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AACC luncheon featured trailblazing entrepreneurs By: Raina J. Johnson Special to The Milwaukee Times The African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee presented its annual ‘Women in Business’ series luncheon, with the theme of “Journey of Powerful Women.” This year, the sold-out event featured two very successful entrepreneurs who went after their dreams and never looked back: Ms. Lazonnie Belton, President/ CEO and Instructor at Visions in Hair Design (VHD) Institute of Cosmetology, located in Milwaukee; and Miss Robbie Montgomery, owner of Sweetie Pie’s at the Mangrove and The Upper Crust, nationally acclaimed soul food restaurants in St. Louis, MO. Ms. Belton, or Ms. B, as her students affectionately call her, is a trailblazer in the

beauty and business worlds. Dr. Eve Hall, President of the African American Chamber said, “Visions in Hair Design is the only female, African American owned and operated cosmetology institute in the state of Wisconsin.” That fact alone makes Ms. B a visionary leader and pillar in this community. The realization of her dream didn’t come easily, but Ms. B never gave up. “As a little girl, I was always the one that wanted to do somebody’s hair. When I got older, everyone would come to me to get their hair and make up done for their special occasions. It was always my dream and vision to become a cosmetologist. I also liked to play school, but I had to be the teacher or the principal,

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Pictured at the ‘Women in Business’ series luncheon presented by the African American Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 3, 2013 (from left) are Linda Montgomery, manager of Sweetie Pie’s/The Upper Crust; Sweetie Pie’s owner and luncheon keynote speaker Robbie Montgomery; Waukesha NAACP Branch President Lillie B. Wilson; and African American Chamber of Commerce President and CEO (Continued on pg. 2) Dr. Eve M. Hall.

Gala Family Center opening marks Northwest Funeral Chapel 20th Anniversary

To mark the 20th Anniversary of Northwest Funeral Chapel, the owners of Northwest Funeral Chapel, hosted an anniversary celebration and an open house to showcase their new Family Activity and Events Center located at 4034 W. Good Hope Rd. The Family Activity and Events Center is unique in that it can be rented and used for banquets, family reunions, repast services and meetings. In addition, there is a huge lot for off street parking. The owners of the Northwest Funeral Chapel, Mr. J.C. Frazier (second from left) and his wife, Mrs. Victoria Frazier (far right), are pictured greeting some of the many dozens of individuals attending the open house of the Family Activity and Events Center.

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Congratulations on 20 wonderful years in our community!

CYD's 'Focus on My Future' program participants visit Times office A Career Youth Development (CYD) program “Focus on My Future: What Do You Want Your Future to Look Like?” is a new program at CYD designed in partnership with the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board to assist young men and women between the ages of 18-21 years old, who have had involvement with the juvenile justice system, but have not received any adult convictions. The program creates a scenario where participants can focus on their future while working 32 hours per week and earning $7.25 per hour. Services provided to youth include employment, education, community service, GED tutoring in high school courses, academic counseling, internships and other support services. Several of the program participants visited recently the Milwaukee Times Printing Company office where they were given a brief lecture by Milwaukee Times President and CEO Lynda Jackson-Conyers. According to James Nelson, supervisor of "Focus on My Future," “This program provides a great opportunity for our young people to be educated and learn life skills and have employment opportunities.” CYD currently has 20 openings for young adults interested in the program. To make inquiries about the “Focus on My Future” program, please telephone James Nelson at (414) 264-6888, ext. 242.

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Men's Day at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church The League of Women Voters

of Milwaukee County hosts 'Redistricting: A call for reform'

The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County is hosting a meeting on the effects of redistricting in our state. Redistricting: A Call for Reform is being held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in the Firefly Room of the Wauwatosa Public Library, located at 7635 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213. This non-partisan meeting Staff Photos is open to the public. League of Women Voter members St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 3057 North 35th Street, observed Men’s Day Carolyn Castore and Han-

on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. The Men’s Day theme was: “The Man Who Wanted a Blessing (1 Chronicle 4:9-10)." The Master of Ceremony was Minister Oscar Reap. Other program participants included: Minister Timothy Medley, Jr., and musical selections were sung by the Christ Chapel Male Chorus from Racine, WI. Other special guests included: A. D. Conner, of True Faith Baptist Church; Pastor Julia Fields, of Good Generation of Hope Church; Pastor William Robbins, Sr., of Bethel Baptist Church; Pastor Verbie Swanigan, of Solid Rock Baptist Church; Brother Jason Wilson, of Christian Faith Fellowship Church; and representatives from the Wisconsin Baptist Pastors Conference. Pastor Mark Gates preached the spoken word. Deacon Charles Elim is President of the Male Chorus and the Rev. Dr. Oscar Elim is pastor.

Trailblazers speak at AACC luncheon (Continued from pg 1) so the two passions merged.” Since its inception in 2003, VHD Cosmetology Institute has graduated at least 100 students. Ms. Belton said her greatest success is the school. She concluded saying, “My school isn’t just for me, it’s for the community, it’s for those young people that need to be poured into; they need direction for life and that’s what Visions in Hair Design is endeavoring to do.” Recalling her time starting up her own salons and the institute, Belton said, “Was it easy? Was it smooth sailing? Absolutely not! But where there is opposition, where there are obstacles, there is opportunity! A set-back is really a set-up for your destiny!” She encourages others to fully discover and pursue their purpose through their passions. Owner/operator Miss Robbie Montgomery of three St. Louis-based restaurants; Sweetie Pie’s, which opened in 1996; Sweetie Pie’s at the Mangrove; and Sweetie Pie’s: The Upper Crust--opened in 2012. All are nationally acclaimed for their southern style cooking: and Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s is a television show that appears on the OWN network, a cable network operated by Oprah Winfrey. Montgomery, who was the keynote

speaker for the luncheon, shared her story with conviction and humor. She came from very humble beginnings. Robbie was the oldest of nine children. She also toured the U.S. as a back-up singer for Ike and Tina Turner in the ‘60s. “We didn’t know we were poor, we had a little of everything. My dad was a railroad man; he went and cashed his check, took out what he wanted and sent the rest to my mom. I said one day, that’s not going to happen to me. I’m not going to wait on nobody to take out their money, take out what they want and give the rest to me.” Miss Robbie didn’t wait for anybody. After she spent time helping her mother in the kitchen as a child, her dream was to open a restaurant. Miss Robbie followed her dream even when others didn’t believe in her. “You don’t know how you’re going to get there, but you’re going to get there, if you believe, because this is your dream. So, during that time when I was trying to get people to help me or loan me some money, none of that was coming through. I would go home at night and pray Lord, help me, and then I would cry because nobody believed me, nobody believed that I could do this, but me,” she said.

Her son, Tim was sentenced to 10 years in prison at the age of 17. As a mother, Robbie says she felt helpless, because she knew when he came back home, it would be hard for him to find gainful employment. With his help, they opened Sweetie Pie’s: The Upper Crust in 2012. Everyone at Sweetie Pie’s believes in giving second chances. “That’s why we hire ex-offenders and homeless people, because all they need is a second chance, they need somebody to believe that they can go straight. Some of them don’t make it, but we try. I’ve had four and five chances,” Montgomery said. She told the crowd a story her son often shares. “He said in prison they were given a number and it was impressed upon them that they would always be a number. So what I say to you today is you can be a number but be number one,” she concluded. At the luncheon, there were a host of business representatives from small businesses, like Ms. B’s salons and cosmetology institute; and major corporations such as Johnson Controls. Business owners are working to develop stronger businesses and a stronger community. The African American Chamber of Commerce’s helps business to fulfill their dreams by abiding by the mission of developing programs to strengthen and sustain businesses owned by African Americans. To learn more about how you can help the African American Chamber or to become a member, please call (414) 462-9450.

nah Dugan will review the redistricting process and discuss its statewide and local impacts with city and county officials. County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Milwaukee City Clerk Jim Owczarski will join the panel discussion. Please contact Sarajane Kennedy of the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County at 414-453-3494 for more information about this meeting.

Women’s Center celebrates 11 years with open house The Wisconsin African American Women’s Center (WAAW), 3020 W. Vliet Street, will host its 11th annual open house event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013. WAAW, whose slogan is “building a successful community one day at a time through professional development, economic empowerment and education,” created this event as a means of introducing the Center and its business incubator, technology offerings, life/social programming and rental availability to Milwaukee citizens within the 53208 zip code and beyond. This year’s event is designed to be an intimate showcase of the center’s stakeholder businesses and service providers and will feature a wide array of exotic cuisines. The evening’s line-up also includes tastings from caterers servicing the Center, a raffle, door prizes, and great entertainment. Visitors who book space for their special occasion on the day of the Open House will receive a 10 percent discount on their hall rental through the end of 2013. There is limited booth space available for this “meet and greet” event. Vendors who would like to participate should call (414) 933-1652 as soon as possible. WAAW is funded by Milwaukee women of color and is committed to the healthy development of the people and continues to be a voice for the community. This event is free and open to the public. WAAW is a not-for-profit company operating in Milwaukee County. For questions, contact the Wisconsin African

American Women’s Center at (414) 933-1652 via telephone or (414) 933-1656 via fax. WAAW can be found on Facebook at Wisconsin African American Women’s Center-WAAW.

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Being Frank


By Frank James IV

The easiest solution

The American government has shut down. There is a rift between the governing factions of the greatest empire of the last three centuries. The USA is facing more than the loss of ObamaCare. At stake is more than the loss of revenue from closing state parks. The good old US of A is facing the same thing Rome faced -- decline. There is one solution to avoid the slide into obscurity; give up anything that causes division. If you look at the root of many problems in the USA, you find color. Color has shaped the consciousness of this country to the point where many can’t see past it. It’s not just white versus black but brown versus beige. Many people in America identify with color and that ties them to a certain nationality. These ties to certain nationalities create division. America is supposed to be a

melting pot, so color or race shouldn’t be a concern. The cure for this divisive mentality is to give up color and nationality altogether. Identifying with color or nationality opens the door for the division thought process to take root in the mind. A beige person who feels mistreated by a black person will automatically feel slighted because of the difference in color. The same way a German person may feel slighted by a Jewish person in a similar predicament. Color and nationality create boundaries that hinder the interactions between people. Would it be easier to just see another human being instead of a black or white person? If people looked at each other in this way, there would be no division and many problems wouldn’t exist. The more diverse groups in a country means more

division. The saga in Washington has some of its basis in differing political ideologies. One side is Democrat, the other Republican. What difference does it make if the goal is to create a better place for the citizens of the USA? Do you really care if it’s a Democrat or Republican who solves the budget crisis and creates jobs? The differing parties just create chaos, animosity and keep any progress from taking place. The goal is to keep the USA strong, right? Does shutting down the government and creating hatred do this? Division isn’t just tearing the country apart on a national level; it’s doing a job in the neighborhood. The gang violence that plagues many cities and communities is an example of this. Sadly many of the violent acts aren’t from organized gangs, just people who see others dif-

ferently. The mentality that separates one group from another because of an address or clothes has led to many caskets being bought. Why not just see everyone as being a living, breathing human being? Division is running rampant in family life. Instead of a marriage being the union of two becoming one, division comes into play. Many marriages and relationships are divided into men versus women. You have a husband battling with a wife or a wife scheming on a husband. Is there any wonder divorce is the American pastime? If the purpose of marriage or a relationship is becoming one, why then are there two opinions? Sadly this type of manic atmosphere affects the children who are usually forced to take sides against one parent for another. If people just let go of

their misconceived ideologies and saw others as human beings, America may be a better place. The diversity of the country is quickly becoming the poison that is killing the nation. People are more than the crude flesh and maddening mentalities they exhibit. In order for people in the USA to reach the next level of greatness, the division and boundaries have to dissolve. Frank James IV © 2013 beingfrankwithfrank@ The opinions expressed in this editorial are those of the writer and not of the Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper or NCON Communication, its staff or management. Being Frank is a bi-weekly column exclusive to the Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper.

