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Call 2 Worship – August 15
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published August 14, 2019

Holman United Methodist Church presents a Caregiver Workshop for Men each Thursday at 6:30 p.m., through Sept. 19, at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Paul Hill. Attendees will receive instruction on caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other health conditions.

Yes We Can Worship Center and McCoy Memorial Baptist Church welcomes donations for their Homeless Party on Sept. 7, at 802 East 46th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastors Sherman D. Manning and R.A. Williams. The churches are sponsoring the event to assist people affected by homelessness. Donations such as toiletries, clothing, school supplies, gift cards and financial contributions are welcome. To participate, call Cynthia Rogers at (562) 441-3103.


West Angeles Church of God in Christ hosts Movie Night at the Cathedral on Aug. 16, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at 3600 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles, said COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles Blake Sr., pastor. Food trucks, karaoke and free popcorn will be available. The donation is $1. On Aug. 17, at 8:30 a.m., the Brotherhood Organization hosts Breakfast with the Presiding Bishop. The donation is $25. On Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m., A Taste of Bible College will be held. To learn more about all events, call (323) 733-8300.

The Platform Workshop for Christian Artists takes place on Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Crenshaw Christian Center, 7901 S. Vermont Ave., in Los Angeles, said Carol Ross-Burnett, founder and host. Participants include Babbie Mason, Brenda Lee Eager and Qiana Conley. Also, workshop registrants can submit audition materials and receive feedback during the artist showcase. For information or to register, visit or

City of David Community Church welcomes the public to attend their church cookout on Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Columbia Park on 4045 190th St., in Torrance, said Pastor Demiko Fitzgerald. Fun, food and fellowship will be available. Call (323) 694-0371 for details.

Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship presents the winners of the SBMG Essay/Poetry Event and FOWGS Young Artists Competition on Aug. 17, at 5 p.m., at 2085 South Hobart Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. The free event includes a reception, said producer Van Young. To learn more, email [email protected] .

New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church reflects on the life and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson during Founder’s Day 2019 on Aug. 18, at 7:30 a.m., and 10:45 a.m., at 402 E. El Segundo Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sonja R. Dawson. At 3:30 p.m., the 5th Annual Legacy Awards Celebration takes place, which recognizes members who have worked with the founding pastor and first lady in establishing and expanding the ministry. For information, call (310) 324-0644 or visit

Second AME Church plans Family Reunion Worship on Aug. 18, at 10 a.m., at 5500 S. Hoover St., said Pastor Carolyn Baskin-Bell. Genesis of Second and Devotion of Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church will perform. “The Taste of S.A.M.E.” food reception will take place following the worship.


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. To volunteer, donate or learn more, call (213) 359-3185 or visit

Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church plans its Renewed Praise Concert on Aug. 24, at 5 p.m., at 950 E. 45th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Albert Nicholas. The theme is “A Night of Renewed Praise” based on 2 Corinthians 5:17. The public is invited to attend.

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 learm more, call (323) 588-3711 or visit


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