Trinity Baptist Church and the Trinity Community Development Corporation presents free prostate screenings on November 14, at 10 a.m., at 2040 West Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill. Screenings are open to all men 35 years of age and over. Also, attendees can sign-up or renew their health insurance under Covered California. To register, call (323) 735-0044.
New Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church observes Annual Women’s Day on November 15, at 7:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 3 p.m., at 402 E. El Segundo Blvd., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Dr. Sonya R. Dawson, pastor. The theme is “Women of God, Committed to Serve” based on Romans 12:1-2. The Rev. Cokeisha Bailey-Robinson of the Church without Walls in Houston, TX, will preach. Also, the 2015 Woman of the Year will be crowned. For information, call (310) 324-0644 or visit newmtcalvary.org.
Save Our Sons Justice/Prison Ministry welcomes Attorney MaryEtta Marks on November 15 at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The topic is ‘What to Do When the Police Stop You.’ Free wallet cards will be distributed. Call (323) 292-0141 for details.
Mount Tabor Community Missionary Baptist Church observes its 59th Anniversary on November 15, at 3 p.m., at 13124 S. San Pedro St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor George Brown, Jr. The theme is ‘What Is the Church’ based on Matthew 16:18. The guests are Pastor Kalvin E. Cressel, Sr. and Greater Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church #2 in Compton. Venida Smith is program chair.
Grace Community CME Church holds its 4th Annual Men of Valor Celebration on November 15, at 3 p.m., at 3842 W. Slauson Ave., Suite 2, in Los Angeles, said Pastor Emma J. Burrus. The theme is ‘Men of Faith Equipped for God’s Work.’ The Rev. Phillip Walker, associate minister at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, will preach. Edward Parker is the program chair. Call (323) 293-3105 to learn more.
New Hope Baptist Church sponsors the J.S. McKnight Dimensions of Discipleship Conference on November 17-19, at 6 p.m., at 5200 S. Central Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Larry D. Hooks II. The theme is “Lord Teach Us To Pray” based on Luke 11:1. The classes will focus on strengthening relationships between pastors and members. To register, call (323) 232-4326.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church presents the ‘Distinguished Shepherds Award Celebration’ on November 21, at 11 a.m., at the Carson Community Center, 801 E. Carson St., in Carson. Pastor Sylvester Washington, along with several local pastors, will be honored. The donation is $65. For information, call (323) 293-6448.
Episcopal Church of St. Philip the Evangelist, the city’s first Black Episcopal parish, celebrates its 108th anniversary with a luncheon on November 22, at 2800 Stanford Ave., in Los Angeles, said Rev. Dr. Glenn M. Libby, rector. Many long-time church members will be honored. The donation is $25. For information, call (323) 232-3494.
Helen Diller Family Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for California teens. The $36,000 awards are given annually to up to 15 volunteers. The deadline to apply is December 13. To enter, visit dillerteenawards.org.