The members of Bethel AME Church will celebrate a decade of service by Pastor Kelvin and First Lady Jacquelyn Calloway with three events at their campus located at 7900 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles.
Activities kick-off with a worship service on Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. The special guests will be Pastor Larry E. Campbell of First AME Church-Pasadena and Pastor Carolyn Baskin Bell of Second AME Church. An “All-White Jazz Affair” takes place on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 16, the Rev. Bill Hence, Bethel associate minister, will preach at 7:45 a.m. The 10:45 a.m. worship will feature sermons by Pastor Dwaine Jackson of Bryant Temple AME Church and Pastor Demiko Fitzgerald of City of David Community Church.
Called to the ministry more than 30 years ago, Calloway led parishes in Alabama, Kansas and California before being appointed to Bethel in 2008. He has an extensive record of academic and business achievements and earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in business administration, two Master of Divinity degrees and a Doctor of Ministry degree.
Also, he is also the president of Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches, an Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ethics at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO, and a member of the National Advisory Committee for the Last Acts Campaign sponsored by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.
Marilyn Washington and Yvonne Jackson are the co-chairs of the pastoral celebration. To learn more, call (323) 750-3240.