New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church hosts the 2016 NMC Sunday School Workers Conference on May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 402 E. El Segundo Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sonja R. Dawson and Superintendent Alene Riley. The theme is “Sunday School is Still Relevant.” The sessions will offer training, resources and tips for success. To register, call (310) 324-0644 or visit nmcsundayschoolconference.eventbrite.com.
The Praise and Worship Institute – Los Angeles holds its grand opening on May 14, at 3 p.m., in 2802 W. Florence Ave., in Los Angeles, said Sandra McKinney, founder/director. Guest artists include Markees Williams, Liz Randall Washington, along with Rev. Michael Hilley, Freda Johnson, Brittnye Boyd and special music by The Grand Opening Choir.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Room Service on May 14, 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.
Ruach Christian Community Fellowship observes Pentecost Sunday on May 15 at 9 a.m., at 425 S. La Brea Ave., said Pastor Lewis E. Logan II. The theme is “Sista’s on a Serious Assignment” based on Numbers 27:1-7. The guests are the Rev. Dr. Betty Knight City of City of Refuge, Pastor Joyce Kitchen of Emmanuel-H.H. Turner AME Church and Pastor Mary S. Minor of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church. On May 16 at 9 a.m., Pastor Susie Jones of Yahweh’s House of Prayer will preach. Call (310) 422-2653 for information.
Ward AME Church welcomes L.A. Police Commission President Matthew Johnson, Esq., on May 15, at 10 a.m., at 1177 W. 25th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor John E. Cager. Johnson is also a partner at Ziffren Brittenham, LLP, law firm. The theme is “Helping People Help Themselves – What Will You Do?” For details, call (213) 747-1367.
Save Our Sons Prison Ministry meets May 15, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter, Sr. “Your Vote Matters” will be discussed. Voter registration forms will be available or attendees can register online at registertovote.ca.gov. Registrations must be submitted by May 23 to vote in the presidential primary on June 7. Call (323) 292-0141 for information.
Mount Tabor Community Missionary Baptist Church holds Friends and Family Day on May 15, at 3 p.m., at 13124 S. San Pedro St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor George Brown, Jr. The public is invited to attend.
Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church plans its Men’s Chorus Musical on May 15, at 4 p.m., at 5300 Denker Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Solomon Drake. All genres of gospel music will be performed. Leo Vaughn is the president and the music staff includes the Rev. H.M. Pittman, Anthony C. Jones and Donald Hunt.
Grant AME Church presents the Word Explosion Revival on May 16-17, at 7 p.m., at 10435 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor James Arthur Rumph. The theme is “Reconciling the World to Christ” based on Acts 1:8. The revivalists are Pastor Shane Scott of Macedonia Baptist Church in Los Angeles and Pastor Darryl Walker of New Philadelphia AME Church in Long Beach, respectively. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
Greater Liberty Baptist Church plans Annual Women’s Day on May 22, at 11 a.m., at 6557 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Theodore W. Peters. The theme is “Keys” based on Matthew 16:19 and Revelation 1:18. The guests are Dr. Rose Parker and Maranda Curtis-Willis. Call (323) 778-1597 for details.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church sponsors a Cell Phone Fundraiser every Sunday until May 28, at 1900 W. 48th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Men’s Ministry sponsors the campaign. Items accepted are old smartphones, cellphones X-box, Playstations, iPads, and ipods. For information, call David Moss (323) 243-1866 or Travis Roberts at (310) 920-2109.
Silver Lining of Hope Crusade, Inc., holds a rally to protest senseless murdering of youth on June 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the corner of Crenshaw and Manchester Boulevards in Inglewood, said the Rev. Dr. E. Winford Bell, SLHC organizer and president. The Inglewood Police Department is supporting the event. For information, call Dr. Bell at (213) 840-7175 or Carolyn Clark at (714) 739-8626.