Solid Rock Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Clarence D. Devereaux's Birthday and Anniversary on September 16, at 7:30 p.m., at 8218 South Broadway in Los Angeles. A concert featuring several local soloists, choirs and musicians will perform. For information, call (323) 759-5955.
Zoe Christian Fellowship of L.A. will present its New Testament Bible Symposium, a series of 15 classes, on September 17, at 10:30 a.m., at 5315 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop Frank Stewart is pastor. On September 24, Zoe will hold a Community Health Fair at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event includes food, entertainment, health and dental screenings, HIV testing, and information on alternative medicine and healthy cooking. Call (323) 931-1477 for details.
Price Chapel A.M.E. Church will hold a Gentlemen's Cook-off Competition on September 17, at 3 p.m., at 4000 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles. Rev. Dr. Elmer Redding is pastor and Michael Madison is chairperson. All men are invited to participate. Registration is $25. For information, call (323) 296-2406.
Second A.M.E. Church will observe Annual Women's Day on September 18, at 11 a.m., at 5500 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles. Rev. John Cager is pastor. The theme is ‘Women Standing on God's Promises' based on Deuteronomy 4:30-31. Call (323) 753-2451 for information.
Hamilton United Methodist Church will hold a College Preparedness Workshop on September 18, at 1 p.m., at 6330 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. The free event, sponsored by Hamilton Youth Ministry, is geared towards 13 to 18 year old students and their parents. Ronda Benware and Cassandra Chase are the coordinators. For details, call (323) 323 753-4535.
McCoy Memorial Baptist Church will hold its Women's Fellowship Ministry Annual Day on September 18, at 2 p.m., at 802 East 46th Street in Los Angeles. Dr. Robert A. Williams is pastor, Yasmin Smith is president and Ruby Love is chairperson. Guest speaker is Betty Howard of Greater Bethany Baptist Church. The theme is ‘Christian Women Striving to be Greater Than Before' from Haggai 2:9. For information, call (323) 231-4271.
Jericho Baptist Assembly will present the Voices of Jericho Choir's Annual Musical on September 18, at 4 p.m., at 205 North Culver Street in Compton. Rev. Anthony L. Smith is pastor. On September 25, at 4 p.m., the ‘100 Women in White' service will be held. The theme is ‘Fruit of the Spirit' based on Galatians 5:22-23. For details, call (310) 339-0144.
The City of Refuge will host the ‘Put God First Back 2 School Conference on September 18, at 5 p.m., and a Gospel Showcase at 6 p.m., at 14527 South San Pedro Street in Gardena. Bishop Noel Jones is pastor. Two thousand backpacks will be distributed and the first 200 attendees have a chance to win a new laptop. Topics include ‘Parenting Tools for Today's Children' and ‘Firehouse Buddies.' Call (310) 516-1433 for details or visit www.noeljones.org.
Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church will sponsor a Job Resources and Career Expo on September 21 and 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.
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
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.