The talk By Nicole Angresano VP Community Impact, United Way of Greater Milwaukee

as if our time together, once so open and unstructured, is becoming increasingly filled with sports, homework and play dates. Between school Parenting is tough work. drop off, soccer, swimming, My son is 6 years old, and negotiating bedtimes and in the first grade. It seems monitoring TV watching

(mine and his)—sometimes it feels like we are on fast forward all day long—and then it starts over again. We make time to talk, though. Lucas asks more questions than Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek. Last week,



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Nicole Angresano at an unnamed superstore, he asked me –LOUDLY— “Mom—how old do I have to be to kiss a girl that isn’t you?” I took a deep breath, and answered him as sincerely as I could: “46.” And let’s be serious—that was not a hard question. But he asks those, too, just like your kids do. The tough questions range from topics about bodies, babies, love and families to everything in between. As his mother, I do the best I can to answer each and every one. I have to, because if he doesn’t get the answer from mom or dad—he’s going to seek it elsewhere. And often, those other sources—Johnny from up the street or Wikipedia— don’t really cut it, do they? And the MYTHS? Oh, my. The amount of false information floating around is staggering—and the internet makes it even worse. We address this in our newest public awareness campaign, focused on empowering parents to have factual information so they can be the first and best sexual health

educators for their children. Kids who feel like they can talk with their parents about sex are less likely to engage in high-risk behavior as teens than kids who do not feel they can talk with their parents. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy released survey data in a report called “With One Voice” (2012). Believe it or not, youth said that it is parents who most influence their decisions about sex—more than friends or peers, TV or popular culture, or coaches or teachers. And, once again, teens reported that they would welcome more conversations with their parents about sex and avoiding teen pregnancy. So whatever your child’s age, it’s very important that you talk with them about sex— and not just once, but many times, over many years. Easier said then done, right? For most of us, talking about sex isn’t easy under any circumstances—let alone when the conversation is with our children. Luckily, October is Let’s Talk Month, a national observation of the importance of parent-child communication about sex, and there are tons of great resources out there for parents. Here are a few of my favorites: Baby Can Wait Parent Portal: On this site you can find United Way of Greater Milwaukee’s Let’s Talk Month Toolkit, available in English and Spanish, for talking with your kids about (Conitrnued on pg. 5)


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Ominous clouds of deceit, injustice hang over the $82-million West Lawn Housing Project

United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Serve Marketing launch provocative “Sex Myth” ads Campaign debunks common myths, promotes dialogue between parents and teens

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Last week, this community witnessed a press conference called by Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) to shame the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) for its failure to implement rules promulgated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which mandate contractual and hiring opportunities for black and other minorities, which didn’t happen in the first phase of demolition and construction of new townhouses and apartments in the first phase of the West Lawn

Housing Project. This situation of denying blacks and other minorities employment and contractual opportunities didn’t just start with the West Lawn Housing Project. It’s a continuation of benign neglect, which began centuries ago with our black forefathers who came to this country and were bruised and battered, yet they survived despite conditions of outrageous oppression, which still exists to this day. Will this situation occur again? We believe it will. And we should be about the business of not allow-

ing it to happen again. We should demand that anyone doing construction in the black community hire black employees and provide contractual opportunities to our people. We don’t believe a black construction firm can go into any other community working in predominantly white neighborhoods without something being said. We should demand no less. And if necessary, we need to protest and sit down at construction sites where no contracts have been let to black contractors or black men and women working.

Economic solution lies within Letter to the Editor In his run and recall campaigns for Governor, Scott Walker and Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefishch, a former small business owner herself , constantly declared that “Wisconsin is Open for Business”, touting brownbag lunches, relocating businesses from Illinois and sponsoring listening sessions with small business owners all across Wisconsin. Sadly, a large number of African American businesses have been struggling to stay open. We have not taken hold of the steering wheel which could guide our destiny. Blacks have been labeled, and perhaps rightly so, as the biggest, most loyal consumer in America. In April 2013, Journal Sentinel columnist James E. Causey wrote about the plight of black businesses in our community. “I’m not saying that blacks should patronize only black businesses – that’s unrealistic – but imagine what inner cities, like Milwaukee, could gain if even half of that money blacks spend stayed within the community,” he wrote. That money he is referring to is from a 2010 article titled, “Buying Black – the Ebony Experiment,” where author James Clingman Jr., wrote that $850 billion that moves through black consumers’ hands each year, but 90 percent of that amount goes to businesses owned or

Dester Martin controlled by non-blacks. Apparently, this notion has reached others in foreign lands. In droves, shortly after reaching these shores, others set up shop on our corners and directly in our neighborhoods, where we have no problem spending our hard earned dollar. What sort of things must run through young black minds when they saunter down to the corner store and do business with someone of another descent and, perhaps more and more impressionable, to see adult blacks in the store performing menial tasks. Little do they know the solution to our economic current situation and future progress lies within us. The social business development and affirmative action agenda haven’t worked for the African American business community for the last 35 years. Our blackowned businesses have disappeared, gone out of business or folded into a diversity support position for large corporations. While visible signs of de-

terioration persist like in Milwaukee and Detroit, city jails are over crowded, school drop outs, large foreclosure rates, and poverty appears out of control. There are Fortune 500 companies in Milwaukee, such as Johnson Controls and We Energies, which have large departments for diversity, with more dollars going to the department than to the African American businesses. We Energies has a large African American client base. Johnson Controls has the largest state dollar volume with a worldwide position; however African American business dollar values are low there, as well. I tip my hat to the Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied For Hope (MICAH) group for their research and efforts for job and business development regarding federally funded projects, most recently the West Lawn Housing project, which was a $82,000,000 development. They have challenged the leadership positions in power. Let us stop pointing the finger at and railing against others. The solution to setting a bent situation straight lies within us, with organizations like MICAH and challenging these issues in the black community. We need to take the reins for our own progressive leadership and business growth. Dester Martin, Founding Member, African American Chamber of Commerce

United Way of Greater Milwaukee, in collaboration with Serve Marketing, launched a provocative new campaign on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, that will deliver a strong message to parents of teen and pre-teen children – if you’re not talking to teens about sex, someone else is. The campaign, titled “Who’s Teaching Your Child about Sex?” is designed to start that conversation between parents and youth about sex and the many myths surrounding teen pregnancy. The campaign features kids proliferating many sex myths, and depicts them spreading throughout a school without any attempt to debunk or call into question the validity of the myths. “The campaign is a wakeup call to parents, urging them to take control of the conversation,” explains Nicole Angresano, Vice President of Community Impact for United Way of Greater Milwaukee. "Though it may seem hard to believe, and even silly, these myths are out there and young people believe many of them. We want to make sure our youth are getting accurate information and we know parents are the best source for that. Parents should be their children’s first and primary health educators, and we want to give them tools that will help them answer tough questions.” The integrated campaign kicked off with a strong, interactive social media and online component that includes videos and an online quiz. Teens and parents will be directed to a website created by Serve Marketing for the campaign, www.GetThe- where they can take the Sex Myth quiz, view the videos, share them with their own friends through social media and get access to more information. There is also an interactive YouTube site where teens and parents can take the quiz; http:// "The average teen spends more than five hours a day online and the kind of misinformation they're getting about sex is frightening," notes Serve Creative Director Gary Mueller. "We wanted to use social media to combat these myths because that's where the conversations are happening. And at the same time we want to open the eyes of parents to what their kids are learning online." Mueller and Angresano are hoping teens and parents alike will share the content with their networks to create greater awareness of the importance of these types of conversations. Other elements of the campaign, including bus shelter ads and television spots will roll out throughout October in support of Let’s Talk Month. The multi-pronged campaign is the latest tactic in the United Way-led Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative. Milwaukee’s teen birth rate is currently at a historically low level. City of Milwaukee health officials say the current trend indicates that Milwaukee should be on track to reduce the teen birth rate by 46 percent by 2015, a goal which was set by United Way of Greater Milwaukee, the Center for Urban Population Health and the Milwaukee Health Department in 2008.

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Discovering my true self in Africa

By Tony Farrell

Meeting my African family After having arrived in Po with Jonas Yogo the farmer, we started making stops at many different places. At these stops, we greeted the people. I soon came to learn that outside of the city, everyone greets everyone on arrival, on leaving, and even when passing. This greeting is a sign of respect for the individual and acknowledgement of coming into the presence of another person. It is done with a handshake, hello, direct eye contact and often a small bowing and a simple smile. Everyone was greeted in this manner – men, women, children, elders, clean, dirty, black skin or white skin. It was very warm and friendly and made me feel extremely welcome; I knew these people were glad I was with them. Because I was not used to so many greetings, it was not long before I began to feel somewhat exasperated by dozens upon dozens of greetings in many different places over a short period of time. Soon enough however, I was thoroughly enjoying all the love that was being willingly poured out on me, and was readily reflecting it back. Together they were all like long lost family welcoming me home. Jonas and I sat with a group of men at a tiny village restaurant for lunch. It seemed like it was just someone’s residence where the local people knew they could go buy a meal; there was no signage. Not being able to speak French or their native language, I was unable to communicate verbally. Therefore, I noticed many small details I may have otherwise missed. There were two sets of tables and chairs under a large mango tree providing shade. There I was offered a Coke® or Fanta®, and I learned a whole routine regarding beverages. For example, nobody drank directly from the glass bottle. Instead, a small amount was poured into a cup to wash the bottom and then dumped on the ground before being filled again. The cap was kept on the bottle, and a small coaster covered the cup to keep bugs and dust out of it. I had some trepidation regarding urinating because the custom was not clear

to me, and Jonas explained “going to the corner” to me. I watched him go first, and then I followed after. I noticed that the pigs liked to sit on the ground right where our urine drained out of the pipe in the wall. Our lunch was very laid back; mostly we just sat there together and enjoyed the company and the day. I also learned hand washing routines used before and after eating, where each person assisted the person sitting next to them. A chicken was butchered and cooked fresh for us, and it was served with a hot pepper spice and some vinegar for flavoring. The bones were thrown on the ground where the pigs that had been rolling in our urine came right up to our feet and ate them. It was all so rustic and raw; I could not help but smile with appreciation. Our next stop was Jonas Yogo’s farm nearby, where I would learn intimately about his own vision for a better life in Burkina Faso. To be continued next week with “A Vision For Rural African Prosperity” Tony Farrell started his current business venture, Farrell Marketing Technology LLC, in April of 2011. Over his lengthy career as an information technology entrepreneur, he has worked on tens of thousands of computers and helped dozens of business to have smooth running, efficient computer infrastructure and great looking web sites that generate more business through search engine optimization. In February 2012, Tony began intensive organic farming on a small scale in his living room, including vermicomposting and aquaponics systems, and he completed Growing Power’s Commercial Urban Agriculture program in May 2012. Tony is currently enrolled in the Milwaukee-based Victory Garden Initiative’s Food Leader Certificate Program and Permaculture Design Certificate Program and is building a local for-profit microgreen production business called Farmer Tony’s Mission Greens. Tony recently returned from a three week agricultural mission trip to Burkina Faso, marking his first foray into international work. This series tells the story of that journey. Tony welcomes comments and feedback, and he may be contacted through his personal email address


Rebuilding our Community

By Dr. Andrew Calhoun, Ed.D. Special for the Milwaukee Times

An Affordable Care Act “Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it’s the moments that take your breath away.” This is one of the notable quotes the leading character, played by Will Smith, makes in the movie “Hitch.” Just such a moment occurred on October 1, 2013, when it became official that over 43 million uninsured Americans could begin to sign up for health insurance, even with pre-existing medical conditions. This new law is better known as ObamaCare. As you are aware, maintaining a good health insurance plan for yourself and your family is essential to improving and extending one’s quality of life. Those with a great insurance plan are truly blessed, while those who are struggling to make ends meet find it quite difficult to afford any health insurance at all. However, even for those with good health plans, there are financial limits within those plans and not covered by the standard insurance premiums. Over the years, health insurance companies have always set risk limits on various medical conditions and what would be covered for those who become ill. And if and when those coverage limits were reached the ongoing costs to cover those future medical bills would have to be paid by the individual or family. In many cases those with high risk medical conditions would be dropped

The talk (Continued from pg. 3) sex: Advocates for Youth’s Parent Sex Ed Center: http:// www.advocatesfor youth. org/parents-sex-ed-centerhome?task=view It’s That Easy: http:// Web MD: http://www. It’s OK not to know all the answers. What you know is a lot less important than your willingness to have the conversations. If you show your children that no subject, including sex, is off limits to talk about within your family, you are off to a great start.

from future policies with the same company, face restrictions or much higher future premiums. If and when a family finds themselves dropped from a policy, then the task of finding another health insurance carrier is nearly impossible. All health insurance companies do not want to take on the risk and the cost of providing a level of care for an individual or family that has pre-existing medical health issues. The pre-existing medical condition occurred before a program of health benefits when into effect. In most of these situations, families have been left high and dry, saddled with enormous debt, unpaid medical bills, losing their homes, wiping out their life savings and reducing the ability to enjoy any quality of life. Offering a great health insurance package and other family benefits was once the hallmark of major compa-

nies. They prided themselves on maintaining a quality workforce, longevity, loyalty and good working conditions. However, today many of those kinds of companies, both private and public, have reduced those kinds of benefits and more. Today, it is more about the bottom line and not the workers who keep the company profitable. It been a long time coming. Numerous US presidents have tried and failed to get something like this in place, but now it is official… Health Care for the most vulnerable individuals and those families that have experienced a health care crisis that has left them without any coverage at all… it is now available and affordable. Dr. Andrew Calhoun, can be contacted at andrewiiicalhoun@, Twitter #AC53, or call 414-571-5015.

