City of Refuge
is hosting the ‘Man Up Conference’ at 14527 South Main Street in Gardena. Bishop Noel Jones is pastor and Patrick Bolton is director of the Men’s Ministry. Highlights include Pastor Marvin Winans speaking on December 8 and 9, at 7 p.m.; Men’s Luncheon on December 10, at 2 p.m.; and Men of the City Concert on December 11, at 6 p.m., with guests Bishop Rance Allen and Pastor William Murphy. For information, call (310) 516-1433 or visit noeljones.org.
Park Hills Community Church
will welcome Rev. Charolyn Jones as guest preacher on December 11, at 11 a.m., at 5247 Overdale Drive in Los Angeles. Rev. Jones is an associate minister at Brookins Community A.M.E. Church. At 3 p.m., ‘A Family Christmas’ sponsored by the Sanctuary Choir will be held. The free event, directed by Perry Hayes, will feature the United Male Chorus of Los Angeles
and Mrs. Lita Owens.
Ward A.M.E. Church
will hold the EPIC (Endless Praise in Christ) worship service on December 11, at 6 p.m., at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Joseph C. Nixon is pastor and Bro. Ronald Thomas is coordinator. Pastor Desmond Pringle of Watered Garden Fellowship will preach. Call (213) 747-1367 for information.
Promises of God Christian Church
will hold its Winter Revival at 995 West Valley Boulevard, Suite 105, in Bloomington, said Pastor Markeith Smith. Pastor Edwina Harris will preach December 15 and 16. Pastor Anthony Smith, Sr. preaches on December 18 and 19. For details, call (909) 904-8076.
Word of Life Christian Bookstores
will accept donations of unwrapped toys until December 16, at 6321 West Boulevard and 7223 South Main Street in Los Angeles. The toys will be donated to the United Gospel Outreach Ministry for children in need. All contributors will receive a free gift. For details, call (323) 295-8223 or
Starlight Church of God in Christ
will present the play, ‘Miracle on Broadway,’ on December 17, at 5:30 p.m., at 9611 South Broadway in Los Angeles. Elder Cornelius Lockhart is pastor and Deonna Johnson is producer. The cast includes Keith Johnson, George Watson, Mary McCaa, Candy Abrams and Lamar Farrell. For information, call (323) 777-1756.
Citizens Of Zion Baptist Church
will welcome National Evangelist Manuel Scott as guest preacher on December 18, at 10:45 a.m., at 12930 North Lime Avenue in Compton. Dr. Bobby T. Newman is pastor. Call (310) 638-0536 for information.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
will host the 6th Annual Gospel Musical Jubilee on December 18, at 6 p.m., at 10740 Ohio Avenue in Los Angeles. Dr. Rickie Byars-Beckwith and the Agape International Choir, L.A. Inner City Mass Choir, the Bonner Family, and Tony Molina and the Messengers will perform at the free event.