Build Anti-Violence Movement From Pews to Polls
Written by Minister Leslie Malachi (Contributing Writer) 25 April 2013
The horrors of recent mass murders have, understandably, drawn the attention of the media and politicians. But it does not have to be an either/or. There is a connection called compassion that should ... read more >>
NANM Hosts Choral Festival Concert
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 April 2013
The Georgia Laster Branch of the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) hosts the Choral Festival Concert on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2230 Jefferson ... read more >>
Blake Installed as COGIC Presiding Bishop
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2013
Bishop Charles and Lady Mae Blake, spiritual leaders of West Angeles COGIC, greet well-wishers at the inaugural dinner following his installation as the Presiding Bishop of the worldwide Church of God ... read more >>
Johnson Named Tabernacle of David Pastor
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2013
The Rev. Gwendolyn D. Johnson is the newly installed pastor of Tabernacle of David Worship Center - California.  Formerly of Michigan, Pastor Johnson relocated to California and was assigned by Pastor ... read more >>
Words of the Week - A Prayer to Travel Well
Written by Rev. Carl Hargrove (Contributing Writer) 25 April 2013
I turned 50 recently and I have thoughts of joy and sadness. Joy, because the Lord has given me, by His grace, 50 years to experience His presence. Sadness, because there were many years that were ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - April 25
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 25 April 2013
Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church holds its 25th Annual Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Women’s Ministry on April 27 at 8 a.m., at the Proud Bird Restaurant, Tuskegee Room, 11022 Aviation Boulevard ... read more >>
‘42’ Slides Home with Core Christian Values
Written by Troy Tieuel (Contributing Writer) 19 April 2013
Rarely are real messages and true Christian values pushed to the forefront in American cinema, but ‘42, The True Story of an American Legend’ presents Jackie Robinson as a morally sound man, grounded ... read more >>
Deliverance Conference Opens April 25
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 April 2013
The power of Christ can break generational curses, declares Apostle Charlezetta Nixon, who will share the scriptural keys to freedom at the 9th Healing and Deliverance Conference. ‘Generational Breakthrough,’ ... read more >>
Johnson Marks 40th Year in Ministry
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 April 2013
In a salute to Pastor Norman S. Johnson, Sr., the members of First Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church will commemorate his four decades of ministerial and community service. The Celebratory ... read more >>
People’s Independent Holds Concert
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 April 2013
Melodic worship to God will fill the air at the Cathedral Choir Concert on Sunday, April 21, at 4 p.m., sponsored by People’s Independent Church of Christ, 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. “We ... read more >>
COGIC 1st Jurisdiction Celebrates Heritage
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 April 2013
The First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Southern California of the Church of God In Christ will hold its Pentecostal Heritage Month Celebration Luncheon on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m., at the L.A. ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - April 18
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 April 2013
Crossroads United Methodist Church convenes its Women’s Seminar on April 19 at 7 p.m., and April 20 at 9 a.m., at 2354 North Wilmington Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Royce V. Porter. The theme is ... read more >>
Inspiring Book Helps to Handle Challenges
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 April 2013
Remaining focused despite life’s distractions is not easy, but encouragement to stay on course is found in ‘My Journey: Butterfly Wings.’ The new book, written by Dr. Dorothy Kegler, shares uplifting ... read more >>
CPR Foundation Sets Annual Luncheon
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 April 2013
  The Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation (CPR) will hold its Annual Awards Musical Luncheon on Saturday, April 20, at 12 noon, at the Holiday Inn Gateway Hotel, 19800 South Vermont Avenue in Torrance. “Our ... read more >>
New Hope Selects Hooks as Pastor
Written by Anthony D. Dotson (Contributing Writer) 11 April 2013
Historic New Hope Baptist Church of Los Angeles has selected the Rev. Larry D. Hooks II of Oklahoma City, OK, to serve as its fifth pastor.  He assumed his duties on March 10, and delivered his first ... read more >>
From E Class to Ecological Conservation
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) II 11 April 2013
Recently, I exchanged a 2011 E550 Mercedes for a 2013 Chevy Volt, an ecological car. After experiencing withdrawals, depression, and an E Class twelve step program, the decision was worth it. The Chevy ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - April 11
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 April 2013
  Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church holds its 25th Annual Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Women’s Ministry on April 27 at 8 a.m., at the Proud Bird Restaurant, Tuskegee Room, 11022 Aviation Boulevard ... read more >>
Conference Teaches to Break Generational Curses
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 April 2013
Biblical strategies to eliminate generational sin and curses will be outlined at Blessed Ministries 9th Healing and Deliverance Conference on Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28, at the Four Points ... read more >>
Pastor Cross Concludes Trilogy on April 7
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2013
Pastor David Cross concludes his ‘Easter Trilogy’ sermon series on Sunday, April 7, at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., at The Liberty Church, 14725 South Gramercy Place in Gardena. The Trilogy began on ... read more >>
BET Broadcasts Celebration of Gospel
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2013
‘Celebration Of Gospel’ airs on BET on Sunday, April 7.  The show, hosted by multi-media superstar Steve Harvey, was taped at the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The lineup features ... read more >>
Blessed Family Plans Vendor Boutique
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 April 2013
Fun and fellowship highlight the upcoming Vendor Boutique sponsored by Blessed Family Covenant Church. The free event takes place on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the church’s campus ... read more >>
Shelter Residents Get Red Carpet Treatment
Written by Troy Tieuel (Contributing Writer) 05 April 2013
On March 24, the 2nd Annual Shalom Sunday was held at the Pathways to Home Shelter honoring the late Dr. Billy G. Ingram.  Shalom Sunday was created by Solombra Ingram, CEO and founder of I’m Every ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - April 4
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 April 2013
Second A.M.E. Zion Church presents ‘The Annual Western Jamboree’ on April 6 at 1 p.m., at 3612 West 64th Street in Inglewood. The Missionary Society sponsors the event featuring barbeque, line dancing, ... read more >>
Women’s History Month – First Lady Rinnita Thompson
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 March 2013
Rinnita Thompson is a ‘master balancer’ who smoothly handles being a wife, mother, worship leader and first lady of Southern Missionary Baptist Church of Los Angeles. In her opinion, there’s no ... read more >>
St. Philip Episcopal Named Historical Monument
Written by Cora J. Fossett and Shirley Smith 28 March 2013
To the applause and cheers of the crowd, L.A. Councilwoman Jan Perry unveiled the sign identifying St. Philip the Evangelist Episcopal Church as Cultural Historic Monument number 987. During a ceremony ... read more >>