The United House of Prayer for All People celebrates its Centennial Anniversary through Feb. 2, at 1029 E. Vernon Ave., in Los Angeles, said Apostle Rodney Lattisaw. “Sweet Daddy” Grace founded the organization in 1919. Bishop C.M. Bailey, presiding prelate, will be the special guest. For information, call (301) 943-2457.
Yes We Can Worship Center invites donations for their distribution to the homeless on Feb. 1, at HOPICS, 5715 S. Broadway in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sherman D. Manning. Donations such as toiletries, clothing, school supplies, gift cards and financial contributions are encouraged. To participate, call (213) 858-2608 or email [email protected].
The Virtuous Woman, Inc. presents two workshops to assist young adult victims of sex trafficking or sexual assault on Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., said the Rev. Deborah Manns, instructor. The Rev. Dr. D. Najuma Smith-Pollard will also facilitate. The donation is $40 and after Jan. 20, $50. Call (310) 270-7520 to register or for more information.
Second Baptist Church announces that registration for the Health and Wellness Church Challenge ends on Feb. 5, said Pastor William S. Epps. The program starts on Feb. 9. The American Heart Association and WW sponsor the free program, which consists of 12 weekly sessions. The public is invited and there is no charge to join. To learn more, call Helen Starks at (323) 216-0230, or email [email protected]
Church Women United – Los Angeles Unit meets Feb. 7, at 10 a.m., at Grant AME Church, 10435 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles. L.A. Christian women and men of all denominations are invited to participate in the prayers, programs and outreach to the underserved.
True Friendship Missionary Baptist Church salutes Pastor James and First Lady Evelyn Perkins with the 25th Love Celebration Luncheon on Feb. 8, at 11 a.m., at the Proud Bird’s Dolittle Room, 11022 Aviation Blvd., in Los Angeles. The donation is $65. To learn more, call Rebecca Kirksey-Weston at (562) 544-1530 or SaraDelois Haynes at (323) 804-7305.
First AME Church of Los Angeles hosts the annual citywide kick-off of African American Heritage Month on Feb. 9, at 9:55 a.m., at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, elected officials and Consul Generals from several African countries. Will participate. Jennifer Holiday, a Tony and Grammy-winning artist, will perform. The public is invited to attend.