Anointed by God Entertainment presents Lyrical Therapy Open Mic on January 29, at 8 p.m., at Manazar Gamboa Community Theater, 1323 Gundry Ave., in Long Beach. Featured artists include Disciple Sole, Kindle Blaze, Donald Guy and Forenziks. Sign up to perform by calling (562) 353-7397.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church holds Mission Sunday on January 31, at 11 a.m., at 936 W. 49th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor James A. Brooks. The guest speaker is Richard Graham, director of missions for the Long Beach Harbor Association, California Southern Baptist Convention. For details, call (323) 752-0855.
Tabernacle Church of God in Christ hosts Super Sunday Youth Day on January 31, at 3:30 p.m., at 5419 S. San Pedro in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alfred Tillman and Youth Coordinator Shontelle Leake. The theme is “Game On: What’s Your Defense? Whose Team Are You On?” The scripture references are II Timothy 2:5 and Luke 11:14-23.
Visions of Hope holds their 6th Annual Worship and Celebration Service on January 31, at 3 p.m., at the Marjorie Luke Theater, 721 E. Cota St., in Santa Barbara. The theme is “Hallowed Ground: Sites of African American Memories.” The honorees are Karina Dixon Guron, Dr. Robert and Mrs. Louise Hammond, Shirley Hammons, Calvin Mass, Ashley Reese, Willie Riley, Neil Wright, Margaret Young, Peggy Hunt, and LaRita Montgomery. The Rev. Dr. Gabriel McCurtis is the keynote speaker. To learn more, call (805) 455-2765 or email [email protected]
Pasadena Presbyterian Church hosts its Music at Noon series on February 3, at 12:10 p.m., at 585 E. Colorado Blvd., in Pasadena. The performers are Elizabeth Tatum, Zanaida Robles and James Walker of All Saints Church. They will sing the music of Mozart, Robles, Hogan, Connor, Handel and more. For details, (626) 793-2191.
Park Windsor Baptist Church plans “A Healthier Happier You” on February 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 1842 W. 108th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Terrell and First Lady Regina Taylor. The church’s Health Ministry sponsors the free event. Topics include “A Healthy Heart,” “Care for the Caregiver,” and “Aging Gracefully.” Light exercises, massages and refreshments will be available. To RSVP, call Myra Green at (323) 718-5820 by February 10.
Morningside United Church of Christ sponsors a Valentine’s Day concert, “Love is in the Aria,” on February 14, at 5 p.m., at 8722 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Inglewood. The performers are Gertrude Bailey, Lettrice Lawrence, Yolanda Mitchell West and Jacqueline Perry on piano. The donation is $35. For information, call (323) 734-4833.
Miracle Center Apostolic Community Church celebrates its 40th Anniversary each Friday in February at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, February 28, at 3:30 p.m., 2638 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Roy S. Petitt. The guest speakers will be Bishop Robert T. Douglas of Jacob’s Ladder Community Fellowship Church, Suffragan Bishop David Rhone of Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center, District Elder Gentry Richardson, Jr. of Bethel Temple Church, and District Elder John Portis of Church of Apostolicity, all in Los Angeles and Bishop Eugene Johnson of Madison Pentecostal Fellowship in Madison, WI. To learn more, call (323) 735-5122.