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The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th

National Domestic Violence Abuse Month (Week 2) Domestic violence — also known as domestic abuse, battering or intimate partner violence — occurs between people in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence against men can take many forms, including emotional, sexual and physical abuse and threats of abuse. It can happen in heterosexual or same sex relationships. It might not be easy to recognize domestic violence against men. Early in the relationship, your partner might seem attentive, generous and protective in ways that later turn out to be controlling and frightening. Initially, the abuse might appear as isolated incidents. Your partner might apologize and promise not to abuse you again. In other relationships, domestic violence against men might include both partners slapping or shoving each other when they get angry

— and neither partner seeing himself or herself as being abused or controlled. This type of violence, however, can still devastate a relationship, causing both physical and emotional damage. The Mayo Clinic indicates the following signs of domestic violence if your partner: • Calls you names, insults you or puts you down. • Prevents you from going to work or school. • Stops you from seeing family members or friends. • Tries to control how you spend money, where you go or what you wear. • Acts jealous or possessive or constantly accuses you of being unfaithful. • Gets angry when drinking alcohol or using drugs. • Threatens you with violence or a weapon. • Hits, kicks, shove, slaps, chokes or otherwise hurts you, your children or

• Justifies abuse by telling you that you’re not “really” gay, bisexual or transgender. • Says that men are naturally violent. Domestic violence against men can have devastating effects. Although you may not be able to stop your partner’s abusive behavior, you can seek help. Remember, no one deserves to be abused.

your pets. • Assaults you while you’re sleeping, you’ve been drinking or you’re not paying attention to make up for a difference in strength. • Forces you to have sex or engage in sexual acts against your will. • Blames you for his or her violent behavior or tells you that you deserve it. • Portrays the violence as mutual and consensual. If you’re gay, bisexual or transgender, you might also

be experiencing domestic violence if you’re in a relationship with someone who: • Threatens to tell friends, family, colleagues or community members your sexual orientation or gender identity. • Tells you that authorities won’t help a gay, bisexual or transgender person. • Tells you that leaving the relationship means you’re admitting that gay, bisexual or transgender relationships are deviant.

Next Week: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse The writer does not assume responsibility in any way for readers’ efforts to apply or utilize information or recommendations made in these articles, as they may not be necessarily appropriate for every situation to which they may refer. Rather, the objective is strictly informative and educational. If you would like to contact Rev. Lester, write to her c/o P.O. Box 121, Brookfield, WI. 53008.

Church Announcements

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 2207 North 2nd Street Milwaukee, WI 53212 Annual Women's Day Services Saturday Oct. 12, 2013 and Sunday Oct. 13, 2013 Prayer breakfast: 9 a.m. Saturday in the lower level Sunday, Worship: 10:00 a.m. Guest Speaker: Rev. Roxanne Cardenas Calvary Baptist Church Rev. Louis E. Sibley III, Pastor

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church 2033 West Congress Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 445-3303 67th Church Anniversary Celebration Sunday, October 20, 2013 3:30 p.m. Special Guest: Rev. Joseph Thomas New Brighter Day MBC Kenosha, WI Rev. Steven Harris, Pastor

Photo by Anthony Quinn of Quinn's Photography

The New Hope MB Church Reunion Choir was in concert Saturday, October 5, 2013 at their church located at 2433 West Roosevelt Dr., Milwaukee, WI. Rev. Dr. Archie L. Ivy is the pastor. Victory Missionary Baptist Church 2661 N. Teutonia Ave. Milwaukee, WI Rev. Edward E. Thomas & Sis. Shirley F. Thomas 6th Year Anniversary Sunday, Oct. 13, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: Rev. Marvin E. Whiley Rock of Ages Baptist Church Maywood, IL For more information, please call (414) 265-4850

Prince of Peace Baptist Church 3701 North 35th Street Milwaukee, WI The Women of Excellence Ministry 2013 Women Conference Sun., October 13 • 10:00 a.m. Ms. Katrina Williams RJC Empowerment Sun., October 20 • 10:00 a.m. Ms. Donisha Minter WGLB Radio Sat., October 26, • 10:00 a.m. Erica Johnson True Vine Baptist Church Sun., October 27 • 10:00 a.m. Dr. Wilma N. Spann Corinth Baptist Church The theme is: Women of Various Trials (James 1:2-4 – ESV). Rev. Dr. Steven McVicker, pastor.

Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church 2033 W. Cherry Street Milwaukee, WI

St. Luke Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church 2722 West Highland Blvd. Milwaukee, WI

Men’s and Women’s Day Sun., October 27, 2013 10:45 a.m.

Lecture, Guided Tour and Dinner for Church Centennial Thurs., October 17, 2013 6:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Sister Ruthie Morgan Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

For more information, please contact Mrs. Evelyn McCrory, Centennial coordinator at: 414-315-0664. Please RSVP for dinner by October 15, 2013 by 3:00 p.m.

Rev. Maddie Turner, Senior Pastor

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ChurCh Listings are in aLphabetiCaL Order: abiding Faith FeLLOwship - gOd’s CreatiOn Ministries Another Chance M.B.C.

Abundant Faith Church of Integrity 6737 North Teutonia Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 464-5001 Abiding Faith Fellowship Baptist Church

Weekly Schedule:

Pastor Anthony Oliphant Sr. 4600 West Burleigh Street Milwaukee, WI 53210

ORDER OF SERVICE Sunday School ………………… 9:00 am Sunday Morning Worship …… 10:30 am Tel: (414) 444-2822 Fax: (414) 444-2877

Pastor Robert Pyles

Sunday Worship… 10:00 a.m. Tuesday……………6:15 p.m.

“Discover Your Abundant Faith”

ADULT LEARNING LAB New Life New Beginnings Outreach Suite 205 3500 N. Sherman Blvd. Milwaukee, WI 53216 (414) 445-1072 Free Computer Classes ECDL License Software Registration Fee $25 Wed. 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mon. & Wed. evening 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Weekly Open Enrollment

Pastor Charles G. Green ANTIOCh BAPTIST ChuRCh 2033 W. Congress Street Milwaukee, WI 53209 414-445-3303 Rev. Steven h. harris, Sr., Pastor Order of Services Sunday School ....................... 9:00 am Sunday Morning Worship..... 10:45 am Wed. Prayer & Bible Study .... 6:30 pm Thursday Mission ................... 6:00 pm Thurs. Mass Choir Rehearsal 7:00 pm Come home to Antioch

6618 North Teutonia Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 527-9986 Phone Sunday School.............................9:00 am Sun. Worship Service..................10.30 am Wed. Bible Service.............……… 6 pm These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. -John 16:33

Calvary Baptist Church Rev. John R. Walton, Jr., Pastor 2959 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206 Phone: 414-372-1450 Fax: 414-372-0850 Website:

BEThEL Christian Methodist Episcopal Church 3281 N. 26th Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 Rev. Willie F. Dockery, Jr. “The Church on the Grow”

Weekly Schedule

Sun. School ………….… 8:30 a.m. Sun Worship ………….. 10:00 a.m. Thursday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study ……………………. 7:00 p.m. 442-8970.

Dr. Robert L. Sims, Pastor BEThESDA BAPTIST ChuRCh “ThE hOuSE OF MERCy” 2909 N. 20th Street. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206 Tel: 414-442-1323 Fax: 414-442-1324 E-Mail:

Order of Service:

Sun. Enrichment Hour …………..…… 8:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship …………….... 10:00 a.m. 3rd Sun. Communion Service ……..... 7:00 p.m. Tue. Prayer & Bible Class ………….... 6:30 p.m.


BLESSED DELIVERANCE Missionary Baptist Church Rev. J. Anthony Phillips

Sunday: Sun. School ........................................ 8:15 a.m. Morn. Worship ................................ 9:30 a.m.

2215 North 23 Street Milwaukee, WI 53205 (414) 763-9136 (414) 763-9136 (Fax) rd

Wednesday: Bible Study .................... 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Weekly schedule: Sun. School ................. 8:45-9:45 a.m. Sun. Worship ..................... 10:00 a.m. Wen. Bible Study ......... 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Saturday: Early Morning Prayer ......................... 7:00 a.m.


Rev. Dr. Mary Jean Lewis-Jiles 2176 N. 39th Street Milwaukee, WI 53208 Weekly schedule: Sun. Worship ......................... 10:45 a.m. Sunday School ........................ 9:00 a.m. Sat. Teacher’s Mtg., ................. 9:00 a.m. Wen. Prayer Service & Bible Class ....... ........................................... 6 - 8:00 p.m. Wed. A.M. Bible Class ............ 9- 10 a.m.

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church 1874 N 24th Place Milwaukee, WI 53205 Phone: 414-933-1987 Fax: 414-933-3545 Rev. John Laura, Pastor

ChRIST TEMPLE C.O.G.I.C. Elder Travis D. Evans, Sr., Pastor 2778 N. 10th Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 414-263-0500 church office www. ctemplecogic.og Opportunities to Worship Sunday School ……………9:30 AM Sunday Morning Worship ..... 11:00 AM Sunday Evening Worship ..... 7:00 PM Wed. Evening Worship .... 6:45 PM

3649 N. Teutonia Ave. Elder Milwaukee, WI 53206 Stephen Hawkins, pastor.

Citadel Of Praise Church of God In Christ 2328 West Capitol Drive Milwaukee, WI 53206 (414) 299-0608 Deon Young, Pastor

Weekly Schedule: Sun. School ......................... 9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship ..................... 11:00 a.m. Phone 445-1980. Do watch us grow. Come and grow with us.

WEEkLy SChEDuLE Sun. Celebration of Worship…………….…………… 12:00 p.m. Wed. - WoW Pastoral Teaching ………………………...……………… 7:00 p.m.

ChuRCh OF ThE LIVING GOD C.W.F.F. Temple 132

Rev. Dr. Demetrius Williams, Pastor COMMuNITy BAPTIST ChuRCh OF GREATER MILWAuKEE 2249 N. Sherman Blvd. Milwaukee, WI 53208 Weekly Schedule Church Sun. School ................. 9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship ........ 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Prayer Service ................. Wed. 6:00 p.m. Church phone: 414.445-1610 Fax: 414.449-0252

Weekly Schedule

Sunday School 0 9:00 A.M. Sun. Morn. Worship 10:45 A.M. Wed. Prayer Service 6:00 P.M. Wed. Bible Study 0 7:00 P.M. Transportation Available Wednesday - Mission -6 :00 pm Thursday Choir Rehearsal - 7:00 pm “A Church Empowering Lives with Gods Word”

Fellowship of Love Missionary baptist Church


2329 North 12th Street Milwaukee, WI 53205 Pastor Rev. William Jackson Missionary Arleathia Myers 414-934-0753 Weekly Schedule Sun. School ........................... 9:45 a.m. Sun. A.M. Worship ............... 11:00 a.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study ...... ................................................. 7:30 p.m. Second Sun. Fellowship: Feb., May, Aug., & Nov ..................................... 4:00 p.m.

DAMASCuS Missionary Baptist Church 2447 N. 27th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53206 Dr. Ellis Wilkins, Pastor Weekly Schedule Sun. School ............................. 9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship ......................... 10:30 a.m. Baptist Training Union (BTU) ... 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship ..................... 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Bible Class ..... 6:00 p.m. Phone: 374-6650 or 263-9229.

