Greater Zion Church Family salutes the 90th birthday of the Rev. Dr. W. Jerome Fisher on March 7 at 7 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 19800 South Vermont Boulevard in Torrance. The donation is $100. For information, call (310) 639-5535.
New Dawn Christian Village, a diverse, caring congregation located in downtown Los Angeles, is accepting applications for Senior Pastor. Persons with a shepherd’s heart, pastoral experience and a love for God’s people are encouraged to apply. Send inquires to apply@NDCV.org.
Macedonia Baptist Church salutes Pastor Shane B. Scott on March 9 at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., at 1751 East 114th Street in Los Angeles. The guest preacher is Pastor Franklyn Richardson of Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, NY. Call (323) 569-9561 for information.
Israeli American Council sponsors its 6th Annual Fundraising Gala on March 9 at 5:30 p.m., at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Noam Bardin, CEO of Waze, and Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer will speak. The Israeli rock group, Ethnix, will perform. For information, call (818) 466-6411.
First A.M.E. Church celebrates Men’s Day on March 9 at 11 a.m., at 1823 Michigan Avenue Front in Santa Monica, said Pastor Rueben Ford. The guest preacher is Pastor James K. McKnight of Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship. Youth and adult males will serve as worship leaders. Call (310) 450-0331 for details.
Gospel Music Workshop of America holds the 2014 GMWA Board Meeting on March 10-13, at Hilton Airport Hotel, 5711 West Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop Albert Jamison is the chairman and Dr. Rodena Preston Williams is the L.A. Chapter representative. The agenda features daily sessions and nightly services including a musical on March 10. To register, visit gmwanational.net.
Vanguard University’s Lewis Wilson Institute holds its 5th Annual Pentecostal Leaders Series on March 12 at 7 p.m., at Newport Mesa Church, 2599 Newport Boulevard in Costa Mesa. This year’s series commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Assemblies of God, Vanguard University’s sponsoring denomination. Dr. George O. Wood, General Superintendent of the U.S. Assemblies of God, will kick off the event. Call (714) 966-0454 for details.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church welcomes Compton Mayor Aja Brown as guest speaker at its Women’s History Month and Youth Sunday Celebration on March 16 at 9 a.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory K. McLeod. The service includes youth and young adults serving as worship leaders. For details, call (323) 296-5610.
People’s Independent Church of Christ presents Return to the Workforce on March 17 at 9 a.m., at 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Bishop Craig A. Worsham, pastor. The Social Services Department sponsors the free program. Classes on resume building, interview attire, record expungement, job placement, the interview process and more will be offered. Free interview clothing will be provided to all registrants. For information, call Minister Tanisha Harris at (323) 296-5776.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds the 12th Annual African American Family History Conference, Discover Your Roots, on March 22 at 9 a.m., at 1209 South Manhattan Place in Los Angeles. The African American Historical Society of Long Beach and the California African American Genealogical Society co-sponsor the event. For information or to register, visit DiscoverYourRoots.org or call (310) 475-7018.
Second A.M.E. Zion Church celebrates its anniversary on March 30 at 3:30 p.m., at 3612 West 64th Street in Inglewood, said the Rev. Dr. George E. Kent, host pastor and presiding elder of the Los Angeles District. The theme is ‘We Come This Far by Faith’ based on Hebrews 11:1-3. The guest preacher will be Pastor Phillip A. Lewis of New Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Call (310) 412-1674 for information.