Second Baptist Church will present Rev. Al Sharpton on February 11, at 9 a.m., at 2412 Griffith Avenue in Los Angeles. Dr. William S. Epps is pastor. The free event is part of the MLK Lecture Series sponsored by Fuller Theological Seminary's African American Church Studies program and Africana Student Association. Rev. Sharpton will speak on ‘King As Preacher: Prophetic Preaching That Moves the Masses For Social Change.' On February 12, he will preach at Second's 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. For details, call (213) 748-0318 or (626) 584-5591.
Paradise Baptist Church will observe ‘Community Day' with the Rev. Dr. Cecil ‘Chip' Murray as guest speaker on February 12, at 9:30 a.m., at 5100 South Broadway in Los Angeles, said Pastor A.D. Iverson. On February 19, at 9:30 a.m., the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright will preach as well conduct the Black History Month Revival on February 21-23. For information, call (323) 231-4366.
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 7th Anniversary of Pastor E.V. Hill II on February 12, at 3:30 p.m., at 1300 East 50th Street in Los Angeles. Pastor Stephen J. Thurston, president of the National Baptist Convention, is guest speaker. Bishop Alex Toussaint, pastor of St. Andrews Baptist Church, speaks on February 19, at 3:30 p.m., and COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake will preach on February 26, at 3 p.m. Call (323) 235-2103 for details.
Promises of God Christian Church will accept pre-registrations until February 14, for the ‘Press Into Your Purpose' Women's Conference, said Pastor Markeith Smith. Pre-register for $25. Regular cost is $45. The event is March 15-17, at the Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa, 71333 Dinah Shore Drive in Rancho Mirage. Speakers include Pastor Stephanie Douglas, Evangelist Saulsberry and Lady Shon Smith. Visit jewlsoffaith.org to register.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will host preventative health screenings sponsored by St. Vincent Medical Center on February 17, at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles. Dr. C. Dennis Williams is pastor and Dr. Vanessa Gavin-Headen is Medical Ministry director. Ultrasound screenings will be available for stroke/carotid artery, heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease and osteoporosis risk. Pre-registration is required by calling (800) 679-5192, Priority Code: HSC7356.
Baptist Ministers' Conference of L.A. will hold their 2nd Annual Sweetheart Extravaganza on February 17, at 7 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, 4101 Willow Street in Long Beach. Dr. Marvis Davis is BMCLA president. Call (323) 758-3550 for ticket information.
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church will observe the 3rd Anniversary of Pastor George E. Hurtt on February 19, at 8 a.m., 9:45 a.m., and 11:30 a.m., at 3669 West 54th Street in Los Angeles. The celebration continues on February 24, at 7:15 p.m., and February 26 at all Sunday services. Call (323) 291-1121 for information.
New Dawn Christian Village will celebrate the 7th Anniversary of Pastor Frank E. Wilson on February 19, at 11:30 a.m., at 2328 St. James Place in Los Angeles. Guest speaker is Dr. Clifford Ashe III of Dayspring Ministries in Harrisburg, PA. For details, call (213) 670-0123 or email
Bethany Baptist Church of West Los Angeles will hold a revival on February 21-23, at 7 p.m., at 4115 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles. Dr. L.A. Kesee is pastor and the speaker is Dr. Kerwin Lee of Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain, GA. Call (323) 296-7223 for information.
Southern Missionary Baptist Church will hold ‘The One Night Stand For Singles' with Dr. R. A. Vernon on February 24, at 7 p.m., at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier Thompson. The program will share how to approach dating with emotional, spiritual, and mental precision using Dr. Vernon's ‘10 Rules of Dating.' Call (323) 731-2703 for details.
Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church will celebrate African American Cultural Day Service on February 26, at 11 a.m., at 11328 South Central Avenue in Los Angeles. Rev. Dr. R.M. Leffall is pastor. A fellowship feast will follow the worship. For information, call (323) 569-4162.
Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring the ‘King James Games Fundraiser,' said Pastor Harold L. Mitchell. The hard cover book provides a variety of games to help readers learn the scriptures. For details, call (310) 677-9916.