oh, oh, oh, oh, what He's done for me. Oh, oh, oh, oh, what He's done for me. Oh, oh, oh, oh, what He's done for me. I never shall forget what He's done for me. VERSE I He woke me up this morning, that's what He's done for me. He woke me up this morning, that's what He's done for me. He woke me up this morning, that's what He's done for me. I never shall forget what He's done for me. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE II He took my feet out the miry clay, that's what He's done for me, He took my feet out the miry clay, that's what He's done for me, He took my feet out the miry clay, that's what He's done for me, I never shall forget what He's done for me. (Repeat Chorus) VERSE III He gave me a home in glory, that's what He's done for me. He gave me a home in glory, that's what He's done for me. He gave me a home in glory, that's what He's done for me. I never shall forget what He's done for me.

I WILL TRUST IN THE LORD
I will trust in the Lord, I will trust in the Lord. I will trust in the Lord, 'til I die; I will trust in the Lord, I will trust in the Lord. I will trust in the Lord, 'til I die. I'm gonna stay on the battlefield, I'm gonna stay on the battlefield. I'm gonna stay on the battlefield, 'til I die; I'm gonna stay on the battlefield, I'm gonna stay on the battlefield. I'm gonna stay on the battlefield, 'til I die. I'm gonna treat everybody right, I'm gonna treat everybody right. I'm gonna treat everybody right, 'til I die. I'm gonna treat everybody right, I'm gonna treat everybody right. I'm gonna treat everybody right, 'til I die. I will trust in the Lord, I will trust in the Lord. I will trust in the Lord, 'til I die; I will trust in the Lord, I will trust in the Lord. I will trust in the Lord, 'til I die.

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PASTOR’S PAGE
Pentecost
Today is the “Birthday of the Church.” Today is fifty days after the Passover celebration that Jesus and His Disciples engaged in. It was the last time that He and they would celebrate together that tremendous remembrance of God’s mighty act in history. The prefix “Pente” means 5 (as in pentagon and pentateuch). Pentecost is the celebration that the Jewish community engaged in fifty days after Passover ever since the very first Passover as recorded in the Book of Exodus (Exodus 12). For the Jewish community and the Jewish faith, the number seven is a sacred number. It is a holy number. It is God’s number. It is also known as the “Perfect Number.” 7 X 7 equals 49. The Feast of Weeks is also another name given to this holy day called Pentecost! There are seven days in a week and seven weeks means the number of perfection and the number of completion. It was on this special holy day that had been celebrated for over a thousand years, that the Jewish church was gathered together in Jerusalem (the Holy City) to celebrate yet another very sacred day on the Jewish calendar. Today was the first Pentecost following the Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus. Today was the first Pentecost following the celebration of the Passover in the “Upper Room” where Jesus took bread and broke it (following the celebration of the Passover) to institute the Lord’s Super. Today (around 37 C.E.) when the Jewish community and the followers of Jesus gathered to celebrate Pentecost, the Holy Spirit came and gave birth to the Christian Church! The Spirit of God broke out and broke loose in some new and exciting ways and the Jews who lived in the Diaspora heard Galileans speaking in languages that they had never studied in school! They heard Galileans speaking in the languages that they had learned as toddlers in their Diasporic homes. Because of the power of the Holy Spirit, the Galileans were able to speak in languages that even they did not understand. They spoke about the awesome acts of God in foreign languages they had never spoken before (or since)! They spoke about the wondrous deeds of God. They spoke about all the things that God had done and it caused amazement for those who had gathered to celebrate Pentecost. The “Tongues of Fires” and the color “Red” are the signs and symbols of this day. Celebrate this day with the remembrance of what happened on the first Pentecost Sunday after the Lord’s Resurrection. Celebrate this day with the assurance that God still speaks through the servants of God to let the people of God know that God is still God!
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PASTOR’S PAGE
On the birthday of the Church, the Christians were under the oppression of the Roman Empire. The Christians were killed by the Romans. The Christians were mutilated by the Romans. The Christians were abused by their oppressors just like the pictures that you are seeing on the Internet and the pictures that the media is now exposing in terms of the oppressed being held at the will of the conquering army and having to undergo any and everything that the soldiers in that army choose to do to them! This is what is going on in your Bible! Roman soldiers raped Jewish women. Roman soldiers sodomized Jewish men. Occupying armies are like that! Please don’t make the Bible some sort of “fairytale” story that sanitizes and mythologizes the Word of God. What you are seeing on your television screens today is what happened to the people in the Word of God! The power of Pentecost, however, shows that there is a power that is mightier than the Roman Empire. That Power is more awesome than George W. Bush. That Power defeated segregation. That Power defeated Apartheid. That Power defeated chattel slavery. That Power defeated the Roman Empire back in the opening days of the history of the Christian Church; and that same Power is available to you today! Celebrate Pentecost and celebrate God’s acts of awesome greatness in your midst. Sincerely yours,

Pastor Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. are images that shook this nation to its core. In response to the troubling recent events, The Interfaith Alliance, the nation’s largest interfaith organization, has launched Lights for Human Dignity (http://www.lightsfordignity.org ), a faithbased, grassroots campaign to demonstrate to the nation and to the world that people of faith and goodwill are watching the catastrophic events overseas with an eye toward an immediate and peaceful resolution.

People of Faith and Goodwill Urged To Leave a Light On . . . For Dignity, For Peace, For Reconciliation
Over the past couple of months, many friends and supporters of The Interfaith Alliance have written to us to express concern over the violence in Iraq. In recent weeks, the disturbing images coming out of Iraq have grown overwhelming and impossible to just label as the consequences of war. Indeed, they
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We at The Interfaith Alliance urge you to participate in this campaign through a simple act of conscience by leaving a visible light turned on the night of May 30th. Just as important, tell a friend! Supporters and friends of The Interfaith Alliance are urged to become Light Bearers by personally appealing to TEN friends to participate in the campaign! Pass this action alert on to as many people as possible in your various networks. Only through this direct person-to-person contact will the Lights for Dignity campaign be successful. Make a Difference! • Organize a neighborhood or community meeting to talk about the Lights for Dignity campaign. • Forward this alert on to any list serve with a personal message and appeal made directly by you. Working together, one by one, we will light up street corners, houses of worship, community centers and landmarks on May 30, sending a visible symbol to community leaders that we care and that we are watching with concern. We welcome community or personal stories of your activities. The Lights for Dignity Message of Peace is below. Thank you for participating! Lights for Human Dignity Recent images from Iraq have disclosed actions that are horrific and dehumanizing. These actions violate core civic and religious values that are embraced by people of every heritage, including our commitment to basic human dignity and the spirit of creation. We encourage people of faith and good will to reflect prayerfully on how we can demonstrate compassion to all victims of violence and foster reconciliation within our human community. We also invite participation in a public acknowledgement of our anguish and our need for self-examination. On this Sunday night before Memorial Day (May 30th), as we prepare to remember the sacrifices made by those who have fought our nation's wars, please turn on the lights or light candles in your houses of worship and in your homes. Leave them on through the night, until the dawn comes on Memorial Day. By this simple action, we can demonstrate to the world that we share common values as people of faith and as patriots. We will also bear witness to our commitment to peace and good will in Iraq, in the United States, and around the world. Visit the Lights for Dignity website at www.lightsfordignity.org To share your success stories or to sign up, please send an email to: info@lightsfordignity.org Russ Barefield, Chicago Metropolitan Assn, Illinois Conference, United Church of Christ

