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 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 >>
The Scriptures and Public Policy
Written by Elder Jason Malveaux (Contributing Writer) 30 May 2013
Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 3:10 The US House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture recently discussed whether or not the SNAP program (formerly known as Food Stamps) should be seriously reduced ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - May 30
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 30 May 2013
Singer/songwriter Saundra McKinney begins a four-week Praise and Worship Training Program on June 6 at 7 p.m., at Greater Zion Church Family, 2408 North Wilmington Avenue in Compton. Dr. Michael Fisher ... read more >>
Turman Stars as ‘Spiritual Shaman’ Bynum
Written by Troy Tieuel (Contributing Writer) 25 May 2013
Veteran actor Glynn Turman leads an all-star cast in the award-winning play, ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.’  The historic production, directed by Tony winner Phylicia Rashad and written by Pulitzer ... read more >>
New Mt. Calvary Celebrates Delta Day
Written by Dawnesha Beaver and Bridon Hale (Contributing Writers) 23 May 2013
The distinguished ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joined Pastor Sonja R. Dawson and the New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church family on May 19 for ‘Delta Day 2013.’ Alumnae Chapter ... read more >>
A Day in May with Lady Mae
Written by Sandra Smarr (Contributing Writer) 23 May 2013
On Saturday, May 11, the doors of the Westin Hotel banquet room filled with hundreds of women participating in ‘A Day in May with Lady Mae Annual Mother's Day Address.’ The featured speaker was ... read more >>
Hundreds Attend IAMA Prayer Breakfast
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 May 2013
  More than 500 people came out on May 8 for the 31st Annual Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Inglewood Area Ministers Association (IAMA). The capacity audience enjoyed fellowship, prayer, and a ... read more >>
A Prayer to End Discrimination Against Women in Church
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 23 May 2013
There are still church pastors and church leaders worldwide who believe women have no authority to pastor and should remain silent in the church. It is further exacerbated by the misinterpretation of ... read more >>