Word of Life Christian Bookstores are collecting unwrapped toys for children in need. Donations may be dropped off at 6321 West Boulevard or 7223 South Main Street both in Los Angeles. The toys will be donated to United Gospel Outreach for distribution. Call (323) 295-8223 for details.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science will feature ‘African Origins of Christianity’ on December 8 at 6 p.m., and ‘Wormholes Cybernauts and Holographic Gods’ on December 9 at 6 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The donation is $10 per session. For information, call (323) 759-7567.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship UCC will observe its 67th Anniversary on December 9 at 11 a.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. The church will celebrate their diverse founders comprised of an African American, Japanese and Caucasian ministers. A fellowship dinner will be held following the service. For details, visit ccf-ucc.org.
First Presbyterian Church will present its ‘Christmas Joy’ Choir Concert on December 9 at 3 p.m., at 100 North Hillcrest Boulevard in Inglewood. The Rev. D. Harold E. Kidd is pastor and Anthony Kendrick is choir director. For details, call (310) 677-5133.
St. John’s United Methodist Church will celebrate its 10th Annual Praise Dance Concert on December 9 at 4 p.m., at 1715 Santa Ana Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce V. Porter, Sr. The theme is ‘Take It Back’ based on John 10:10. The concert will benefit Lymphoma Cancer Research. Call (323) 564-5638 for information.
Second A.M.E. Church will hold ‘A Christmas Event’ on December 9 at 5 p.m., at 5500 Hoover Street in Los Angeles. The Rev. John Cager is pastor. Dr. Henry Jackson, Second A.M.E. choir, The Spiritual Hi-Tones and The Voice of ONE Gospel Singers will perform. The donation is $20. For information, call (323) 753-2451.
Saint Rest Baptist Church will present Fine Dining and Fashion on December 15 at 6 p.m., in the St. Rest Fellowship Hall, 709 West Manchester Avenue in Los Angeles. The Rev. Torrey N. Collins is pastor. To RSVP, call (323) 752-6179.
West Angeles Church of God in Christ will celebrate ‘Christmas at the Cathedral’ on December 16 at 7 p.m., at 3600 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. The West Angeles Mass Choir and The Clark Sisters will perform at the free concert. For information, call (323) 733-8300.
Second Baptist Church will hold the ‘Joy & Laughter Christmas Day Event’ on December 25 at 12 p.m., at 2412 Griffith Avenue in Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. William Epps is pastor. The event includes dinner, games and music by the James Leary Trio. Admission is $10 for youth, $20 in advance for adults and $25 at the door. For tickets, call (213) 536-7337 or visit holidaycelebrationclub.eventbrite.com.