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Call 2 Worship – January 17
By Cora Jackson-Fossett
Published January 16, 2019

Greater Emmanuel Temple continues the Central California District Council’s Leadership Conference though Jan. 19, at 3740 E. Imperial Highway in Lynwood. Participants include Bishop T. Douglas, Sr., Suffragan Bishops Vanessa Ussery and David Rhone, Dr. Byron Brazier and Dr. Rickey Allman. Visit for details.


COGIC First Jurisdiction Department of Women plans “Unveiling Vision 20/20” on Jan. 19, at 9 a.m., at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, 1399 E. 33rd St., in Los Angeles. Speakers and workshops will focus on the theme, “God’s Unlimited Power Unleashed in the Lives of [email protected]” based on Ephesians 1:18-19. Bishop Joe Ealy is the presiding prelate, Dr. Barbara McCoo Lewis is the general and jurisdictional supervisor and Supt. Wilbur Jones Jr. is the host pastor. Dr. Wanda Barnett Street is the chair and attorney Sheila Bankhead Grisham is the co-chair. For details, email Street at [email protected] or Grisham at [email protected]

Trinity Baptist Church hosts the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 34th Commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert on Jan. 20, at 4 p.m., at 2040 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles. The Rev. Alvin Tunstill is the host pastor. Performers include the Delta Sigma Theta Choraliers, Alpha Kappa Alpha Chorus, United Male Chorus of L.A., South Central String Quartet of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of L.A. and the Watts Learning Center Charter Elementary and Middle School choirs. For information, call (310) 537-4242 or (310) 649-5757.

California African American Museum celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 500 State Dr., in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The agenda includes speakers, music, food trucks and a children’s march. Also, Rev. Eddie Anderson, Professor Marsha Hopkins and Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles will participate.

Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church observes its 56th anniversary on Jan. 27, at 10 a.m., at 7016 S. Compton Ave. in, Los Angeles, said Pastor T. Delbert Robinson. The theme is “Unless the Lord Builds A House” based on Psalm 127:1. The Rev. Dr. Melvin V. Wade, pastor emeritus of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, will be the guest preacher. To learn more, call (323) 581-7672.

Holman United Methodist Church hosts a nonviolence workshop with Rev. James Lawson on Jan. 26, 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. Call (323) 731-7285 for details.

Lewis Metropolitan CME Church celebrates its 72nd anniversary on Jan. 27, at 10:30 a.m., at 4900 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Travis A Morris. The theme “Growing through Faith in God.” Following the service, a fellowship luncheon will be held and the Baby Contest winners will be announced. For information, call (323) 292-0179.


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter offers scholarship to qualified high school applicants in the Los Angeles area.  The deadline is Feb. 2, 2019. For information and applications, visit




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