Crossroads United Methodist Church sponsors a legal clinic on June 24, at 9 a.m., at 2354 N. Wilmington Ave., in Compton, said Pastor Adrienne Zackery. Attorneys from the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles will provide assistance with criminal record expungement petitions, Prop 47 petitions and Prop 64 applications. Registration and pre-screening are required. Call (310) 639-3136 to learn more.
Ward AME Church features local and well-known artists at the “Smooth Jazz on 25th & Magnolia” on June 24, at 3 p.m., at 1177 W. 25th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor John E. Cager III. The Artishia Wilkerson Jordan Women’s Missionary Society sponsors the event. Roslyn Jones is the WMS president. Jacob Lusk of “American Idol,” Chosen Recovery Group Singers, Underwater Traffic, and Fernando Pullum’s Performing Arts Center will perform and Charles Lemle will serve as emcee. The $25 donation includes food and refreshments. Also, several vendors offering a variety of items will participate. For information or tickets, email [email protected]
Long Beach Ministers Alliance plays opposite members of the Long Beach Police Department in a charity basketball game on June 24, at 6 p.m., at Cabrillo High School, 2001 Santa Fe Blvd., in Long Beach, said the Rev. Gregory Sanders, LBMA president. The goal is to improve relationships between the community and the police. Donations are $7 for adults and $4 for youth ages 17 and below. For tax-deductible tickets, visit facebook.com/thelballiance and click on the Event Brite link.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church hosts Annual Missionary Day on June 25, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The theme is “Are We Worthy to Walk with the Master” based on Colossians 1:10. The Rev. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis will be the guest preacher. Audrey Fletcher is he WMS president. The public is welcome to attend. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Greater Liberty Baptist Church plans its Men’s Day service on June 25, at 11 a.m., at 6557 Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Theodore W. Peters. The theme is “Men Spreading the Good News of Christ.” Kevin Toney, a Grammy-nominated musician and composer and founding member of The Blackbyrds, will be the keynote speaker. Darren Todd-Hatch, Dachiri Jay Sims and Benny Lucas will minister in song. For information, call (323) 778-1597
Bryant Temple AME Church celebrates Usher Day on June 25, at 3:30 p.m., at 2525 W. Vernon Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Dwaine A Jackson. The public is invited to attend. Call the church office at (323) 293-6201 for more information.
Westwood Presbyterian Church presents Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Mass in C Major, Op. 86” on June 25, at 5 p.m., at 10822 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles. Under the direction of conductor Maria Newman, featured vocal soloists soprano Christina Borgioli, mezzo soprano Nandani Maria Sinha, tenors Larry Duplechan and Scott Noonan, and baritone Matthew Lewis will join the Westwood Master Choir and Chamber Symphony in performing the Mass. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students, and are available at the door or online at music-at-westwood.eventbrite.com. Parking is free and located adjacent to the church. For details, visit westwoodpres.org.
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.