Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will observe the 29th Anniversary of Pastor Solomon L. Drake and First Lady Isabelle Francis Drake on September 25, at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., and 4 p.m., at 5300 South Denker Avenue in Los Angeles. The theme in ‘Our Pastor, A Vessel Chosen By God to Lead Us Through Divine Revelation,' based on Jeremiah 3:15, Ephesians 4:11, 13-14 and John 21:15-17. Guest speaker is Pastor J. Stewart McKnight of New Hope Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Mark Pittman and Maran Pittman are program chairpersons. For information, call (323) 759-4996.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church will host ‘St. Philip's and Friends' on September 25, at 3 p.m., at 2800 Stanford Avenue in Los Angeles. Vocal, instrumental, dance and other performances will be featured. The $20 donation includes refreshments. For information, call (323) 232-3494.
Curry Temple C.M.E. Church will hold Friends and Family Day on September 25, at 3 p.m., at 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Byron L. Smith, Sr. Guests will be Christ First United Church. For information, call (310) 632-8104.
Holman United Methodist Church will celebrate Annual Ushers Appreciation Day on September 25, at 3 p.m., at 3320 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. Rev. Dr. Henry L. Masters is senior pastor and Gilbert Jones is Usher Board president. Rev. Dr. James Stevenson, pastor of Scott United Methodist Church in Pasadena, will be the guest preacher. Call (323) 731-7285 for details.
Jericho Baptist Assembly will present the ‘100 Women in White' service on September 25, at 4 p.m., at 205 North Culver Street in Compton. Rev. Anthony L. Smith is pastor. The theme is ‘Fruit of the Spirit' based on Galatians 5:22-23. On October 8, at 8 a.m., the Pastor Care Unit will sponsor a Prayer Breakfast at Optimal Christian Academy, 1300 East Palmer Street in Compton. The donation is $20. For vendor or ad details, call (310) 339-0144.
Church One will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on September 25, at 6 p.m., at 700 East 70th Street in Long Beach. Bishop W. Todd Ervin is pastor. Guest speaker is Bishop Craig Johnson of Cathedral of Praise in Riverside. Call (562) 633-2515, ext. 100 for details.
Bethel M.B. Church of South L.A. begins Evangelism Training and Bible Classes on September 26, at 7:30 p.m., at 10905 S. Compton Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. Adult and youth classes will be offered on Evangelism 101 - 106 C and the Power of Prayer and Praise. For information, call (323) 566-5286, email
Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church will sponsor a Job Resources and Career Expo on September 28, at 9 a.m., at 45 Maxwell Street in Irvine. Pastor Mark Whitlock said free sessions will be held on resume writing, interviewing skills, work attire, establishing a business and writing a business plan. For information, call (949) 955-0014 or visit corchurch.org.
New Beginning Faith Ministry will host a gospel musical play, ‘A Taste of Life,' on September 30 through October 30, at 7223 South Main Street in Los Angeles. Corlotta Suleer-Adams is the writer/producer. Show times are Fridays at 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Donations are $25 for groups and $22 for seniors. Call (310) 213-6776 for details.
Dr. Betty R. Price will hold the 33rd Annual Wisdom From Above Luncheon on October 8, at 9 a.m., at the Disneyland Hotel, 1150 Magic Way in Anaheim. Dr. Price and her husband, Apostle Frederick Price, and son, Pastor Fred Price, are spiritual leaders of Crenshaw Christian Center in Los Angeles. The donation is $60. For details, call (323) 758-3777, ext. 4297, or visit www.crenshawchristiancenter.net.
Greater Zion Church Family is sponsoring free ‘Let's Move Flashmob LA' rehearsals to perform in the Taste of Soul Festival each Friday at 6 p.m., at Greater Zion, 2408 North Wilmington in Compton and every Saturday at 6 p.m., at Hype Studios, 1951 West Carson Street in Torrance. Call (310) 639-6025 or (310) 320-4386 for details.