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Memorial Day
The country is getting ready to celebrate “Memorial Day.” On Memorial Day, citizens of the United States stop and “remember” the men and women who serve in our armed forces and who gave their lives fighting in the various wars that our country has waged. We pause to remember them. We pause to honor them. We pause to thank God for them and we pause to praise God for their dedication and their faithfulness. On this Memorial Day, I especially want you to stop and remember the African military persons who fought for their freedom. Remember the Africans who fought on the side of the United States Government as the U.S. battled England in 1776. Remember the Africans who fled to freedom so they could fight for the British because America was determined to keep them as slaves! Remember the African soldiers who fought against the British for their freedom in Ghana! Remember Queen Yaa Asantewaa. Remember Shaka Zulu and his soldiers who fought against the Europeans trying to take over
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South Africa. Remember the African Americans who were segregated in the United States Armed Forces up until Harry Truman signed an order of desegregation. Remember the African American soldiers who gave their lives in World War I. But then, stop and remember the African American soldiers who fought in World War I and who came home and could not live where they wanted to, sit where they wanted to, eat where they wanted to or worship where they wanted to. They were still black in America! Remember the African American soldiers who gave their lives fighting for freedom here in this country. The veterans from World War I were attacked by white racists here in the states because they were black. The veterans of World War II were also attacked by white racists because they were black. Remember them on this Memorial Day. Remember the African American Armed Forces personnel who gave their lives in the Korean War and in the Vietnam War. Remember the African American soldiers who were lied to by our government concerning the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War and Bush’s War against Iraq!

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PASTOR’S PAGE
In the midst of your Bar B-Q, your partying and your “day off” on Memorial Day, please stop and remember those black military personnel who gave their lives in order that you might enjoy the freedom you now enjoy. Sincerely yours,

Pastor Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.

NAACP PROTEST
On the day that my father-in-law died, April 19th, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People issued a press statement concerning the Nielsen’s proposed method of counting African American and Hispanic television viewers. The NAACP joined New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and others in protesting Nielsen Media Research’s plan to change the way it counts TV viewers in the state of New York! The proposed plan will misrepresent the numbers of African American and Hispanic viewers. The new plan will undercount minority viewership and will harm the future of programming aimed specifically at African Americans and Latino audiences. At issue are the plans by Nielsen to adopt a new method of counting the TV viewers. Their new method is called the Local People Meters (LPM’s). Instead of the paper diaries used by viewers presently to determine what people are watching on TV, Nielsen is

going to use Local People Meters. The Local People Meters operate by having members of the household press a button on the device to register when and what they are watching on TV. NAACP President, Kweisi Mfume, urged Nielsen to delay the introduction of the Local People Meters “until such time as Nielsen can adequately demonstrate that LMP’s will accurately count all viewers.” Nielsen has put its plan to install the LPM’s in New York on hold. Nielsen has said to Chicago, however, that they will install this new method for counting African Americans and Hispanics whether we like it or not! A coalition of New York leaders and Chicago Citizens have formed an organization called, “Don’t Count Us Out/Queremos Ser Contados.” This new organization is determined to stop Nielsen from undercounting minority viewers in New York City and in Chicago. New York State Chairperson, Hazel Dukes, said that “Nielsen may be a monopoly, but no corporation is above public accountability. This coalition of concerned
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African Americans and Hispanic viewers has been formed to make sure that Nielsen no longer continues to undercount minority viewers. “We want Nielsen, especially its leadership, to hear us when we say ‘Don’t Count Us Out.’” The coalition in Chicago wants Nielsen to delay the introduction of the Local People Meters in the Chicago market until Nielsen can determine the problems with the system, fix the problem and stop the undercounting that is currently existing. Nielsen has agreed to do that in New York. They have not agreed to do that in Chicago! What does that have to do with you?
Nielson’s decision demonstrates a great insensitivity to the African American and Hispanic communities and it will result in the shows that African Americans and Hispanics watch being taken off the air for poor ratings. If advertisers believe no one is watching those shows, they won’t buy ads and the shows will be cancelled. That will put African American and Hispanic actors, writers, producers and directors out of work. That is what it has to do with you! All concerned members of the congregation who are interested in becoming a part of the “Don’t Count Us Out Coalition” are urged to fax your interest to Ms. Avis Lavelle at The Foster Group (312.609.1109).

Graduate Recognition Sunday!
Most of our new members do not know that we honor, recognize and give “shout-outs” to all of our graduates on the second Sunday in June. Because so many members don’t know that, they have not yet sent in their names and the schools from which they are graduating so that they can be recognized on graduate Sunday. I am urging you today to please submit either your name or the names of persons in your family who have finished elementary school, middle school, high school, college, or graduate school.

Submit their names to the church office to the attention of the “Graduate Recognition Sunday Committee.” We don’t want any member’s name left off of the program and we don’t want any “surprises” on the day of the program! All of our graduates are asked to be here in the Sanctuary on Sunday, June 13th in order that we might honor you and say to God that we thank God for God’s gifts given to you as you complete this “milestone” in your educational journey.

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TO DO
The American government historically and currently has been marked what Dr. Marimba Ani calls “Rhetorical Ethic.” Rhetorical Ethic according to Dr. Ani is defined as: Culturally structured European hypocrisy. It is a statement framed in terms of acceptable moral behavior towards others that is meant for rhetorical purposes only. Its purpose is to disarm intended victims of European cultural and political imperialism. It is meant for “export” only. It is not intended to have significance within the culture. Its essence is its deceptive effect in the service of European power. When we think about the history of this country with respect to its imperialistic actions, such as stealing of various lands, mistreatment of people, and total disregard and disrespect for other people and cultures, we see how acutely accurate Dr. Ani’s description is. However, if we move from the past to the present, we will continue to see how accurate her analysis is, especially with regard to this current Presidential administration. This administration has clearly shown its rhetorical ethical characteristics by stealing elections, overthrowing a democratically elected president in Haiti, and now with the prison scandal in Abu Gharib.

