Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church presents the ‘Rated "I" for "Intimacy" Conference 2013’ on November 23 at 9 a.m., at 46 Maxwell in Irvine, said Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. The Young Adult/Singles Ministry sponsors the event. Rev. Charles Dorsey and Minister Shendona Moore are the event coordinators. To register, visit corchurch.org or call (949) 955-0014.
Southern Missionary Baptist Church holds its Noon Day Prayer Service on November 23 at 12 p.m., at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson. Devotion, hymns, praise songs and intercessory prayers will be offered. Call (323) 731-2703 for information.
St. Philip the Evangelist Episcopal Church honors the late Canon LaRue E. Shepard for his dedicated service to the church by renaming its meeting hall in his honor on November 23 at 12 p.m., at 2800 Stanford Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Glenn Libby. A luncheon will follow the ceremony. The donation is $35. For details, call (310) 538-3037.
Ward A.M.E. Church plans a ‘A Musical Journey’ Cabaret Dinner on November 23 at 7 p.m., at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Taurus L. Myhand. Minister of Music Ron Lowe added that the event includes worship, entertainment and dinner. The donation is $25. For tickets, call (213) 747-1367.
Western Baptist State Convention observes Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day on November 24, said President J. Benjamin Hardwick. African Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more often than other ethnic groups and are more likely than other groups to die from the disease. LA-area churches are asked to show support by wearing purple attire or purple ribbon or purple wristband.
Grant A.M.E. Church features Los Angeles Presiding Elder District Norman D. Copeland as guest speaker at its Homecoming Service on November 24 at 10:45 a.m., at 1129 Alamitos Ave. in Long Beach, said Pastor Michael W. Eagle. The Rev. Copeland served as pastor of Grant from 1984 to 1991. The theme is ‘A Time of Celebration’ based on Ecclesiastes 3:1, 3 and 5. For information, call (562) 437-1567.
Temple Judea unites with Whole Foods to celebrate the first night of Chanukah on November 27 at 6 p.m., at 18700 Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana. On December 6 at 6:15 p.m., Temple Judea will offer dinner from gourmet food trucks following the Shabbat service at 5429 Lindley Avenue in Tarzana. For details, call (818) 758-3800.
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Worship on November 28 at 9 a.m., at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor R.A. Pope. At 10 a.m., dinner will be offered to the community and Bethel’s School of Evangelism members will deliver the Word. Call (323) 566-5286 for information.
Archdiocese of Los Angeles requests prayers and donations for children and families impacted by the typhoon in the Philippines. Contributions will be accepted until November 29. Mail donations to the Missionary Childhood Association-Philippines Fund, Attn: Msgr. Terrance Fleming, 3424 Wilshire Boulevard – 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010.
Sisters in Ministry and New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church sponsors a night of prayer on December 2 at 7 p.m., at 402 East El Segundo Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sonja R. Dawson, SIM president and founder. Supporters are invited to attend. For information, visit sistersinministry.org.