First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church offers free meals for children ages 18 and younger through August 9, at 1555 West 108th Street, in Los Angeles, said Pastor Norman S. Johnson, Sr. The FNCF Community Development Corporation sponsors the program. Meals are served weekdays, 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meals are a component of the Summer Food Service Program, sponsored by the California Department of Education’s Nutrition Services Division. For information, call (323) 756-2541.

Bethany Prayer Temple holds Community Day on Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 612 W. 95th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor A.R. Lancaster. Free clothing, shoes, health information and more will be available.To learn more, call (323) 777-9765.

Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on August 10, 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.

Ward AME Church plans the Young, Gifted and Blessed Scholarship Concert on Aug. 10, at 3 p.m., at 1177 W. 25th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor John E. Cager III. Performers include “The Voice” finalist Jordyn Warren, soloist Daryn Dean, hip-hop artist Don “DJ” Johnson, spoken word artist Jasmin Jones and Grammy award-winner Rockies Robbins. The donation is $45 for VIP seating, $30 general admission and $15 for youth. Call (213) 747-1367.

Disciples on the Move hosts their 22nd Annual Venice Beach Gospel Crusade Rally on Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the corner of Pacific Blvd., and Windward St., in the Venice district of Los Angeles, said organizer Joann Daughtry. Participants include local clergy, musicians, speakers and artists. Pastors, evangelists, missionaries, witnessing teams and soul winners are also invited to participate. In the past, approximately 350 people accepted Christ and more than 70 were baptized each year. To volunteer, donate or learn more, call (213) 359-3185 or visit

Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church presents Annual Stewardesses Day on Aug. 25, at 3 p.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The theme is “Keep Busy Working For the Lord” based on James 1:25. Pastor John E. Cager III of Ward AME Church will be the guest preacher. Call (323) 296-5610 for details.

Price Chapel AME Church sponsors Annual Steward’s Day on Aug. 25, at 3 p.m., at 4000 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Benjamin Hollins. The theme is “Stewards…Fasting and Praying for Love and Change Inward & Outward – Love Thy Neighbor.” The Rev. Dr. Francine Brookins and the members of Beth-El AME Church – Fontana will be the special guests. To learn more, call (323) 296-2406.

Los Angeles Bible Training School welcomes registration for the fall semester on Aug. 26 and Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 2008 E. 87th St., in Los Angeles. The semester runs from Sept. 5 to Dec. 19. Several classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays in the mornings and evenings. To learn more, call (323) 588-3711 or visit