JUSTICE
Micah 6:8
This Resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has known for approximately 2 years that his administration has been pushing policies and practices that qualify as war crimes. As early as January 25, 2002, the Resident Bush was warned by White House counsel that there was a “threat of domestic criminal prosecution under the War Crimes Act.” Bush was advised to invent a legal technicality that would reduce the chance of prosecution. This legal technicality would allow Bush to declare detainees in the war on terror to be outside of the strictures included in the agreements put forth by the Geneva Conventions, which govern the rules of engagement. When laws are in the way of European power, they find ways to use laws as “export only,” meaning the laws are used to govern others, but not themselves—rhetorical ethic. Take this a step further. The War Crimes Act, which was passed in Congress in 1996 provides for the criminal prosecution of Americans for actions that violate the rights of prisoners and civilians by the Geneva Conventions, and for outrages on personal dignity. This is the binding law of the land. However, this law appears to be subject to the rhetorical ethic of Resident Bush. We have seen horrid photos and videos over the past few weeks of the American treatment of

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TO DO
civilians and soldiers in Iraq. George Bush calls this scandal “failures of character” of American soldiers. However, based on the advice of White House counsel in January of 2002 when the armed forces were only in Afghanistan, it becomes clear that this Administration always planned on using torture tactics in interrogation beyond Afghanistan. White House counsel stated in his advice to the President to “hold open options for future conflicts.” Bush knew and knows about the tortuous acts of the soldiers, and had the pictures not come out, he and his administration would still be condoning the acts of torture on the Iraqi people. Because the demon of white supremacy is more concerned with possessing a disabling power than respect of people, it finds ways to implement its supremacist practices on people regardless of who it affects negatively, as long as it is does not disserve white supremacy. Rhetorical ethic is the hypocritical exercise of white supremacy used to service the same. It sets laws that are only to be adhered to by others. But if those laws or structures get in the way of white supremacist actions of power, they will not apply. Such is the history and current state of this American government.

JUSTICE
Micah 6:8
1. Remember 4 in ‘04 a. $4 Million above the church budgeted amount b. Register 4 new voters c. Take 4 voters to the polls on November 2, 2004 2. Register to Vote 3. Vote 4. DO NOT SHOP AT WAL-MART OR SAM’S CLUB THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: “You start keeping up pace, they start changing up the tempo”

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CALENDAR
MON...5/31 FRI...6/4 HIGHLIGHTS Memorial Day (Church Closed) Singles Community 1st Fridays Worship Service SUNDAY - 5/30 6:30 p.m. 7:15 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Praise Service Worship Service - SA Breakfast - FH Praise Service Worship Service - SA Singles 1st Friday Worship Rehearsal - WC Worship Service - SA MONDAY - 5/31 Memorial Day (Church Closed) Trinity Television Broadcast WJYS 34/62 [Check your local TV listing & cable menu] TUESDAY - 6/1 400 W. 95th Street Voice Class - WC Christian Experience - FH Women’s Drill Team - Narthex II LRPM Stewardship Strategic Planning Committee - BR Men’s Chorus - SA Singles Community - A Internal Security 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Singles Worship Committee - E101 Sisterhood - W302 Leadership Training - W301 Career Development Job Fair Committee - E102 Newness of Life - W307 WEDNESDAY - 6/2 400 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 Rehearsal - SA 7:14 p.m. Prayer Service - SA 8:30 p.m. Singles Community Worship Committee - SA THURSDAY - 6/3 400 W. 95th Street Imani Ya Watume - FH Voice Class - WC Sanctuary Choir Retreat Planning - BR Africa Ministry - 102 Sanctuary Choir - SA Men’s Planning Committee - BR Emmaus Road Ministry Meeting - WC Imani Officers - FH
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TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Tutoring - E101/E102 Career Development - W305 Housing Ministry - W307 FRIDAY - 6/4 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 400 W. 95th Street 1st Fridays Worship Rehearsal - SA Free ‘N One - 207 Tough Love - 203 1st Fridays Worship Service - SA SATURDAY - 6/5 400 W. 95th Street MIT Meeting - FH Yoga Ministry - Narthex II Discipleship Dress Rehearsal - SA Church School - All Rooms Yoga Ministry Committee - BR Little Warriors - FH Reading Tutorial - Kipling School 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Walaika - WC New Members Class - A Media Ministry - 202 Singles Community - 116 Communion Prep - BR DIT 2004 - 118 Young Women’s Christian Walk - 202 Deacon Ministry - WC Women’s Drill Team - FH For Men Only - 116 Women’s Drill Team Family Fellowship - A 532 W. 95th Street Math Tutorial TUCC Village Center (1947 W. 95th Street) Tutoring - E102 Quilting Ministry - W307

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NEW MEMBER CLASSES BLACK & CHRISTIAN (6:30 - 9:30 p.m.) Tues., June 22nd & 29th NEW CONVERTS Adults (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.), Children 6-12 Years (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.) Sat., June 26th & July 3rd
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STEWARDSHIP
A HUNDRED TIMES EVERY DAY
The remarkable scientist and thinker, Albert Einstein, once made a profound statement about getting and giving in life. “A Hundred Times Every Day,” he said, “I remind myself that my life depends on the labors of other people, living and dead.” Then he went on to say, “I realize that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receiving.” Christians are prompted to feel similarly about the gifts given to us by God. Gifts that are given “good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over,” (Luke 6:38) flood down upon us daily: grace, mercy and peace. They also add life, joy and salvation through Christ. And do not forget the gifts from the earth, air, teeming oceans, surging rivers and bubbling springs. Remember also gifts from our family members, friends, teachers, pastors and the countless people in society who are the protectors and conservationists of life: physicians, policemen, firemen, members of the military and others far too numerous to mention. Imagine how we are being looked after “24/7” by God and God’s faithful. We get and we get and we get...if we only take time to remember. Einstein was wise to realize that he needed to exert himself in order to give in the measure he had received. Jesus put it this way, “Everyone to whom much is given of Him will much be required.” (Luke 12:48) To be spiritually healthy, we would do well to be alert to the bountiful gifts we are given each day and to make certain that we exert ourselves to give in the measure we have received. The Stewardship Ministry Constance A. King, Editor Stacey Moore, Chairperson

LIFESTYLE CAPITAL STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN
COMMITMENT QUESTIONS? Are you ready to close the gap? Don’t remember what you committed? Don’t remember how much is left on your commitment? To get this information, call the Lifestyle Capital Stewardship Campaign Hotline at 962-5650 ext. 825. Please clearly state your name, spelling your last name. State your Giving number and your call will be returned within the week.