Eternal Life Church of God in Christ

Rev. B. L. Cleveland, Pastor & Founder Mother E. L. Cleveland, First Lady 7901 N. 66th St. Milwaukee, WI 53223 Ph: (262)242-2878 • Fax: (262)242-0978 e-mail: Worship Services Sunday School..............9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Sunday Morning Worship...............…11:00 a.m. Tuesday Bible Study............................7:00 p.m. Thursday Bible Study & Evangelical Service ...................................................................7:00 p.m. For more info. visit:

EVERGREEN MISSIONARy BAPTIST ChuRCh 1138 West Center Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 (414) 265-0400 • (414) 265-0424 Worship Schedule Sun. Church School .................. 8:45 am Sun. Morning Worship ............... 10:00 am Wed. evening Prayer, Bible Study, & Spiritual Formation .................... 6:30 pm

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

rev. Judith t. Lester, pastor Worship Services Temporarily Held at New Covenant Baptist Church 2315 North 38th Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53210 Sunday Morning Worship 12:15 p.m.

905 West North Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53206 Church Phone: (414) 263-6113

Weekly Schedule Sunday School ....................... 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship .................. 10:45 a.m. Wen. Bible Study .................. 6:00 p.m.

God’s Will & Way Church of God in Christ

Friendship Progressive Baptist Church 3276 North Palmer Street Milwaukee, WI 53212 Rev. Michael A. Cokes, Sr. and First Lady Tangie Cokes Order of Service Sun. Early Morn. Worship.............9:15 a.m. Sun. Worship Service...............10:30 a.m. Wed. Bible Study...................... 6:00 p.m. Come G.L.O.W. with us. Stay in touch by texting 71441 and the word theship. Our motto: “No more church as usual”

Genesis Missionary Baptist Church 231 W. Burleigh St. Milwaukee, WI 53224 Rev. A.L. Douglas Jr., Pastor ORDER OF SERVICE Sun. School .......................... 9:15 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship ......... 10:45 a.m. Praising, Great Preaching, Teaching Other ministries to be announced. Church Telephone: 372-7675 Pastor Telephone: 372-7743


3401 N. 76th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222 414-875-9825 Worship Schedule: Sunday Worship .................... 11:00 a.m. Wed. Bible Study ..................... 7:00 p.m. “ChuRCh ON ThE CORNER FILLED WITh LOVE”

Pastor Willie Genous & First Lady Evangelist Jo Genous

2900 N. 9th Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 (414) 264-4866 Service Times Prayer M-F ………. 9:00-9:30 a.m. Sunday Sunday School …………… 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ………. 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer ……………… 6:30-7:00 p.m. Bible Study ……… 7:00-8:00 p.m. Choir Rehearsal ………… 8:00 p.m.

Where there is peace in the midst of the storm

Pastor h.S. McClinton


Weekly Services: Sun. School ............... 10:00 AM Sun. Service ...............11:15 AM (414)933-3280 (414)-933-3469 3100 West Lisbon Av. Milwaukee, WI 53208


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ChurCh Listings are in aLphabetiCaL Order: gOd’s gLOry ChurCh - MOnuMentaL M.b.C. God’s Glory Church Ministry 4679 No. 36th Street Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414)875-0660 email:

Order of Services: Sun. School…………… 9:30 a.m. Sun. Worship………….11:00 a.m. Wed. Bible Study………6:00 p.m. Fri. Evening Evang. …….6:30p.m.

Worship Schedule Sun. Bible Study ...........10:00 a.m. Sun. Worship ................ 11:15 a.m.

“That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.” -1Corinthians 1:31

pastor O.r. and evangelist McCoy

Grace Fellowship church of Milwaukee “Helping God’s People To Find Their Place In A Complex World.”

3879 North Port Washington Milwaukee, WI 53212 414-265-5546 rev. andrew & Brenda calhoun

Greater Faith Outreach Ministries, inc. 1934 W. North Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53205 414-562-5183 Bishop Bernard Dotson, pastor Worship Schedule

Sun. School ....................... 9:30 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship ...... 11:30 a.m. Sun. Evening Service ........ 7:30 p.m. Tues. Prayer Service ........... 7:30 p.m. Wed. - Bible Class ............... 7:30 p.m. Fri. - Family Night or Evangelistic Service .............................. 7:30 p.m. Sunday 1560AM ........... 1 until 2 p.m.

greater Mt. sinai Church of god in Christ

Greater GaLiLee Missionary Baptist church “Where Jesus is Lord” pastor Johnny c. White, Jr. 2432 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53206 Weekly Schedule: Sun. School .......................... 9:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship ........ 10:25 a.m. Wed. Night Prayer & Bible Study .......... ...................................... 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (414) 562-1110 - Church

Greater MOunt ZiOn MBc

Home Phone: (847) 872-0883 2479 N. Sherman Blvd. Milwaukee, WI 53210-2947 Office Phone: (414) 871-LORD (5673) Kenneth e. cutler, Sr., pastor Worship Schedule Sun. School .......................... 9:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship ........ 10:45 a.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting ............ 6:00 p.m. Wed. Bible Study .................. 6:30 p.m.

God's Glory Church Ministry

5384 North 60th St. Milwaukee, WI 53218 (414) 463-5035 e-mail: web:

Worship services Sun. School ................................. 9:30 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship ........... 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Tues. PM Prayer ......................... 6:00 p.m.

superintendant Victor C. davis, sr.


Wed. Bible Study ...................... 6:30 p.m. Fri Intercessory Prayer ............... 7:00 p.m. Fri. Deliverance Service ............ 7:30 p.m.

Your Community Church • Won’t You Join Us?

Greater Spirit everincreaSinG church (Service at New Prospect Church) 2407 W. Nash St. Milwaukee, WI 53206 OrDer OF Service Sunday Worship......................1:00 p.m. 1st & 5th Sun. P.M. Worship....6:00 p.m. Wed. Night Prayer....................6:30 p.m. (414) 355-4545 MaiLinG aDDreSS: 7631 W. Glenbrook rd. Milwaukee, Wi 53223

Growing In Grace Fellowship Church

5202 W. Lisbon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53210 Pastor/Teacher Rev. Kenneth Hughes Sunday School.................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship.............11:00 a.m. Wed. Open Bible Discussion.......... .............................................6:30 p.m. (414) 444-2620

Founder's elder O.r. and evangelistn a. Mccoy 15 Years of Ministry in God's Service 7017 West Medford Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53218 One block North of Hampton Ave. on 70th St. 414-875-0660 Order of Services: Sunday School…………………11:00 am Sunday Worship…………………12 noon Wednesday Bible Study…………6:00 pm Friday Evangelistic Service………6:30 pm come hear a Word from the Lord, it will change your direction.

holy Cathedral Church Of god in Christ

Word of Hope Telecast • Sunday 9AM • ION/ PAX TV • Channel 55/Cable Channel 15 Word of Hope Broadcast JOY WJYI 1340am • Mon – Fri 3:15 PM-3:30 PM

bishop C. h. McClelland


Word of hope Ministries, inc. Social Services, Health Care, ATODA, Employment Services, Family & Individual Counseling, Free Computer Training/GED assistance, Prisoner Re-entry Services (414) 447-1965

“Holy Cathedral is A Ministry That Touches People”

Dr. Betty S. Hayes, Pastor & Founder of Holy Mt. Carmel MBC 2127 W. Garfield Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53205 and Christ Gospel On The Rise Soul Saving Ministry, Harrell, AR. WOrShip ScheDuLe Sun. Words To Grow By....................9 a.m. Sunday Worship........................10:45 a.m. raDiO MiniStrieS Sun. (Camden, AR) KAMD.........8:45 a.m. Sun. (Warren, AR) KWRF...........9:30 a.m. Sun. (Milwaukee) JOY 1340.......7:30 p.m. Sat. (Milwaukee) WGLB 1560....2:55 p.m. (414) 344-5361 (Office) Prayer Line - (414) 871-1208 24 hr.

holy temple Firstborn MB church, inc. 4960 N. 18th Street Milwaukee, WI 53209 414-264-4002 (Office) Dr. Lezar & Lady Burnside pastors Sunday School...................8:00 a.m. Sun. Worship......................9:15 a.m. Tues. Bible Class................7:00 p.m.

“Changing Lives with a Changeless Word”

Jesus is the Way Ministries (C.O.g.i.C)

hOLY teMpLe Missionary Baptist church 4245 N. 60th Street Milwaukee, WI 53216

pastor eugene cowan, ii Senior Servent Leader 4519 W. Villard Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53218 Phone: 461-8484 • Fax: 461-9797

Sunday School .............. 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Sunday Service ........... 9:15 a.m. to Noon Wed. Prayer Meeting & Bible class ...... ......................……….. 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thu. Bible Class ...... 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Weekly Schedule Sunday School.......................9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship...................10:00 a.m. Tues. Bible Class ..................... 6:30 p.m.

pastor nathaniel Deans

- Family aOda treatment - transportation available -

pastor Jeffrey Coleman First Lady brenda Coleman

“a twenty-First Century Church”

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

Life & Liberty church 2009 W. Hampton Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209 Pastor Evangelist Erma Mosley (Located inside Solid Rock Church) Sunday School..................2:30 p.m. Sunday Worship................4:00 p.m. Tue.-Fri. Prayer..........12 p.m.-1 p.m. Wed. Praise & Choir Rehearsal....... ..........................................5:00 p.m. Wed. Bible Class...............6:00 p.m. All Are Welcome

pastor rodney cunningham 7265 North Teutonia Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 228-6779 Phone Weekly Schedule:

Sunday School..........................9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship Service..............10.30 a.m. Wed. Bible Service.........………… 6 p.m. “We’re Stepping Into The Kingdom by Stepping Out on Faith” - 2 Corinthians 5:7

Classes/services: daily Living skills house Management service housing assistance Life skills training parenting Class spiritual support parent assistance education/academic skills development domestic Violence services Mentoring prison Ministry

8415 W bradley rd Milwaukee, Wi 53224 (414)-355-2123 (414)-355-7045 fax rev. Christopher r. boston WeeKLy WOrship serViCes sunday sChOOL .......................... 9:00 a.M.

st. John 14:2 Vers.

sun. spirituaL OrientatiOn CLass ............................................................9:00 a.M.

Kairos international christian church (414) 374-Kicc (5422)

sun. WOrship CeLebratiOn ...........................................................10:15 a.M.

Sunday Community Ministry......................9:00 am Thursday Community Ministry...................7:00 pm Thur. S.E.T for Youth (Self Expression Thursday) ..................................................................7:00 pm

baptisM & COMMuniOn (1st sun.) .............................................................6:00 p.M.

pastors terrence and Dr. cheryl Moore

Wednesday aduLt prayer &............. bibLe study...................................6:30 p.M.

Gatherings held at Dr. Martin Luther King Elementary School 3275 N. Third Street Milwaukee, WI 53212 (enter parking lot on Ring Street)

Wednesday yOuth prayer &............. bibLe study...................................6:30 p.M.

Time to Worship, Opportunity to Serve

Many Mansions Pentecostal Ministries, Inc.

Founder: pastor nalls 3131 W. Lisbon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53208 Phone: 414-871-1103 E-mail: Weely schedule: Sun. School……………......…9:30 a.m. Sun. Service……………...…11:30 a.m. Tues. Night Prayer & Study……………….…..……6:00 p.m.

“Transforming lives though the Word of God”

Lamb of god Missionary baptist Church

2034 W. Center st. Milwaukee, Wi 53206 ph: (414) 265-5057 Fax: (414) 265-5029 sunday school.............................10:30 a.m. sunday Worship...........................11:30 a.m. Mon.-Fri. daily prayer..................10:00 a.m tuesday night prayer.............6:00-7:00 p.m thursday intercessory prayer - 7:00-7:30 p.m. thursday pastoral teaching - 7:30-8:30 p.m.

JeruSaLeM MiSSiOnarY BaptiSt church Dr. Donnie Sims 2505 West Cornell St. Milwaukee, WI 53209 442-4720 Sunday Service.......10:45 a.m. Wed. Prayer Night......7:00 p.m.

