Helping Families Discover Their Roots
Written by Kathy Bence (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2014
While February is African American History Month, March will be the month some African Americans in Southern California focus on their own histories. The 12th Annual African American Family History ... read more >>

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Conference Focuses on Youth & Young Adults
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 February 2014
Bullying, drug abuse, gangs and other issues facing youth and young adults will highlight the upcoming Faithbuilders Prayer Breakfast and Conference. The day-long event, planned for Saturday, April ... read more >>
Holman Hosts HBCU Summit
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 February 2014
  Holman United Methodist Church will host a community educational summit on Saturday, March 8, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., to introduce students and parents to the benefits of attending a Historically Black ... read more >>
Ward AME Holds Men & Women’s Day
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 27 February 2014
An uplifting Men and Women's Day celebration is set for Sunday, March 2, at 2:30 p.m., at Ward A.M.E. Church, 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. According to Pastor Taurus Myhand, the theme ... read more >>
WBSC Sets Mid-Winter Board Meeting
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 27 February 2014
  The Mid-Winter Board Meeting of the Western Baptist State Convention (WBSC) kicks-off on Saturday, March 1, and continues on Monday, March 3, through Thursday, March 6, at Second Baptist Church, 4300 ... read more >>
Bethesda Temple Church Mourns Founder
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
District Elder Ernest D. Alexander passed away on Friday, February 14, at the age of 81.  He was the founder and pastor of Bethesda Temple Church located at 3915 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. Prior ... read more >>
Whalum Advocates Ending BHM Observances
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
The Rev. Kenneth T. Whalum, Jr., a former Memphis, TN, mayoral candidate and influential pastor of New Olivet Baptist Church, is known throughout the River City for keeping it real. As schools begin ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 27
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 27 February 2014
Guidance Church hosts a free community forum on ‘The Future of African American Men’ on March 1 at 9 a.m., at 7225 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Spiritual Director Nirvana R. Gayle. The ... read more >>
Fellowship and Fashion come together in community celebration
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 February 2014
WALL STREET STYLE:  Models move across the stage during the first fashion segment (Photo by Troy Tieuel)   In a world of media pumped mega churches lead by sparkly suit wearing, super preachers ... read more >>
Bowers Retires as Pastor, Not From Ministry
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 February 2014
After 57 years of ministerial service at Figueroa Church of Christ (FCC), Dr. Calvin Bowers is retiring.  However, he won’t be idle. Now, his efforts will focus on training the next generation of ... read more >>
Holman UMC Celebrates Legacy of Arie Wheeler Jones
Written by sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
February 11 marked the 69th anniversary of Holman United Methodist Church.  At the worship services commemorating the momentous occasion, the congregation also acknowledged another milestone, the largest ... read more >>
Price Chapel AME Highlights Praise, Music & Dance
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 February 2014
Offering praise, music and dance, the Music and Sunday School Departments of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church will present a ‘Celebration of Black History’ on Sunday, February 22 at 5 p.m.  According ... read more >>
Second AME Holds Gospel Jazz Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
Second African Methodist Episcopal Church will present ‘Music of the Spirit Through Jazz’ on Saturday, February 22, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., at 5500 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles.    The gospel ... read more >>
USC Cecil Murray Center Hosts ACA Forum
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 February 2014
A town hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act takes place on Sunday, February 23, at 3 p.m.,  Second A.M.E. Church, 5500 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles. The forum is co-sponsored by USC’s Cecil ... read more >>
New Antioch COGIC Honors Black Achievements
Written by Barbara Bryant (Contributing Religion Writer) 20 February 2014
Highlighting the importance of recognizing African-American achievements during Black History Month, New Antioch Church of God in Christ will celebrate this historical movement on Sunday, February 23, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 20
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 20 February 2014
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church observes the 5th Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor George E Hurtt on February 18 at 7:15 p.m., and February 23 at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., at 3669 West 54th Street in Los ... read more >>
Faith Leaders’ Marriages Reflect Dedication to God & Love
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 February 2014
Los Angeles Sentinel extends a ‘Valentine’s Day Salute’ to spiritual couples wedded for 35+ years such as: Apostle Frederick K.C. and Dr. Betty Price, Crenshaw Christian Center, married 60+ ... read more >>
Save Our Sons Offers ACA Enrollment
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 February 2014
Save Our Sons Justice/Prison Ministry (SOS) will offer free health care enrollment on Sunday, February 16, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles.  The ... read more >>
New Antioch COGIC Observes 44th Year
Written by Barbara Bryant (Contributing Religion Writer) 13 February 2014
New Antioch Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 44th Anniversary on Sunday, February 16, at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., worship services.  The theme for this year’s anniversary service is ‘Clear ... read more >>
Phillips Temple CME Marks 107th Anniversary
Written by Richard E. Lee (Contributing Religion Writer) 13 February 2014
Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church will celebrate its 107th year on Sunday, February 16 at 10:30 a.m., at 973 East 43rd Street in Los Angeles. The theme is ‘Many Generations Continue to Praise God: Looking ... read more >>
University SDA Presents African American Healers Panel
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
University Seventh-day Adventist Church unites with African American Healers' Inc., and Dr. Ramona L. Hyman to present the 2nd Annual African American Healers' Inc., in a multi-cultural nation conference ... read more >>
Price Chapel Hosts Expecting Parents Workshop
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 February 2014
Mothers and fathers that will have a baby in the near future should attend the Expecting Parents Workshop sponsored by Price Chapel A.M.E. Church and the Providing for Kids Foundation. The seminar is ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 13
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 13 February 2014
Word of Life Christian Bookstore welcomes gospel artist Tina Coleman on February 15 at 2 p.m., at 6321 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Coleman will sign copies of her new CD, ‘What Do I Do.’ Call ... read more >>
Eula's House Ministers with ‘Helping Hand, Not Hand-out’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 February 2014
For the homeless, transitional, drug dependent and Veterans, the road to recovery begins at Eula's House. According to CEO/Founder, John Grigsby, the non-profit's mission is to give ‘a helping hand, ... read more >>
True Friendship MBC Honors First Family
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 February 2014
A salute to Pastor James and First Lady Evelyn Perkins begins with a Celebration Breakfast on Saturday, February 8, at 8 a.m., in the Rebecca Randle Fellowship Hall of True Friendship Missionary Baptist ... read more >>