Phillips Chapel C.M.E. Church sponsors the Ministry to Men Prayer Breakfast on January 11 at 9 a.m., at 2001 Fourth Street in Santa Monica, said Pastor Joseph C. Gardner, Sr. For details call (310) 396-6027 or (323) 842-5258.
Holman United Methodist Church convenes a town hall on 'Oil Drilling in our Community - Toxic or What' on January 11 at 9 a.m., at 3320 West Adams Boulevard, said Pastor Kelvin Sauls. For information, call (310) 396-6027 or (323) 842-5258.
Guidance Church celebrates their 47th Anniversary on January 12 at 10 a.m., at 7225 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Minister Nirvana R. Gayle, spiritual director. The Rev. Ben Vereen will be the guest speaker. Call (310) 753-5823 for information.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church begins the winter quarter of Evangelism and Christian Education Courses on January 14 at 6:30 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington and Dr. John A. Williams, dean. Qualified staff will serve as instructors. For information, call (323) 293-6448.
Second Baptist Church resumes 'Jazzy Fryday' on January 17 at 7 p.m., at 2412 Griffith Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor William S. Epps. Pamela Elkins and Byron Pugh will perform. On January 19 at 8 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be observed. For details, call the church office at (213) 748-0318.
Barnsdall Gallery Theater presents 'Be Careful What You Pray For' on January 17-18 at 7:30 p.m., at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The gospel play, loosely based on the book of Hosea, tells about God's redemptive love. Shirl Sigee, founder of One 8 Productions, is the writer and director. The donation is $21. For tickets, call (310) 671-6400 or visit inglewoodtickets.com.
First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles commemorates the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on January 19 at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., at 2270 South Harvard Boulevard, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. The public is invited to attend. Call (323) 730-7750 for information.