Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church continues its Community Summer Revival on July 28-29, at 7:30 p.m., at 5300 South Denker Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor DeNon Porter. The revivalist is the Rev. Lacey K. Curry, pastor emeritus of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Chicago, IL. For information, call (323) 759-4996.
Greater New Light Baptist Church holds “An Evening of Praise 3” on July 30, at 5:30 p.m., at 1154 E. 92nd St., on Los Angeles. The program salutes Pastor Patrick D. Ross. Guests include J. Boykins, Wayne Anthony, The Maye Sisters, Omari Dillard and more. The ticket donation is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call (323) 567-1993 or (323) 646-6537 for details.
Vintage City Entertainment hosts author T.M. Morris on July 31, at 2 p.m., at The Starving Actor, 1070 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles. Morris is a retired L.A. Police Captain, a state advocate for victims of domestic violence and a breast cancer survivor. She will sign copies of her memoir, “Mama’s Curse,” which shares her story of overcoming personal, professional and cancer battles. For information, call Brit Morris at (818) 421-7555.
Traveler’s Rest Missionary Baptist Church presents “A Special Treat” on July 31, at 3:30 p.m., at 1417 E. Florence Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sidney I. Smith. The Health Ministry sponsors the service. The theme is “A Time to Remember” based on I Corinthians 11:24-25. The guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Caroline A. Taylor, a member of First AME Church in Pasadena and assistant pastor of Solid Rock Christian Church in Altadena.
Western Baptist State Convention plans its 126th Annual Session on August 6-11, at Pilgrim Progressive Baptist Church, 4995 A St., in San Diego. The Rev. Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick, pastor of Praises of Zion Baptist Church in Los Angeles, is WBSC president and the Rev. Dr. Joseph Foxworth is the host pastor and WBSC executive secretary. For the schedule of events, call (323) 750-1033.
Bethany Prayer Temple holds Annual Community Day on August 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 612 W. 95th Street in Los Angeles, said Elder A. Lancaster, pastor. Free clothing, shoes, toys and health screenings will be available. To learn more, call Bernie Edwards at (310) 714-5168.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church sponsors Hallelujahfest 2016 on August 14 at 4 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The theme is “Let Everything That Hath Breath, Praise the Lord” based on Psalm 150. Guests preachers include Pastors Darryl Beard, Torrey Collins, Marvin Dean, Gharah Degeddingseze, Lester Heath, E.R. Lane, Roderick Walker and Johnnie Youngblood. Call (323) 293-6448 for information.