Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson.  The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer.  For information, call (310) 835-7905.

Murph Chapel-St. Paul AME Church plans its 3rd Annual Back2School-StayNSchool Backpack Giveaway on July 13, at 10 a.m., at 1381 Pass and Covina Road in Valinda, said Pastor Tracey Johnson. Food, music and other items will be distributed to all students in attendance. To learn more, call (626) 917-3686 or email [email protected].

Park Hills Community Church plans Vacation Bible School on July 15-19, from 9 a.m. to Noon, at at 5245-47 Overdale Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Lawrence Dove. The theme is “ROAR – Life is Wild, God is Good!” Classes will be available from Pre-K to high school. Register online at or on campus on July 15, at 8:30 a.m. July 15. For information contact: Linda Harrington, VBS Director, at [email protected] or (310) 422-6284

Church of God Pentecostal sponsors Family and Friends Day on July 21, at 10:15 a.m., at 109 W. Buckthorn St., in Inglewood, said Bishop Johnny Young, senior pastor. Bishop Jonathan Young, COGP executive pastor, will deliver the sermon. Learn more by calling (310) 419-7335.

Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church holds Vacation Bible School on July 22 to 26, at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Christian Education Commission, directed by Exhorter Gwen Williams, sponsors the event. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., and classes for children and adults start at 7 p.m. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.

First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church offers free meals for children ages 18 and younger through August 9, 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.