West Angeles Church of God in Christ features Evangelist Wes Morgan on July 15, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., at 3600 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles, said COGIC Presiding Bishop and Pastor Charles E. Blake, Sr. Morgan will also lead the Substance Abuse Revival – “Let’s Celebrate Recovery” on July 16-17, at 7 p.m., at the West Angeles North Campus, 3045 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. Dr. Ronald Simmons, director, and the Substance Abuse Department will host the revival. To learn more, call (323) 855-4695.
Save Our Sons Prison/Justice Ministry meets July 15, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The topic will be “Worker Owned Businesses: Creating Jobs 4 Our Community.” Mary Sutton, founder of Collective Remake, will speak. For information, call (323) 292-0141.
Collaborative Expansions recognizes the 100th birthday of the late Mayor Tom Bradley on July 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Taglyan Complex, 1201 N. Vine St., in Los Angeles. Singer Dionne Warwick, model Kathleen Bradley and actress Monè Swann will perform. For tickets or information, visit bradley100event.us.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans a Youth Gospel Explosion on July 22, at 3 p.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Young People’s Division sponsors the event. The theme is “We Have the Victory” based on Romans 8:35-38. Several youth choirs, pastors and praise dancers will participate. On July 23 to July 27, at 7 p.m., Vacation Bible School takes place at BKCAME. Classes for children, teens and adults will be available. Refreshments will be served. To learn more about both events, call (323) 296-5610.
AME Southern California Conference Women In Ministry presents an Appreciation Luncheon and Comedy Show on July 28, at 12 p.m., at First AME Church, 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Dr. Charolyn J. Jones, SCCWIM coordinator. The Rev. Roosevelt Lindsey, Jr., presiding elder of the Los Angeles South District, and the Rev. Dr. Allen L. Williams, Sr., presiding elder of the Los Angeles North District, will be honored. Also, Ramona Stephens and her entertaining colleagues will perform. The donation is $45 by July 21 and $55 after that date. For information or tickets, call (213) 448-7304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church offers free meals for children ages 18 and younger through August 10, at 1555 West 108th Street, in Los Angeles, said Pastor Norman S. Johnson, Sr. The FNCF Community Development Corporation sponsors the program. Meals are served weekdays, 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meals are a component of the Summer Food Service Program, sponsored by the California Department of Education’s Nutrition Services Division. For information, call (323) 756-2541.