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Douroux retires after 64 years in local church music ministry
Written by Hilary Clay Hicks (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2015
Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux, an internationally acclaimed, award-winning gospel songwriter, educator, and author, is a woman in transition. On Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m., the living legend retires ... read more >>
Greater Ebenezer plans 2015 Convocation
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 March 2015
  The life-changing word of God takes center stage at the 2015 Convocation sponsored by Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 5300 South Denker Avenue in Los Angeles. The preaching, teaching and ... read more >>
New Antioch COGIC hosts 3-day revival
Written by Terry L. Owens (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2015
  The Missionary Circle of New Antioch Church of God in Christ will host three days of ‘Renewal, Restoration and Revival’ beginning Wednesday, March 18, through Friday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. “We ... read more >>
Church Finance: Ask & we shall be given!
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2015
Part 3  Our church needed money to build a new sanctuary. We had raised money, but it was not enough to finance a new church. Our small, faithful congregation had no more money to give. We were on ... read more >>
Ward AME celebrates rebirth of Annual Prayer Breakfast
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett and Jackie Dupont-Walker 12 March 2015
After a 10-year hiatus, Ward A.M.E. Church held its 21st Prayer Breakfast at the LAX Sheraton Gateway on February 21 with the theme, ‘Recommitted to Our Call to Prayer.’ Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - March 12
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 March 2015
Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church hosts Women’s Weekend at 971 East 43rd Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Bernard M. Jackson.  The Stewardess Board sponsors the event. The theme is ‘Women Determined ... read more >>
Webb offers printed pages to book lovers of the world
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 March 2015
  The printed page is still popular among clients of the Windsor Hills Christian Book Center.  Now entering its 24th year of business, the store continues to attract scores of customers on a daily basis ... read more >>
Bishop Kirkland convenes Mid-Year Convocation
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 March 2015
Thousands of people are expected to attend the Mid-Year Convocation convened by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland and Episcopal Supervisor Mary L. Kirkland, spiritual leaders of the Fifth Episcopal District ... read more >>
Phillips Temple CME Church celebrates Women’s Weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2015
  Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church will host Women’s Weekend in their edifice located at 971 East 43rd Street in Los Angeles.  The theme is ‘Women Determined to Bear Fruit’ based on John 15:4-11.   ... read more >>
Holman UMC shares info on paying for college
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 March 2015
  Parents and students, grades 7th thru 12th and community college, will benefit by attending the ‘How to Pay for College’ seminar sponsored by Holman United Methodist Church. The free event will ... read more >>
Church Finance: The Budget Process
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 05 March 2015
By Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr., Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, Irvine and Executive Director, Cecil Murray Center at USC Part 2 The church budgeting process can be difficult or delightful. Budgeting ... read more >>
Faith community & labor movement share common ground
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 February 2015
  Throughout America’s history, African American clergy have played a leading role in advocating for working people.  In fact, the tenets of the labor movement, equality, respect, justice and ... read more >>
21:03 bring urban, relevant sound to gospel music
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 February 2015
  Strong faith and a passion for music drive the success of 21:03 in the gospel music industry.  The duo, comprised of Torrence Greene and Evin Martin, are celebrating their 12th year together and show ... read more >>
Church Finances: Show Members the Money!
Written by Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2015
By Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr., Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, Irvine and Executive Director, Cecil Murray Center at USC Part 1 The Church is required to be transparent, fiscally accountable, and ... read more >>
Dorinda Clark-Cole sings at FAME
Written by Vicki Phillips (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2015
Three-time Grammy award-winner Dorinda Clark-Cole will be the special guest as First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles (FAME) celebrates Black History Money with a black tie gala to support ... read more >>
Emmanuel COGIC holds BHM celebration
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 February 2015
  An inspiring reenactment of great figures of the past highlighted the Black History service at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ. The dramatic and musical presentation, held February 28, featured ... read more >>
The Church, ‘Blackface’ and Motown
Written by Larry Buford (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2015
Like the children of Israel, God tests and refines with fire to bring out the best in us like silver and gold [Ref: Zechariah 13:9]. If He did it to ‘the apple of His eye,’ who are we to expect otherwise? Great ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 26
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 February 2015
Love, Peace and Happiness Family Christian Fellowship Church presents a Healing and Deliverance Miracle Service on February 27 at 7 p.m., at 11022 Old River School Road in Downey, said Bishop Leon and ... read more >>
ABWP spreads word about health & wellness
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 February 2015
  Most people desire good health, but not everyone practices it.  The Association of Black Women Physicians (ABWP) hopes to change that behavior by spreading a message of physical health and wellness. Since ... read more >>
Murray speaks at Holy Name of Jesus School
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
The Rev. Dr. Cecil ‘Chip’ Murray will address the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade classes at Holy Name of Jesus School on Monday, February 23, as part of the school's Black History Month Celebration. Dr. ... read more >>
COR CDC, Ray Charles Foundation, & CSU unite to help students excel
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2015
COR Community Development Corporation (CDC) will host President Valerie Ervin of the Ray Charles Foundation and President Mildred Garcia of California State University - Fullerton for a Super Sunday ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 19
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 February 2015
Park Windsor Baptist Church holds a health and wellness seminar on February 21 at 8 a.m., at 1842 W. 108th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Terrell Taylor. The Health Ministry sponsors the event. Sessions ... read more >>
Faith groups go beyond spiritual to include financial salvation
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 February 2015
Many churches and faith-based nonprofits are adding financial literacy to their outreach services.  In addition to the traditional food and clothing distributions, these organizations offer classes ... read more >>
‘Under the Freeway’ back by popular demand
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 February 2015
  The popular play, ‘Under the Freeway,’ returns for one night only on Saturday, February 28, at 7 p.m., at the City of Refuge, 14527 South San Pedro Street in Gardena. According to playwright/director/producer ... read more >>
Price Chapel celebrates Black History
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 February 2015
  Music, dance and praise highlight ‘A Celebration of Black History’ sponsored by the Music Department of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church and Carlsbad Productions. The program, set for Saturday, February ... read more >>

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