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 >>
AME Church Celebrates Founder’s Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
The Southern California Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate Founder’s Day in honor of Bishop Richard Allen, on Sunday, February 9, at 4 p.m., at First A.M.E. Church, ... read more >>
CME Greater LA District Conference Opens
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 February 2014
Worship, workshops and reports highlight the Greater Los Angeles District Conference of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church opening on Thursday, February 6, and continuing through Friday, February ... read more >>
Words of the Week - 'See the People'
Written by Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard (Contributing Writer) 06 February 2014
  Scripture - Matthew 8:14-15, “And when Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever. He touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and began to serve ... read more >>
FAME Hosts City’s Black History Month Service
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 February 2014
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (left) joins First Lady Florence and Pastor J. Edgar Boyd in greeting guests at the City of Los Angeles Opening Worship Service at First A.M.E. Church – LA on February ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - February 6
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 06 February 2014
The King's University-Inglewood addresses ‘Unity in Worship: Pastor, Podium and Pew’ on February 8, 15, and 22 at 8:30 a.m., at 333 West Florence Avenue in Inglewood. Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer is the ... read more >>
Inspiration from God Motivates Gudger to Write
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 29 January 2014
The goodness of God motivates Shana Gudger to write uplifting poetry and perform her lyrics at venues throughout Los Angeles. Gudger’s goal is to “heal, inspire and educate” others about the power ... read more >>
Supporters Gather for Calloway Campaign Service
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 29 January 2014
Hundreds of backers filled the sanctuary of Bethel A.M.E. Church for the Calloway for Bishop Kick-off Worship Service on January 26. The God-praising program officially launched the 2016 episcopal campaign ... read more >>
Curry Temple Holds Welcome Reception for New Pastor
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 29 January 2014
The Rev. Willie McDaniel received a rousing welcome from the members of Curry Temple C.M.E. Church on January 26 during a reception to formally greet him as the new pastor of the Compton congregation. Most ... read more >>
St. Mark Moves On With Christ
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 29 January 2014
The congregation at St. Mark A.M.E. Church reflects the diversity of South Los Angeles as African American, Latino and Caucasian members worship God in unity. The church, located at 12923 South Avalon, ... read more >>
Words of the Week - Science Does NOT Refute God
Written by Minister Jason Malveaux (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2014
Great thinkers deny the existence of Almighty God only to replace Him with almighty Science. Findings are quoted with religious fervor and Science is quoted as if it were a great prophet or holy writ. ... read more >>
Carolyn West Passes Away at 71
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2014
Carolyn Jean Reynolds-West, who counted nursing skills and Bible scholarship among her many talents, passed away on December 23, 2013 in Palmdale.  She was 71 years old. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, ... read more >>
Second Baptist & PCC Host MLK Tribute
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 January 2014
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters and California Attorney General Kamala Harris highlighted a spirited worship saluting the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The multi-faith and ... read more >>
New Mount Calvary Honors Pastor Sonja Dawson
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2014
It’s the biggest event of the year for the New Mount Calvary (NMC) Missionary Baptist Church family as they prepare to recognize the Rev. Dr. Sonja R. Dawson with a Pastor’s Appreciation and Birthday ... read more >>
Calloway Kicks-off 2016 Bishop Campaign
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 January 2014
Seeking to fulfill a higher calling, the Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway, Sr., announced his candidacy for bishop in the A.M.E. Church in 2016. His campaign kick-off worship service is on Sunday, January ... read more >>
Faith Community Salutes Edna Tatum
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 January 2014
Gospel commentator Edna Tatum will be honored in a community-wide tribute on Sunday, January 26, at 5 p.m., at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Nationally known ... read more >>
Curry Temple CME Welcomes Rev. McDaniel
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 January 2014
  A welcome reception is planned on Sunday, January 26, at 1 p.m., for the Rev. Willie L. McDaniel, the new pastor of Curry Temple C.M.E. Church, 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton. Ordained in 1984 ... read more >>
Second AME Plans WMS Annual Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2014
The Mary A. Campbell Women’s Missionary Society will hold their Annual Day worship service on Sunday, January 26, at 10 a.m., at Second A.M.E. Church, 5500 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles. The ... read more >>
Words of the Week – “He Danced”
Written by Pastor Mary S. Minor (Contributing Writer) 23 January 2014
My Personal Reflection: David, Israel's King, danced before The Lord with all his might because the ark of God that represented God's presence was brought into his house. What do you do when you enter ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - January 23
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 23 January 2014
Evangelist Mamie Leonard kicks-off the 2014 Shut-in Revival on January 23-25 at Greater Deliverance Church of God in Christ, 6741 West Boulevard in Inglewood. The public is invited to join in the prayers ... read more >>
“Tell Them About the Dream, Martin!”
Written by Larry Buford (Contributing Writer) 17 January 2014
  Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson shouted, “Tell them about the dream, Martin,” as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was delivering the keynote address at the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963. At her behest, ... read more >>
Community & Clergy Unite to Support AME University
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 January 2014
Nearly 100 Los Angeles-area ministers and civic leaders came out last month to support the efforts of A.M.E. University in Monrovia, Liberia.  The Ecumenical & Community Breakfast, hosted by retired ... read more >>
Mount Gilead M.B. Church Marks 66th Year
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 16 January 2014
The 66th Anniversary Celebration of Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church takes place on Sunday, January 19, at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the edifice located at 9201 South Normandie Avenue in Los Angeles. According ... read more >>