Harmony Missionary Baptist Church will feature ‘Faith of the Shunammite’ on July 22, at 9:30 a.m., at 4132 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles. Dr. Lloyd T. Johnson is pastor and Odell Mack wrote, produced, and directed the film. Sunday School Department sponsors the event. For information, call (323) 231-6540.
Christian Force Missionary Baptist Church will observe Annual Usher Day on July 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 1008 North Willowbrook Avenue in Compton. The Rev. Nathan D. Kimbrough is pastor. Guests are Pastor Gregory Perkins and Mediation M.B. Church members. For details, call (310) 763-6723.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will celebrate Annual Usher Day on July 22, at 4 p.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. C. Dennis Williams is pastor, Corella Stone is Usher president and the Rev. Dr. Clyde W. Oden, pastor of Bryant Temple A.M.E. Church, is guest speaker. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Knox Presbyterian Church Nursery School will hold its Open House on July 26, at 6:30 p.m., at 5840 La Tijera Boulevard in Los Angeles. Dr. Deidre Jones, the preschool’s new director, will be on hand to share details about the curriculum for children ages 2 through 4. For information, call (323) 292-0653 or visit knoxnurseryschool.com.
The City of Refuge presents its ‘Summer Revival 2012’ on July 26-27, at 14527 South San Pedro Street in Gardena. Bishop Noel Jones is pastor and the revivalist is Pastor Jamal Bryant of Empowerment Temple A.M.E. Church in Baltimore, MD. Call (310) 516-1433 for details. On August 19, at 5 p.m., ‘Come Sunday’ will be featured. The play, written by Brandi Burks, shares a mother’s struggle to keep her family together. For tickets, call (323) 600-7402.
Price Chapel A.M.E. Church will host ‘Summertime Jubilee Unity in the Community’ on July 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 4000 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Cedric V. Alexander. Activities include Praise and Worship, free breakfast, and entertainment. Performers can participate and vendors can obtain booths for $50. Call (323) 296-2406 for details.
Amos Temple C.M.E. Church will sponsor its Inaugural Jazz Gospel Dinner Celebration on July 28, at 5 p.m., at 17925 Iris Avenue in Riverside. Guests are Tristan Johnson and The Jazz Quartet. Attire is all white and tickets are $45 each or $85 per couple. For information, call (951) 807-1292.
Walking in the Spirit Ministries will hold its Annual Men’s Day Service on July 29, at 11:30 a.m., at the Guesthouse Hotel, Jasmin Room, 12500 Firestone Boulevard in Norwalk. The theme is ‘Men in Unity’ based on Psalms 133:1. The Reverends Tim and Leshia Brooks are the pastors. Refreshments will be served. Call (213) 248-6343 for details.
Greater Ambassador Church of God in Christ will present its 2nd Annual Throw Down on August 4, at 2 p.m., at 420 Monrovista Avenue in Monrovia, said Pastor K.W. Ross. The program sponsored by the Pastor’s Aide Department will feature with Chefs Joshua Thomas of Gus’s Bar-be-que and Kenya Newman of KJ’s Wings. Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 at the door. For information, call (626) 316-0943 or (626) 833-1348.
Walker Temple A.M.E. Church will presents its 2012 Summer Mathematics Institute on July 30 to August 3, at 9 a.m., at 2525 Trinity Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Rosalynn Brookins. The session is open to students in grades 3-5. Registration is $35. On August 6-9, Vacation Bible School will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The program includes free meals. Call (213) 747-7454 for details.
International Churches of Word Center & Affiliates holds Word Kidz Academy for children ages 4-11 and J-Moves for youth ages 12-17 on the second, third and fourth Sundays at 10 a.m., at South LA Sports Activity Center, 7020 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. The Reverends Alan and T. Marvene Wright are lead pastors and Corinne Wallace is minister-in-training. Also, starting August 14, the Wrights will co-teach a 12-week session for adult family members of individuals with mental illness.
Discounted Dental Services are available until July 31, from Dr. Vijay Patel, 601 East Foothill Boulevard in Claremont. Dr. Patel will donate half of the proceeds towards local food banks as part of his campaign to benefit people in need of health care along with providing more donations to local food banks. The public can also bring in $5 worth of food, and Dr. Patel will give a $10 discount off their treatments. For details, call (909) 625-4101.
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