STARTING A COMMITMENT Are you ready to make a commitment to the Lifestyle Capital Stewardship Campaign? Complete your commitment card today! Pick up a Commitment Card at the Information Desk today! Commitment Cards can also be found on the Habari Gani Rack in the Atrium. During regular hours, Monday through Friday, you can also pick up a Commitment Card in the Accounting office. When paying on your commitment, please make sure that you write the amount you are giving on LINE 19 on the Giving envelope. FOUR MORE IN 2004 If you are giving to close the gap to “Four More in 2004” please write “4 in 4” on Line 99 - Special on the Giving envelope. This will ensure proper recording of your gift to Pastor Wright for the Lifestyle Capital Stewardship Campaign.
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The Akiba
Resources For Issues Facing African American Families Today!

Promises & Prayers for You in the Military

Quitting America
by Randall Robinson

Intellectual Warfare
by Jacob H. Carruthers

First Freed
edited by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis

Defending Black Faith
by Craig S. Kener & Glenn Usry

Building Up Zion’s Walls
by James C. Perkins

The Debt - What America Owes to Blacks
by Randall Robinson

The Urban Guide to Biblical Money Management
by Oteia Bruce

You can register in the AKIBA and on-line at www.tucc.org/CFABS!

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A BRIGHTER DAY ... 1st Frida ys Wor ship Ser vice

TUCC Singles Community

Singles Conference At Sea August 27-30, 2004

invites you to

Peace Be Still!

Mark 4:39

$100 Payment DUE NOW! For more information call Sydneye Wilson • 773-363-9500
Come Worship With the Singles Community • F.A.T. Fridays Worship Every Friday 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Chicago Federation of Musicians Building 175 W. Washington Street Special Menu - Worship, Word, FREE Lunch For More Info call 773-962-5650, x423

June 4, 2004
Rev. Mar cus D . Cosb y

Guest Pr eac her :

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Young Women’s Christian Walk Ministry
Third Annual Dinner: “Celebrating Our Life-Line Through Family”

Leadership Training
(For ministries that did not attend the Leadership Training in February) All ministries and ad hoc committee chairpersons must attend this Leadership Training Workshop

Essay Contest

Topic: “Why My Father Is The YWCW Father of the Year” 1. All contestants must be members of Trinity UCC. 2. All entries must be on 8.5”x11” paper, printed neatly (no cursive) or typed double-spaced in 14 pt font, front side of paper only. 3. Essay is to be 250 words or less. Essays will be judged on the following criteria: a. Clear, focused and well-supported ideas. b. Logically ordered ideas allowing essay to flow. c. Precise, powerful and engaging choice of words. d. Varying sentence lengths with transitional words. e. Correct use of grammar, spelling and punctuation. Most importantly, all essays should give clear examples of why the writer feels his/her father should be acknowledged as the YWCW Father of the Year. Contact information, including name, age and phone number, should be submitted with essay. Essays are due no later than June 6, 2004 and should be delivered to the YWCW Ministry mailbox #108. There will be only one Grand Prize Winner. Winner and Father of the Year receive a free dinner at the 3rd Annual Dinner, Saturday, June 19, 6:00 p.m., at the Wyatt Christian Center, 8950 S. Stony Island Ave. Winner will be notified by Monday, June 7, 2004. Essay entries will not be returned.

Tuesday, June 1, 2004 6:30 p.m. Trinity Village Center
Contact Ministry Services with questions: 773-962-5650

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HEART OF THE COMMUNITY
CENTERS FOR NEW HORIZONS, INC. Honoring Rev. Barbara Jean Allen, Annual Traces 2004 “Community Builders,” Thursday, June 17, 5:30 p.m. Columbia Yacht Club, 111 N. Lake Shore Dr., Call Tina Gulley-Augustus or Jamie Samsel, 773-373-5700 CHICAGO AREA ALLIANCE BLACK SCHOOL EDUCATORS Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance, Thursday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m., Lexington House, 7717 W. 95th St., Call Ervin Bond, 773-802-6942 CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY “Why Am I So Tired? Modern Man’s Fatigue,” Monday, June 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Carter G. Woodson, 9525 S. Halsted, Call 773-667-0768 CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS SCHOLARSHIPS Students can receive $3,000-$5,000, Applications due by end of summer, 773-224-6500 or www.house.gov/rush DUNBAR VOCATIONAL CAREER ACADEMY High School 1974 Class Reunion, Save the dates: October 1-3, Hyatt reservations, Call 312-567-1234 or 1-800-233-1234 DUSABLE MUSEUM “Sounds of Jamaica” for all grades, Wednesday, June 2, 10:30 a.m., 740 E. 56th Place AND…DUSABLE MUSEUM 30th Arts and Crafts Festival, “Connecting Black Art and History, Celebrating Excellence and Achievement,” June 4-July 11, 12:00 p.m., Muntu Dance, Malcolm Jamal Warner, 773-947-0600 x225, vendors x620 ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL Celebrating African youth and folklore through dance, drumming, hip hop, tap and more, June 5-6, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Shore Dr., 773-243-2566 LINDBLOM HIGH SCHOOL Class of 84 Calling all graduates! Send information to P.O. Box 841, Hazel Crest, IL 60429 or 312-458-0556 LITERACY CHICAGO Register now for adult basic education ABE and GED classes 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Greater Walters AME Zion Church, 8422 S. Damen Ave. Call Helen Richardson, 312-870-1100 x112 MUNTU DANCE THEATRE CHICAGO “Live at the Pier,” Wednesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m., Skyline Stage, 600 E. Grand, group rates available, Call 773-602-1135, by June 18 NEO TALENT Featuring Larnzell Harper, Jr., Media and Men’s Dance Ministry member, Thursdays through July 15, 7:00 p.m., channel 19 SOUTHWEST WOMEN WORKING TOGETHER “The Spirit of a Woman: Campaign Against Domestic Violence,” featuring Iyanla Vanzant, Aretha Franklin, India Arie, June 13, 7:00 p.m., Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker, 312-902-1500 or SouthWest Women, 773-7372500 x309 STRENGTHENING THE FAMILY CONFERENCE Today, Sunday, May 30, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Field Museum, James Simpson Theater, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. Call Stanley G. Robertson, 773-233-5038 THIRD BAPTIST CHURCH OF CHICAGO Health and Wellness Ministry presents “The New World of Epilepsy” Saturday, June 5, 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m., 1500 W. 95th St., RSVP: Paula Brown, 312-942-7094

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HEART OF THE COMMUNITY
THE ROSE Community awareness seminar “Beyond Dependence to Deliverance,” Individuals chemically dependent, codependent, victims and survivors of domestic violence are welcome, Saturday, June 5, Shiloh Baptist Church, 7059 S. Racine, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 773-604-1640 UNITED BLOCKS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH SHORE City of Chicago Department of Buildings has programs for property owners to receive $10,000 Free (with one program not based on income), United Blocks Association of South Shore meeting, Linda Cohran, President, Thursday, June 17, 6:30 p.m., South Shore High School, 76th & Constance.

INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
AFRICA MINISTRY Save the date, August 12-24 to join Pastor Wright on a spiritual and cultural sojourn to Ghana, West Africa, Call Sydneye Wilson, 773-363-9500 Informational meeting: Thursday, June 3, 6:30 p.m. CAREER DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY Sixth Annual Job Fair committee planning meeting, Tuesday, June 1, 7:00 p.m., Trinity Village Center, Committee volunteers needed, Interested employers contact 773-962-0139 or careerdevelop@tucc.org ISUTHU/MEN’S FELLOWSHIP Invites boys ages 6-17 and men to participate in our annual rites of passage fishing trip, June 25-26 Lacon, IL, Cost: $25 per person, Register in Atrium after each worship service, Call Michael Jones, 773-962-5650 or Eric Williams, 773-298-1590 MEMBERSHIP CLERK MINISTRY Members needed! Member for three years, tither, completed required Bible classes. If interested leave name and contact information in mailbox #89 SINGLES COMMUNITY Unmarried Couples Family, discussion on abstinence, financial compatibility, prenuptial agreements and cohabitation, Call Sis. Daphne ElDorrado, 708-524-5330 or Bro. Wesley Wilson, 773-731-3101 AND…SINGLES COMMUNITY Bookclub discussion, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Sunday, June 27, 2:30-4:00 p.m., Jack’s Java, 96th & Western, RSVP: Tereska Haman, 312-399-9857 or Brian Clardy, 708-456-0300 x3993 by Tuesday, June 22 WOMEN’S GUILD Seeking equipment accidentally placed in wrong automobile, Saturday, May 15, in the parking lot of Trinity Acres. The car is a tan or gold colored Saturn. If this sounds like your car, please check your trunk. Call Beverly Harmon, 773-488-3612 YOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN WALK Ministry for young ladies ages 16-25. Workshops on self-image, careers, teen/adult issues, etiquette, prayer partners and bible study, Informational meeting: Saturday, June 5, 4:30 p.m., Call Michelle Hinton, 773-610-4914 or Helen Whigham, 773-721-0842.

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Private Brandon A. Arnold TF1, 34AR, ACO 1-16INF FOB Camp Manhattan APO-AE 09381 Pvt. 2 Marcus G. Banks HHC1-187, INF, 96073 ATO-AE 09325-6073 Sgt. Freddie Bates HSC 602D ASB Unit 15725 Box 175 APO, AP 96257-5725 Clinton Brewer Alpha Company 1-21 Infantry, 2nd BCT APO, AE 09347-9998 S.R. Lamont J. Earnest 7740 Southside Blvd. #1108 Jacksonville, FL 32256 1SG Jennifer M. Gordon A Company 27th MSB, 1 CD APO, AE 09313 Major Mark Anthony Hopkins ALMP Box 1793 Ft. Lee, VA 23801-1705 SSGT. Kenneth Jackson 3625th Maintenance Company Unit 91702 APO, AE 09391 ssgjackson9@aol.com A.R. Gregory Johnson, Jr. USS George Washington CVN-73 Box 32 AIRV-2 FPO, AE 09550-2873 Trina Johnson CMR 429, Box #020 APO, AE 09054

A.A. Shikamana Kunjufu 606 Park Ave. Apt. #307 Orange Park, FL 32073 SPC Juiselle Lewis E-4 143rd/32nd/1244th APO, AE 09366 LCpl James (“Lucky”) McDaniel 1st Stinger Btry Unit 37232 FPO - AP 96603-7232 OS3 Jason Newbon USS Decatur/OPS/OI FPO, AP 96663-1290 San Diego, CA 92136 Pvt. Torre Oats P. Co. 2566th QM BN 5th Platoon 901 13th St. A. Avenue Ft. Lee, VA 23801 Sgt. Derrick A. Phillips 3625th Maintenance Company Unit 91702 APO, AE 09391 Austin Pope, Jr. 557 AEG/TFTR-3 APO, AEA 09321 Sgt. Floyd Smith 3625th Maintenance Co., Unit 91702 APO, AE 09391 DK3 Daryl L. Standifer PER. SUPP. DET. NI P.O. Box 35702 San Diego, CA 92135

Pvt. Kalia Thomas A/82nd Chemical Battalion 451 Colorado Ave. Unit #12 Ft. Leonard Wood, MO 65473 Marvin & Kimberly Vernardo AmEmbassy Seoul/DAO Unit 15550 APO, AP 96205-0001 kourvoisier@hotmail.com Sgt. Leroy Warren 2 847 PH PSB Camp Wolverine Kuwait, APO, AE 09336 Cpt. Quincy Washington 416 ENCOM 100 S. Frontage Rd. Ft. McPherson, GA 30330 Mark T. White IT1 (SW) White Samuel B. Roberts FFG-58 OPS, Div. FPO, AA 34092-1512 Spc Jason R. Williams 401st TC/44th CSB APO, AE 09385 FC2 Reginald M. Williams CS/CS7 USS Nimitz CVN 68 FPO, AP 96620-2820 williar@nimitz.navy.mil Chrystal Ashby P.O. Box 4381 – St. James Square Houston, TX 72210 ashbyce@bp.com

Sandra Enimil c/o Paul Obeying P.O. Box 80 Legon, Ghana Ancil A. Gabriel UNMIK (Kosho) P.O. Box 4778 Grand Central St. NY, NY 10163 Clara Gibbs P.O. Box 3387 Dainfern 2055 Johannesburg, South Africa P.J. Green-Young and son Joaquim 654 Girard St. NW, #502 Washington, DC 20001 Alpha Johnson 9125-R Tumbleweed Run 11505 Laurel, MD 20723 Zachary Weaver Rust College Davage-Smith Hall 150 Rust Ave., Room 251 Holly Springs, MS 38635 Dorothy Williams 128 Ruefontaine Lithonia, Georgia 30038 (770) 808-7272 (Send Cards) Ryan A. Williams Jackson State University Dixon Hall, Room 323 1400 JR Lynch St. Jackson, MS 39217

