Grant A.M.E. Church – LA hosts the 89th Session of the Southern California Conference of the A.M.E. Church at the Sheraton LAX Gateway Hotel, 6101 West Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., is the presiding prelate and Dr. Vernon S. Burroughs is host pastor. The Sons of Thunder service is October 10 at 7 p.m., Lay Witness Night is October 11 at 7 p.m., and the Ordination Service is October 12 at 10:30 a.m. The Youth Praise Service is October 12 at 6 p.m., and the Closing Service is October 13 at 3 p.m. For information, call (323) 564-1151.
Christian Cosmetology International Association celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a gala dinner on October 11, at 6 p.m., and prayer breakfast on October 12, at 9 a.m., at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Boulevard in Bel-Air. Dr. Stella Spicer-Davis is the CCIA founder. For tickets and information, call (323) 893-3380.
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 presents 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
Southern Missionary Baptist Church plans ‘Dare to Wear Red’ Sunday on October 13 at 3:30 p.m., at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson. Guest churches are Pastor Ticey Brown and Mount Tabor Baptist, Overseer Tyron Robinson and Church in the Kingdom, and Pastor Lamar Simmons and Greater Mount Olive Baptist. Attire for the service on October 16 at 6:45 p.m., is ‘Black & White & Red All Over.’ Call (323) 731-2703 for information.
Victory Baptist Church invites the public to its Joy Ministry Overnight Session on October 18 at 7 p.m., through October 19 at 6 a.m., at 4802 South McKinley Avenue in Los Angeles. The donation is $10. For information, call (323) 231-2424.
West Angeles District Department of Women plans its Annual Miracle Prayer Breakfast on October 26 at 9 a.m., at the Proud Bird Restaurant, 11022 Aviation Boulevard in Los Angeles. The theme is ‘There is Healing in Gilead.’ Evangelist Barbara Bryant is the guest speaker. The ticket donation is $40. For details, call (323) 299-5189.