Calvary Community Church, COGIC will salute Bishop Edward G. McLachlan, D.R.E., with Pastor’s Appreciation Services on October 26 at 6:30 p.m., and October 28 at 3:30 p.m., at 950 West Alondra Boulevard in Compton. For details, call Elder Bruce A. Boyden at (310) 667-6727.
Omega Psi Phi Inc. will host the 19th Annual Youth Leadership Conference and Mentorship Program on October 27 at 7:30 a.m., at USC’s Seeley G. Mudd Building, 3620 McClintock Avenue in Los Angeles. Rickey Lewis is event coordinator. Topics include ‘The Law and You,’ ‘Manhood Training/Man Up’ and ‘Thinking Critically and Planning for the Future.’
Trinity Baptist Church will hold a Community Political Forum on October 27 at 10 a.m., in its J. L. Caston Fellowship Center, 2040 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles. Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr., and the Social Action Committee sponsor the event. Participating are U.S. Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Karen Bass, State Senator Rod Wright, Assemblymen Mike Davis and Isadore Hall, and L.A. County Chief Deputy District Attorney Jackie Lacey. Call the Trinity church office at (323) 735·0044 for information.
Christian Community Center will host the debut recording of Pastor Thom Washington and the Cathedral Voices on October 27 at 6 p.m., at 8725 South Broadway in Los Angeles. Artists Derick Thomas and Tim Johnson will perform along with other guests. Visit deeperhighercloser.com for information.
Christ Temple C.M.E. Church will celebrate its 67th Anniversary on October 28 at 4 p.m., at 2020 North Pico Avenue in San Bernardino, said Pastor Oliver E. Buie. The theme is ‘Running the Race’ based on Ecclesiastes 9:11. Guests are Pastor Marrix Seymore and Amos Temple C.M.E. – Riverside. For details, call (909) 880-1292.
Greater Emmanuel Temple will present John P. Kee and New Life in concert on October 28 at 6 p.m., at 3740 East Imperial Highway in Lynwood. The Rev. Nisan Stewart is pastor. Tickets are $15 - $25. Call (323) 979-4126 for information.
Crossroads United Methodist Church presents a music workshop, ‘Our Worship Is For Real,’ on November 1-2 from 7-10 p.m., and November 3 from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon at 2354 North Wilmington Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Royce V. Porter. The workshop concludes with a Musical Concert on November 4 at 3:30 p.m. The facilitator will be Herman P. Jones, Minister of Music at Bethel A.M.E. Church – LA and for the Gospel Music Workshop of America. Pre-registration is $20 and $25 at the door. For information, call Angela Cox at (310) 594-1808 or Linda Broadous-Miles at (310) 293-7131.
Lord Before Us Productions will observe its 20th Anniversary on November 3 at 6 p.m., at Southern Missionary Baptist Church, 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. Minister Lamont Bradley is president/CEO and the Rev. Xavier Thompson is host pastor. Guests include Nikki Potts, Sens Musiq, Chris Bolon, and Made Whole. Tickets are $10-$15. For details, call (323) 993-8581.
Daughters of Faith Women’s Ministry will present The Curse is Broken Conference on November 9 at 7 p.m., at Full Gospel Baptist Church, 6900 South Compton Boulevard in Los Angeles. Prophetess Fannette Douglas is host and Prophet Kelvin Carter is emcee. On November 10 at 10:30 a.m., the ‘I Love Being a Lady’ luncheon takes place at the Proud Bird Restaurant. Email
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship UCC will hold its annual fish fry and free health clinic on November 10 at 11 a.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. Fish dinners with beverage are available for $15. The fair will offer diabetes and blood pressure screenings, flu shots and information on HIV/AIDS, sickle cell disease, and in-home nursing care. For details, call (323) 731-8869.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science sponsors its Harambee Housing and Information Program each Monday from 4 - 7 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Details on purchasing homes, renting apartments, assistance with foreclosures and evictions and other community resources are available. Call (323) 759-7567 for information.