Effie Rolfe has been a radio personality for nearly three decades and is best known as the former host of the No. 1 Sunday morning gospel music show in Chicago. Before starting in radio, she briefly sang with Grammy Award-winning Rev. Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers.
For over a decade Rolfe wrote a weekly column, Sounds of Inspiration, for a local community newspaper and launched a blog, Giving You the Gospel, which featured interviews with gospel music artists and various celebrities.
The Arkansas native has received numerous awards, including a Stellar Award for gospel announcer, as well as the Media Mogul and Gospel Trailblazer awards. Rolfe hosts events, speaks at churches and women’s conferences, and is a self-published author.
Rolfe currently serves with Moody Radio as the program director for UrbanPraiseRadio.org. In 2014, this digital channel received a Stellar Award for Best Internet Gospel Music Station of the Year. Rolfe can be heard weekdays from 12 to 3 p.m. CT on Urban Praise, Saturdays on the Moody Radio network from 8 to 11 p.m. CT, and Music for Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. CT on 90.1 FM Moody Radio (WMBI–FM).
Music for Sunday is a weekly six-hour program, hosted by Effie Rolfe, that encourages listeners to reflect on God’s goodness through music and devotional thoughts.