Dr. Nathaniel J. Stampley, D. Min. Mother Carolyn R. Stampley, M.Ed. Eld. Darrell Grayson, Assistant Pastor 1036 W. Atkinson Ave. • Milw., WI 53206 Phone: 414-264-2727 E-mail: Web: Weekly Schedule Sunday School......................9:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship....10:30 a.m. Monday - Friday Prayer...........6:00 a.m. Thursday Worship & Bible Studies....... ...............................................6:00 p.m. “A Local Church With A Global Mission”

JereMiah Missionary Baptist church

2677 north 40th Street • Milwaukee, Wi 53210 Church Office (414) 447-1967 Order of Service Sunday Morning Worship - 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM Sunday School.........................................10:00 AM Sunday Evening Worship...........................6:45 PM tuesday Prayer....................................12:00 Noon Tuesday Prayer & Bible Band....................7:00 PM Tuesday Pastoral Teaching........................7:30 PM Friday Prayer.......................................12:00 Noon Friday Evangelistic Service........................7:00 PM

heritage international Ministries c.O.G.i.c.

Miracle temple of Deliverance

MetrOpOLitan Missionary Baptist church

1345 W. Burleigh Street. Milwaukee, WI 53206 Rev. Willie D. Wanzo, Sr., pastor. Weekly Schedule: Sunday School......................9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship Service.........10:45 a.m. Phone: 562-7200; fellowship hall, 263-9063; Residence 463-1488.

elder Betty Steward, pastor 1000 W. Burleigh Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206 Order of Service: Sunday Ministry …………10:00 a.m. Worship Service ……… 11:30 a.m. Thursday Bible Study …… 7:00 p.m.

“Where We Preach the Word, Teach the Word, and Live the Word”

Monumental Missionary Baptist church

2407 W. north ave. Milwaukee, Wi 53205 (414) 933-2443 Rev. Roy C. Watson, Pastor First Lady, Sharon Watson Weekly Schedule: Sun. Early Worship 0 8:00 a.m. Sunday School 0 9:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Wed. Bible Study 0 6:30 p.m.

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Mount hermon baptist Church

MOuNt CarMEL Missionary Baptist Church 1717 W. Meinecke Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53206 Rev. hugh Davis Jr. ThM. ThD, Pastor Sunday School......................9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship.......................10:45 a.m. Sunday BTU..........................6:00 p.m. Monday Night Mission............6:00 p.m. Wed. Night Prayer and Bible Study .......................................6:00-8:00 p.m. Certified Marriage, Drug & Alcohol, and Pastoral Counselor Church: 264-2560 Pastor’s Study: 264-8001

1809 W. atkinson ave. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206 Office: 414 871-8178 Fax: 414 871-8143 E-mail: Facebook: Mount hermonBaptist Church Order of Services: Enhancement hour Sun. ……… ………………………. 9:00 A.M. Sun. Worship …….. 10:00 A.M. Wed. Prayer & Bible Study ………………………. 6:30 P.M.

Mt. OLIVE BaPtISt CHurCH rev. John K. Patterson, Pastor 5277 North 36th Street Milwaukee, WI 53209 Sunday School..........8:00-9:15 a.m. Sunday Service.................9:30 a.m. Wed. Bible Class 9:15 a.m. & 6 p.m. Church phone 414.461-7755-1610 home phone 414.466-1512

Bobby L. Sinclair, Pastor

new Creation Missionary praise Church

new Covenant baptist Church

2315 North 38th Street Milwaukee, WI 53210 Rev. F. L. Crouther, Pastor Phone: 873-1221 Fax: 873-8614

1404 W. Center Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 (414) 372-7544 (Church) (414) 510-5367 (Cell)

Weekly Schedule

Order of Service

Sunday School.......................9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship........................11 a.m. Thurs Prayer Service.............6:30 p.m. Thurs Bible Study.................7:00 p.m.

Bishop Clayton, Sr., and Lady Renee Duckworth

New Beginning Seed Faith M.B. Church 138 West North Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53212

Sunday Church School……………8:00 a.m. Children’s Church - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sunday……………………………9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship…………9:30 a.m. Wed. Family Night Sunday School Expository………………………………5:30 p.m. Wednesday Family Night Prayer & Praise…………………………………6:00 p.m. Wednesday Family Night Bible Classes………………………………6:45 p.m. Wednesday Night Worship Service……………………………7:00 p.m. (Last Wed. of the month)

Food Pantry Food Bags* 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. *Please Call For Appointments Hot Meals 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. T.V. Ministry every 2nd Tue. of the month on Channel 96, 8-9 p.m.

“A Church With A True Gospel Praise”

MOuNt ZION Missionary Baptist Church 2207 N. 2nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53212 Phone 372-7811 Rev. Louis Sibley, III, Pastor Sunday School........................9:15 am Sunday Worship..........8 am, 10:45 am 1st Sunday Communion immediately following morning worship. Wed. Bible study and Prayer Meeting .......................................6:30 - 8:30 pm.


2237 N. 11 St. Milwaukee, WI 53205 (414) 265-5881 Order of Service Sunday School …………… 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship …………… 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study ……… 7:00 p.m. Voices of Newport Rehearsal ………………………………… 7:00 p.m. rev. W.L. Smith, Sr. , Pastor

Service Begins each Sunday at 1:00 P.M. Ph.#: (414) 708-4884 Come and worship with us!!!

104 West Garfield Street Milwaukee, WI 53212 “Come as you are” Office: (414) 264-4852 Church: (414) 264-3352 Order of Service Sunday School ……… 9:00 a.m. Sun. Morn. Worship .. 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Service …. 7:30 p.m.

Rev. L.C. Martin, Pastor New Life Church - West 3410 W. Silver Spring Dr. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209 PH: (414) 393-1290 FX: (414) 393-1234

NEW HOPE BaPtISt CHurCH Rev. Dr. Archie L. Ivy, Pastor/Teacher

Sunday School..........9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship......10:30 a.m. Weds. Bible Class.....6:30 p.m.

The Church were the heart is (II Chronicles 31:21)

new holy ghost tabernacle Missionary baptist Church “God so loved the world” - John 3:16

New Greater Love Baptist Church

3029 N. 35th St. Milwaukee, WI 53210 (414) 444-3106 Pastor Johnny L. Bonner, Jr. “Building On The Vision”

rev. ann Smith, Founder & Pastor

2433 W. Roosevelt Drive Milwaukee, WI 53209 Phone (414) 871-0350 • Fax (414)871-4219 E-mail: Weekly Schedule Sun. Worship ………7:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Sun. School .................. 8:55 a.m.-9:55 a.m. Wed. Morning Prayer & Bible Study.……………..10.30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Mid-week Service (last Wen. of the month) ...................................................6:00 p.m. “Partnering with God, Practicing Biblical Principles, Strengthening Families”

SuNDaY Sunday School 9:30 AM Sunday Worship 11:00 AM New Life New Beginnings World Ministry & Outreach C.O.G.I.C 2516 West Hopkins Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 Evangelist Margaret Stone, Pastor

Sunday School…………………………….10:00 a.m. Worship Service…………………………..11:00 a.m. 3rd Tues. The Ecumenical Prayer………...6:30 p.m. Wed. Prayer Service……………………..10:45 a.m. Last (2) Wed. Freedom from Addiction Ministry…………………………11:15 a.m. Wed. Food Pantry……………………….12:00 noon Fri. Prayer, Miracle, Prophetic Word……..7:00 p.m. Every 1st Weekend Revival Service: Fri. - 7:00 p.m. • Sat. - 7:00 p.m. Sun. Evening - 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Mark a. allen, Sr. Pastor NEW ParaDISE Missionary Baptist Church 2353 West Fond Du Lac Ave. Milwaukee, WI. 53206 Tel: 414-265-0512 Fax:414-265-1910

Prayer Bible Study

the Open door Christian Worship Center Church, inc.

rev. Dr. terrell H. Cistrunk Pastor


“Teaching, Preaching and Reaching for Christ” reverend Martin Childs, Jr., Pastor

pastors: apostle Kenneth Lock sr. and prophetess Michele Lock

3223 West Lloyd Street Milwaukee, WI 53208 Phone:(414) 444-5727 Sun. A.M. Worship……………8:30 a.m. Sun. P.M. Worship……………12 noon Tues. Prayer/TNT Bible Study ………………………………6:30 p.m.

5:30 PM 6:00 PM

New Life Childcare Center ages 6 wks - 12 Yrs Now Enrolling 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (414) 393-1290

Worship Services: Sunday School....................9:00 a.m. Sun. Morning Worship.......11:00 a.m. Tues. Prayer Meeting..........6:30 p.m. Tues. Bible Class.................7:00 p.m. “Come Spend a Day In Paradise”


ParaDISE SaNCtuarY Missionary Baptist Church 2705 W. Clarke Street Milwaukee, WI 53210 Rev. David K. Blathers, Pastor

Sunday School.................9:30-10:45 am Sunday Worship.........11:00 am-1:15 pm Wed. Pastor Bible Information Session, Prayer and Testimony..................5-7 pm Sat. Choir Rehearsal and........................ Youth Bible Study..........11 am - 1:30 pm Church (414) 264-2266, Pastor (414) 449-2146

Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church

2028 W. Cherry St., Milwaukee, WI 53205 Rev. Maddie Turner, Sr., pastor Sunday School...............9:05 a.m. Sunday Worship...........10:40 a.m. Sun. Church Training Union, 6 p.m. Wed. Prayer Service & Bible Study ...............................6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Church Telephone: 344-2400

Pilgrim Baptist Worship Center

3737 North Sherman Boulevard • Milwaukee, WI 53216 Church Phone: 414-873-1045 Church Fax: 414-873-4101 Website: www. E-mail: preachingchrist@

Sunday Worship …… 8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. Sunday Church School: …………… 9:30 a.m. Mon. Bible Class ……..… 6:00 p.m. (Women) Tues. Bible Class ……......……… 12:00 noon Tuesday Prayer Service …...……… 1:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Class ……… 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service ……… 7:00 p.m. Thurs. Bible Study ………………… 1:00 p.m. Thurs. Prayer Service……………... 2:00 p.m. Fri. Youth Fellowship (1st Friday) ........…........ ..........................................… 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sat. Men’s Prayer Breakfast ........... 9:00 a.m. (4427 W. Fond du Lac Ave.)

Progressive Baptist Church “Equipping God’s People, Building God’s Church, Advancing God’s Kingdom”

“a New testament Church” Rev. George M. Ware Pastor

2975 N. Buffum St. Milwaukee, WI. 53212 P.O. Box 241772 Milwaukee, WI. 53224

Sunday Church School.........9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship.................10:45 a.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study ......................7:00 p.m. Church Office #: (414) 265-7171

Prince of Peace Baptist Church 3701 North 35th Street Milwaukee, WI 53216 (414) 444-6700 • (414) 444-6701 fax Steven r. McVicker, Pastor

WEEKLY SChEDULE Sunday School ....................... 9:00 am Sunday Worship................... 10:00 am Tuesday Bible Class .............. 6:00 pm Tuesday Prayer...................... 6:00 pm Thurs. Choir Rehearsal .......... 5:00 pm Welcome to Peace

Senior Pastor Evangelist Barbara Williams Co-Pastor Elder Dexter Williams Power House Deliverance Church 4344 N. 27th St. Milwaukee, WI 53216 414-442-2234 Sunday School...............................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Service...............11:30 a.m. Tuesday Night Prayer Service........7:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study.................7:00 p.m. Friday Community Food Pantry........2-4 p.m.

transportation available (414) 449-0122

Prayer House of Faith Pentecostal Church, Inc.

4778 N. Hopkins St. Milwaukee, WI 53209 (414) 466 - 3807 Alice O. Green, Founder Dr. Shane E. Rowe, Sr. & Pastor Lekeesha C. Rowe, Senior Pastors

Children’s Min. Sun...................11:30 a.m Sunday Worship.........................12 Noon Tuesday Prayer/Bible Class.....6:30 p.m.

Pastor Walter J. Lanier 8324 W. Keefe Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53222 Phone: 414-462-9050

Worship Schedule: Sun. School.......................................9:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study..........................Noon Wednesday Bible Study.....................6:45 p.m.



