88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ presents “His Only Begotten Son” cantata of June 23, at 4 p.m., at 8825 S. Vermont Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Anthony L. Williams. The California Southwest Ecclesiastic District sponsors the event. Dr. Harold and Dr. Diana Johnson created the presentation, which will include actors, singers, dancers, sign language and narration. Call (323) 752-7282 for information.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church observes Annual Missionary Day on June 24, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Mary M. Kidd Women’s Missionary Society will be recognized. The theme is “Put Action to Your Faith, and Call It In” based on Romans 4:17. The guest preacher is the Rev. Rochelle Settle of Allen Chapel AME Church in Riverside. Audrey Fletcher is WMS president and Dorothea Young is program chair. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Holman United Methodist Church salutes the ministry and service of Pastor Kelvin Sauls on June 24, at 11 a.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. A reception follows at 1 p.m. On June 30, a Community Celebration takes place at the L.A. Live Conga Room. For details, call (323) 731-7285.
Park Hills Community Church sponsors “GAME ON! – Vacation Bible School” on June 25-29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 5245 Overdale Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Lawrence Dove. Free classes will be available for children, teens and adults. Lunch will be served. Register online at parkhillsrca.org or email Kyle Hunsberger at [email protected] .
Concerned Black Men of Los Angeles plans its 5th Annual Comedy for a Cause on June 28, at 7:30 p.m., at the Comedy Union, 5040 Pico Blvd., in Los Angeles. The ticket donation is $25. Proceeds will go to CBMLA youth mentoring programs. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/events/3478504.
Collaborative Expansions recognizes the 100th birthday of the late Mayor Tom Bradley on July 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Taglyan Complex, 1201 N. Vine St., in Los Angeles. Singer Dionne Warwick, model Kathleen Bradley and actress Monè Swann will perform. For tickets or information, visit bradley100event.us.