Call 2 Worship - January 22
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 22 January 2015
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church plans its 2015 Prayer Convocation on January 22 at 6 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. At 6:30 p.m., ... read more >>
'Glory’ offers fresh insight on God’s power & gift to believers
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 January 2015
Operating in the glory of God is a gift that all believers can experience and Pastor Robert E. Bolden explains how to do it in his new book, ‘Glory.’  Using the scriptures, the slim paperback reveals ... read more >>
New Mount Calvary honors Pastor Dawson
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 January 2015
  The members of New Mount Calvary Baptist Church (NMC) will host four services as part of their 4th Pastoral Appreciation and Birthday Celebration for the Rev. Dr. Sonja R. Dawson. A birthday concert ... read more >>
Zoe holds Purpose Conference & Review
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2015
The 2015 Purpose Conference Celebration and Review will be held on Friday, January 23, and Bishop Frank Stewart invites the public to attend. The program begins with a session at 10 a.m., and concludes ... read more >>
BMC welcomes Bryant at MLK Celebration
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 January 2015
  The Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant will address the Baptist Ministers' Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California (BMC) on Monday, January 19, at 11 a.m., at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 South Figueroa ... read more >>
Ebo speaks at AACCE King Breakfast
Written by Andrew Knox (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2015
  Sister Antona Ebo, a participant in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march, will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prayer Breakfast. The event, sponsored by the African American ... read more >>
Teen explains why she attends church
Written by Natasia Baker (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2015
For me, going to church every Sunday is a great thing. It's a place where I can go and forget about all the negative things that happened during the week, it's like a spiritual cleansing.  I can also ... read more >>
Words of the Week - Judging God’s Workmanship
Written by Larry Buford (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2015
  Who are we to judge another? Can we see another’s heart? Do we know for what purpose a person was created? We sometimes become presumptuous when we look upon the outer appearance of another, but ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - January 15
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 January 2015
Holman United Methodist Church hosts a celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on January 17 at 7 p.m., at 3320 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kelvin Sauls. The Southern ... read more >>
Condolences Pour In, Services Announced for Andraé Crouch
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 January 2015
As condolences pour in from across the nation about the passing of gospel music legend, Andraé Crouch, many in Los Angeles’ faith community added reflections on his legacy as well.  Crouch passed ... read more >>
Watts Area Ministers host King celebration
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 January 2015
In a salute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Watts Area Ministers, Inc., (WAM) will host a King Day Celebration on Friday, January 16, at 11 a.m., at the Martin Luther King Shopping Center ... read more >>
Annual Prophets Convention Underway
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 January 2015
Powerful preaching, precise prophecy and yoke-breaking deliverance is promised at the 27th Annual Prophets Convention sponsored by Pastor Jynona Norwood and Miracles In Action Faith Center, International. The ... read more >>
COGIC Southwest Holds 55th Worker’s Conference
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 January 2015
The 55th Annual Worker’s Conference of the California Southwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) will convene on Tuesday, January 13, through Friday, January 16, ... read more >>
Sauls persists, finds success with family history research
Written by Kathy Bence (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2015
  Following this holiday season of thankfulness and family gatherings, an 80-year-old Los Angeles resident is thankful for the ancestral family she has been discovering for more than 30 years and the ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - January 8
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 January 2015
COGIC Southern California Jurisdiction Department of Women holds its Women’s Day Service on January 8 at 6:30 p.m., at Holy Assembly Church of God in Christ, 55 East Villa Street in Pasadena.  Bishop ... read more >>
Don’t Forget the Mirror
Written by Rev. Charles Dorsey (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2015
The quintessential gift that every year presents is found in one word: reflection. Not just an opportunity to seriously consider what has become, but also an opportunity to face the image that every ... read more >>
Hope In The Midst Of Our Grief
Written by Pastor Francine Brookins (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2015
The day before Thanksgiving, I watched an interview with Al Sharpton and Lesley McSpadden.   The Rev. Sharpton wanted to know how this was going to impact her Thanksgiving since it would be the first ... read more >>
City of LA designates Pastor Pope Way
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 01 January 2015
The City of Los Angeles recently recognized Pastor Reginald A. Pope and Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for their countless contributions to the Watts community. The honor was revealed when Councilman ... read more >>
It’s Not a Hopeless Situation
Written by Apostle Charlezetta Nixon (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2015
  Scripture: 2 Chronicles 20:15 According to the Merriam Webster online dictionary, the word hopeless means “having no expectation of good or success; despairing; not susceptible to remedy or cure; ... read more >>
The Season of Great Joy
Written by Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway (Contributing Writer) 26 December 2014
Scripture - Luke 2:8-11 As a child, athletics were very much a part of our lives growing up. Not a day went by that we weren’t playing something; football, basketball or baseball. Soccer, golf or ... read more >>
First AME Zion salutes seasoned members
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 December 2014
  Inspired by love and admiration, the Women’s Ministry of First A.M.E. Zion Church staged ‘An Evening of Remembrance’ to salute five people who have been members for 39 years or more. The evening ... read more >>
Morrison pens inspirational book
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 26 December 2014
First-time author, TaVon Morrison lends readers powerful, God-inspired insight and words of encouragement in a new book—“Just A Thought: Inspirational Notes to Challenge Your Thinking and Change ... read more >>
Producer shares spiritual message of ‘Beyond the Lights’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 December 2014
Gina Prince-Bythewood, the writer/director of "Love & Basketball" and "The Secret Life of Bees," has made a new film. ‘Beyond the Lights,’ that is reaping strong reviews since its release ... read more >>
SCE joins with African-American churches to teach electrical safety
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2014
Nestled on a busy street corner in the heart of Los Angeles, New Greater Circle Mission Church is more than a place of worship. The church serves as a resource for the community, providing food and valuable ... read more >>
Interfaith service ushers in Christmas
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2014
  More than 600 people attended an interfaith concert featuring choirs from Pilgrim Baptist Church, Santa Monica Stake Relief Society Choir from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the ... read more >>