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PRAYERS ONLY
Adams, Anthony Adams-Robinson, Sharon Allen, Edwina & Family Allen, Walter & Family Ashton, Stephanie Avila, Rev. Francis M. Bailey, Dorothy Banks, Darryl Barrett-Gorden, Mamie Barrigher, Jeffrey Bass, Edith Beacham, Marcella Benford, Annie Bennett, Janvier Benson, Marcella Benson II , Zachary Bethea, Lila Blakemore, J.D. Bontemp, Sterling Boose, Christopher Bowers, Jeffrey Boyce, Aja Boyce, Christian Boyce, Traea Boyd, Ronald Bradley, Tawana Brisbon, Melanie Broome, Ethel Brown, Alonzo Brown, Ayanni Brown, Carita Brown, Debra Brown, Dr. Harriette Brown, Hysson Brown, Lenora Brown, Margaret Burchett, Charles Butler, Nicole Byrd, Janice Calhoun, Aron Campbell, Mary A. Cherry, Roberta Clark, Cheryl Cobb-Lacey, Denise Collins, Anthony Collins, MIT Deneen Collins, Shelby Cooper, Linda Cooper, Sylvester Cooper, Tonya Craft, Cynthia Cunningham, Almyrtle Darling, Rosa Davis, Antoinette Davis, Baby Jacob “RayRay” Dayton, Jr., Miles Donald, Sandra Duke, Annette Duncan, Ouida Dunns, Catherine DuPlessis, Consuella Edmondson, Yvonne Edwards, Rosalie Edwards-Wharthon, Baby Janaya Ellison, Debbie Ervin, Dwayne Ferguson, Donna Ferrell, Bernice Fleming, Thomas Foster, Roben Foxx, Kelley Franklin, Mark Garland, Dorothy Garrett, Florida Gibson, Carolyn Gilliam, Halaynne Glass, Creoler Glover, Floyd Golston, Lauren Gore, Paul & Paulette Graham, Elder Lucille Gray, Deloris Gray, Viola Green, Patricia Griffin, Jon-Antoine Gwynn, Mama Irma Miller & Arthur Hall, Joseph Hammond, Joe Hancox, Charles Hardaway-Wheeler, Pamela Hardy, Glodine Harper, Jr., Herbert Harris, Deborah Jean Harris, Fontella Harris, JaJuan Harris, Marilyn Harris, Robert Harrison, Kim Hawkins, Donell Hawkins, Linda Hawthorne, Mary Hendricks, Carla Hill, Bill Holder, Joni J. Hubbard, Margo Hunter, Jennifer Jackson, Ebony Jackson, Edward Jackson, Inell Jackson, Queen Johnson, Bonita & Letitia Johnson, Bryant Johnson, Edward Johnson, Maria Johnson, Renada Jones, Carl Jones, Georgia A. Jones, Melvin Jubirt, Herbert Kilgore, Rashad & Family Kimball, Deacon Elizabeth King, Leora Knott, Barbara Lake, Gia Lee, Linda Linton, Susan Lloyd, Celia Lloyd, Morgan London, Millie Lyles , Johnise Major, Sr. & Jr., James Mallory, Tashinda & Eloria Martin, Anthony Martin, Willie Matlock, Charles Matthews, Charles Maxwell, Ebonie Maxwell, Sr., Thomas McCain, Deacon June McDade , Darlene McDaniel-Kemp, Thelma McFall, Marcus McFern-Golston, Olla McGee, Charles McGlathery, Aaron McGraw, Ariana McIntosh, Deacon Maurice McKenni, Davanti McKinney, Dorothy McNorton, Deacon Virginia Miller, Deacon Beatrice Miller, Virgie Mims Family Moore, Alecsia Moore, Deacon Lynette Moran, Mary Morris, Ezel Morris, Jimmie Murray, Tarina & Family Muse, Virginia Nash, Elvin Nolen-Patrick, Nicole & Family Norris, Kelly Novy Family Pagan, Clarastine Parker, Dr. Melverline Parker, Samuel Paul, William Payton, Javon Payton-Love, Mary Perry, Curtis V.

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PRAYERS ONLY
Polk, Theodore Pope, Dakita Pope, Delores Prentiss, Tracy Prospect Heights Community Church Putman, Delores Quarles, Ovelle Rayels, Joy Reese , Louise Rendell, Thelma Reynolds, Mattie Rhodes-Wayne, Sandra Ricketts, Virginia Roberts, Frank Roberts-Bess, Carol Roby, Lillie Ross, Allene Russell, Dr. Millicent Ryhal, Tommie Saddler, Robert Sanders, Norma Sanders, Tasha Scates, Hermine Scott, Matthew Simpson, Ted Simpson, Wanda Singleton, Sr., Darnell Smartt, Julie Smith, Geneva Smith, Mary Ella Smith, Robert M. Smith II, Hamilton South, Lucretia Stallworth, Eunice Stanback, Geneva & Charles Starks, Prof. Bob & Family Stewart, Ananise Summerville, Lula Summerville, Tamika Sykes, Edward Tate, Dr. Virginia Taylor, Catherine Taylor, Kenneth Taylor, Tanya Taylor, William Teverbaugh, Sr., George Thomas, Lillian Thomas, Mariah Thomas, Rosetta Thompson, John Trask, Bobbie Jean Trenoir, Carol & Joseph Trice, Thomas Triplett, Mother Sadie Turner, Anderson Vernardo, Helen Wadling, Kandace and Donna Walker, Cynthia Wallace, Jacory Washington, Deacon Sadie Washington-Ward, Denise Webb, Jasmine Wesby, Skylar Westbrook, Nia Wharthon, Edward Whitaker, McDay White, Deacon Jeanine White, Joseph T. Whitman, Alice Whyte-Grudger, Merlyn Wicks, Raymond C. Wicks, Raymond E. Wilcher, Margie Williams, Deacon Jackie Williams, Jamal Z. Williams, Maudine Williams, Rhonda Williams, Robert C. Williams, Tajanai Williams, Sr., Zanyiel Wilson, Kendall Wilson, Robert Withers, Mother Ernestine Woods, John & Family Woods, Sharon & Frances Wooley, Claudia & Theora Wright, Dr. Mary H. Young, Samella

HOSPITALIZED
Nellie Hood Holy Cross Hospital 2701 W. 68th St. (29) SICU (773) 884-9000 Deacon Maurice McIntosh Christ Hospital 4440 W. 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Room 832N, Bed 1 708-425-8000 Mother Irma Miller-Gwynn Ingalls Memorial Hospital One Ingalls Dr., Harvey, IL 60426 Room 254 (CARDS ONLY - NO CALLS OR VISITS) Doris Nelson St. James Hospital 20201 Crawford Ave. Olympia Fields, IL 60461 Room 2523, Bed 2 (708) 747-4000 Darnell Singleton, Sr. Rush University Medical Center 1653 W. Congress Pkwy. (12) (PASTORAL VISITS ONLY) Hortense Williams St. Margaret Mercy Hospital 5454 Hohman Ave. Hammond, IN 46320 Room 5210, Bed 1 219-932-2300

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BEREAVED
THE FAMILY OF: PLEASE SEND CARDS TO:

