Emmanuel Church of God in Christ hosts a musical on December 12, at 6:30 p.m., at 1399 E. 33rd St., in Los Angeles, said Supt. Wilbert Jones, pastor. On December 13 at 3:30 p.m., Bishop Joe Ealy, presiding prelate of the First Jurisdiction of Southern California, will preach.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church holds a free Christmas concert on December 12, at 3 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. Youth from the Perry Music Academy will perform on the piano, violin and guitar. On December 20, Christmas Sunday Service will be held at 10 a.m. Call (323) 292-0141 for information.
Holman United Methodist Church presents Handel’s Messiah on December 13, , at 4 p.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kelvin Sauls. The Holman UMC Choir, directed by William Campbell, Jr., will along with organist Robert Johnson, Jr., soloists and a chamber orchestra. The public is invited to attend. For information, call (323) 731-7285.
Helen Diller Family Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for California teens. The $36,000 awards are given annually to up to 15 volunteers. The deadline to apply is December 13. To enter, visit dillerteenawards.org.
Curry Temple CME Church plans its Annual Christmas Concert, ‘A New Life with Jesus,’ on December 13, at 5 p.m., at 322 W. Rosecrans Ave, Compton, said Pastor Joseph C. Gardner. The Curry Temple choir and several guests will perform. La Vern White is the choir president and Keith Hairston is the minister of music. For details, call (310) 632-8104.