Sylmar Christian Fellowship Church will present a 'Christmas in July Bazaar' on July 9, at 3 p.m., at 13901 Polk Street in Sylmar. Bishop Gerald C. Howard is pastor. Vendors, food, music, choirs and praise dancers will be featured. For details, call Juliet White at (818) 364-8955 or email
Greater New Bethel Baptist Church continues the 35th Appreciation Services for Pastor Earl A. Pleasant on July 10, at 601 East 99th Street in Inglewood. The guests are Pastor Timothy Woods of Birmingham, AL, at 10:45 a.m., and Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer of Faithful Central Bible Church and Pastor Melvin Hill of New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 3:30 p.m. Call (310) 677-1663 for details.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will hold the 10th Annual Hallelujah Fest on July 10, at 4 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles. "We invite everyone to come hear eight inspiring ministers," said Dr. Sylvester Washington, host pastor. For information, call (323) 293-6448.
Southern M.B. Church will celebrate its 65th Anniversary on July 10, at 3:30 p.m., at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier Thompson. Guest speaker is Rev. Dr. Sherman Gordon of Family of Faith Christian Center. Call (323) 583-0729 for information.
New Creation Christian Faith Center will host a Domino Tournament Fundraiser on July 16, at 11 a.m., at 8862 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. There will also be other non-tournament games. The $25 donation covers food and door prizes. Call (323) 565-2600 or (310) 710-4535 for details.
First Presbyterian Church will feature 11 students performing operatic arias and scenes on July 17, at 3 p.m., at 100 North Hillcrest Boulevard in Inglewood. Singers include Michelle Akeley, Ermin Cruz III, Lauren Smith, Robert Lopez, Kimberly Plummer, Stephen Doherty, Amy Perparas, Alex Perkins, Angaleen Molina, Phillip Laologi and Anne Pace. For details, call (310) 677-5133.
Second Mount Carmel M.B. Church will present its 2011 Women of Focus Conference on July 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at 447 East 80th Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Eric S. Woodson is pastor. For information, call (323) 753-4271.
Dr. Rodena Preston is holding rehearsals for the Mass Choir performing at the NAACP 102nd Annual Convention July 23 - 28. Rehearsals are Mondays at 7:30 p.m., at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Dr. Melvin Wade is host pastor. For information, call (310) 397-1171 or (323) 846-1950.