Op-Ed: One Year In, We’re Still Committed to All Generations

People worshipping during a 1-year anniversary service of Empowerment Church in March. | Below, Empowerment’s pastor, Rev. Teddy Matthews, preaches during service. || Shanel Romain/VFP Sunday, April 30, 2017 || By Rev. Teddy Matthews || @maywoodnews Starting a church is no easy task. In the beginning, we had no members, no facility, no budget. What we did have, however, is a call and the understanding … Continue reading Op-Ed: One Year In, We’re Still Committed to All Generations

New Church To Settle Inside Cinemark Theater In Melrose Park

Cinemark Theater in Melrose Park, which will host Empowerment Church on Sundays starting March 27. | Cinematreasures.org Thursday, March 24, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Starting this weekend, a trip to Cinemark in Melrose Park will mean more than an afternoon matinee. This upcoming Easter Sunday, Proviso Township’s newest congregation, Empowerment Church, will host its first service inside of the multiplex. Theodore Matthews, the church’s … Continue reading New Church To Settle Inside Cinemark Theater In Melrose Park