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KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science plans the ‘Festival of Atum (Autumn Dance) & Fish Fry’ on September 27 at 6 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Dancing, food, games, and Karaoke will be featured. The donation is $10. Call (323) 759-7567 for information.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will sponsor a free legal clinic session on September 28 at 2 p.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory McLeod. Attorneys will be on hand to give counsel in family law, evictions, criminal expungements and more. To RSVP, call (323) 296-5610 or email
Spiritually Discern Church continues ‘Seven Days Breaking of the Ground’ through September 28 at 7 p.m., and September 29 at 6 p.m., at 2416 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles. Speakers include Bishop Designate Asa Saunders, Pastor Nicholas Canody, Pastor Dale Thompson, Pastor Jonathan Liggins, Pastor Shalonda Clay, Prophetess Chan-Tay Napier and Bishop Michael L. Rowles.
Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church honors Pastor and Mrs. E. Winford Bell for 21 years of service on September 29 at 3:30 p.m., at 9401 South Zamora Avenue in Los Angeles. Guest churches include Pastor Lovester Adams and Greater New St. Matthew Baptist, Pastor William Florence, Jr., and Greater Philippians Baptist, Pastor Albert Nicholas and Pilgrim Baptist, and Pastor Darryl Moore and the Church of Greater Love. Call (323) 563-0618 for details.
Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church salutes Pastor J. Benjamin and First Lady Thelma Hardwick with a 58th Appreciation Service on October 6, at 3:30 p.m., at 8222 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles. The theme is ‘Our Pastor: Connecting People to Jesus’ based on Matthew 9:36-38. Guest churches include Pastor Randy Allison and Greater New Unity Baptist, Pastor Virgil Jones and Calvary Baptist, Pastor William Turner and New Revelation Baptist, and Pastor Milton Marshall and Union Baptist. For information, call (323) 750-1033.
Blessed Sacrament Church presents Italian musician Stefano Maso in concert on October 10 at 7:30 p.m., at 6657 Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. He will play on the church’s historic Casavant Organ, which was built in 1928. Call (323) 462-6311 for details.
Traveler’s Rest Baptist Church celebrates its 66th Anniversary on October 13 at 1417 East Florence Avenue in Los Angeles. The guest preachers will be Pastor Calvin B. Rhone of Glory Christian Center At 8 a.m., Pastor Clarence Devereaux of Solid Rock Baptist Church at 11 a.m., and Pastor James K. McKnight of Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship at 3:30 p.m. For information, call (323) 582-7797.
First Missionary Baptist Church will host Sister Tonnett Durr-Young, Family & Friends in concert on October 13 at 5 p.m., at 1300 East 57th Street in Los Angeles. The Rev. Darnell Jones, Sr., is host pastor. The public is invited to attend. For details, email