CHICAGO (CBS) — A message of peace and hope resonated from a South Side church during a special Father’s Day service on Sunday.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson attended a prayer service at St. James Community Church, 8000 S. Michigan Ave., on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
Congregants offered prayers and sang inspirational songs.READ MORE: Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
Due to social distancing guidelines, the service was streamed online. Only a few ministers and musicians attended, and they were wearing masks.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Slow Warm-Up Beginning
The Rev. Jackson asked for Black fathers to join together in the fight against racism, inequality, health disparities, and poverty.