Union Rescue Mission holds a groundbreaking ceremony for Angeles House on Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., at 13200 Avalon Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Rev. Andy Bales, CEO. The new bridge facility will provide housing for 86 families when completed. For details, call Kitty Davis-Walker at (213) 673-4585 or (213) 507-5562.
First United Methodist Church of Compton has fish dinners available every Friday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said Pastor Arnetha Inge. The United Methodist Men sponsors the event. A choice of catfish or red snapper is offered, along with side dishes, for a donation of $10. For information or pre-orders, call (310) 678-0875.
Holman United Methodist Church plans the Heritage Festival on Feb. 29, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Interim Pastor Paul A. Hill. For details on all events, call (323) 703-5868.
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 https://sievent.com/e/a3e415.
AME Community Lenten Caravan, hosted by eight AME churches, continues on March 4, at 7 p.m., at Price Chapel AME Church, 4000 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Benjamin Holmes, host pastor. The Rev. Godfrey Patterson, pastor of Second AME Church, will preach. On March 18, Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church will host the service at 7 p.m., said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Rev. Dr. Larry Campbell, pastor of First AME – Pasadena, will deliver the sermon.
PrayerCare America presents Heal Your Life on March 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Life Enrichment Ministries, 823 Manchester Ave., in Los Angeles, said Dr. Cheryl Y. Price, founder. Heal Your Life offers prayer to boost and correct our body’s natural healing systems, as well as education in natural healing modalities, self-care practices, and preventative health care. To learn more, email [email protected].