Faith Community Foursquare Church holds their “Shine a Light Christmas Concert” on Dec. 9, at 7 p.m., at 5519 S. Avalon Blvd., in Los Angeles. Pastor D.T. Parades will perform along with several special guests. The donation is $25. For details, call Nathalie Page at (323) 928-0674.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Dec. 10, 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.
Prophetic Pinnacle Ministries presents “There’s Power in Your Praise” on Dec. 10, at 12 p.m., at First Holy Mount Zion Church, 8117 S. Main St., in Los Angeles, said Apostle Veronica Moore, host. The scripture reference is Psalm 107:21-31. Prophetess Shelia Morris is the guest speaker.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship sponsors “A Joyful, Joyful Old Fashioned Dessert Walk and Bake Sale” on Dec. 11, following the 11 a.m. service at 2085 Hobart Blvd., Los Angeles, said Pastor James Knight and Lura Daniel-Balls, Sisters In Christ coordinator. A variety of cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and pies along with free seasonal beverages and a cookie decorating station will be available.
Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church plans their Mass Choir Winter Service on Dec 11, at 2 p.m., at 3727 W. 111th Pl., in Inglewood, said Pastor Harold L. Mitchell. Aundre Russell, KJLH Radio program director and host of “Spread the Word” gospel program, will be honored.
Word of Life Christian Bookstore is collecting new pairs of socks for convalescent patients and the homeless. The campaign, which continues until Dec. 17, will assist Hyde Park Convalescent, Lotus Care Center, Help the Homeless Ministry and New Salvation Ministries. Donations can be deposited at 6321 West Blvd., in Los Angeles.
Warren Chapel CME Church sponsors “Joy to the World – A Musical Celebration” on Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., at 1039 W. Elberon Ave., in San Pedro, said Pastor Adam Stevenson. Lady Shari Stevenson is the coordinator. For details, call (310) 831-3249.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church joins Bethel AME Church-LA in a joint Christmas Concert on Dec. 18, at 4 p.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor and Kelvin T. Calloway, respectively. The mass choir of both churches will perform along with guest vocalists and musicians. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
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 for nominations is Dec. 18. For information, visit dillerteenawards.org.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church plans several holiday services at 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. On Dec. 24, at 7 p.m., the Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service takes place. On Dec. 25, at 10 a.m., Christmas Worship is planned. On Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., New Year’s Eve Watch Service will be held. To learn more, call (323) 292-0141.