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ChurCh Listings are in aLphabetiCaL Order: redemptiOn FeLLOwship bC - ZiOn hiLL missiOnary baptist ChurCh

redemption Fellowship baptist Church robert a. angel, senior pastor 3500 n. 26th street milwaukee, Wi 53206 phone: (414) 875-1926 Website:

weekly schedule sunday school.................................9:00 am sunday morning Worship...........10:00 am sunday Broadcast JoY 1340 - 4:30 pm Wednesday Bible Class.............7-8:00 pm

robert a. angel Senior Pastor

Shone M. Bagley Ministries /

Phone #: (414) 699-1962

rev. Dwain e. Berry -pastor risen savior Community baptist Church 2201 n. Dr. mlKing Dr. milwaukee, Wi 53212

services: sunday school sunday Worship Wed. prayer meeting

9:00 am 11:00 pm 6:00 pm

phone (414) 460-8107

Showers of Blessings fellowship Church


Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church Rev. J.L. Holmes, Pastor 2024 N. Martin Luther King Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53212 Sunday School.......................9 a.m. Sun. New Member Class........9 a.m. Sunday Worship...............10:45 a.m. Tue. Prayer Meeting - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Class..........6 p.m.

2741 N. Teutonia Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53206

Pastor Annie Naomi Scott Sunday School.............................12:30 p.m. Sunday Services...........................2:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study.................7:00 p.m. Friday Fellowship...........................7:00 p.m. emergency Food Pantry every tuesday Hot Meal Program Mon., Wed., Fri. Clothing Bank 2 days • Spiritual Counseling available • 24-hour Dial-A-Prayer 263-1929 Crisis Hot Line for Runaways 263-6515 Future programs: computer classes, sewing classes

Church phone (414) 264-0360 Office (414) 264-3978 Transportation Available



Shone M. Bagley, Sr. Ordained Minister

Christian Counselor, specializing in family & crisis, call anytime.

Masters in Christian Counseling

4801 West Capitol drive Milwaukee, WI 53216 (414) 444-1200 • (414) 444-1212 fax WEEKLy SCHEDULE Sunday School ....................... 9:00 am Sunday Worship................... 10:30 am Tuesday Bible Class .............. 6:00 pm Thurs. Choir Rehearsal .......... 5:00 pm

Come Home to Shiloh

Dr. Robert T. Wilson, Sr., Pastor St. John's United Baptist Church


P.O. Box 291 Oak Creek, WI 53154

Church & Public Event Speaker: - specializing primarily to those who want to know how to get out of their slavery mentality.


2429 West Hampton Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209

Sunday Worship Service 3489 N. 76th Street 10:00 - 11:30 a.M. (414) 502-7584 Wednesday Service 7100 W. Villard ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209 7:00 - 8:30 P.M. Pastor darry Tucker Prophetess Paula Tucker

Tel: 414-871-4673 Fax: 414-871-2373 email:st.johnsunitedmbc@

Rev. Lee a. Shaw, Pastor 5375 North 37th St.• Milw., WI 53209 (414)795-6397

Order of Service Sun. School...............9:00 a.m. Sun. Worship...........10:15 a.m. Thurs. Prayer Meeting & Bible Class .........................6:30 p.m.

ORdER Of SERVICE Sun. School ………. 9:00-10:00 a.m. Sun. Worship … 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tue. Bible Study …… 7:00-8:00 p.m. Wed.NicotineTreatment ……… 6:00p.m.

The Reverend Don Darius Butler,Pastor

Pastor Oscar Elim


african Methodist Episcopal Church

1616 W. Atkinson Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53206 Rev. Darryl Williams, Pastor Weekly Schedule: Sunday School..................9:15 a.m. Sun. Worship.....8:00 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study.........10 a.m. Wed. Bible/Prayer Service - 7:15 p.m. Phone: 562-8030

ST. PaUL’S EPISCOPaL CHURCH 914 East Knapp Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Rev. Dr. C. Steven Teague-Rector Sunday’s Worship at 8:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Music, Nursery Handicapped Accessible (414) 276-6277

ST. PETER MISSIONaRY BaPTIST CHURCH 3057 N. 35th Street Milwaukee, WI 53216 Church: 414.442.6389 Home: 414.463.5535 ORdER Of SERVICE Sunday School..................9:00 am Sunday Worship..............10:30 am Tuesday Bible Class..........6:00 pm

Temple of Judah Church

Pastor david W. Stokes 8620 W. fond du Lac ave. Milwaukee, WI 53225 Inside Redeem Pentecostal Church Office Phone: (414) 326-4811

voice of Faith Broadcast on JOY1340 AM....................Sundays @ 5:30 pm Tue. Mana & Bible Study.....7:00 pm Prayer Manna Mon.-Fri...............6:00 am “a Christ Centered Ministry-Bringing people into the presence of God”

Pastor: Rev. Harold Turner Sunday School...................9:00 a.m. Sunday A.M. Worship........10:30 a.m. Sun. P.M. Worship...............3:00 p.m. Tuesday: Prayer Meeting, Mission Mtg., Bible Class....................6-8:00 p.m. Church: 873-3326 Home: 353-5958 2829 N. Teutonia Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53206

TRUE LOVE Missionary Baptist Church 210 W. Keefe Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212 Phone: 414-264-6869 Rev. Garry Levy, Pastor

Order of Services Sunday School...............9:30 a.m. Sunday Service...........11:00 a.m. Communion Services 1st Sunday......................7:00 p.m. Wed. night Prayer, Bible, Service & Mission..............................6-8 pm Mission mtg. every 2nd Wed.

Sunday Church School....9:30 A.M. Sunday Worship............10:45 A.M. Wed. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .........................................6:00 P.M.

TransformaTion Temple

5418 W. Burleigh St. Milwaukee, WI 53210 (414) 393-WORD (9673) Sunday Morning Worship............10 am Tuesday Night Study......................7pm Ripton A. Stewart, Pastor

2661-63 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206 Office: (414) 265-4850 / Fax: (414) 265-3817 Church Office Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sunday’s Order of Service Sunday Church School 9:00 A.M. Sun. Baptist Training Union 10:00 A.M. Sun. Morning Worship 11:30 A.M. Mid-Week Schedule Tue. Spiritual Development Ministry Thursday Christian Ministries Thursday Music Ministry

6:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M. 7:45 P.M.

Victorious Child Care, Inc. Open Enrollment 1st - 2nd Shirt - 6:00 A.M. - Midnight Monday - Friday Ages: 6 weeks - 13 years old Office: (414) 562-0530 Tracy Rushing, Director

4300 West villard Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53218 (414) 464-0390 Rev. Robert McFarland, Sr., Pastor

Weekly Schedule:

Sun. School …………… 9:00 a.m. Sun. Morn. Worship…10:30 a.m. Tues. Prayer Mtg & Bible Study…………………… 6:30 p.m.

TaBERNaCLE COMMUNITY BaPTIST CHURCH "A preaching, teaching, healing community of faith.."Matt. 4:23

2500 West Medford Ave. • Milwaukee, WI 53206 OFFICE: 414 -562 -1129 • FAX: 414-562-4713 EMAIL: WWW.TCBCHURCH.COM

Our Weekly Worship Schedule Church Sun. School ………… 8:30 a.m. Celebration of Worship ……..10:00 a.m. Wen. Bible Study & Prayer Meeting……….........6:30 p.m.

The Upper Room Baptist Church

Unlimited Life in Jesus Christ Christian Church 623 W. Cherry St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 Inside the Boys and Girls Club Pastor Sudie B. Jones Services: Sunday School......................10:00 am Sunday Service.....................11:00 am Tue. Choir Rehearsal...............6:00 pm Tue. Prayer & Bible Study 6-7:30 pm Tue. youth Meeting..............6-8:00 pm Wed. Recovery Services.....6-7:30 pm John 14:27

Pastor: Willie F. Brooks Jr. 2200 W. Center Street Milwaukee WI 23209 414/265-5455 Worship Schedule: Sunday School ………9:30 a.m. Morn. Worship…..…11:30 a.m. Mon. Women Circle Min. …… Wed. Bible Study……7:30 p.m. Soar Men Min.……11:30 a.m.

Way of the Cross Missionary Baptist Church

Victory Missionary Baptist Church

Rev. Edward E. Thomas

Rev. Mose A. Fuller, Pastor Home: (414) 871-2933 Church: (414) 445-2958

True Heart Missionary Baptist Church

TRINITY Missionary Baptist Church

Weekly Services: Judah Cafe’........................... 10:00 am Sunday School......................11:00 am Sunday Service.....................12:15 am

ST. TIMOTHY COMMUNITY Baptist Church 3701 N. Teutonia Milwaukee, WI 53208

UNITY MISSIONaRY BaPTIST CHURCH REV. NaTHaNIEL JOHNSON, JR. PaSTOR 3835 WeSt FOnd du LAc Ave. MILWAUKEE, WI 53216 Tel: (414) 445-9249 • Fax: (262)-670-6505 email: Worship Services: Sunday School...........................9:30 a.m. Sun. Worship...........................11.00 a.m. 4th Sun................................Communion 1st Sun....................................Baptizing Wed. Prayer Meeting/Bible Study.......6 p.m. “A Little Church With A Big Heart”

1401 West Hadley Street Milwaukee, WI 53206 Office: (414) 265-2725 ZION HILL Missionary Baptist Church

Weekly Schedule Sun. School ………… 9:30 a.m. Sun Morn. Worship … 10:45 a.m. Tues. Bible Study … 6:30 p.m. Wed. Prayer Service … 6:30 p.m.

1825 W. Hampton Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53209 Rev. Russell Williamson, Pastor Sunday School......................9:15 a.m. Sunday Worship...................10:45 a.m. Wednesday Prayer Service and Bible Study: 10-11:30 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Phone: (414) 263-1777

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Bulletin Board Growing, successful Interfaith-MPS Tutor program seeks more volunteer tutors

As the growing and successful Interfaith-MPS Tutor Program stays on track to expand from 50 MPS elementary and K-8 schools in 2012-13 to 71 in 2013-14, MPS and Interfaith Older Adult Programs are seeking more volunteer tutors. A majority of tutored students outscored national averages and/or saw their scores grow at a higher rate than MPS students who were not tutored, according to a review of district standardized test data, showing the tutors are valuable contributors to achievement growth

in the district. In addition, the vast majority of teachers of tutored students reported those students had a positive change in attitude, a positive change in behavior, increased interest in learning and improved academic engagement, according to a survey. Now MPS and Interfaith are seeking 300 new tutors to carry that success forward. More than 200 tutors are already on track to serve by the end of the fall. “Everyone wants to feel like they have accomplished something worthwhile. Of-

fering time to children is a wonderful way to meet that goal.” says current tutor Sandy Szymkowski. “When a child who was not reading in September is reading with confidence in May, I know that I have shared in that accomplishment. There’s nothing greater than build-

Open house for many MPS middle and high schools Dozens of open houses, information sessions, testing days and auditions are getting underway for many of Milwaukee Public Schools’ middle and high schools. MPS offers strong options for middle and high schools, ranging from traditional programs to arts specialty schools; a technology/communication specialty school; gifted and talented schools; a language immersion school; International Baccalaureate and college preparatory schools. Many MPS middle and high schools will offer open houses. Dates and times for October and early November appear below: • Thursday, October 17 Reagan College Prep High School, Testing, 5 p.m., 4965 S. 20th St. • Saturday, October 19 Hamilton High School,

H.S. Campus, Testing, 6 p.m., 1801 W. Olive St. • Saturday, October 26 Riverside University High School, Testing, 9-11 a.m., 1615 E. Locust St. • Tuesday, October 29 Hamilton High School, Info session, 6-8 p.m., 6215 W. Warnimont Ave. Info session, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Golda Meir School (3-9), 6215 W. Warnimont Ave. Testing, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 1555 Rufus King Int’l School N. Dr. Martin Luther King – H.S. Campus, Testing, Dr. 9-11 a.m., 1801 W. Olive St. • Wednesday, October 30 • Golda Meir School (3- Milw. H.S. of the Arts, 9), Testing, 9-11:30 a.m., Auditions, 6 p.m., 2300 W. 1555 N. Dr. Martin Luther Highland Ave. King Dr. • Saturday, November 2 • Tuesday, October 22 Reagan College Prep Riverside University High High School, Testing, School, Testing, 6-8 p.m., 9 a.m., 4965 S. 20th St. 1615 E. Locust St. Milw. H.S. of the Arts, Auditions, 1-3 p.m., • Wednesday, October 23 2300 W. Highland Ave. Rufus King Int’l School –

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ing a child’s self esteem and helping him or her continue to be successful in school!” The goal is ultimately to grow the program to serve more than 100 elementary and K-8 schools in 2015-16. “We are so grateful for all of the work our tutors have undertaken and we’re grateful for their efforts to improve outcomes for our students!” MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton said. “Our partnership with MPS and Senior Corps to recruit and place more tutors in elementary classrooms demonstrates the strong

community commitment we all have for academic success in the district,” Lisa Bittman, Interfaith’s Executive Director said. Volunteers should be 55 years old or “better” and must be willing to commit to spending 90 minutes per week in a classroom throughout the academic year. Tutors receive training to maximize their effectiveness when working with students – and spend the year working in the same classroom. Tutors interested in volunteering should contact Robyn Wohlfeil of Interfaith at (414) 220-8657.

