Photo Essay: During a Ceremony Held in Their Honor, Area Pastors Got to Relax in the Pews for a Change

A Feb. 19 event at Second Baptist Church in Maywood honored the area’s pastors and religious leaders. | Sebastian Hidalgo/Village Free Press Monday, February 20, 2017 || By Sebastian Hidalgo || @maywoodnews On Sunday, the Second Baptist Church in Maywood held a special black tie ceremony honoring Proviso Township’s pastors and particularly its own of 56 years — the Rev. Wallace W. Sykes. At 93, … Continue reading Photo Essay: During a Ceremony Held in Their Honor, Area Pastors Got to Relax in the Pews for a Change

How a Maywood Churchgoer’s Faith Turned Into Action Became an Annual Event

Members of the Proviso West Marching Band perform during the 2014 Health and Awareness Fair and Parade, held outside of Miracle Revival Center in Maywood. The event often features free medical services, below, among other resources. This year’s fair and parade, the 11th one, could also be the last for its founder and organizer, Bonnie Stegall. | File Thursday, July 28, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || … Continue reading How a Maywood Churchgoer’s Faith Turned Into Action Became an Annual Event