Baptist Ministers Conference of L.A. and Southern California meets on Dec. 18, at 11 a.m., at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Xavier Thompson, BMCLA president. Pastor Quincy Fielding of Shiloh Full Gospel Church will bring the message. The Rev. Johnteris D. Tate is the host pastor. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
God’s House of Deliverance Full Gospel Church presents a Holiday Toy Drive on Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., at 400 S. Santa Fe Ave., in Compton. In Da House Music Group and Britti Cares co-sponsor the event. Vocalist Markees Williams and “Sunday’s Best” winner Joshua Rogers will perform. The donation is $20 or $15 with an unwrapped child’s gift. Proceeds will benefit the L.A. Children’s Hospital. For details or tickets, call (323) 972-0773.
Messiah Baptist Church holds it Annual Candlelight Service on Dec. 17, at 6 p.m., at 4500 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Perry J. Jones. The youth and young adults sponsor the program. Rev. Darryl Street is the young adult pastor and Chankia Burton is the youth director. Guests include Glad 2 liturgical dance group and mime Chris Brown. Call (323) 734-7920 for details.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans an intergenerational Christmas program on Dec. 24, at 8 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary Minor. At 9 a.m., Christmas Worship Service will be held. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church hosts Christmas Eve Morning Service on Dec. 24, at 10 a.m., at 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The mass choir, praise dancers and dramatic artists will perform. On Jan. 6, at 6 p.m., the Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda will perform. To learn more, call (323) 291-0141.
Temple Israel of Hollywood, Hollywood United Methodist Church and ILM Foundation sponsor Christmas dinner for 1,000 people on Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Hollywood UMC, Highland and Franklin Avenues in Los Angeles. Also, toys and personal care items will be distributed to children and adults. Volunteers are welcome but spots are limited and advance sign up is required. Visit tioh.org for information.
Lend An Ear presents Gospel Skate Night every Monday at 6:30 p.m., at World On Wheels, 4645 Venice Blvd., in Los Angeles. The donation is $15. For information, call 877-9LENDANEAR.
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