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Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will hold a ‘Mother/Daughter Luncheon' on May 12, at 11 a.m., at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. On May 13, Mother's Day breakfast is at 9:15 a.m. Call (323) 566-5286 for information.
New Dawn Missionary Baptist Church will feature gospel recording artist Pastor Tony Davis on Mother's Day, May 13, at 10:45 a.m., at 490 Pepper Street in Pasadena, said Pastor Henry Johnson. Also, a light lunch will be served. Call (626) 798-5811 for details.
Top Ladies of Distinction will honor Pastor Charlyn Singleton for her community service at its Status of Women Luncheon on May 12, at 11 a.m., at the Los Serranos Country Club, 15656 Yorba Avenue in Chino Hills. Dr. Dorothy Shepherd is event chairperson. For tickets, call (909) 597-7134.
Ward A.M.E. Church will sponsor a Mother/Daughter High Tea on May 12, at 12 noon, at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. The Rev. Joseph C. Nixon is pastor and Sister Diane Dowd is chairperson. The donation is $10. For information, call (213) 747-1367.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will recognize both the oldest mother and the mother with the most children present on May 13, at 9 a.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. C. Dennis Williams is pastor. For details, call (323) 296-5610.
Triangular Church of Religious Science will host a Mother's Day Service sponsored by the Brotherhood of Light Men's Group on May 13, at 10 a.m., at 1938 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles, said Senior Minister Greg Pitts. The Rev. David Phears is guest speaker. Call (323) 731-1194 for information.
Shawn Carter Foundation is offering scholarships to U.S. citizens between the ages of 18-25 with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Single mothers, alternative school students, GED holders and students previously incarcerated are invited to apply at shawncartersf.com/apply/. The deadline is May 15.
New Bethel Apostolic Church will present its 2nd Annual Women's Conference on May 18, at 7:30 p.m., and May 19 at 9 a.m., at 1735 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop Bennie Lewis is pastor. Speakers are Pastor Dorothy Mitchell, Pastor Rochelle Nooner and Sister Keisha Hendrick-Talley.
Springs of Hope Grief Care Center will host ‘Inspiring The Power of Hope' Brunch on May 19, at 11:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn, 2640 Lakewood Boulevard in Long Beach. Larry and Juanita Matthews are founders and hosts. Donation is $40. For information, call Sharron Grant-Burton at (562) 787-5044 or email
Southern Missionary Baptist Church will hold the grand opening of its Business Technology Center on May 20, at 12 noon, at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier Thompson. The church will also unveil its new community computer lab. To RSVP, call Lance LeBlanc at (916) 447-4099.