Musicians in Action plans its MIA Annual Drum Clinic on April 27, at 7 p.m., at Renaissance Airport Hotel, 9620 Airport Blvd., in Los Angeles. On April 28, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the drum clinic continues at Faithful Central Bible Church, 400 W. Florence Ave. in Inglewood. Sheila E., Teddy Campbell and Trevor Lawrence are among the special guests. Registration is $15. Call (323) 777-3213 for details.
Western State Baptist Convention Women’s Auxiliary holds its banquet on April 27, at 6 p.m., and conference on April 28, at 9 a.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, 4911 W. 59th St., in Los Angeles, said Sis. Ernestine Carlyle, president. The theme is “Ladies, This Is Our Season” based on Jeremiah 29:11 and Ecclesiastes 3:1.
First United Church of Compton celebrates its 150th anniversary on April 29, at 3 p.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said the Rev. Dr. Arnetha Inge, pastor. The theme is “150 years of Praising God in Every Place, With Every Voice and in Every Way” based on Psalm 150. The guest preacher will be Pastor Walter R. Tucker III of Truth and Love Christian Church, a former mayor of Compton and U.S. Congressman. Last year, he released his autobiography, “From Compton to Congress – His Grace for My Race.” Refreshments will be served following the service. For details, call the church at (310) 639-0775.
Gamechangers hosts the seminar, “Elegant Sisters – What Happened?” on May 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Living Gospel Church, 6601 Compton Ave., in Los Angeles, said Evangelist Georgia Horton, CEO. Participants include Minister Patricia Owens, Pastor Valerie Frazier, Dr. Ann Hill, Dr. Holly Carter, Evangelist Carolyn Johnson, First Lady Bernadette Oliver and soloist Terah Lawyer. For information, call (323) 884-3799.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a special Mother’s Day Prayer Service on May 12, 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.