LPH holds celebration & toy giveaway
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
  Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline Martin and the Love, Peace and Happiness Family Christian Fellowship will hold their Annual Christmas Celebration and Toy Give-Away Extravaganza on Sunday, December 21.  ... read more >>
People's Independent plans Christmas holiday events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
  People's Independent Church of Christ (PICC) plans three community events to celebrate Christmas at their campus located at 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Activities kick-off with the Annual ... read more >>
First AME-LA welcomes Kirkland
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
Pastor J. Edgar Boyd and the members of First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles will welcome Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., as the guest preacher on Sunday, December 21, at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., worship ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 18
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
Trinity Baptist Church hosts its 8th Annual Blanket Drive on December 20, at 10 a.m., at 2040 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr.  Brother Brian Ferguson heads the ... read more >>
Price-Buchanan fulfills dream to pen first novel
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Stephanie Price Buchanan has enjoyed creative writing since childhood. As an imaginative third-grader, she wrote short stories and in middle school, she discovered a gift for poetry. Throughout her teens, ... read more >>
Trinity conducts Annual Blanket Drive to help homeless
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
With the winter season rapidly approaching, Pastor Alvin Tunstill and the members of Trinity Baptist Church are gearing up for their 8th Annual Blanket Drive to collect blankets, pillows and toiletries ... read more >>
FAME holds Black Solidarity Sunday
Written by Vicki Phillips (Contributing Writer) 11 December 2014
First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) has  joined congregations of all denominations across the country in asking parishioners to wear black clothing to church services on Sunday, December 14, to demonstrate ... read more >>
Bethel MBC plans holiday events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church plans several holiday programs in observance of the Christmas season.  According to Pastor Reginald A. Pope, all events will be held in the Bethel edifice at 10905 South ... read more >>
Faith leaders unite on ‘Black Life Matters’ Sunday
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Congregations across the nation will participate in ‘Black Life Matters’ on Sunday, December 14, with parishioners wearing black clothing to worship services. The attire represents a protest against ... read more >>
CMEs hold Mid-Winter Council
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Hundreds of Christian Methodists will gather next week as Bishop Bobby R. Best, presiding prelate of the Ninth Episcopal District of the C.M.E. Church, convenes the Mid-Winter Council of the Northern ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 11
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Faith Community Foursquare Church features Pastor D.L. Paredes’ Annual Christmas Concert on December 12 at 7 p.m., at 5519 South Avalon Boulevard in Los Angeles.  Ticket donations are $20 in advance ... read more >>
People’s Independent hosts GMWA’s salute to Rev. James Cleveland
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
The Rev. James Cleveland made an undeniably lasting mark on every aspect of gospel music, from songwriting to arranging to producing and recording. His indelible legacy will be saluted at ‘A Celebration ... read more >>
Price Chapel AME helps children of incarcerated parents
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
In the spirit of Christmas, Pastor Benjamin Hollins and the members of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church will help children of incarcerated parents have a more enjoyable season. On Sunday, December 21, at ... read more >>
Hamilton UMC holds Christ Invasion Contemporary Worship
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Pastor Gary Bernard Williams invites the community, especially youth and young adults, to the Christ Invasion Contemporary Worship experience on Sunday, December 7, at 5 p.m., at Hamilton United Methodist ... read more >>
St. Stephen MBC presents Christmas Cantata
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
Vocalists, musicians and dramatists come together for holiday inspiration at the ‘Sing Joy – A Christmas Cantata’ sponsored by the Chancel Choir of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church. The free ... read more >>
Jackson starts 2nd year at St. James AME
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
The Rev. Dwaine Jackson is looking forward to his second year as pastor of St. James A.M.E. Church, a mid-sized congregation in South Los Angeles.  Reappointed in October by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, ... read more >>
Dr. Waters - Man of many colors
Written by Larry Buford (Contributing Writer) 04 December 2014
Educator Luther Waters delivered a thought-provoking sermon on November 16 entitled ‘Divine Nature Applied’ at Agape Christian Fellowship. From left are Dr. Waters, his sisters, Julia and Maxine, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 4
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship, UCC, presents ‘O Come Let Us Adore Him’ on December 5 at 7:30 p.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight.  ... read more >>
Bradley responds to ‘divine appointment’ by ministering in song
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 November 2014
Ministering in song is more than a profession to Gertrude Bradley.  In fact, she considers it her ‘calling’ to sing inspirational music for the past 39 years at venues around the world. A classically ... read more >>
Dr. J.B. Hardwick marks 83rd year
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 November 2014
  “I feel fabulous,” said Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick with a smile as he greeted members and friends at his 83rd birthday luncheon. Renowned as an elder statesman of the faith community, Dr. Hardwick ... read more >>
Highway Ministries offers hope to those in need
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 November 2014
People struggling with poverty, substance abuse, homelessness and often hopelessness can find refuge at Highway Ministries, a Christian nonprofit in South Los Angeles.  The organization, founded by ... read more >>
Skid Row Ministry Celebrates 6th Anniversary
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 November 2014
It’s celebration time for the Open Door Skid Row Ministry as members of the sidewalk church prepare for their 6th Anniversary Service on Sunday, November 30, at 3 p.m., at 506 South San Pedro Street ... read more >>
Holman UMC plans World AIDS Weekend
Written by Christopher Johnson (Contributing Writer) 26 November 2014
Pastor Kelvin Sauls and Holman United Methodist Church will be hosting its ‘World AIDS Weekend’ in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1. Preceding World AIDS Day, Holman will hold ... read more >>
A Thanksgiving message: Who will say ‘grace?'
Written by Barbara Bryant (Contributing Religion Writer) 26 November 2014
When my youngest son, Stedmon, was small, before each meal he would ask, "Who'll say grace?" I always responded, "I think this is a good day for Stedmon to say grace." My oldest son, Steven would usually ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - November 27
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 November 2014
Faithful Central Bible Church hosts ‘Jazz, Jeans and Java with First Lady Togetta Ulmer’ on November 29 at 4 p.m., at 321 North Eucalyptus Avenue in Inglewood, said Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, pastor. ... read more >>