Mr. Charles Cain Mrs. Buena V. Collins Mrs. Mary Crenshaw Mr. Leonard Able Creswell Mrs. Helen Evans Mr. Lashawn McKinley Mr. Roy Lightfoot, Sr. Ms. Dorothy Jackson Mr. Vernon Jarrett

Deacon Johnnie B. King & Family, 8947 S. Constance Ave. (17) Mr. Sultan Farabee & Family, 4544 S. Ellis Ave., 1st Flr. (53) Mrs. Bessie L. Ward & Family, 8621 S. Calumet Ave. (19) Mr. Leonard Creswell, Sr. & Family, 9205 S. Loomis Ave. (20) Mr. Walter Evans & Family, 5471 S. Hyde Park Blvd. (15)

Mr. Rashad Kilgore & Family, 6132 S. Champlain Ave. (37) The Family of Vernon Jarrett c/o Operation PUSH 930 E. 50th St. (15) Mrs. Lillie Miles & Family, 9739 S. Green St. (43) Mr. Reginald Harris & Family, 6942 S. Aberdeen St. (21) Mrs. Alice Scott & Family, 8741 S. Halsted St. (36) Mrs. Brenda Howard & Family, 5821 N. Broadway Ave. Apt. 1108 (60)

Mr. Lewis Means Mrs. Lucille Shephard Mr. Otis Ross Mrs. Katherine Taylor

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EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES
AIKENS, Annie Manor Care Nursing Home 940 Maple Ave., Homewood, IL 60430 Room 409, Bed B 708-799-0244 CADENHEAD, LaFronne Jackson Square Nursing Center 5130 W. Jackson Blvd. (44) Room 313, Bed A 773-921-8000 CARTER, Michael Washington Heights Nursing Home 1010 W. 95th St. (43) Room 329, Bed 1 773-298-1177 DAREY, Ann Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 319, Bed 1 773-434-8787 ELZIE, Deacon Evelyn Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 203, Bed 1 773-434-8787 GLASS, Creoler Pavilion of Forest Park 8200 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, IL 60130 Room 323, Bed 2 708-488-9850 GRAYSON, Irene Hickory Nursing Home 9246 S. Roberts Road, Hickory Hills, IL 60460 Room 7, Bed 2 708-598-4040 HAMPTON, Ineze Manor Care Health Care Services 2145 E. 170th St., South Holland, IL 60473 Room 333, Bed C 708-895-3255 JARVIS, Lenora Manor Care Nursing Home 9401 S. Kostner, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Room 251, Bed B (708) 952-3778 LOWE, Gladys Renaissance at South Shore Nursing Home 2425 E. 71st St. (49) Room 201, Bed A 773-721-5000 MARTIN, Kim Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles (53) Room 200, Bed 2 312-326-2000 MOORE, Joyce Lexington Nursing Center 675 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60139 Room 226, Bed B 847-301-0169 PEAVY, Irene Alden Northshore Nursing Center 5050 W. Touhy, Skokie, IL 60077 Room 104, Bed 2 847-763-5456 SEYMOUR, Otis Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 230, Bed 1 773-434-8787 TEVERBAUGH, George Rush-Barton Supported Living Facility 1245 S. Wood St. (08) Room 320 312-421-5220 TINSLEY, Eddis Dawson Nursing Home 3500 S. Giles (53) Room 317, 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 2425 E. 71st St. (39) Room 411, Bed A 773-721-5000 WILSON, Louis Renaissance on 87th St. 2940 W. 87th St. (52) Room 302, Bed 1 773-434-8787

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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
ADAMS-CHILDS, Vernita ALVAREZ-MOMPREMIER, Marie BASKIN, Marie BLACK, Helen BROOKINS, Audrey BROOKS, Arzulia BROUGHTON, Anne BURKS, Willa A. BUTTS, Katherine CLAY, Louise CLAY, Nancy DAVIS, Antoinette DILLARD, Denzel DUNNS, Catherine EILAND, Goletha ELLERSON, Carolyn EMMONS, Rosalind EVANS, A. Mildred FORD, John FUNCHES, Josephine GILL, Charlotte GOLSTON, Lauren GRAHAM, Elder Lucille GRAYSON, Aletha HARDY, Glodine HARDY, Lula HARRIS, Fontella HEREFORD, Bessie HILL, Billy HORNSBURGER, Ruby JACKSON, Lillian JOHNSON, David JOHNSON, Florence T. JOHNSON-LARRY, Juanita JONES, Calvin B. JONES, Georgia A. 1621 E. 68th St. 9624 S. Carpenter St. 14339 Park Ave., Harvey, IL 456 E. 87th Pl. 9315 S. Ashland Ave. 9412 S. Eggleston Ave. 9308 S. Stewart 18525 S. Center Ave. Homewood, IL 5731 S. Marshfield Ave. 11626 S. Stewart 5948 W. Midway Park 7953 S. Vernon Ave., Apt. #3 8002 S. Ellis Ave. 8736 S. Justine Ave. 11801 S. Bell Ave. 951 W. Vermont Ave. 9950 S. Carpenter St. 17400 S. Kedzie Ave., Apt. #442 Hazel Crest, IL 8939 S. Dante Ave. 9312 S. Union Ave. 7937 S. Indiana Ave. 11102 S. Bell Ave., Apt. #B 9622 S. Winston Ave. 9526 S. Avalon Ave. 4747 S. King Dr., Apt. #508 8606 S. Elizabeth St. 1222 W. 79th St. 9251 S. Parnell Ave. 6040 S. Harper, Apt. 409 369 E. 88th St. 7309 S. Dante Ave. 10133 S. LaFayette Ave. 1715 E. 91st St. 790 Mackinaw Ave., Calumet City, IL 3939 S. Calumet Ave. 935 Maple Ave., Apt. #341 Homewood, IL (37) (43) (60426) (19) (20) (28) (20) (60430) (37) (28) (44) (19) (19) (20) (43) (43) (43) (60429) (19) (28) (19) (43) (43) (28) (15) (20) (20) (20) (36) (19) (19) (28) (17) 60409 (53) (60430) 773-363-8625 773-779-3985 708-331-1431 773-846-6572 773-233-3002 773-224-7581 773-468-2212 708-799-3581 773-436-8254 773-468-9642 773-287-9194 773-488-7908 773-651-4636 773-239-7382 773-881-7971 773-660-0654 773-779-3872 708-335-4330 773-734-7363 773-224-4581 773-873-8040 773-239-8534 773-233-4016 773-734-4702 773-268-6764 773-783-4096 773-483-7075 773-846-0448 773-256-1999 773-846-9234 773-493-5421 773-568-7452 773-768-0683 708-862-5377 773-548-3474 708-799-6476