Anonymous benefactor donates rackets to Bay View girls’ tennis team In the Milwaukee Public Schools, Rufus King has had the championship girls’ tennis team for many years, winning the city championship every year since before many of the current players were even born. They were the subject of a feature in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last month, earning welldeserved praise. Because Bay View English teacher Michael Schinner coached the last team to beat King, in 1996, he was also quoted in the story, talking about how King’s program compared to the teams he fields at Bay View: “I appreciate that they are the first ones to acknowledge that they are playing with a stacked deck when it comes to competing in the City Conference,” Bay View coach Mike Schinner said. “It has been a number of years since I have coached a tennis player at Bay View who owned her own tennis racquet. It is a bit intimidating when the King girls pull out a $180 Babolat racquet out of their Babolat tennis bag that they own and my Bay View player is playing with a beat up racquet that her coach takes out of his car’s trunk. “They also don’t deal with the high student turnover that other city schools deal with. They often have the luxury of working with their athletes for four years. It is rare that I coach a girl for two years. The girl who was my No. 1 singles player and team captain last year, and I was counting on this year, moved to Atlanta last spring. That is tough for me to overcome, but even if that happens at King they have other capable experienced players to replace a girl who trans-

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Senior Amy Sanchez fers; most of the other city schools do not.” A few days after that story appeared, though, Mr. Schinner was called down to the front door of the school, where he was presented with a box–a box of four highquality Babolat tennis racquets in Babolat tennis bags. It turns out an anonymous donor–reports say it was a woman, but she did not leave her name–had read the story of King’s tennis team and had been moved by Mr. Schinner’s description of the challenges he faces as a tennis coach at Bay View. There was a card inside the box, which read in part, Dear Mike, I read the Sept. 25 Milwaukee J.S. article where you were quoted. It brought a lump to my throat. I hope you can find some players who can use these racquets. They are used but in pretty good condition. … Good luck on the courts! Mr. Schinner was stunned to find the gift. “We no longer go into battle outgunned and under-equipped,” Mr. Schinner says. “My players would never have the opportunity to use a racquet of this quality without this generous donation.”


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Healthy blood pressure (part 2) Heart disease, cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the leading cause of death for all Americans age 35 and older. This means men and women among all racial and ethnic groups. According the Centers for Disease Control, over 600,000 people died of heart disease in 2008, 25 percent of all deaths. In other words, one in four Americans died of heart disease in 2008. Among those with heart disease, 32 percent are known to have high blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension. HBP damages the blood vessels, weakening and robbing them of their inherent flexibility. This can result in heart attack, congestive heart failure, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure. Called “the silent killer” because symptoms are so subtle, even moderately elevated blood pressure is associated with a shortened life expectancy. High blood pressure is a major health problem in the U.S. The CDC estimates that 1 in 3 U.S. adults – about 68 million – has high blood pressure. In 2008, HBP was listed as a primary or contributing cause of death for

more than 347,000 Americans. African Americans are especially susceptible, and are one of the most likely ethnic groups in the world to receive the diagnosis. HBP has also been diagnosed in twothirds of Americans over 65 and in a growing number of young adults and children. Self care Although considered incurable, at its base, HBP is the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. Overweight; diets high in salt, fat, and alcohol; smoking; chronic stress; persistent exposure to toxins; and sedentary habits are all contributing factors. Correct any of these and the result is healthier blood pressure readings. Correct all of them and improve health exponentially. Of course, the changes must be maintained or the numbers will go back up. “While some people need drugs to lower their blood pressure, millions can do it through diet,” says Norman Kaplan, MD, the nationally known blood pressure expert. Eating an ideal diet not only lowers blood pressure but restores damaged blood

vessels, kidneys, hearts, eyes, and brains. Kaplan agrees that whole, fresh, and lively foods are the basis of a healthy diet. Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, especially leafy greens; grains and legumes; nuts and seeds; low fat or no fat dairy foods; lighten up on meat and put deep water fish on the menu at least once a week. This diet ensures high fiber intake, increased beneficial fat and decreased saturated fat, and a beneficial mineral balance. For many, weight loss comes automatically. Consistently recommended by Nutrition News, these foods mirror the original DASH diet, developed for the NIH by a world class team of doctors and nutritionists. The first DASH study involved 459 individuals (8,800 applied), sixty percent of whom were AfricanAmericans. In the amazing results of the 12 week study, reductions in blood pressure occurred in the first week, stabilized within two weeks, and remained low during the remaining weeks. Losing weight is another

Study says healthy eating benefits heart failure patients Low-sodium diet lowered high blood pressure after 3 weeks Healthy eating habits can significantly reduce high blood pressure and improve heart function in heart failure patients, a new study says. The study included patients, most in their 60s and 70s, who ate only meals that were prepared for them in the kitchen of the University of Michigan Clinical Research Unit. The meals, which could be picked up and heated at home, followed the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet eating plan, which is high in potassium, magnesium, calcium and antioxidants. The diet is recommended for high blood pressure treatment by the American Heart Association and the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The diet used in the study also contained a daily sodium intake of 1,150 milligrams or less, which is much lower than American adults’ typical intake of about 4,200 mg a day for men and 3,300 a day for women. “Our work suggests diet could play an important role in the progression of heart failure, although patients should always talk to their doctor before making major dietary changes,” Dr. Scott Hummel, a cardiologist at the University of Michigan

Frankel Cardiovascular Center, said in a university news release. “We’re excited to confirm these results in longer-term studies that also help us understand the challenges patients face when

they try to improve their eating habits,” he added. Heart failure means the heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs.

positive effect of a fresh food diet. This is sometimes the only thing people need to do to bring blood pressure levels to normal. Even a loss of ten pounds can make an improvement. Although HBP does not necessarily follow a weight problem, overweight people are three times more likely to have it than normal weight individuals. In fact, obesity is a key factor in 60 percent of all cases of HBP. In the US, weight increases with age. By age 74, half of us have high blood pressure. In societies where weight does not increase with age, neither does blood pressure. A natural diet also implies greater fiber intake and the use of vegetable-based (rather than animal-based) fat sources. Diets with high fiber and low fat have been shown to have benefits in reducing blood pressure. In addition, studies show high fiber diets to be effective in preventing and treating many forms of heart disease. Further, the presence of soluble fibers in the body clears the blood of toxins such as lead and cadmium, both higher than nor-

mal in persons with HBP. A wholesome diet is also low in sodium and provides sufficient potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Denatured foods like sugar, hydrogenated fats, caffeine, and white flour are avoided. These substances activate the stress response, using up nutrients and weakening the body’s ability to recover from common stressors. Beyond diet, other lifestyle changes can improve the result. Of course, smoking is out. Not only is it a major heart disease risk factor, nicotine actually constricts the small blood vessels and thickens the blood, directly affecting blood pressure levels. Additional helpful behaviors are learning relaxation techniques, exercising regularly, and taking nutrient supplements. Continued next week: Magic Minerals

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Psychological abuse is the first warning: Run, get out By: Dee Louis-Scott

Psychological abuse can the body; yet little is written precursor to physical abuse. be as damaging to the psyche about this common prob- According to the National as physical abuse can be to lem, which is typically the Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 95 percent of men who physically abuse their intimate partners also psychologically abuse them. for Intergenerational Care Psychological abuse conA stay-healthy, wellness center sists of impairing the menoffering day care for all ages and tal life and impeding menabilities! tal development. It creates distorted beliefs, taught by WE HAVE the abuser, about the world. Those beliefs become inOPENINGS FOR grained in the victim’s mind and can interfere with the YOUR LOVED flexibility that is needed constantly to assess the environONE IN ment and respond appropriately. Knowing the signs of OVERNIGHT psychological abuse may save women from the physical RESPITE CARE! abuse that so often follows. I experienced psychological abuse through the eyes of a child -- part of the stories I share in “Believe in the Magic: Let the Tenacity of Mattie Fisher Inspire You,” (, the story of my mother’s remarkable journey. I watched as my father systematically and maliciously attempted to drive my mother crazy. He would constantly move car keys and other items from the places she normally kept them. He would then pretend to find them in odd places, like the refrigerator. After playing the 2801 E. Morgan Avenue, Milwaukee hero for a month or so, my father would start insulting my mom with degrading remarks. After months of psychological warfare, with her mental state sufficiently weakened, my father would begin the physical abuse. For the rest of her life, my mother was inconsolable and shaky whenever something went missing. Signs of psychological abuse include: • Your partner uses finances to control you. • He often threatens to leave. • Seeks to intimidate using looks, gestures or actions. • He smashes things. • Your partner seeks to control you by minimizing, denying and blaming. • He makes light of the abuse and does not take your concerns about it seriously. • You are continually criticized, called names and/or shouted at. • She emotionally degrades you in private, but acts charming in public. • He humiliates you in pri-

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vate or public. • He withholds approval, appreciation or affection as punishment. Effects of psychological abuse on the victim, from the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness, include: • A distrust of his or her own spontaneity • A loss of enthusiasm • An uncertainty about how one is coming across • A concern that something is wrong with oneself • An inclination to review incidents with the hope of determining what went wrong • A loss of self-confidence • A growing self-doubt • An internalized critical voice • A concern that one isn’t happier and ought to be • An anxiety or fear of being crazy • A sense that time is passing and one is missing something • A desire not to be the way one is, e.g. “too sensitive,” etc. • A hesitancy to accept one's perceptions • A reluctance to come to conclusions • A tendency to live in the future, e.g. “Everything will be great when/after ...” • A desire to escape or run away • A distrust of future relationships If you have identified with even one of these items, you may be in an abusive relationship. Get help! Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800799-SAFE, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE.

About Dee Louis-Scott

Dee Louis-Scott is the author of “Believe in the Magic: Let the Tenacity of Mattie Fisher Inspire You,” (, the story of her mother’s remarkable journey. Louis-Scott retired after working 30 years as a federal employee. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Scott has co-chaired the Black Family Technology Awareness Association’s Youth STEM Fair for nine years; its mission is to encourage studies in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum in urban communities. Twenty years since the death of her heroic mother, Mattie Fisher, Louis-Scott honors her life, which was experienced in a time in American history when it was a double-curse to be a black woman.


