Trinity Baptist Church plans its 11th annual Homeless Blanket Drive on Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in their garage parking lot at 2040 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill and homeless activist Brian Ferguson. Donations of new full, queen or king size blankets and pillows will be collected. On Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., a Christmas celebration takes place with the Mass Choir and friends. Call (323) 735-0044 for information.
Second AME Church hosts a “Christmas Festival of Music and the Arts” on Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., at 5500 Hoover St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Carolyn Baskin-Bell. Dimitri Nickleberry will direct the event. To learn more, call (323) 753-2451.
West Angeles Church of God in Christ holds several free holiday events this month. Activities include Christmas at the Cathedral on Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., with JJ Hairston, Kyla and The Williams Singers; Candlelight Service on Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.; and Christmas Sunday Worship on Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. Call (323) 733-8300 for details.
Founder’s Church of Religious Science hosts a Candlelight Service on Dec. 19, at 7 p.m., at 3281 West 6th St., in Los Angeles, said Dr. Arthur Chang, pastor. The service includes carols and the lighting of candles. On Dec. 23, at 10 a.m., Christmas Worship will be held. To learn more, call (213) 388-9733.
Truth and Love Christian Church plans “A Christmas Miracle” on Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at 1129 E. Dominguez St., Suite B, in Carson, said Pastor Walter Tucker III. The program will feature music, songs and a short Christmas play. To learn more, call (310) 635-3550.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church sponsors a Christmas Program on Dec. 23, at 8 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Christmas Day worship starts at 9 a.m. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Grace United Methodist Church plans “Jazz and Carols” on Dec. 24, at 6 p.m., at 4112 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Cedric D. Bridgeforth. Performers include the BMCR/Ebony Prophets jazz quartet and multigenerational presentation of the birth of Christ. On Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve Watch service takes place at 12 p.m. To learn more, call (323) 294-6653.