Second A.M.E. Observes 105th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
  A day-long celebration is planned as Second A.M.E. Church prepares to observe its 105th Anniversary on Sunday, August 18, at 5500 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles. Three worship services are set ... read more >>
New Mt. Calvary Celebrates Founder’s Day
Written by Minister Dawnesha Beaver (Contributing Writer) 15 August 2013
New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Founder’s Day 2013 on Sunday, August 18, at 3:30 p.m. The service is dedicated to the life and ministry of the founding pastor, the Rev. ... read more >>
Hattie Jordan Holds 98th Birthday Party at FAME
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 15 August 2013
  Applause, praise and cake accompanied the 98th birthday celebration for Mrs. Hattie Jordan. The event was held on July 31 during the Mid-week Worship and Prayer Service at First A.M.E. Church (FAME).  ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 15
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 15 August 2013
Holy Land Church of God in Christ welcomes Barbara Bryant as guest speaker at its Annual Women’s Conference on August 16 at 7 p.m., at 1024 North “G” Street in San Bernardino. Pastor Lenton and ... read more >>
Noble Writes Bridge-Building Books for Hip-Hop & Adult Generations
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 August 2013
Seeking to unite generations, the Rev. Dr. Derrick-Lewis Noble wrote children and adult versions of his new book to affirm that God is the source of hope for every era and situation. The book for adults ... read more >>
Henning Preaches at 111th Anniversary of Ward AME
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 August 2013
  Pastor Taurus L. Myhand and the Ward A.M.E. congregation will celebrate their 111th Church Anniversary on Sunday, August 11, at 10 a.m., at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. The guest preacher ... read more >>
Forum Focuses on Sainthood for Sister Henriette
Written by Andrew Knox (Contributing Writer) 08 August 2013
  The Canonization of Sister Henriette Delille by the Catholic Church will be discussed at a forum on Sunday, August 11, at 5 p.m., at St. Eugene Church,  9506 Van Ness Avenue in Los  Angeles. Sister ... read more >>
Obamacare & Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 08 August 2013
Our nation cannot yet celebrate the freeing of slaves 150 years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation because the plight of Black poverty, unemployment, health care, housing and a variety of social ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 8
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 08 August 2013
  Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship UCC observes the eighth anniversary of Pastor James K. McKnight on August 11 at 4 p.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles. Pastor E.L. Williams, ... read more >>
Tragedy Turns Into a ‘Bravo’ for The Tankards
Written by Troy Tieuel (Crenshaw & Around Editor)) 04 August 2013
Tragedy can spin a life in unknown directions. Gospel artist and former NBA player Ben Tankard found his life going into a negative and unexpected realm, but instead of drowning in his own sorrows, he ... read more >>
BMC Plans Benefit for Dr. E. Wayne Gaddis
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 August 2013
The Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California (BMC) will host a Benefit Worship Service for the Rev. Dr. E. Wayne Gaddis, Sr., on Sunday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. According ... read more >>
St. James AME Invites Youth to ‘Speak Out’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 01 August 2013
St. James A.M.E. Church will host a ‘Speak Out’ to offer young people an opportunity to express their views on Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman verdict. The event will be held on Friday, ... read more >>
CME Banquet Salutes Outstanding Members
Written by Cora J. Fossett and Bettye F. Nichols 01 August 2013
An Awards Banquet Celebration will salute three outstanding members of the Southern California Region (SCR) of the Ninth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. The gala event ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - August 1
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 01 August 2013
Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church holds its ‘Sow-A-Seed’ Shopping Spree and Back-to-School event on August 3 at 12 p.m., at 7016 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles. The Ladies Of Virtuous Essence Women’s ... read more >>
Words of the Week - Skittles & Bits
Written by Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway (Contributing Writer) 01 August 2013
 Scripture: Jeremiah 31:10-17 Like thousands of African Americans across this nation of ours, I am outraged over the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon ... read more >>
Dr. Whalen Jones Rejoices in 104 Years of Living
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 July 2013
The key to his long life is simple according to the Rev. Dr. Whalen S. Jones.   “The grace of God smiled upon me and kept me and brought me to where I am. I feel wonderful,” said Dr. Jones, who ... read more >>
Zimmerman: ‘Not Guilty’...Really??
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 25 July 2013
Approximately 6,000 African American and Latino males are killed in the United States every year.  Five hundred young black men are killed annually in Chicago. Three hundred young black men are murdered ... read more >>
CMEs Plan 28th Annual Conference
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 July 2013
  The 28th Session of the Southern California Region of the Ninth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will convene on Wednesday, July 31 through Saturday, August 3, at Hays ... read more >>
Curry Headlines Revival at Greater Ebenezer MBC
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 July 2013
Dr. Lacey K. Curry headlines the Annual Revival sponsored by Pastor Solomon L. Drake and members of Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 5300 South Denker Avenue in Los Angeles.  The revival ... read more >>
Holman UMC Marks 68th Anniversary Homecoming
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 July 2013
Holman United Methodist Church will observe its 68th Anniversary Homecoming with a three-day celebration beginning Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28, on its campus at 3320 West Adams Boulevard ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - July 25
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 July 2013
  Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship sponsors Electronics (E Waste) Recycling Collection on July 27 at 9 a.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. ... read more >>
Zimmerman Verdict Calls For Spiritual Change
Written by Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard (Contributing Writer) 19 July 2013
‘I Am Rizpah’ Urges Constant, Relentless Demand for Justice Like so many, I was deeply saddened that a young man, who was innocent of any wrong doing, had been murdered and the jury found his ... read more >>
Ward AME Celebrates Women’s Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 July 2013
Pastor Taurus L. Myhand and the Ward A.M.E. Church congregation will observe Annual Women’s Day on Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m., at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. “When Brother and Sister John ... read more >>
Save Our Sons Holds Affordable Housing Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 July 2013
Save Our Sons Prison/Justice Ministry presents ‘A Roof For Momma Affordable Housing Panel and Workshop’ on Sunday, July 21, at 2:30 p.m., in the Clayton Hammond Hall at Crenshaw United Methodist ... read more >>
Pastor & Lady Butts Salute Set
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 July 2013
The members of Phillips Chapel C.M.E. Church will honor Pastor U.L. and First Lady Maebelle Butts with ‘A Day of Appreciation’ on Sunday, July 21, at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., at 2001 4th Street in Santa ... read more >>