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By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published May 5, 2021

West Angeles Church of God in Christ celebrates Mother’s Day on May 9, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., online at and on Facebook, said Presiding Bishop Emeritus Charles Blake, pastor. First Lady Mae Blake will be the speaker. At 7 p.m., Evangelist Lisa Nevels will bring the message.

Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church observes Mother’s Day on May 9, at 9 a.m., during its virtual Sunday worship service, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. A special sermon and musical selections will be shared. Also, Lamar Stuart will deliver a special tribute in honor of all mothers and those who act as a mother to others. Call the church office at (323) 296-5610 for the virtual service phone number.


The New Earth Christian Church welcomes the Rev. Dr. Andrea M. King as the keynote preacher on Mothers’ Day, Sunday, May 9, at 10 a.m. on Zoom, said Pastor Larry H. Dozier. King is the Northeast Jurisdiction Representative for Black Clergy Women of the United Methodist Church. To attend, log on to The meeting ID number is 847 1149 7735 and the passcode is 148839. To learn more, visit

Holman United Methodist Church present Golf with the Pastor on May 15, at 10 a.m., at Brookside Golf at the Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemount Ave. in Pasadena. Pastor Ken Walden will participate in the fellowship. The donation is $70 for singles and $180 for a foursome. For information, contact Al Dixon at (213) 272-9271 or [email protected]. On May 22, at 9 a.m., Soulforce Nonviolence Worshops led by the Rev. James Lawson will take place via Zoom. Registration is required by visiting

California African American Museum plans a virtual reading of “Rock of Ages: A Tribute to the Black Church” on May 15, at 10:30 a.m. The event, co-sponsored by Oakland Public Library, also celebrates CAAM’s exhibition, “Enunciated Life. A librarian will read from “Rock of Ages,” written by Tonya Bolden and featuring illustrations by R. Gregory Christie.  For Zoom details, RSVP at

Bishop Johnny J. Young, presiding prelate of the Church of God Pentecostal, celebrates his 70th birthday on May 15. Supporters are invited to share well wishes and love gifts during a drive-by celebration from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at 5329 S. Chariton Ave., in Los Angeles. Masks are required. To RSVP, call (323) 707-7920.

Impact L.A. Legal Clinic offers free legal assistance onJune 4 and August 13. Licensed attorneys will conduct virtual consultations on issues such as waivers, battered spouse, visas, immigration and more. Jenesse Center, One Justice and Association of Pro Bono Counsel are sponsoring the event.  To schedule an appointment, call (323) 614-4578.

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