Thursday, February 2, 2023
Call 2 Worship – February 20
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published February 19, 2020

Holman United Methodist Church hosts a nonviolence workshop with Rev. James Lawson on Feb. 22, at 9 a.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. The session will share nonviolent strategies to effect social change. Refreshments will be served. On Feb. 23, at 4 p.m., the 60th Annual Concert of Spirituals take place. The Holman choir will perform. William Campbell, Jr., is the music director and Robert Johnson, Jr., is the organist. The donation ranges from $15-to-$50. The Heritage Festival takes place on Feb. 29, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. For details on all events, call (323) 703-5868.

West Angeles Church of God in Christ welcomes Pastor Donnie McClurkin as the guest preacher on Feb. 23, said Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., pastor. McClurkin will speak at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at the West Angeles Cathedral, 3600 S. Crenshaw Blvd., and the 7 p.m. worship at the West Angeles North Campus, 3045 S. Crenshaw Blvd., both in Los Angeles. For information, visit


Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans an unveiling of the U.S. Postal Service’s Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever stamp on Feb. 23, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. Other Black Heritage stamps and memorabilia will be available. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.

Gospel Memorial Church of God in Christ hosts Adrian Dunn’s “Black Music Matters Tour” on Feb. 23, at 5 p.m., at 1480 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach, said Bishop Joe Ealy, pastor. The program includes renditions of Wade in the Water” and “Precious Lord” as well as spoken word presentations.

Grant AME Church holds an Ash Wednesday Service Women’s Day on Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m., at 10435 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Arthur Rumph. The public is invited to attend. To learn more, call (323) 564-1151.

AME Community Lenten Caravan, hosted by eight AME churches, kicks-off on Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., at First AME Church, 1700 N. Raymond Ave., in Pasadena, said the Rev. Dr. Larry Campbell, host pastor. The Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway, Sr., of Bethel AME will preach.

Minority Health Institute, Inc. presents “History of Blacks in Medicine Lecture & Luncheon” on Feb. 29, at 1 p.m., at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Keck Auditorium, 1731 E. 120th St., in Los Angeles. Richard Allen Williams, M.D., will speak followed by a reception featuring the Raw Sugar Jazz Band. The donation is $25 in advance and $40 at the door. For tickets, visit



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