Southern Saint Paul Church and Calvary Baptist Church plan Heritage Sunday on Feb. 17, with powerful messages by the Rev. Al Sharpton, who will participate as part of the church’s Black History Month celebration, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson, spiritual leader of both fellowships. At 9:30 a.m., Sharpton will preach at Calvary, 12928 Vaughn St., in San Fernando. At 11:15 a.m., he will speak at Southern Saint Paul, 4678 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. To learn more, call Southern Saint Paul at (323) 731-2703.
Agape Church of Los Angeles hosts Law Enforcement Sunday on Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., at Consolidated Plaza, 3725 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Bishop Craig A. Worsham, pastor. The honorees are CHP Southern Division Chief Mark Garrett, LAPD Deputy Chief Regina Scott, USC Public Safety Chief John Thomas, Fontana School District Chief Mark Sissac and LAPD Officer Deon Joseph. KTTV news anchor Christine Devine will be recognized as well. A reception will follow the service. To learn more, visit agapela.org or call (323) 295-5571.
AME Southern California Conference Women in Ministry plan a meet and greet on Feb. 17, at 3 p.m., at Ward AME Church, 1177 W. 25th St., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Kathy Harrison, SCCWIM coordinator. All AME women ministers and interested persons are welcome to attend. The SCCWIM executive board will be introduced and refreshments will be served. To learn more, email the Rev. Harrison at [email protected].
Murph Chapel-St. Paul AME Church holds Annual Soul Food Sunday on Feb. 24, at 10 a.m., at 1381 Pass and Covina Rd., in Valinda, said Pastor Tracey Johnson. The services includes recognition of community changers Patricia Jones, Omega Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Hayley Athena, president of the Love My Neighbor Foundation; Michael Flowers, West Covina Unified School District superintendent; and T.J. Campbell, president of the San Gabriel Valley NAACP. Also, refreshments will be served following the service. Call (626) 917-3686 for details.
Walker Temple AME Church celebrates its 68th anniversary on Feb. 24, at 3 p.m., at 2525 Trinity St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Marvin MacKenzie. The theme is “Still Standing: ‘Not by strength nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord’ based on Zechariah 4:6. The Rev. Rethis Murray, pastor of Holy Trinity AME in Long Beach, will be the guest preacher. For details, call (213) 747-7454.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on March 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.
Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church presents its 17th Annual Women’s Conference on March 8-9, and Women’s Day on March 10, at 5300 S. Denker Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor DeNon A. Porter. Also, the Women’s Chorus Musical is March 10, at 4 p.m. The theme is “Women of God, Being Kind to All, Challenging One Another With The Word of God.” Sister Valencia Evans and Sister China Maxey are the co-chairs. To learn more, call (323) 759-4996.