Blessed Family Covenant Church will host a Harvest Celebration on October 22, at 10 a.m., at 325 North Hillcrest Boulevard in Inglewood, announced Pastor Wendy Howlett. The free community event includes food, health screenings and vendors. Performing live are Rev. Alvin McKinney, Chosen to Serve, Shaya, Wadsworth Church of God praise dancers, Uncovered, the BFCC choir and Rev. Lorenzo Johnson and Praizum. For details, call Margo Lovett at (310) 218-8633.
House of Refuge Church of God in Christ will host Disaster Preparedness & Community Education Expo on October 22, at 10 a.m., at 1446 West 36th Place in Los Angeles. Dr. Julius C. Rogers is pastor. L.A. Fire Department and Police Department staff will share information at the free event. Also, refreshments will be available for purchase. For details, call Lori Atwater at (805) 215-8515.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship will present the 5th Annual Time of Joy sponsored by its Seniors by Grace Ministry on October 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 2085 Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles. Rev. James K. McKnight is pastor and Carol Hall Holliday is founder/lay leader. The free program will feature song, dance, poetry and Christian comedian Edwonda White. For details, call (323) 732-8869.
Park Hills Community Church RCA will hold its 5th Annual ‘Sundae Sunday' on October 23, at 11 a.m., at Overdale and Northridge Drives in Los Angeles. Rev. Peter Watts, pastor of The R.O.C.K. Church, will speak. An ice cream social will be follow the service. For information, call (323) 294-1421.
Crossroads United Methodist Church will celebrate Annual Women's Day on October 23, at 4 p.m., at 2354 North Wilmington Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Royce V. Porter. Radio Host Edna Tatum is guest speaker. The theme is ‘Women of Vision Moving Forward!' Sis. Marion Bush is chair, Sis. Vernita Proctor is co-chair, and Sis. Linda B. Miles is Minister of Music. Call (310) 639-3136 for details.
Pleasant Hills Missionary Baptist Church presents the Band of Brothers Male Chorus on October 23, at 4 p.m., said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The theme is ‘Steps of a Good Man' with guests, The Voice of the Ghetto. Call (323) 293-6448 for details.
AME Southern California Conference Choir will hold its annual Pre-Concert Musical on October 23, at 4 p.m., at First African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2270 South Harvard Boulevard in Los Angeles. Rev. Dr. John Hunter is pastor and Bro. Ron Lowe is choir director.
Second Baptist Churchwill host the Jazzy Fish Fry music series starting October 28, at 6 p.m., at 2412 Griffith Avenue. Dr. William S. Epps is pastor. The concert will feature church and guest musicians. The donation is $6. For information, call (323) 216-0230 or (213) 748-0318.
COGIC First Jurisdiction of Southern California will host the ‘Fresh Fire' youth-led service on October 28, at 7 p.m., at Gospel Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1480 Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach. Bishop Joe L. Ealy is Presiding Prelate and host pastor, Dr. Barbara McCoo Lewis is State Supervisor and Evangelist Barbara Bryant is State Youth Chairlady. For information, call (562) 599-7389.
Second A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its Annual Friends and Family Festival on October 29, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 3612 West 64th Street in Inglewood. Rev. George E. Kent is pastor and Linda Henry-Johnson is chairperson. Ethnic and cultural entertainment, free food, crafts, vendors, games and more will be featured. For information, call (310) 412-1674.
Rightway Baptist Church will celebrate Annual Friends And Family Day on October 30, at 9 a.m., in the Kaizuka Room at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. Rev. James Wright, J.D., is pastor. The theme is ‘United In Love' based on John 13:34. The public is invited. For information, call (310) 410-0513 or email
Village Baptist Churchwill hold a book signing for Pastor Virgil Jones on October 30 at 1 p.m., at 1521 East 111th Street in Los Angeles. Pastor Jones, who leads Calvary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, wrote ‘Healing and Deliverance by the Finger of God.' Call (323) 569-8819 or (310) 418-0582 for details.