Heart of Compassion plans festival & rally
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 December 2014
  Unity, love and peace will be promoted at the ‘Let Freedom Ring, Justice Music Festival and Rally.’  The event, sponsored by the Heart of Compassion Outreach Ministries, is set for Saturday, January ... read more >>
The Season of Great Joy
Written by Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway (Contributing Writer) 26 December 2014
Scripture - Luke 2:8-11 As a child, athletics were very much a part of our lives growing up. Not a day went by that we weren’t playing something; football, basketball or baseball. Soccer, golf or ... read more >>
First AME Zion salutes seasoned members
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 December 2014
  Inspired by love and admiration, the Women’s Ministry of First A.M.E. Zion Church staged ‘An Evening of Remembrance’ to salute five people who have been members for 39 years or more. The evening ... read more >>
Morrison pens inspirational book
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 26 December 2014
First-time author, TaVon Morrison lends readers powerful, God-inspired insight and words of encouragement in a new book—“Just A Thought: Inspirational Notes to Challenge Your Thinking and Change ... read more >>
Producer shares spiritual message of ‘Beyond the Lights’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 26 December 2014
Gina Prince-Bythewood, the writer/director of "Love & Basketball" and "The Secret Life of Bees," has made a new film. ‘Beyond the Lights,’ that is reaping strong reviews since its release ... read more >>
SCE joins with African-American churches to teach electrical safety
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2014
Nestled on a busy street corner in the heart of Los Angeles, New Greater Circle Mission Church is more than a place of worship. The church serves as a resource for the community, providing food and valuable ... read more >>
Interfaith service ushers in Christmas
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2014
  More than 600 people attended an interfaith concert featuring choirs from Pilgrim Baptist Church, Santa Monica Stake Relief Society Choir from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the ... read more >>
Christ Our Redeemer dedicates a new 1,000 Seat Sanctuary
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
  Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Presiding Elder Roosevelt Lindsey, Pastor Mark Whitlock, the Rev. Dr. Hermia Shegog-Whitlock and the members of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church (COR) held a Building Dedication ... read more >>
Transfiguration prepares for Annual Christmas Concert
Written by Alice Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 December 2014
  WOW! They're at it again. The choir members of Transfiguration Catholic Church have been seriously rehearsing for their upcoming Annual Christmas Concert set for Sunday, December 21, at 7 p.m., in ... read more >>
LPH holds celebration & toy giveaway
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
  Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline Martin and the Love, Peace and Happiness Family Christian Fellowship will hold their Annual Christmas Celebration and Toy Give-Away Extravaganza on Sunday, December 21.  ... read more >>
People's Independent plans Christmas holiday events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
  People's Independent Church of Christ (PICC) plans three community events to celebrate Christmas at their campus located at 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Activities kick-off with the Annual ... read more >>
First AME-LA welcomes Kirkland
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
Pastor J. Edgar Boyd and the members of First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles will welcome Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., as the guest preacher on Sunday, December 21, at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., worship ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 18
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 18 December 2014
Trinity Baptist Church hosts its 8th Annual Blanket Drive on December 20, at 10 a.m., at 2040 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr.  Brother Brian Ferguson heads the ... read more >>
Price-Buchanan fulfills dream to pen first novel
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Stephanie Price Buchanan has enjoyed creative writing since childhood. As an imaginative third-grader, she wrote short stories and in middle school, she discovered a gift for poetry. Throughout her teens, ... read more >>
Trinity conducts Annual Blanket Drive to help homeless
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
With the winter season rapidly approaching, Pastor Alvin Tunstill and the members of Trinity Baptist Church are gearing up for their 8th Annual Blanket Drive to collect blankets, pillows and toiletries ... read more >>
FAME holds Black Solidarity Sunday
Written by Vicki Phillips (Contributing Writer) 11 December 2014
First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) has  joined congregations of all denominations across the country in asking parishioners to wear black clothing to church services on Sunday, December 14, to demonstrate ... read more >>
Bethel MBC plans holiday events
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church plans several holiday programs in observance of the Christmas season.  According to Pastor Reginald A. Pope, all events will be held in the Bethel edifice at 10905 South ... read more >>
Faith leaders unite on ‘Black Life Matters’ Sunday
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Congregations across the nation will participate in ‘Black Life Matters’ on Sunday, December 14, with parishioners wearing black clothing to worship services. The attire represents a protest against ... read more >>
CMEs hold Mid-Winter Council
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Hundreds of Christian Methodists will gather next week as Bishop Bobby R. Best, presiding prelate of the Ninth Episcopal District of the C.M.E. Church, convenes the Mid-Winter Council of the Northern ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 11
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 11 December 2014
Faith Community Foursquare Church features Pastor D.L. Paredes’ Annual Christmas Concert on December 12 at 7 p.m., at 5519 South Avalon Boulevard in Los Angeles.  Ticket donations are $20 in advance ... read more >>
People’s Independent hosts GMWA’s salute to Rev. James Cleveland
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
The Rev. James Cleveland made an undeniably lasting mark on every aspect of gospel music, from songwriting to arranging to producing and recording. His indelible legacy will be saluted at ‘A Celebration ... read more >>
Price Chapel AME helps children of incarcerated parents
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
In the spirit of Christmas, Pastor Benjamin Hollins and the members of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church will help children of incarcerated parents have a more enjoyable season. On Sunday, December 21, at ... read more >>
Hamilton UMC holds Christ Invasion Contemporary Worship
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Pastor Gary Bernard Williams invites the community, especially youth and young adults, to the Christ Invasion Contemporary Worship experience on Sunday, December 7, at 5 p.m., at Hamilton United Methodist ... read more >>
St. Stephen MBC presents Christmas Cantata
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
Vocalists, musicians and dramatists come together for holiday inspiration at the ‘Sing Joy – A Christmas Cantata’ sponsored by the Chancel Choir of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church. The free ... read more >>
Jackson starts 2nd year at St. James AME
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 04 December 2014
The Rev. Dwaine Jackson is looking forward to his second year as pastor of St. James A.M.E. Church, a mid-sized congregation in South Los Angeles.  Reappointed in October by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, ... read more >>