Second Baptist Church sponsors Jazzy Fryday on June 21, at 7 p.m., at 2412 Griffith Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor William S. Epps. Woody Woods Big Band will featured and a presentation honoring “Fathers and Mentors.” The donation is $25, which includes a fish dinner. To RSVP, call (213) 748-0318.
“Don’t Pray For Your Boaz, Pray For Your Joey!” book release takes place on June 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 1114 S. Los Angeles St., in Los Angeles, said Chenelle Jackson, author. The faith-based book offers dating guidance to single mothers and single women. The event is open to the public.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church holds Annual Missionary Day on June 23, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The theme is “This Is Us: We Are Called to Strengthen Our Faith Through Ministry” based on Philippians 2:1-5. The Rev. Noella Austin Buchanan is the guest preacher. Audrey Fletcher is the WMS president. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
St. John’s United Methodist Church observes Men’s Day on June 23, at 1715 Santa Ana Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Larry Dozier. The preachers are the Rev. Oliver E. Buie, Community Engagement minister at Holman UMC, at 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Dr. Richard Vance, UMC Men’s Ministry national Director for Men’s Ministry, at 4 p.m. Other guests will appear, the St. John’s Man of the Year will be announced and the U.S. Postal Service will unveil First Responder Postage stamp.
First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church offers free meals for children ages 18 and younger from June 24 to 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.
Witness2Fitness Health & Wellness plans free breakfast and conversation on June 27, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the US Bank community room, 5760 Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. The Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation sponsors the event to help people strengthen their church and community, said Dr. Kathye Jenkins, founder/president and Ronnell Nichols, event chair. To RSVP, call or text (310) 567-4231.
Zoe Christian Fellowship hosts a roundtable discussion unifying Black people on July 6, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 2521 S. West View St., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Frank Stewart, pastor. Stewart will also release his new book, “Together We Stand Stronger.” The public is invited to attend. For information, call (323) 931-1477, ext. 3.
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.