Free N One presents a ‘Celebrate Recovery Breakfast’ on May 31 at 8 a.m., at West Angeles COGIC Crystal Room, 3045 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake is the host pastor. Roland Bynum of KJLH will emcee and Nikki Potts will perform. Speakers include actors Lou Gossett and DeVon Franklin. Call (323) 855-4695 for details.
Zion Hill Baptist Church plans its 2014 Community Block Party on May 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 7860 10th Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Seth Pickens. Free health screenings, fitness classes and refreshments will be available. Call (323) 753-4610 for information.
American College Theological Seminary and International University sponsors the 20th Annual Women of the Word Awards and Scholarship Luncheon on May 31 at 11 a.m., at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center, 601 West McKinley Avenue in Pomona, said Dr. Paulette Douglas. The honorees are Pastor Joyce Patmon, Lady La Toya Stewart, Lady Frances Bell, Sister Elizabeth Starkey, Sister Sabrina Quarles, Sister Loretta Williams, Sister Cynthia Cross and Sister Deborah Pryor. Shakinah Douglas is the speaker. Tickets are $30. For information, call (951) 756-2898.
Second A.M.E. Zion Church presents the courtroom drama, ‘Who Killed the Church,’ on May 31 at 3 p.m., at 3610 West 64th Street in Inglewood, said Pastor George E. Kent. The Lay Council sponsors the event. Sister Luvenia Stroupe is the Lay Council president and Sister Linda Henry-Johnson directs the play. For tickets, call (310) 412-1674 or (909) 749-3917.
Holman Community Development Corporation sponsors its 3rd Annual Gospel Brunch on June 1 at 2 p.m., at the USC Town & Gown, 655 Exposition Boulevard in Los Angeles. Tickets are $75. Proceeds will support nonprofit’s youth employment programs. Call (323) 731-0140 for details.
Southern California Evangelistic Jurisdiction C.O.G.I.C. holds its 27th Holy Convocation on June 2-8, at 55 East Villa Street in Pasadena. Bishop C.E. Milton is the presiding prelate and Mother Ann D. Bragg is the acting supervisor. Day sessions begin at 10 a.m., and workshops start at 6 p.m. Women’s Night is June 5 and Dr. Barbara McCoo Lewis will speak. For details, call (626) 792-4810.
Immanuel Praise Fellowship sponsors ‘Revival 2014 Jesus: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow’ on June 5-6 at 7 p.m., at 9592 7th Street in Rancho Cucamonga, said Pastors Kelvin and La Quetta Simmons. Bishop Noel Jones of City of Refuge and Bishop Ron Gibson of Life Church of God In Christ are the revivalists. Souvenir program advertisement space is also available. Call (909) 477-3331 for information.
Bible Believer’s Christian College and Seminary presents its 12th Commencement Ceremonies on June 14 at 11 a.m. at the Carson Civic Center, 801 East Carson Street in Carson, said Chancellor Vera Milton. Graduates will receive doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees. Gospel legend, Kenneth Glover will receive an honorary Doctor of Sacred Music degree. For information, call (323) 779-2222 or visit bbccs.org