Nate Holden Performing Arts Center will present ‘What Is This World Coming To?' on January 21 at 8 p.m., and January 22, at 7 p.m., at 4718 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles. Tonia Bell wrote and directs the play that features colorful characters seeking to conquer various adversities in their life. For tickets, call (424) 209-9539 or (323) 937-0100.
Perfect Peace Bible Church will hold Pastor's Aide Day on January 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 11151-53 South Broadway in Los Angeles, said Pastor Charles L. Ashley. Guests include Pastor Dorothy Newsome of Holy Trinity Church and Pastor T. Cagle of Redemption M.B. Church. Also, the Mission Sunday Service is set for January 29, at 4 p.m. For information, call (323) 418-9006.
True Way Missionary Baptist Church will observe the 6th Anniversary of Pastor Donald & First Lady Elvia Wilson on January 22, at 4 p.m., at 9122 South San Pedro in Los Angeles. Guests will be Pastor Sylvester Washington of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pastor J. R. Morrison of Jerusalem Baptist Church, and Pastor Keith Williams of Evening Star M.B. Church. Call (323) 755-4087 for information.
Presgram/Family Media will present Mega XI ‘Zion Day' on January 22, at 5 p.m., at 801 E. Carson Street in Carson. The concert will feature George Dean and The Gospel Four, Brothers of Excellence, the Heavenly Voices, Mrs. Vickie Williams-Cotton and Pres Blackmon as M.C. For details, call (323) 616-7802.
The Grove Christian Bible Church will install Rev. Curtis Morris as its new pastor on January 22, at 6 p.m., at People's Independent Church of Christ, 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Guest preacher will be Pastor Melvin V. Wade of Mount Moriah M.B. Church. Also, several local clergy will participate.
Kingdom Builders International Ministries will hold its Overcomer's Conference on January 23 to 28, at 7 p.m., and on January 29 at 3 p.m., at 8722 Crenshaw Boulevard in Inglewood. Pastors Noble and Charity Dibiamaka are the hosts. Speakers include Pastor Edward Odiakaosa, Pastor Kieran Chikwendu, Evangelist Ruby Mahoney, Evangelist Joy Mbadinju and Prophetess Rose Walker. For information, call (323) 385-9113.
88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ will host The Jackson Southernaires in concert on January 25, at 6:30 p.m., at 8825 South Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Anthony Williams. Guests include Mother Jessie Stewart and the Stewart Singers, Otha Lane, Phylicia Hill, the Markeys, and the Soulful Gospel Angels. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call (562) 313-1342 or (310) 291-9858 for details.
Angelus Temple Dream Center will present a live recording of ‘Destiny' by Kevin Levar and One Sound on January 27, at 7 p.m., at 1100 Glendale Boulevard in Los Angeles. The event is free. For details, call (877) 564-5679 or email
Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church will honor Rev. Frank Simmons, Sr., by dedicating a new building in his name on January 28 at 2 p.m., at 1359 West 84th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Michael Augustine. Rev. Simmons has served 56 years with Live Oak. For information, call (323) 750-8226.
New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church will hold its Mission Program on January 29 at 3 p.m., at 1925 East 87th Street in Los Angeles. Elder Rayfield Roscoe is pastor. Call (323) 586-9625 for information.
First Baptist Church of Venice will hold its Pastor's Aide Service on January 29, at 3:30 p.m., at 658 Westminster Avenue in Los Angeles. Rev. Horace Allen is pastor. For details, call (310) 310-2426.
Chosen Temple Christian Fellowship will host the 7th Annual ‘Jesus Loves Me' Luncheon on February 11, at 10:30 a.m., at 2222 West Manchester Boulevard in Inglewood. Rev. JoEthel Kearney is pastor and Evangelist Barbara Howard is guest speaker. The donation is $10. For tickets, call (323) 338-4739 or (310) 346-2982.
Triangular Church of Religious Science is celebrating its 80th Church Anniversary throughout January at 1938 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles, said Rev. Greg Pitts, senior minister. On February 12, at 10 a.m., Triangular will observe Rev. Pitts' 25th Anniversary with Queen Adwoa Nyamekye as guest speaker. Practitioner Maxine Mays and John Dickens are Anniversary co-chairs. For details, call (323) 731-1194.