KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science plans the ‘a “KRST on the Move” – Building For the Future Telethon’ on May 15-16 at 2 p.m., and May 17 at 9 a.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Operators will be available to receive monetary donations and pledges. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support KRST’s on-going Spiritual Study Groups, Cultural Presentations, and activities for adults and youth. Call (323) 759-7567 for information or visit krstunitycenter.org.
New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church holds its 2nd Annual Community Legal Fair on May 17 at 9 a.m., at 402 East El Segundo Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sonja R. Dawson. Beta Pi Sigma Sorority Inc., co-sponsors the free event. Attorneys and paralegals will share information about criminal, family and child law, wills, estates, immigration, taxes, expungements, and health care. For information, call (310) 324-0644.
First A.M.E. Church hosts the 2nd Annual Resource Fair for Foster and Transitional Aged Youth on May 17 at 10 a.m., at the Allen House, 2240 South Harvard Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Rev. J. Edgar Boyd is the host pastor. Representatives from educational and social service agencies will share information to assist youth emerging from the foster care system. To register, email
St. James A.M.E. Church plans its Spring Revival on May 21-22 at 7 p.m., at 655 West 70th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Dwaine Jackson. The theme is ‘Pressing On In Times Such As These’ based on Philippians 3:14. The revivalists are Minister Demiko Fitzgerald of Bethel A.M.E. Church and Overseer Jawane Hilton of City on the Hill Church. Call (323) 758-6786 for details.
Beulah Baptist Church sponsors its Annual Men’s Conference on May 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 1454 East 100th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Robert L. Taylor. On May 25 at 10 a.m., the Rev. R.W. Harris will preach. Call (323) 564-0691 for details.
Urban Hope Ministries holds ‘De-Stress Day’ on May 24 at 9 a.m., at the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road in Rancho Palos Verdes. Lay counselors will be on hand to help resolve personal issues. The $36 donation includes continental breakfast and lunch. Visit urbanhopeministriesla.org to register.
Lewis Metropolitan C.M.E. Church hosts the 2014 Children’s Prayer Breakfast on May 24 at 9 a.m., at 4900 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The Rev. Wendell Oldham is the host pastor. The theme is ‘Love Ye One Another’ based on John 15:12. The C.M.E. Southern California Region Board of Christian Education sponsors the event. The donation is $18. Call (323) 581-1224 for information.
Faith and Hope Community Church salutes Pastor LaVelle M. Gates with an Appreciation Service on May 25 at 344 West Florence Avenue in Los Angeles. At 10 a.m., Pastor Scottie Williams of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Chicago, IL, will preach and at 5 p.m., Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer of Faithful Central Bible Church will bring the message. For information, call (323) 753-6445.
Skylight Theatre presents the play, ‘Pray to Ball,’ through May 25 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., at 1816 1/2 North Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. Amir Abdullah wrote the play about two college basketball stars as they face contemporary attitudes and prejudices toward religious choices. Tickets are $30-$34. For details, call (213) 761-7061 or visit skylighttix.com.
Free N One sponsors a ‘Celebrate Recovery Breakfast’ on May 31 at 8 a.m., at West Angeles COGIC Crystal Room, 3045 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake is the host pastor. Roland Bynum of KJLH will emcee and Nikki Potts will perform. Speakers include actors Lou Gossett and DeVon Franklin. Call (323) 855-4695 for details.
Second A.M.E. Zion Church presents the courtroom drama, ‘Who Killed the Church,’ on May 31 at 3 p.m., at 3610 West 64th Street in Inglewood, said Pastor George E. Kent. The Lay Council sponsors the event. Sister Luvenia Stroupe is the Lay Council president and Sister Linda Henry-Johnson directs the play. For tickets, call (310) 412-1674 or (909) 749-3917.