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 and books will be offered. For information, call (310) 753-5823.
First United Methodist Church holds its Men’s Day Celebration Service on June 16 at 10 a.m., at 1025 South Long Beach Boulevard in Compton. The guest preacher is Pastor Jeffery L. Grant of Dominguez UMC in Carson. For details, call (310) 639-0775.
Curry Temple C.M.E. Church observes its 52nd Anniversary with a pre-celebration service on June 16 at 10:30 a.m., at 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Byron L. Smith. On June 22 at 11 a.m., the Anniversary Luncheon will be held. The Anniversary Worship is set for June 23 at 10:30 a.m. Call (310) 632-8104 for information.
Save Our Sons Justice/Prison Ministry presents ‘Youth Speaking for Themselves – A Panel of Young People’ on June 16 at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles. The Rev. Derrick Noble is pastor. Call (323) 292-0141 for details.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church holds Vacation Bible School on June 17-21 at 6:15 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. Preschool, primary, junior, teen and adult classes will be available. Erica Greene is the principal and Deacon Alfred Henderson is the superintendent. On June 22, the church picnic will be held at Kenneth Hahn Park. For details on both events, call (323) 293-6448.
Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church plans Family Fit Day on June 22 at 46 Maxwell in Irvine, said Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. Activities include cycling at 7 a.m., Hip Hop exercise at 8 a.m., games and aerobics at 9 a.m., and more. The first 50 people to sign up on the day of the event will receive a free gift. For details, call (949) 955-0014.
Bethany Baptist Church of West Los Angeles hosts a discussion on the disproportionate number of Black children in foster care on June 22 at 9:30 a.m., at 4115 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles. Pastor L.A. Kessee invites pastors and church leaders to attend. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. Call (626) 398-2465 or email
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’ Brooks at (951) 210-6536 for information.
Brown Temple C.M.E. Church celebrates burning their mortgage on June 30 at 3 p.m., at 2008 South Flower Street in Santa Ana. The Rev. Joseph Gardner is the pastor and Bishop E. Lynn Brown is the guest preacher. For information, call (714) 546-9102.