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Simmons Writes About Godly Husband
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 January 2013
Seeking an enduring legacy for her children, Mrs. Lisa Simmons penned a touching memoir, ‘41 D – Man of Valor,’  about her husband, Randy Simmons, first LAPD SWAT officer to die in the line of ... read more >>
Sisterhood Honors Founder & New Officers
Written by Cora J. Fossett and Jennifer T. Boler 03 January 2013
Service to others defines the ministry of Dr. Kathye D. Jenkins who works tirelessly to share resources, funding and information to those in need. In honor of her efforts, the Gardena Valley and Vicinity ... read more >>
Thompson Seeks BMCLA Presidency
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 03 January 2013
  Declaring his time and season,  the Rev. Xavier L. Thompson is seeking the presidency of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Vicinity (BMCLA). If successful, the 37-year-old pastor ... read more >>
Pleasant Hill Begins Evangelism Courses
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
Registration is now open for the winter quarter of Evangelism courses at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church (PHBC), 2009 West Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard in Los Angeles. Beginning January ... read more >>
People’s Independent Elects New Pastor
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 03 January 2013
A new era begins at People’s Independent Church of Christ on Sunday, January 6, as Bishop Craig A. Worsham delivers his first sermons as pastor at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. People’s ... read more >>
Easy Spanish Classes Now Available
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 03 January 2013
Easy and affordable Spanish classes start next month, announced the Rev. Joseph Curtiss, director of United Gospel Outreach (UGO) and the Rev. John A. Edwards, pastor of New Zion Chapel First Baptist ... read more >>
Resolving to Stand Up to Diabetes
Written by E. Diane Garmon (Contributing Writer) 03 January 2013
  With the help of three people, I was able to stand up to diabetes. Dr. Jacqueline Hanna, Orthopedic Surgeon, made a very difficult situation manageable and improved my quality of life. Joseph Alexander, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - January 3
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 03 January 2013
Free Online Job Training is available to people seeking work in government agencies. Pastor Jimmie Walk offers the five week home study workshop. To register, visit or call (818) 510-0249. The ... read more >>
Notable Events Highlight 2012
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 01 January 2013
Looking back over 2012, the faith-based community witnessed dramatic changes in many local churches including the passing of Bishop H. Hartford Brookins, Bishop Gregory Dixon, and Bishop Carl Stewart. ... read more >>
Love & Unity Holds Praisin’ Eve & Worship Wednesday
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 December 2012
The Walls Group, the newest YouTube gospel sensation and recently signed group members with Grammy Award-winning Kirk Franklin, will make their first West Coast ministry debut on New Year’s Eve, December ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 25
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Curry Temple C.M.E. Church will hold Family Prayer Hour on December 30 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., at 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Byron L. Smith, Sr.  At 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Debra ... read more >>
Hall Honors Local Pastors
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Assemblyman Isadore Hall III saluted the community outreach efforts of Pastor Byron Smith, Pastor Bobby Newman, Jr., and Pastor Walter Tucker during a celebration on December 19. Each minister received ... read more >>
Scores Join COR in Condemning Hate Crimes
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Fighting back with prayer and commitment, the Orange County community struck a blow against hate crimes during a recent forum at Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church, 46 Maxwell in Irvine. The ‘Stand ... read more >>
Mount Moriah Kicks Off 2013 Prayer Bowl
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
The powerful, infallible word of God takes center stage at the New Year’s Day Prayer Bowl sponsored by Pastor Melvin V. Wade, Sr. and the Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Los Angeles. Six legendary ... read more >>
Area Churches Plan Holiday Services & Events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Ministries throughout the area will hold worship services observing Christmas and New Year’s Eve. All services are free and open to the public. Bethlehem Temple Church, 958 East 52nd Street in Los ... read more >>
‘Aunt Lottie’ Fairgood Celebrates 105th Birthday
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Mrs. Charlotte Boykins Fairgood, popularly known as ‘Aunt Lottie,’ is one of the best-looking, sound-minded, 105-year-old women in Los Angeles. Born on Christmas Eve in 1907, she declared, “I ... read more >>
Words of the Week: The Greatest Gift of All!
Written by Pastor Kelvin T. Calloway (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
What was the best Christmas you ever had? For most of us, it was the Christmas we got the greatest gift we wanted more than any other. It was the Christmas you got Barbie with all her accessories or ... read more >>
Mount Sinai MBC Makes Giving Top Priority
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
As part of their ongoing commitment to help hurting people, and serve the poor, members and friends of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (MSMBC) donned their favorite MSMBC logo gear, and hit the ... read more >>
Congregational Church Sings for Christmas
Written by Ashley Faatoalia (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
The spirit of Christmas was alive and well at the Annual Christmas Concert held at the Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship on December 14. Presented by the Sanctuary Choir directed by Mr. ... read more >>
Music Flows at Wilshire UMC Concert
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Classical, traditional, gospel and folk music flowed with beautiful, anointed voices at the Annual Christmas Concert held December 16 at Wilshire United Methodist Church. Under the direction of Music ... read more >>
Empowered by God, FAME Moves Forward
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 15 December 2012
  First A.M.E. Church appeared in news headlines for the second consecutive week when members filed a civil lawsuit on December 4 to regain control of finances and nonprofits owned by the historic congregation. A ... read more >>
Editorial: Moving From Mess to Ministry!
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock II 15 December 2012
We are the African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.). God called the A.M.E. Church into being in 1787 when a group of Black slaves ministered through the mess created by racism, oppression, rape, lynching ... read more >>
Transfiguration Prepares for Concert
Written by Alice Williams (Contributing Writer) 13 December 2012
The choir of Transfiguration Catholic Church is on the fast track of rehearsals as its members prepare for their upcoming Annual Christmas Concert to be held on Sunday, December 16 at 7 p.m., at 2515 ... read more >>
Angel Tree Sunday Set at Price Chapel
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 December 2012
  Displaying the spirit of Christmas, Pastor Cedric V. Alexander and members of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church are helping children of incarcerated parents have a more enjoyable season. On Sunday, December ... read more >>
Paredes Performs for Christmas
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 December 2012
Promising rejoicing music and ministry, Pastor D.T. Paredes will perform live at ‘A Soul Stirring Christmas.’ The fundraising concert takes place on Saturday, December 15, at 6 p.m., at Avalon Zion ... read more >>

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