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NMBC Meets in Los Angeles
Written by Quaford Coleman (Contributing Religion Writer) 30 August 2012
  The 132nd Annual Session of the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America (NMBCA) convenes on September 3 to September 7, at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel, 6100 West Century Boulevard in ... read more >>
Simon Redditt Celebrates 106th Birthday
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 August 2012
  Simon Redditt has been a proud resident of Council District Nine for more than 60 years and currently resides in the Juanita Tate Legacy Towers. A native of Bartlett, Tennessee, Mr. Redditt was ... read more >>
Olivia Hutchinson Marks 106th Year
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 August 2012
  Reaching the century mark is a reason to rejoice, but Mrs. Olivia Hutchinson celebrated even more as she marked her 106th birthdays on August 25. Mrs. Hutchinson, a longtime Leimert Park resident, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 30
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 August 2012
Los Angeles Third Church of Religious Science will host Ms. Mary Brown, president and CEO of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Los Angeles, on September 1, at 10 a.m., at 4323 Leimert Boulevard in Los Angeles, ... read more >>
Words of the Week - Justification
Written by Ellia English (Contributing Religion Writer) 30 August 2012
  We, as adults, will try to justify just about anything. And the majority of the time, we are not completely aware that we are doing it. Unfortunately, what we fail to keep in the forefront of our ... read more >>
Famous Ward Singer Passes Away
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 August 2012
  Willa Ward Royster of the Famous Ward Singers passed away on August 12 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the age of 91. The legendary singer and pianist was a gospel music pioneer along with her ... read more >>
Third Church Marks 80th Year with Children’s Choir
Written by Elaine Pounds (Contributing Religion Writer) 23 August 2012
  September is a month of special events to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Los Angeles Third Church of Religious Science, located at 4323 Leimert Boulevard in Los Angeles. In its 80-year history, there ... read more >>
Robinson Launches Greater New Peaceful Will
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 August 2012
  Where God directs, Dr. Donald Ray Robinson follows.  His obedience has taken him across the nation, leading churches, conducting revivals, and establishing outreach ministries. Now, under the guidance ... read more >>
All Star Cites Prayer as Key to Success
Written by Richard E. Lee (Contributing Religion Writer) 23 August 2012
  Lawrence James Gilliam of Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church is playing in the 2012 Babe Ruth Baseball 14-Year-Old World Series, in Murray, Utah, this week as a member of the Westchester Babe Ruth All ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 23
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 August 2012
  Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor its Back to School Festival on August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles.  The Rev. Dr. Reginald A. Pope is pastor. ... read more >>
Dixon Named First Church of God Pastor
Written by Lisa Meyers (Contributing Religion Writer) 16 August 2012
  First Church of God…Center of Hope has elected Geremy L. Dixon as Senior Pastor. Dixon succeeds his father, the late Bishop Gregory L. Dixon, in leading the 120 year-old church. “Pastor Geremy ... read more >>
WBSC Charts Vision to Promote Youth
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 16 August 2012
  Demonstrating faith in today’s youth, the Western Baptist State Convention (WBSC) of California outlined its vision to dedicate $300,000 for college scholarships. The announcement came during the ... read more >>
Tyler Headlines Revival at Mount Olive COGIC
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 16 August 2012
  Evangelist Dinah Tyler leads Revival Services each Sunday in August at 11 a.m., at the historic Mount Olive Church of God In Christ, 1385 East 21st Street in Los Angeles. “Come join us on August ... read more >>
Walker Announces CME Appointments
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 16 August 2012
  Bishop James B. Walker, presiding prelate of the 9th Episcopal District, revealed the pastoral appointments on August 4 at the close of the 27th Session of the Southern California Region Annual Conference ... read more >>
Park Hills & The R.O.C.K. Hold Vacation Bible School
Written by Anna Gonzales (Contributing Religion Writer) 16 August 2012
    Over 80 students, from ages 3 through adults, from two churches and the community were blessed by participation in the Vacation Bible School (VBS) ministry on the campus of the Park Hills Community ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 16
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 16 August 2012
    The ROCK Christian Fellowship will provide free coin-operated washers and dryers on August 18, at 8 a.m., at the Fluff and Fold Laundromat, 2412 east South Street in Long Beach. Pastor Gregory ... read more >>
New Mount Calvary Celebrates Founder’s Day
Written by Dawnesha Beaver and Dwight Brown (Contributing Religion Writers) 09 August 2012
  The excitement is stirring at New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church as the congregation prepares to celebrate the life and legacy of its organizing pastor, the late Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson, ... read more >>
Jackson Named to Lead Phillips Temple
Written by Richard E. Lee (Contributing Religion Writer) 09 August 2012
    Phillips Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Bernard M. Jackson, during Communion Service on August 5.  Bishop James B. Walker, presiding prelate of ... read more >>
Walker Temple Hosts ‘Out the Box’ Women’s Conference
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 09 August 2012
    A holistic gathering for spiritual females defines the ‘Praising God Out of the Box’ Women’s Conference hosted by Walker Temple A.M.E. Church starting Friday, August 10 through Sunday, ... read more >>
Whitlock Appointed Kappa Western Province Chaplain
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 09 August 2012
    God uses busy people and the Rev. Mark Whitlock illustrates the truth of that adage. With a full schedule as husband, father and pastor of the 2,500-member Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church ... read more >>
Southern Preacher Follows Tradition of Episcopal Father
Written by Erroll Parker (Contributing Religion Writer) 09 August 2012
  There has been a breath of fresh air flowing through Grant A.M.E. Church in Long Beach since November 2011 when the Rev. Taurus L. Myhand was appointed as the senior pastor. The Rev. Myhand’s appointment ... read more >>
Transfiguration Catholic School – A Legacy of Learning
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 09 August 2012
  Transfiguration Catholic School is a cornerstone in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles. With a motto of ‘A Legacy of Learning,’ the institution is entering its 70th year of educating and preparing ... read more >>
Gospel Messenger: Pastor Kelvin Sauls
Written by Tori Bailey (Contributing Religion Writer ) 09 August 2012
  It is now Rev. Sauls’ sixth week as the senior pastor of Holman United Methodist Church, a pillar in the community at large located in the West Adams District at 3320 West Adams Boulevard in Los ... read more >>
Words of the Week: The Power of Agreement
Written by Rev. Dr. James A. Jenkins, Sr. 09 August 2012
  One assignment this year was to bring three goals. I wanted to enter in agreement with our congregation at the point of their need. Let your goals be a point of contact for releasing faith with ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 9
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 09 August 2012
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will host a Summer Health Fair and Legal Clinic on August 11, at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor C. Dennis Williams. The fair starts at 10 a.m., ... read more >>

 

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