Local branch of international organization helps clients become debt free

by Destinee Evans SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 10, 2020) – Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a UK-based organization that has helped 26,000 people per year become debt free. With branches in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, CAP added a United States center in 2019, in South Holland, Illinois. Nancy Zekveld is a South Holland resident … Read more

Black Women’s Expo to host virtual #WeMatter webinar

Saturday, July 11, 1:00–6:00pm information provided by C Whitt PR CHICAGO, Ill. (July 5, 2020) – Black Women’s Expo (BWe) is partnering with Illinois Census 2020 and Counting on Chicago Coalition to present #WEMATTER On the Frontline: A Black Women’s Agenda! The virtual webinar is scheduled for Saturday, July 11, from 1:00–6:00pm. The event will … Read more

Easing into hard conversations – postponed to June 26

Lansing pastors continue discussions of race, history, and community by Melanie Jongsma Note: The version of this story that published earlier this week included information about the next installment of Pastoral Conversations. Because of scheduling conflicts, that installment has been postponed to Friday, June 26, at 5:00pm. That information has been updated below as well.) … Read more

Easing into hard conversations

Lansing pastors begin discussions of race, history, and community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2020) – “Hey, welcome, welcome, welcome,” began Pastor Leroy Childress as the Facebook Live event launched. Prompted by events locally and nationally, Childress and four other Lansing pastors and ministry leaders organized a “Pastoral Conversation on Racial Unity” that … Read more