Transfiguration School Marks 75 Years
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 June 2013
A multitude of joyous well-wishers celebrated a key milestone in the legacy of Transfiguration Catholic Elementary School when the esteemed Leimert Park institution marked its 75th Anniversary on June ... read more >>
Gospel Music Convention Opens June 26
Written by Hilary Clay Hicks (Contributing Writer) 20 June 2013
The 28th Annual Heritage Music Foundation Gospel Music Conference and Expo, hosted by Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux, opens Wednesday, June 26 through Saturday, June 29. “This year, we will introduce ... read more >>
Interdenominational Ushers Hold Convention
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 June 2013
Ushers, nurses and hospitality workers throughout California will gather for the 72nd Annual State Ushers’ Convention starting Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28 at the Crowne Plaza LAX Hotel, ... read more >>
New Mount Calvary Celebrates Men’s Day
Written by Dawnesha Beaver and Bridon Hale (Contributing Writers) 20 June 2013
Men take center stage with a weekend of activities at New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 402 East El Segundo Boulevard in Los Angeles. “To God be the glory for men who are striving to live ... read more >>
Young Joshua Garners More Awards
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 June 2013
Continuing his scholarly trek from 2012, eight-year-old Joshua Apparicio-Swain has earned more awards for his educational achievements. Last week, he was recognized by Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts ... read more >>
Zoe Sponsors Educational Career Day
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 June 2013
Zoe Christian Fellowship of Los Angeles is hosting an Educational Career Day on Saturday, June 22,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the church’s campus located at 5315 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. According ... read more >>
Ward AME Welcomes Franklin & Good
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 June 2013
Annual Lay Day worship at Ward A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles featured guest speaker DeVon Franklin, vice president of Production for Columbia Pictures.  From left are Franklin, his wife, Megan Good, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - June 20
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 June 2013
Calvary C.M.E. Church presents ‘His Name is Excellent: A Night of Rhythm and Praise’ on June 23 at 4 p.m., at 135 Glorietta Street in Pasadena, said Pastor John D. Johnson. Call Chris ‘Conard’ ... read more >>
Called to Praise: Deitrick Haddon Bares His Soul
Written by Troy Tieuel (Contributing Writer) 16 June 2013
The tradition of Gospel music runs as strong as a river and singer-producer Deitrick Haddon navigates the genre with an innovative style reminiscent of top secular artists.  A native of Detroit, MI, ... read more >>
Park Hills Holds Annual Men’s Day
Written by Anna Gonzales (Contributing Religion Writer) 14 June 2013
Park Hills Community Church will celebrate its 6th Annual Men’s Day on Sunday, June 23, at 11 a.m.  Pastor Lawrence K. Dove will preach on the theme, ‘God, Service and Community – A Salute to ... read more >>
99th Annual Holy Convocation Opens
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 June 2013
Bishop Joe L. Ealy will convene the 99th Annual Holy Convocation of the Church Of God In Christ First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California on Monday, June 17, through Sunday, June 23. Evening ... read more >>
COGIC SW Jurisdiction Convenes
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 June 2013
The 53rd Annual Holy Convocation of California Southwest Jurisdiction starts on Tuesday, June 18, and concludes on Sunday, June 23, at the New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 420 South Santa Fe ... read more >>
Kirkland Heads Prostate Cancer Seminar
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 June 2013
Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., will lead a Prostate Cancer Education Symposium on Saturday, June 15, at 8 a.m., at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 7900 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The Southern California ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - June 13
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 June 2013
Guidance Church hosts a Fun-raising and Juneteenth Festival on June 15 at 10 a.m., at 7225 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Rev. Nirvana R. Gayle is the minister/spiritual director. Food, entertainment ... read more >>
Kirk Franklin Headlines Sunday Best at BET Experience
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor cora@lasentinel.net 05 June 2013
 Kirk Franklin  Franklin Brings ‘Church’ to BET Experience  The musical genius of recording artist Kirk Franklin headlines the Sunday Best Stage at the BET Experience at L.A. Live on June ... read more >>
KHCA Presents Holy Convocation 2013
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2013
  Apostle Ronald C. Hill, Sr., and the Kingdom Harvest Christian Alliance will sponsor Holy Convocation 2013 beginning Tuesday, June 18 through Sunday, June 23, at Love and Unity Christian Fellowship, ... read more >>
Douroux Hosts 28th Gospel Music Convention
Written by Hilary Clay Hicks (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2013
Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux, internationally acclaimed author, educator, and composer of such classics as ‘We’re Blessed’ and ‘If It Had Not Been For The Lord On My Side,’ hosts the 28th ... read more >>
DeVon Franklin Speaks at Ward AME Lay Day
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 June 2013
The Annual Lay Day Worship Celebration is set for Sunday, June 9, at 10 a.m., at Ward A.M.E. Church, 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. DeVon Franklin, vice president of Productions for Columbia ... read more >>
Fatherhood in a Technological Age
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2013
And the Lord said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do.  And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - June 6
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 June 2013
Fathers ‘Re-Launch’ Conference takes place on June 8 at 8:30 a.m., in the Student Center Lounge at El Camino College, 111 East Artesia Boulevard in Compton, said organizers Ed Rice and Marty Sellers.  ... read more >>
Faithful Central Repertory Debuts New Play
Written by Troy Tieuel (Contributing Writer) 30 May 2013
Aiming to share the Gospel with a broader audience, the Repertory Company of Faithful Central Bible Church premiered its debut production of ‘Steel Magnolias’ at the Hudson Theater. “The church ... read more >>
Wesley UMC Celebrates 125th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 May 2013
Wesley United Methodist Church celebrates 125 years serving the community of Los Angeles and offering spiritual guidance to its residents, the residents of California and many others throughout our nation. On ... read more >>
LPH Holds Living Word Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 May 2013
Love, Peace and Happiness Family Christian Fellowship Church presents its Annual Living Word Conference on Monday, June 3 through Sunday, June 9, at 4951 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles.  According ... read more >>
Scores Participate in First Ladies Health Day
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 May 2013
  The 2nd Annual First Ladies Health Day on May 19 was tremendously successful, thanks to 35 pastors’ wives in the L.A. area who coordinated free health screenings at their churches. Medical professionals ... read more >>
Empowerment Revival Offers Encouragement to Women
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 May 2013
The Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr., delivered encouraging words for women during the 1st Annual Empowerment Revival sponsored by Church Women United South Bay Chapter. The services, held May 22-24 at ... read more >>