COGIC Department of Women - Southwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction continues their 54th Annual Women’s Convention Church of God in Christ (COGIC) until August 15, at New Jerusalem COGIC, 420 South Santa Fe Avenue in Compton, said Bishop Hillrie Murphy and President Joan Walker. On Thursday at 11 a.m., Mother Donnie Burnett will preach and at 8 p.m., President Walker will speak. On Friday at 11 a.m., the President’s Banquet takes place at the Proud Bird Restaurant in Los Angeles and Bishop Murphy will preach at 8 p.m. For information, call Evangelist Shirley Boyd at (323) 291-4211.
Disciples On the Move holds its Gospel Crusade Rally on August 16, at 11 a.m., at the Venice Beach Boardwalk. Featured are Joann Daughtery, David Daughtery, and Judith McAllister. Also, other choirs, artists and speakers will perform at the free event. Call (213) 359-3185 for information.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church presents the Kings Extravaganza All-Male Fashion Show on August 16 at 11 a.m., at the Holiday Inn - Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The theme is ‘What Does it Mean to be a Modern-Day Man’ based on Psalm 8:4 and Romans 8:14. For details, call (323) 293-6448.
Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church hosts a free Health and Wellness Fair on August 16 at 9 a.m., at 357 East Palmer Street in Compton, said Pastor Rafer Owens. Guests are Mayor Aja Brown, who will speak at 9:30 a.m., and Dr. Cheryl Browne of Kaiser Permanente. The event includes dental, vision and health screenings, cooking demonstrations, kid’s zone and senior resources. For details, call Anasia Hairston at (323) 513-8508.
Musicians in Action plans ‘Gospel Plays Classical’ on August 16 at 5 p.m., at People’s Independent Church of Christ, 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop Craig A. Worsham is the host pastor. Performers include Camille Barnes, Eddie Kendrix, Ron Lowe, Michelle Love, and the Rev. Calvin B. Rhone. Youth performers are Amelie Belton, Sarah Decoursey and Jackson Seale. For details, call (323) 777-3213 or visit musicians-in-action.com.
Faith Community Foursquare Church welcomes Dr. Keith Bolton as the guest preacher on August 17 at 10:30 a.m., at 5519 Avalon Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor D.T. Paredes. Dr. Bolton is the pastor of Liberty Christian Center International in Hartford, CT, and a former associate minister at Ward A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles. On August 27 at 7 p.m., the Pre-Women’s Day Revival takes place. The preacher will be Dr. Tonya Lewis, the director of Volunteers and Bereavement Services at West Angeles Church of God in Christ. Call Sister Nathalie Page at (323) 928-0674 for details.
McCarty Memorial Christian Church sponsors its choir concert on August 17 at 3 p.m., at 4101 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. On August 24 at 4 p.m., ‘Poetry @ 4’ will be held. Christian and family-oriented poets, writers, and readers are invited to participate. To perform at the service, email
Los Angeles Bible Training School opens registration for the fall semester on August 18 and 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 2008 East 87th Street in Los Angeles. Thirteen classes are offered beginning August 25 and ending December 11. The fee to enroll in one to four classes is $75. Call (323) 588-3711 or visit labts.org for information.
Grant A.M.E. Church features a revival on August 18-21 at 7 p.m., at 1129 Alamitos Avenue in Long Beach, said Pastor Michael W. Eagle, Sr. The theme is ‘Renew, Revive and Restore.’ On Monday, A.M.E. Presiding Elders Roosevelt Lindsey, Norman D. Copeland and Benjamin Hollis will preach. On Tuesday, retired A.M.E. Bishop C. Garnett Henning will speak on leadership. On Wednesday, Evangelist Manuel Scott, Jr., will bring the message. Email
First A.M.E. Church holds the 'End of Summer Revival' on August 2 at 7 p.m., at 1823 Michigan Avenue in Santa Monica, said Pastor Reuben Ford. The Steward Board sponsors the event. The revivalist is Pastor James K. McKnight of Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship. Call (310) 450-0331 for details.