Record #: R2023-786   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 5/31/2023 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/31/2023
Title: Declaration of June 15, 2023 as "Dr. Michael Eaddy Day" in Chicago
Sponsors: Ervin, Jason C.
Attachments: 1. R2023-786.pdf
WHEREAS, Superintendent Michael Eaddy, Pastor of the People's Church of the Harvest Church of God in Christ, has been reelected to a third term as Chairman for the General Council of Pastors and Elders and received a jurisdictional elevation to First Administrative Assistant to Bishop Ocie Booker, Prelate of First Jurisdiction Illinois; and
WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of Pastor Eaddy's achievements by the Honorable Jason C. Ervin, Alderman of the 28th Ward; and
WHEREAS, Following in the footsteps of his great-uncle, Pastor Lawrence Parks, and his father, Pastor William Eaddy, Pastor Michael Eaddy has served as the pastor of the People's Church of the Harvest for 43 years, alongside his wife, First Lady Christine Rose Eaddy; and
WHEREAS, Pastor Eaddy's dedication and vision motivate him to initiate and develop numerous programs and services to meet the needs of youth, adults, and suffering humanity, and under his leadership, the People's Church of the Harvest COGIC has extended a holistic ministry to its membership and residents of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs; and
WHEREAS, With a passion for alleviating the downward plight of individuals, empowering people to reach their fullest potential and realize their life purpose, Pastor Eaddy has lead the church to establish countless programs and services that directly improve people's lives, including before and after school care, tutoring, computer literacy classes, career counseling, summer youth employment, distributing new shoes, back-to-school grants, HIV/AIDS awareness programs, drug abuse prevention and anti-violence activities, G.E.D. classes, rental assistance and emergency aid, information and referral services for destitute families, food distribution, financial literacy education, and utility bill payment assistance for seniors, disabled individuals, and those whose utilities service has been disconnected; and
WHEREAS, Through both his evang...

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