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Resolving to Stand Up to Diabetes
Written by E. Diane Garmon (Contributing Writer) 03 January 2013
  With the help of three people, I was able to stand up to diabetes. Dr. Jacqueline Hanna, Orthopedic Surgeon, made a very difficult situation manageable and improved my quality of life. Joseph Alexander, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - January 3
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 03 January 2013
Free Online Job Training is available to people seeking work in government agencies. Pastor Jimmie Walk offers the five week home study workshop. To register, visit veted.us or call (818) 510-0249. The ... read more >>
Notable Events Highlight 2012
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 01 January 2013
Looking back over 2012, the faith-based community witnessed dramatic changes in many local churches including the passing of Bishop H. Hartford Brookins, Bishop Gregory Dixon, and Bishop Carl Stewart. ... read more >>
Love & Unity Holds Praisin’ Eve & Worship Wednesday
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 December 2012
The Walls Group, the newest YouTube gospel sensation and recently signed group members with Grammy Award-winning Kirk Franklin, will make their first West Coast ministry debut on New Year’s Eve, December ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 25
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Curry Temple C.M.E. Church will hold Family Prayer Hour on December 30 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., at 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Byron L. Smith, Sr.  At 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Debra ... read more >>
Hall Honors Local Pastors
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Assemblyman Isadore Hall III saluted the community outreach efforts of Pastor Byron Smith, Pastor Bobby Newman, Jr., and Pastor Walter Tucker during a celebration on December 19. Each minister received ... read more >>
Scores Join COR in Condemning Hate Crimes
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 December 2012
Fighting back with prayer and commitment, the Orange County community struck a blow against hate crimes during a recent forum at Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church, 46 Maxwell in Irvine. The ‘Stand ... read more >>
Mount Moriah Kicks Off 2013 Prayer Bowl
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
The powerful, infallible word of God takes center stage at the New Year’s Day Prayer Bowl sponsored by Pastor Melvin V. Wade, Sr. and the Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Los Angeles. Six legendary ... read more >>
Area Churches Plan Holiday Services & Events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Ministries throughout the area will hold worship services observing Christmas and New Year’s Eve. All services are free and open to the public. Bethlehem Temple Church, 958 East 52nd Street in Los ... read more >>
‘Aunt Lottie’ Fairgood Celebrates 105th Birthday
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Mrs. Charlotte Boykins Fairgood, popularly known as ‘Aunt Lottie,’ is one of the best-looking, sound-minded, 105-year-old women in Los Angeles. Born on Christmas Eve in 1907, she declared, “I ... read more >>
Words of the Week: The Greatest Gift of All!
Written by Pastor Kelvin T. Calloway (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
What was the best Christmas you ever had? For most of us, it was the Christmas we got the greatest gift we wanted more than any other. It was the Christmas you got Barbie with all her accessories or ... read more >>
Mount Sinai MBC Makes Giving Top Priority
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
As part of their ongoing commitment to help hurting people, and serve the poor, members and friends of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (MSMBC) donned their favorite MSMBC logo gear, and hit the ... read more >>
Congregational Church Sings for Christmas
Written by Ashley Faatoalia (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2012
The spirit of Christmas was alive and well at the Annual Christmas Concert held at the Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship on December 14. Presented by the Sanctuary Choir directed by Mr. ... read more >>
Music Flows at Wilshire UMC Concert
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 December 2012
Classical, traditional, gospel and folk music flowed with beautiful, anointed voices at the Annual Christmas Concert held December 16 at Wilshire United Methodist Church. Under the direction of Music ... read more >>
Empowered by God, FAME Moves Forward
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 15 December 2012
  First A.M.E. Church appeared in news headlines for the second consecutive week when members filed a civil lawsuit on December 4 to regain control of finances and nonprofits owned by the historic congregation. A ... read more >>
Editorial: Moving From Mess to Ministry!
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock II 15 December 2012
We are the African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.). God called the A.M.E. Church into being in 1787 when a group of Black slaves ministered through the mess created by racism, oppression, rape, lynching ... read more >>
Transfiguration Prepares for Concert
Written by Alice Williams (Contributing Writer) 13 December 2012
The choir of Transfiguration Catholic Church is on the fast track of rehearsals as its members prepare for their upcoming Annual Christmas Concert to be held on Sunday, December 16 at 7 p.m., at 2515 ... read more >>
Angel Tree Sunday Set at Price Chapel
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 December 2012
  Displaying the spirit of Christmas, Pastor Cedric V. Alexander and members of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church are helping children of incarcerated parents have a more enjoyable season. On Sunday, December ... read more >>
Paredes Performs for Christmas
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 December 2012
Promising rejoicing music and ministry, Pastor D.T. Paredes will perform live at ‘A Soul Stirring Christmas.’ The fundraising concert takes place on Saturday, December 15, at 6 p.m., at Avalon Zion ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 13
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 December 2012
St. James A.M.E. Church will begin its Finish Strong Revival on December 14 at 7 p.m., at 655 West 70th Street in Los Angeles. Pastor Sean and the Rev. Johnetta Tarkington are the hosts. The Rev. Rosalynn ... read more >>
Finish Strong Revival Begins
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 10 December 2012
Bishop Noel Jones of the City of Refuge and the Rev. Rosalynn Brookins  of Walker Temple A.M.E. Church will headline the ‘Finish Strong Revival’ at St. James A.M.E. Church, 655 West 70th St. in ... read more >>
St. James Embraces Tarkington Team
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 December 2012
The Rev. Sean Tarkington is a young pastor with spiritual understanding,  educational qualifications, and an equally prepared wife, the Rev. Johnetta Toodle-Tarkington. Witnessing their vision and ... read more >>
Trinity Collects New Blankets for Homeless
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 December 2012
For the sixth consecutive year, the Homeless Ministry of Trinity Baptist Church will hold its Annual Blanket Drive to distribute to residents on Los Angeles Skid Row. Contributions will be accepted ... read more >>
Early Registration Ends Soon for Conference
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 December 2012
Blessed Ministries Interdenominational Ministry is gearing up its 9th Healing and Deliverance Conference on April 25-27, 2013. ‘Generational Breakthrough,’ will be held at the Four Points Sheraton ... read more >>
Legal Clinic Focuses on Mortgage Relief
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 December 2012
Property owners having challenges paying their monthly mortgage may benefit from attending the free presentation sponsored by Brookins Free Legal Clinic on Saturday, December 8 at 2 p.m. The session ... read more >>

 

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