Bryant Temple A.M.E. Church hosts the Southern California Lay Organization’s 5th Annual Revival on May 8-9 at 7 p.m., at 2525 West Vernon Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Clyde W. Oden, Jr. The revivalist is Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., presiding prelate of the Fifth Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church. Guest soloists are Pastor Michael Eagle of Grant A.M.E.-Long Beach, Pastor Gregory McLeod of Brookins Community A.M.E. and Pastor Taurus Myhand of Ward A.M.E. Dr. Dorothy Vails-Weber is SCLO president and Exhorter, Gwendolyn B. Williams is event chair.
True Way Missionary Baptist Church offers breakfast on May 10 at 8 a.m., at 9122 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor D. L. Wilson. The Women’s Ministry sponsors the event. The donation is $10. For information, call (323) 755-4087.
God’s Army distributes free food to qualifying organizations on May 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. To receive instructions on participating, call (310) 533-0400 or fax (310) 533-0404.
Musicians in Action features ‘Three Tenors and a Baritone’ on May 10 at 5 p.m., at People’s Independent Church of Christ, 5856 West Boulevard in Los Angeles. Bishop Craig A. Worsham is the host pastor. Timothy Davis, Donald Perry, the Rev. Harold Pittman and Frank Williams will perform at the free event. For details, call (323) 777-3213.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science plans the ‘a “KRST on the Move” – Building For the Future Telethon’ on May 15-16 at 2 p.m., and May 17 at 9 a.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Operators will be available to receive monetary donations and pledges. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support KRST’s on-going Spiritual Study Groups, Cultural Presentations, and activities for adults and youth. Call (323) 759-7567 for information or visit krstunitycenter.org.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church kicks-off Annual Women’s Weekend on May 17 at 11:30 a.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory K. McLeod. The theme is ‘She Speaks: Wisdom to the Modern Black Woman.’ The Rev. Naima Imani Lett is the guest dramatist. On May 18 at 9 a.m., Pastor Francine Brookins of Bethel A.M.E.-Fontana will preach. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Beulah Baptist Church plans its Annual Men’s Conference on May 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 1454 East 100th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Robert L. Taylor. On May 25 at 10 a.m., the Rev. R.W. Harris will preach. Call (323) 564-0691 for details.
Urban Hope Ministries holds ‘De-Stress Day’ on May 24 at 9 a.m., at the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road in Rancho Palos Verdes. Lay counselors will be on hand to help resolve personal issues. The $36 donation includes continental breakfast and lunch. Visit urbanhopeministriesla.org to register.
Faith and Hope Community Church salutes Pastor LaVelle M. Gates with an Appreciation Service on May 25 at 344 West Florence Avenue in Los Angeles. At 10 a.m., Pastor Scottie Williams of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Chicago, IL, will preach and at 5 p.m., Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer of Faithful Central Bible Church will bring the message. For information, call (323) 753-6445.
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.