Baptist Ministers Conference of L.A. and Southern California meets on Dec. 11, at 11 a.m., at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 4269 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Xavier Thompson, BMCLA president. The Rev. Johnteris D. Tate, pastor of Mt. Moriah, will preach. On Dec. 18, Pastor Quincy Fielding of Shiloh Full Gospel Church will bring the message. To learn more, email email@example.com.
Faithful Central Bible Church and Inglewood Park Cemetery plan a Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance on Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., at FCBC Tabernacle Hall, 321 N. Eucalyptus Ave., in Inglewood, said Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, pastor. The service includes prayer, music and refreshments. Also, a slide presentation will be held. The public is invited to email photos and birth and death dates of deceased loved ones to inglewoodparkcemetery.org to include in the presentation.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Dec. 9, at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson. The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer. For information, call (310) 835-7905.
Garden of Praise Christian Fellowship plans a prayer brunch on Dec. 9, at 10 a.m., at 759 E. 223rd St., in Carson. The Roses of Sharon Women’s Ministry sponsors the event. The theme is “Prayer Changes Things” based on Mark 11:22-27. The woman with the best hat will receive a prize. The donation is $25. To learn more, call (310) 513-0900.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship hosts the “Joyful, Joyful Old Fashioned Bake Sale” on Dec. 10, following the 11 a.m. worship at 2085 Hobart Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. The Sisters in Christ (SINC) ministry sponsors the event. Homemade holiday desserts such as cookies, cakes, pies, cupcakes and cobblers will be available along with beverages and a cookie decorating station. Proceeds will benefit the restoration of the church’s Bell Tower and other programs. Call Lura Daniels-Ball at (213) 400-3489 for details.
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.
Temple Israel of Hollywood, Hollywood United Methodist Church and Franklin 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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