Knox Presbyterian Church plans its 7th Annual Hats Off to Friends Luncheon and Tea on June 11, at 11:30 a.m., at 5840 La Tijera Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald Ragland. The Women’s Ministry sponsors the event. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Beverly J. Powell, director of Congregational Care at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Orange. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite hat. For tickets or information, call (323) 384-5104.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Room Service on June 11, 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.
Mount Sinai Baptist Church presents its “Tuesday Night in the Truth Summer Preaching Series” during the month of June at 7 p.m., at 3669 W. 54th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor George E. Hurtt. The preachers are Pastor Solomon W. Kinloch, Jr., of Triumph Church in Detroit MI, on June 14; Pastor Shane Scott of Macedonia Baptist Church on June 21; and Pastor George L. Parks, Jr., of New Hope Baptist Church in North Little Rock, AR on June 28. For details, call (323) 291-1121.
Ruach Christian Community Fellowship plans their 2nd Annual Citywide Salute to Black Fathers Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on June 18, at 9 a.m., at the Consolidated Board of Relators, 3725 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Pastor Lewis E. Logan II. The theme is “Celebrating the Vitality and Legacy of Black Fathers: A Time of Honoring Healing and Hoping.” The donation is $25 for adults and $20 for youth under 13-years-old. Call (323) 815-1916 for information.
Estelle For Humanity hosts the 15th Annual Honor Thy Father Awards on June 19, at 2 p.m., at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 6161 Centinela Ave., in Culver City. Actor Lou Gossett will be the keynote speaker. Several L.A.-area fathers will be honored. The ticket donation is $65 and $35 for children ages 4 to 12. Call (424) 304-7699 or (310) 927-8339 for details.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church features Vacation Bible School on June 20-24 at 6:15 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The theme is ‘Jesus, the True Superhero’’ based on Ephesians 6:11. Classes and activities for children, teens and adults will be available. For details, call (323) 293-6448.
Anointed By God Entertainment holds ‘Lyrical Therapy’ June 24 at 8 p.m., at Manazar Gamboa Community Theater, 1423 Gundry Ave., in Long Beach. Several artist will perform. Refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.
Ward AME Church hosts the Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP ACT-SO Showcase Fundraiser on June 25, at 1 p.m., at Ward, 1175 West 25th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor John E. Cager II. The program to celebrate the academic achievements of local high school students. The ticket donation is $15 in advance, $20 at the door and $10 for students with ID and children ages 5 to 12. If attendees refer mention this Sentinel announcement, tickets are $15 at the door. Checks may be mailed to NAACP ACT-SO, P.O. Box 2349, Los Angeles, CA 90078, to be placed on a list of pre-paid attendees. A light salad lunch will be served.
Harvest Time Apostolic Church celebrates Sunday Night Surge on June 26, at 5 p.m., at 10022 S. Broadway St., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Raiji Gaines. The theme is “When Your Praise Reaches God” based on Psalms 118:21. Co-Pastor Tracey Weathers of Crossing the Jordan Ministries will be the guest preacher.