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Lower income? Don't pass up the saver's credit In 2002, Congress passed legislation to create an income tax credit designed to encourage lower- and middle-income people to save money for retirement. The saver's credit, worth up to $1,000 a year for individuals ($2,000 for couples filing jointly), rewards people for contributing to an IRA or 401(k) plan. Regrettably, the people most likely to benefit from the saver's credit are also those who can usually least afford to set aside money for retirement. It doesn't help that only one-quarter of people earning less than $50,000 even know the credit exists. But if you can squeeze a few dollars out of your budget, the saver's credit is worth pursuing. Tax credits reduce the amount of income tax paid, dollar for dollar; so many low-income people can recoup the amount they contribute to retirement accounts by up to 50 percent through reduced taxes. And those whose employers match a portion of their 401(k) contributions reap even bigger rewards. Another good selling point: Parents or grandparents who want to jumpstart their low-income kids' retirement savings can fund their IRA or 401(k) contribution, thereby making them eligible for the saver's credit even if they can't afford to contribute on their own. Here's the nitty-gritty on the saver's credit: • The saver's credit is a "nonrefundable"tax credit, which means it reduces income taxes owed, dollar for dollar – although it won't generate a tax refund if the credit is more than the taxes you owe. • The saver's credit helps offset part of the amount you voluntarily contribute to an IRA or 401(k) plan. Your credit amount is based on your tax filing status, adjusted gross income and the amount you contribute to qualifying retirement programs. It can be claimed by: • Married couples filing jointly with adjusted gross income (AGI) of no more than $59,000. • Heads of households with AGI up to $44,250. • Singles (or married filing separately) with AGI up to $29,500. The credit rate is 10 percent, 20 percent or 50 percent of the first $2,000 you contribute ($4,000 for married couples filing jointly), depending on your AGI; the lower your AGI the higher

the percentage. For example: • Single filers with an AGI up to $17,500 receive a 50 percent credit on the first $2,000 they contribute (i.e., up to a $1,000 credit); 20 percent on AGI up to $19,250 ($200 credit); and 10 percent on AGI up to $29,500 ($100 credit). Anything over $29,500, you don't qualify. • For joint filers the credit amount limits are: 50 percent on up to $35,500 AGI (50% X $4,000 = $2,000); 20 percent on up to $38,500 ($800); and 10 percent on up • You can't be claimed as to $59,000 ($400). a dependent on someone Other eligibility rules: else's return. • You must be at least age • You can't have been a 18. full-time student during any

15, 2014. Important Note: You cannot claim the credit using IRS Form 1040 EZ, the form many lower-income people file. To claim it, you must submit IRS Form 8880 with Form 1040, 1040A or 1040NR. It's a little extra bookkeeping, but could be worth the effort. Saving money for the future is never easy, especially when you're struggling to pay daily bills. But if you can part of five calendar months somehow manage to take adin 2013. vantage of the saver's credit • You must contribute to now, you'll thank yourself at a 401(k) by December 31, retirement. 2013, or to an IRA by April

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The Bon-­Ton Stores, Inc. reaches $263,711 in donations to support the American Red Cross The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) raised $263,711 through customer donations from June 17 to July 17 for the American Red Cross, a not-for-profit that prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. “We are delighted to make this donation to the American Red Cross,” said BonTon President and CEO Brendan Hoffman. “We are proud to support an amazing organization that depends on volunteers to help support the lives of victims in need nationwide during times of disaster.” Customers were given the

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“The Rejected Stone” by Reverend Al Sharpton swers. You wanted someone to show you what to do. You needed a leader. So why can’t it be you? In the new book “The Rejected Stone” by Reverend Al Sharpton, you’ll see how it could happen.

c.2013, Cash Money Content $22.00 / $26.00 Canada 272 pages The directions didn’t make any sense. They came with diagrams, but that didn’t help. Online information was no better, you were making a mess of things, and about ready to scream. You needed clarification. You needed simple an-

Every once in awhile – especially when he’s somewhere unexpected – Reverend Al Sharpton looks around, surprised and pleased. He’s been working for social justice and civil rights since he was nine years old, and there are many things he never thought he’d see in his lifetime. He admits that he’s come a long way since his Tawana Brawley days. He’s lost weight and gained insight, changed his outlook and his mind on issues. He’s become a leader because the Black community needs more of those. Great leaders, he says, don’t become leaders by accident. They know where they’re going and they know how they’re going to get there.

Gallery Night with the Mandel Group at LightHorse Milwaukee, fast becoming nationally recognized as a great place for traditional and alternative art and exhibition opportunities, expands north this Gallery Night to include Shorewood, Wisconsin. The Mandel Group presents a weekend open house event at LightHorse 4041 in Shorewood on October 18 - 20, 2013. This event will be held at 4041 North Oakland Avenue and is open to the public. The weekend kicks off  Friday night with a Gallery Night reception from 6- 9 p.m. Artwork by African American artists Evelyn Patricia Terry and Sonji Hunt will be exhibited along with the work of other Milwaukee artists Cynthia Thomas, Jamie Landolt and Daniel Fleming. Their artwork installations in diverse media will be showcased in apartment homes and common areas throughout the building. Refreshments will be served. The open house continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with apartment tours, art on display and treats for the kids. Luncheon soup from local caterer Simmer will be served as well as other fare. Sunday concludes the big event with a noon opening, late breakfast nibbles and tours.

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They don’t let their past deter them; they don’t blame their childhood or neighborhood for their shortcomings. They understand that successful African Americans became successful because of community, not family. They listen to the giants of history; they have mentors and they mentor. Leaders are true to themselves, but they understand that they must be “different, better, more” than those around them. They know their own strengths and don’t pretend to be something they‘re not. They’ve defined themselves, they ask for what they need, and they aren’t afraid to “be big.” Successful leaders, he says, are all-encompassing. If you are against injustice, then you must be against all injustice. It’s “hypocrisy” to pick and choose. To be a leader, you must focus and commit to a cause. You must understand that religion isn’t something you

Rev. Al Sharpton merely preach, it’s what you practice. And, to be a leader, you must know when it’s time to quit. In all that author Reverend Al Sharpton has done in his life, considering the people he’s known (Michael Jackson and James Brown, for example, both of whom he writes about at length), and the issues that have made

him front-page news, who would’ve expected wide-eyed amazement at his current life? Yes, that’s what you’ll see in the first chapter of “The Rejected Stone,” and it’s good. From his roots in Brooklyn to his current activism, Sharpton weaves his own experiences in with advice on becoming a leader, reaching for one’s “blessings,” and being an agent for justice. Readers may be pleasantly surprised to see humility here, too; Sharpton occasionally writes with what seems like hindsight tinged with regret, which truly adds to the magnetism of his words. I liked that; I liked the lighter, no-nonsense tone of this helpful, easy-to-read book; and I think if you know someone with potential – teen or adult – it’s what they need: “The Rejected Stone” could be a push in the right direction.

Evelyn Patricia Terry with her one of many mixed media artworks, "Magic is Dream Stacking," will be showing at LightHorse 4041 on Gallery Night, October 18th, from 6 pm – 9 pm. The artwork will be exhibited through Sunday, October 20th. The event will be held at 4041 North Oakland Avenue and is open to the public. Please visit for more images. Photo is courtesy of Terry McCormick Gallery. 

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risk autumn evenings call for warm, homemade meals that bring the family together around the dinner table. Dishes that deliver savory flavors are sure to win over their hearts, as well as warm them. If your taste buds call for a fall classic, cuddle up with a piping hot bowl of chili. The sweetness of brown sugar complements the blend of fresh garlic and Italian sausage in this recipe for Chiliville Chili. Because it’s made with Johnsonville Italian Ground Sausage, you can customize the robust flavor of this dinnertime staple by picking your favorite of the mild, sweet or hot varieties. The best part — it’s all natural with no fillers, artificial flavors or colors, so you know you’re feeding your family the best. For more recipes, visit Warm up the family with their favorite Italian dishes that feature the bold and savory flavors of Johnsonville Ground Sausage and Sausage Links. You can’t go wrong with this kid favorite for Easy Sausage Pizza, which is served up without the hassle and fuss of standard homemade pizza recipes. Grab the garlic bread and, please, don’t forget the Parmesan. You’ll need them for these delicious recipes for Italian Sausage Rigatoni, Italian All Natural Ground Sausage Lasagna and Italian Meatballs.

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For those looking to add more flavor to their meals, head over to the sausage section at the local grocer. Here are some great tips and reasons for adding this hearty, bold protein to your family’s favorite dishes: n Swap for spice Add more flavor to your favorite meat meals by replacing half the ground beef with ground sausage. n Go for convenience For those looking for added flavor without the hassle, go with ground sausage. Since there’s no need to remove the casing it has added convenience. n Find your flavor Many ground sausages come in additional flavors, so pick your favorite. Look for hot, mild or sweet varieties of ground Italian. n Choose an affordable option When compared with other meats, ground sausage saves consumers money with more consumer-friendly pricing.

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Chiliville Chili

Yield: 10 to 12 servings 1 package (16 ounces) Johnsonville Ground Italian Sausage (Mild, Sweet or Hot) 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery ribs, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes with green peppers and onions 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 can (14.5 ounces) beef broth 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 crushed red pepper flakes Cheddar cheese, shredded (optional) In large saucepan, cook sausage and ground beef over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes, beans, broth, tomato paste, brown sugar, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, cumin and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese if you like and serve immediately.

Easy Sausage Pizza

Italian Sausage Rigatoni

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Italian All Natural Ground Sausage Lasagna

Italian All Natural Ground Sausage Lasagna

Yield: 12 servings 12 lasagna noodles, uncooked 1 package (16 ounces) Johnsonville Italian All Natural Ground Sausage 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 large container chunky pasta sauce 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese 1 egg 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped and packed 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded Prepare noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside. Sauté Italian sausage, onion and garlic in a skillet until sausage is browned; drain. Add pasta sauce to the sausage mixture and set aside. In a medium bowl, blend ricotta cheese, egg and 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese and set aside. Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray and spread 1 cup of the sauce mixture on the bottom. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Spread 1/4 cup of the ricotta cheese mixture on the noodles and layer on 1 cup of the sauce mixture. Sprinkle 1 cup of spinach and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Repeat this whole process 3 more times starting with the noodles; top with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese to finish. Bake uncovered in 350°F oven for 45 minutes until hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

Easy Sausage Pizza

Yield: 6 servings 8 ounces Johnsonville Ground Italian Sausage (Mild, Sweet or Hot) or 8 ounces Johnsonville Italian Sausage Links 1 cup pizza sauce 1 pre-baked packaged pizza crust (12-inch) 1 1/4 shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, optional If using ground sausage, pinch sausage into dime-size pieces. If using links, remove casings and also pinch into dime-size pieces. Spread sauce over crust; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Add Italian Sausage pieces and green pepper. Top with remaining cheese. Bake according to crust package directions or until sausage is no longer pink (160°F) and cheese is melted. For finishing touch, drizzle with olive oil before cutting, if desired.

Italian Meatballs

Yield: 6 servings 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 package (16 ounces) Johnsonville Mild Ground Italian Sausage or 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville Italian Sausage Links Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, combine the egg, bread crumbs, cheese, milk and onion. If using sausage links, remove from casings. Add sausage to bread crumb mixture and mix well. Shape into 20 meatballs; arrange on shallow baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through (160°F). Serve with favorite sauce and spaghetti.

Italian Sausage Rigatoni

Yield: 6 servings 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville Mild Italian Sausage Links, grilled 1 pound rigatoni pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 jar (26 ounces) pasta sauce of your preference 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped Cook sausage links according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook rigatoni according to package directions; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, heat olive oil until hot. Add garlic; sauté for 30 seconds or until golden. Add red peppers; sauté for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Cut sausage into 1/4-inch coin slices; add to skillet. Stir in pasta sauce; heat through. Add pasta; toss to combine. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.


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NOTICE Milwaukee Public Schools will receive sealed quotations for furnishing all labor, tools, equipment and materials necessary, including public liability and property damage insurance to perform all work necessary and incidental to the Window Film Installation at Central Services Administration Building, 5225 W. Vliet Street; Milwaukee, WI 53208 until 1:30 P.M. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Division of Facilities and Maintenance Services; 1124 North 11th Street; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233; to the attention of: John Linn, Manager of Design and Construction. The HUB, COIN and Student Participation requirements for this project are 0%. Plans and specifications may be obtained 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday from A/E Graphics, Inc.; 4075 North 124th Street, Brookfield, WI 53005; phone (262) 781-7744; fax (262) 781-4250. Call A/E Graphics, Inc. for availability of bid documents. Plans and specifications may also be viewed online at A/E Graphics, Inc. @ A Pre-bid Walk Through is scheduled at the site on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Meet at the South Parking Lot entrance. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive informalities. GREGORY E. THORNTON, Ed.D Superintendent of Schools 10417262/10-3-8-15 NOTICE Milwaukee Public Schools is requesting quotations for Plastic Locker Purchase @ Ideal School. Equipment/Material specifications, proposal requirements and guidelines may be obtained 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday from A/E Graphics, Inc.; 4075 North 124th Street, Brookfield, WI 53005; phone (262) 781-7744; fax (262) 781-4250. Call A/E Graphics, Inc. for availability of proposal documents. The HUB requirements for this contract is 0% The COIN requirements for this contract is 0% The Student Employment/Participation requirements for this contract is 0 Hours All questions should be submitted in writing to John Linn of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Facilities and Maintenance Services, fax number (414) 283-4682. No questions will be answered verbally. No verbal information from any source is to be relied upon by any respondent in the development of their response to the request for quotation. Only questions submitted in writing prior to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 will be answered. No questions will be answered after that date and time. These responses will be documented by way of addenda, which will be forwarded to all bidders. Submit all quotations to Mr. John Linn, Manager of Design and Construction of Facilities and Maintenance Services, 1124 North 11th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233 no later than 1:30 PM on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. GREGORY E. THORNTON, Ed.D Superintendent of Schools 10419763/10-8-15-22

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