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JONES, Helen JONES, Lula LEHMANN, Mrs. Augie LLOYD, Morgan McDANIEL-KEMP, Thelma McINTOSH, Deacon Maurice McKINNON, Cora MILLINER, Carrie MORRISON, Marjorie NELSON, Mary NELSON, Thomas QUINN, Anna ROBERTS-BESS, Carol SAMPSON, Mary SHANNON, Jackie SIMMONS, Laverne SMITH, Vera TATE, Dr. Virginia WASHINGTON, Ronald WILLIAMS, Carolyn WILLIAMS, Orphia WILLIAMS, Rhonda WOODS, Yolanda 10028 S. Yale Ave., Apt. #2 11325 S. Union Ave. 9619 S. Princeton Ave. 9719 S. Lowe Ave. 10028 S. Yale Ave. 7811 S. Michigan Ave. 9717 S. Green St. 9515 S. Green St. 9219 S. Union Ave. 5401 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Apt. #1101 5401 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Apt. #1101 7022 S. South Shore Dr., Apt. #718 3743 W. 135th St., Robbins, IL 7335 S. Merrill Ave. 6337 S. St. Lawrence Ave. 503 E. 87th Pl. 6531 S. Maplewood Ave. 17422 Greenbay Ave., Lansing, IL 8635 S. 87th Ave., Justice, IL 643 Washington St., Unit #2 Oak Park, IL 8243 S. Clyde Ave., Apt. #1 1881 E. Michigan City Road Calumet City, IL 2315 W. 80th St. (28) (28) (20) (28) (28) (19) (43) (20) (20) (15) (15) (49) (60472) (49) (37) (19) (29) (60438) (60458) (60302) (17) (60409) (20) 773-264-3067 773-468-4743 773-568-1172 773-779-8680 773-928-3625 773-651-9560 773-881-8228 773-233-8240 773-723-7251 773-667-3404 773-667-3404 773-684-8831 708-597-6511 773-288-2332 773-288-8655 773-483-2830 773-476-2481 708-474-9214 708-563-9771 708-383-8404 773-721-5118 708-862-4062 773-737-0301

BRADLEY, Tawana BROWN, Hysson CHAPMAN, Malachi CLARK, Minister Corliss A. CONDA, William GRAY, Deloris GRIGSBY, Robert HARRIS, Vandy HATCHETT, Jessie HENDRIX, Sidney

CARDS ONLY 8405 S. Burnham Ave. 10437 S. Hoxie Ave. 10838 S. Wallace Ave. 1129 N.E. 16th Ave., #5, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 12453 S. Emerald Ave. P.O. Box 537, Lansing, IL 18857 Willow Crest, Country Club Hills, IL 400 E. 33rd St., Apt. #1503 10450 S. King Dr. 16527 S. Wolcott Ave., Markham, IL

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SICK & SHUT-IN • MEMBERS AT HOME
JACKSON, Melisa LOWE, Gladys MARSHALL, Patrice McKINNEY,Walter MILES, Mary MIMS, Calvin MOORE, Hilton NEELY, Mitchell POLK, Theodore ROBERTS, Fontain ROBINSON, Ruby SMITH, Walter STEELE, Clara THOMAS, Mariah THOMAS, Rosetta WALKER, Jr., Floyd WALKER, Sr., Floyd WASHINGTON, Dorothy M. WAY, Lucy B. WHITEHEAD, Mary Lou WILLIAMS, Deacon Jackie YOUNG, Charlotte 7914 S. Sacramento Ave. 5300 S. South Shore Dr. 7905 S. Albany Ave. 8440 S. Kenwood Ave. 6142 S. St. Lawrence Ave. 140 W. 73rd St., 1st Flr. 8620 Peace Way, Apt. #1038, Las Vegas, NV 3111 W. 139th Pl., Robbins, IL 4835 S. King Dr., Apt. #608 182 N. Austin Ave. 1921 Foster St., Evanston, IL 10338 S. Church Ave. 7259 S. Constance Ave. 8405 S. Burnham Ave. 5035 S. Evans Ave., Apt. #2B 8428 S. Green St. 8428 S. Green St. 2045 W. Jackson Blvd., #2012 9308 S. Normal Ave. 1073 W. 108th St. 632 E. 88th Pl. 15407 S. Western Ave., Harvey, IL COMMUNION VISITS ONLY 8436 S. King Dr. 9035 S. Luella Ave. 9600 S. Prospect 8217 S. Ingleside Ave. 9600 S. Lowe Ave. 9530 S. Lowe Ave. 120 E. 83rd St. 6345 S. Sangamon St. DEACON VISITS ONLY 6751 S. Constance Ave. (49) (20) (15) (52) (19) (37) (21) (89147) (60472) (15) (39) (60201) (43) (49) (17) (15) (20) (20) (12) (20) (43) (19) (60426)

BARRETT-GORDEN, Mamie BENN, Vester JEFFERSON, Lorine M. JOHNSON, Audrey MARTIN, Willie MUSE, Virginia PEGUES, Mary WILKS, Elizabeth

(19) 773-846-6229 (17) 773-374-8914 (43) 773-429-0754 (19) 773-723-5207 (20) 773-779-5791 (28) 773-779-7460 (19) 773-873-2629 TUES & THUR - 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. (21) 773-873-0879

WEAVER, Odessa

773-288-3795

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PRAYER CONCERNS
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SERVICE AND SUPPORT GROUPS
BLAINE DeNYE LIBRARY
773-962-5650, ext. 740 TU - 11:30-1:30 p.m. TU & TH - 6:00-8:00 p.m. SAT 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

COUNSELING MINISTRY
Answering Service 773-962-0043

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)

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

MEDIA SALES
TU, WED, TH, FRI 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. MON, TU, TH 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. WED 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. SAT 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. SUN - After Each Service

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

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

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

PRISON MINISTRY Answering Service 773-962-5650 Mailbox 886 THE AKIBA (Bookstore)
M-TU - 9:00 - 9:00 p.m. WED - 9:00 - 7:00 p.m. TH - 9:00 - 9:00 p.m. FR - Closed SAT - 9:00 - 5:00 p.m. SUN - After All Services

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

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

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT 773-962-5650, Ext. 819

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PASTORAL/PROGRAM STAFF
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Senior Pastor Rev. Melbalenia D. Evans, Executive Minister 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 Eric Z. Williams, Director College Placement Robert E. Wooten, Jr., Director of Music Deacon Jeri L. Wright-Harris, Director of Media Janet Wright-Moore, Executive Secretary

Saturday Church School • 9:30 a.m. 532 W. 95th Street & 400 W. 95th Street 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) 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.

Reception Desk Hours Monday through Friday • 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturdays • 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sundays • 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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