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.
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.
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.
New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church celebrates the 8th Pastoral Anniversary and Birthday Celebration for Pastor Sonja R. Dawson on Jan. 27, at 3:30 p.m., at 402 E. El Segundo Blvd., in Los Angeles. Apostle Beverly “BAM” Crawford, pastor of Bible Enrichment Fellowship Church in Inglewood, will be the guest preacher. Other guests are Rev. Dr. Michael Fisher of Greater Zion Church Family and Bishop Sherman Gordon of Family of Faith Christian Center. For information, call (310) 324-0644 or visit newmtcalvary.org.
Southern Saint Paul Church plans an Anointing Service to help people in physical, mental or emotional pain on Jan. 27, at 5 p.m., at 4678 W. Adams Blvd. in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson. Apostle Ronald C. Hill, pastor of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship in Compton, will be the guest preacher. The public is invited to attend for blessings and prayers. To learn more, call (323) 731-2703.
Claremont School of Theology holds it 41st MLK Celebration on Jan. 29, at 1325 N. College Ave., in Claremont. Activities include a worship service in Kresge Chapel at 4 p.m., dinner ($20 donation) at Haddon Conference Room at 5:30 p.m., and a free lecture featuring Dr. Derek Hicks at 7 p.m. Hicks is an associate professor of Religion and Culture at Wake Forest University. To register, visit cst2019mlk.eventbrite.com.
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 dstlachapter.com.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Feb. 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.
New Antioch Church of God in Christ celebrates its 49th Church Anniversary on Feb. 10, at 7826 S. Vermont Ave., in Los Angeles, said Superintendent Jeffrey M. Lewis, senior pastor. At 8 a.m., Superintendent Chane P. Smith of Shackelford Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in L.A. will preach. At 11 a.m., Superintendent Gabriel J. Hatcher of Miracle Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ in Louisville, KY, will deliver the sermon. To learn more, call (323) 778-7965 or visit newantiochcogic.org.
Church of the Redeemer salutes Pastor Kerry L. Allison on Feb. 17, at ___, at 900 E. Rosecrans Ave., in Los Angeles. Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr. of -Trinity Baptist Church will preach. Guests include saxophonist Ashley Jemison, Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church Praise Team, worship leader Tia Phillips and poet Camari Hawkins. Call (310) 537-1372 for details.