Episcopal Church of St. Philip the Evangelist observes their 109th anniversary with a luncheon on November 20, at 1 p.m., at 2800 Stanford Ave., in Los Angeles. The donation is $35. Proceeds will benefit the church’s mission. Call (323) 232-3494 for information.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans its Thanksgiving Day service on November 24, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The one-hour worship will feature testimonies, praise and a message by the pastor. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Pleasant Hills Baptist Church holds Thanksgiving Day service on November 24, at 9 a.m., at 2009 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. Also, a corporate prayer session will be held. To learn more, call (323) 293-6448.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on December 10, at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson. The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer. For information, call (310) 835-7905.
Word of Life Christian Bookstore is collecting new pairs of socks for convalescent patients and the homeless. The campaign, which continues until December 17, will assist Hyde Park Convalescent, Lotus Care Center, Help the Homeless Ministry and New Salvation Ministries. Donations can be deposited at 6321 West Blvd., in Los Angeles.
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 for nominations is December 18. For information, visit dillerteenawards.org.