Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds their Women’s Prayer Service on July 8, 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.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church hosts a Clothes Distribution on July 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Mary M. Kidd Women’s Missionary Society sponsors the event. Audrey Fletcher is the WMS president. The public is welcome obtain free clothing. On July 20, at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., the Youth and Young Adult Gospel Explosion will be held. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Lewis Metropolitan CME Church will salute Pastor Travis A. Morris and First Lady Garnica Lewis-Morris on July 9, at 10:30 a.m., at 4900 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Elaine Thompson-Esters, appreciation chair. The Rev. Dr. Robert L. Lewis, Sr., of Albany, Georgia will be the guest speaker. A luncheon will be held following the worship. For information, call (310) 365-4198 or (323) 292-0179.
Traveler’s Rest Baptist Church celebrates Men and Women’s Day on July 9, at 11 a.m., at 1417 E. Florence Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sidney Smith. The theme is “God’s Love Makes the Difference Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” based on Philippians 1:1-10. Dr. Rose Neale will be the guest speaker. Annie B. Jackson and Ishmael Combs are the program chairs.
Vacation Bible School takes place at several local churches. They include New Commandment Missionary Baptist Church, 15548 Paramount Blvd, in Paramount, July 10-14; Praises of Zion Baptist Church, 8222 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, July 17-21; and Southside Bethel Baptist Church, 10400 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, July 24-28. Brookins-Kirkland Community AME, 3719 W. Slauson Ave., Los Angeles and Price Chapel AME, 4000 W. Slauson Ave., Los Angeles will hold joint VBS classes, July 24-28.
Faith Community Foursquare Church sponsors its 5th annual “Senior ‘How To’ Informational Fair” on July 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5519 S. Avalon Blvd., Los Angeles, said Pastor D.T. Paredes. Social services information and assistance will be available for low-income senior citizens including Medi-Cal, food stamps and Lifeline enrollment as well as health screenings. For information, call (323) 928-0674.
Calvary Church of God In Christ observes Pioneer Day honoring their founder, the late Bishop Benjamin J. Crouch, on July 15, at 1 p.m., at 1415 E. Ramsey St., on Banning. The theme is “Now Give Me This Mountain” based on Joshua 14:12. Superintendent Logan H. Westbrooks of Faith Temple COGIC in Azusa will emcee, International Evangelist Regina Peel of Living Praise Christian Center in Palmdale will speak and the Morgan Sisters will sing.
Save Our Sons Prison Ministry meets July 16, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter, Sr. The topic is the proposed “sunset law” that will automatically remove an individual’s criminal record after a certain period of time . Call (323) 292-0141 for details.
New Providence Baptist Church plans the Hot Summer Night Revival on July 18, at 7 p.m., at 10200 S. Normandie Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Q.E. McKinney. The revivalist is Pastor William Turner of New Revelation Baptist Church in Pasadena. On July 23, the 61st Church Anniversary will be observed at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Call (323) 754-3779 for information.
Ward AME Church hosts its 115th Anniversary Cruise on August 13, at 3 p.m., said Pastor John E. Cager III. Pastor Nathaniel W. Martin of New Life Institutional Baptist Church will emcee and Greg Walker, Kathy Westfield and The Ward Revelators will perform. The donation is $75. For tickets, call Gloria Martin at (323) 203-8599 or the church at (213) 747-1367.