First United Methodist Church celebrates its 151st anniversary on April 28, at 10 a.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said Pastor Arnetha Inge. The theme is “Remember, God’s Love and Light will See Us Through.” The Rev. Dr. Christopher Cater, assistant pastor of Pacific Beach UMC, will be the guest preacher. Call (310) 639-0775 for details.
William Grant Still Arts Center presents “Operas by W.G. Still” on April 27, at 2 p.m., at 2520 West View St., in Los Angeles. The guest lecturer will be Van Young and the guest vocalist will be Mark Broyard. For information, call (323) 734-1165.
Los Angeles Master Chorale holds Great Opera and Film Choruses on May 4, at 2 p.m., and May 5, at 7 p.m., at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., in Los Angeles. Grant Gershon will conduct the program, which will include Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra, soloist Angel Garcia and 100 singers. For tickets, call (213) 972-7282 or visit lamasterchorale.org.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church sponsors a Women’s Prayer Service on May 11, at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson. The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer. For information, call (310) 835-7905.
Park Hills Community Church plans the 32nd annual Women’s Day service on May 19, at 11 a.m., at 5247 Overdale Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Lawrence Dove. The theme is “Mighty Women of God, Chosen for Service” based on John 15:16. Elder Reva Turner, Lessie Avent and Mary Lou Reeves will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the church. Valerie Johnson is the Women’s Ministries president and First Lady Yolanda Dove is the program chair. Visit parkhillsrca.org for details.