Selfie Author Showcase takes place on June 21 at 10 a.m., at 6501 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Dr. Dwayne Shigg, organizer. Self-published writers and authors can promote their books and attendees can purchase items. For details, email
Divine Deliverance Ministries plans its Women of Excellence Girl Talk Brunch on June 21 at 10 a.m., in the Audubon School Auditorium, 4120 West 11th Avenue in Los Angeles. For information, visit DDM-inc.org.
West Angeles Church of God in Christ sponsors a ‘Boys-to-Men Symposium’ on June 21 at 11 a.m., in its Crystal Room at 3045 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake is the pastor. Activities include panel discussion, Christian comedy, and refreshments. The donation is $20 for adults and $10 for youth 18 years and under. Call (323) 733-8300 for information.
Victory Community Church features its Women’s Fellowship Tea on June 21 at 12 p.m., at 2126 Porterfield Way in Upland, said Pastor Tommy Morrow. The guest speaker is Pastor Brenda Simms of Southside Christian Palace in Los Angeles. The donation is $15. For information, call (900) 981-1195.
Shackelford Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ presents ‘Church Without Walls’ on June 22 at 10:30 a.m., at 6025 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Chane P. Smith, Sr. Free food and care packages will be distributed while supplies last. The distribution will be repeated on July 22 and August 24 at 10:30 a.m. For details, call (323) 750-8370 or visit smtcogic.com.
Calvary C.M.E. Church holds ‘We Come This Far By Faith’ featuring the Calvary Voices of Praise on June 22 at 4 p.m., at 135 Glorietta Street in Pasadena, said Pastor John Deron Johnson. The theme is ‘We Walk By Faith, Not By Sight’ based on II Corinthians 5:7. Call (626) 791-0710 or (310) 344-1179 for information.
Christ Temple C.M.E. Church plans Annual Usher Day on June 22 at 4 p.m., at 2020 North Pico Avenue in San Bernardino, said Pastor Gloria Marshall. The theme is ‘Teamwork Makes the Dream Work’ based on Acts 2:46-47. The guest preacher is Pastor Terry Tapley of Greater Phillips C.M.E. Church. Call (909) 880-1292 for details.
Greater Starlight Missionary Baptist Church hosts the ‘Not About Me Tour featuring Disciple Sole’ on June 27 at 6 p.m., at 8018 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles. Anointed By God Entertainment and B Better U sponsor the event. Guests are Mister Myles, Level 3, Bryana Williams, Salina Johnson, SpeakLife, Purpose, and Kenna and Keila Taylor. For information, call (562) 353-7387.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science sponsors the ‘I’ve Known Rivers Film Festival’ on June 28 at 12 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The program includes a ‘Single Mothers’ forum at 3:30 p.m., and a ‘Black Filmmakers Rap’ at 7:30 p.m. Call (323) 759-7567 for details.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church features ‘Hats on Parade’ on June 29 at 3:30 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The theme is ‘Wonderful and Marvelously Made’ based on Psalm 139:14. Donetta Rankins is the guest speaker. The donation is $15. Dolores Jones is Women’s Ministry Coordinator and Jamie Baker is assistant coordinator. For details, call (323) 293-6448.
Qweendom7 Ministries presents ‘An Acceptable Sacrifice’ based on Deuteronomy 17:1 on June 29 at 4 p.m., at Renewed Mind Ministries, 6825 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. The guest psalmist is Zion Styles and the guest speaker is Yvonne Camper.