Holy Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church hosts a Mother’s Day Brunch on May 9, at 10 a.m., at 11102 S. Main St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Leonard E. White. The Sisterhood Ministry sponsors the program. Call (323) 779-5340 for details.
Gethsemane Christian Love Church plans a Mother’s Day service on May 10, at 10 a.m., at 9616 S. Avalon Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Andre Chapple. The theme is ‘Mama Makes the Difference.’ On May 17, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., the 60th Church Anniversary and Reunion takes place. For information, call (323) 779-6493.
Bethel Church of Christ ‘Holiness’ holds a Community Fair/Block Celebration all day on May 16, at 1302 E. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Carnell and Angela Borden, Sr., pastors. On May 17, the church’s 200th anniversary will be observed. The guest preachers are Pastor Leonard Fisher at 11 a.m., and Dr. Joseph Foxworth at 3:30 p.m. Call (323) 232-5463 for details.
Your Encouragement Encounter presents ‘Making the S.H.I.F.T.’ on May 16, at 10 a.m., at Hampton Inn Hotel, 767 Albertoni St., in Carson. The speaker is Dr. Dwayne Shigg. The donation is $20 by May 13 and $25 at the door.
Founder’s Forum sponsors a ‘Dramatic Tribute to Paul Robeson’ on May 16, at 8 p.m., at 3861 W. 6th St., in Los Angeles. Michael Paul Smith, baritone, will perform songs, anecdotes and narrative. At 6:30 p.m., dinner will be available for a $15 donation. Call (310) 337-1541 for information.
Second Baptist Church celebrates its 130th anniversary on May 17, at 8 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., at 2412 Griffith Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor William S. Epps. The guest preacher will be Dr. Wallace Charles Smith, pastor of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, DC. For information, call (213) 748-0318.
HipHop Church LA holds a Mother’s Day Tribute on May 17, at 6 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, 8517 11th Ave., in Inglewood. Trameka Richardson will speak and Candance, Gerald Williams and Shawntaè will perform. For details, call (323) 557-3803.
Family Life Center Apostolic Church plans the 19th Annual Apostolic Jubilee United in Praise Concert on May 23, at 7 p.m., at the Golden Bear Theater at Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy in Valencia. Several artists will perform. The donation is $35 in advance and $37 at the door. For tickets, call (562) 692-9396.
Psalms Gospel Café holds an All White Party honoring Vicky Roberts on May 29, at 8 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church, 5200 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles. Performers include Franchesca White, D. Tyree, Anthony Gardner and Jacob Lusk.. For information, call (323) 805-3105.
Great White Throne Ministries is holding auditions for its original gospel drama, ‘Great White Throne Judgment,’ directed by Evangelist Mollie Robbins. Singers, actors, musicians, stage hands, technicians, costume designers, sound engineers and set designers are welcome to participate. To register, call (888) 498-3726.