Sisters In Ministry (SIM) will co-present ‘The State of Women in Ministry' with USC's Passing the Mantle Clergy and Lay Leadership Program on December 3, at 9 a.m., at the Cecil L. Murray Center for Community Engagement, 509 West 29th Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Sonja Dawson is SIM founder and CEO. Email
Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church will welcome Bishop L. Daniel Williams of the Church of the New Covenant as guest evangelist on December 4, at 10:45 a.m., at 950 East 45th Street in Los Angeles, said Dr. Albert Nicholas, pastor. Also, the 10th Annual Super Prayer Meeting will be held on December 7, at 7 p.m., with Pastor Welton Pleasant of Second Baptist Church of Long Beach as guest preacher. For information, call (323) 231-9153.
Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold ‘A Christmas Cantata' on December 4, at 4 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Los Angeles. Dr. Sylvester Washington is pastor. The Male Chorus will perform. Call (323) 293-6448 for details.
City of Refuge will present the ‘Man Up Conference' on December 8 to 11, at 14527 South Main Street in Gardena. Bishop Noel Jones is pastor and Patrick Bolton is director of the Men's Ministry. Highlights include Pastor Marvin Winans speaking on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Men's Luncheon on Saturday at 2 p.m., and Men of the City Concert on Sunday at 6 p.m., with guests Bishop Rance Allen and Pastor William Murphy. For information, call (310) 516-1433 or visit noeljones.org.
Pacific Mount Olive Church of God In Christ will celebrate Annual Men and Women's Day on December 11, at 3:30 p.m., at 1385 East 21st Street in Los Angeles, said Bishop Joe L. Ealy, interim pastor. The theme is ‘What Do You Want the Lord to Say?' based on Matthew 25:21. Guest speaker is Evangelist Beverly Willis and program chairpersons are Brother Bob Dotson and Sister Barbara Stewart. For details, call (213) 741-0339.
Park Hills Community Church will present ‘A Family Christmas' sponsored by its Sanctuary Choir on December 11, at 3 p.m., at 5247 Overdale Drive in Los Angeles. The free event, directed by Perry Hayes, will feature the United Male Chorus of Los Angeles and Mrs. Lita Owens.
Greater New Light Baptist Church will observe its 60th Anniversary on December 16, at the LAX Radisson Hotel. Rev. Dr. Patrick D. Ross is pastor. Ticket donations are $60. Call (323) 567-1993 for information.
Word of Life Christian Bookstores are accepting donations of unwrapped toys until December 16, at 6321 West Boulevard and 7223 South Main Street in Los Angeles. The toys will be donated to the United Gospel Outreach Ministry for children in need. All contributors will receive a free gift. For details, call (323) 295-8223 or (323) 758-2733.