West Angeles Church of God in Christ holds a Good Friday Service on March 30, at 12 p.m., in its North Campus sanctuary, 3045 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles, said COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., pastor. On April 1, Resurrection Sunday services will be held at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., in the West Angeles Cathedral, 3600 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. Visit westa.org for information.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans its Resurrection Sunday service on April 1, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. At 8 a.m., the West Angeles Cathedral, 3600 intergenerational Resurrection program will feature music and dramatic presentations. The public is invited to both events. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church presents “A Resurrection Cantana” on April 1, at 7 p.m., at 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Sylvester Washington, pastor. The senior choir will render the music, said Lajuan Yerger, choir president. The public is welcome to attend.
First Ladies Health Day takes place on April 8, at several L.A.-area churches. Medical professionals from Walgreen’s, several healthcare agencies and nonprofit organizations will provide free information and screenings for HIV, Hepatitis C, Diabetes and more. Visit firstladieshealth.com for a list of participating churches.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on April 15, 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.
The Company plans “The Launch: Genesis Mission Possible,” a women’s empowerment seminar, on April 18, at 9 a.m., at The Reef on the Water, 880 Harbor Scenic Drive in Long Beach, said the Rev. Dr. Beverly Crawford, co-host. The event aim to identify, support and empower women desiring to start a new venture or business that contributes to a sustainable future. The donation is $60. To register, visit regonline.com/company2018.
Westwood Presbyterian Church presents a concert featuring the compositions by Antonin Dvorak on April 22, at 5 p.m., at 10822 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles. Maria Newman will direct and organist Dr. Namhee Han, soprano Christina Borgioli, mezzo-soprano Nandani Maria Sinha, tenor Scott Noonan, baritone Dimitri Smith and bass baritone Matthew Lewis will perform. The donation is $20. To learn more, call (310) 474-4535.
First United Methodist Church of Compton celebrates its 150th anniversary on April 29, at 3 p.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said the Rev. Dr. Arnetha Inge, pastor. The theme is “150 years of Praising God in Every Place, With Every Voice and in Every Way” based on Psalm 150. The guest preacher will be Pastor Walter R. Tucker III of Truth and Love Christian Church in Carson. Tucker previously served as mayor of Compton and as a U.S. Congressman. Last year, he released his autobiography, “From Compton to Congress – His Grace for My Race.” Refreshments will be served following the service. For details, call the church at (310) 639-0775.