Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will hold Thanksgiving Worship on Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., at 2009 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., said Bishop Sylvester Washington, pastor. To learn more, call (323) 293-6448.
Covered California 2019 Enrollment Event takes place Nov. 26, at 6 p.m., at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation, 1130 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles. A certified agent will explain medical and dental insurance plans for individuals and businesses. To register, call Leslie Elliott at (323) 789-4515.
Word of Life Christian Bookstore hosts author Tierra Burns on Nov. 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at 6321 West Blvd., in Los Angeles. Burns wrote “Bombarding Heaven in Unity: A Prayer Book for Healing.” The book contains prayers on topics such as holistic healing, mental illnesses, physical healing, gun violence, racism, domestic violence, and education.
Open Door Skid Row Ministry celebrates its 10th anniversary on Nov. 30, at 6 p.m., at Church of the Nazarene, 419 E. 6th St., in Los Angeles, said Evangelist Geraldine Hughes, founder. The ministry offers worship and outreach services to homeless men, women and veterans. Guests at the free event include Dr. James Jordan, Nysa Shenay, Dean Givens and The Family, Del George and Just Us and Lil’ Tommy the Clown. To learn more, call Hughes at (661) 208-2143.
Westwood Presbyterian Church presents a Messiah Sing-Along on Nov. 30, at 8 p.m., at 10822 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles. George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah,” will be performed. The audience will join the Westwood Master Choir, six vocal soloists and the Westwood Chamber Symphony in the traditional “Messiah Sing-Along.” Performers include organist Dr. Namhee Han, soprano Christina Borgioli, soprano Devon Davidson, mezzo soprano Nandani Maria Sinha, tenor Scott Noonan, tenor Will North and bass Matthew Lewis. Dan Redfeld will direct the concert. The donation is $10 for adults. For information, email [email protected].
West Angeles Church of God in Christ holds several holiday events next month. Activities include the children’s program on Dec. 2, at 6 p.m.; Christmas at the Cathedral concert on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.; Candlelight Service on Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.; Christmas Sunday Worship on Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. (one service only); Watch Night Service on Dec. 31, at 10 p.m., followed by the Afterglow Breakfast in the Crystal Room. Call (323) 733-8300 for details.
Silver Lining of Hope Crusade holds its 9th annual Prayer and Encouragement Service on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., at Mount Olive Second Missionary Baptist Church, 9401 Zamora Ave., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Dr. Winford Bell, organizer. The service will uplift victims of violent crime. Pastor Ronald Bolden of Greater Mount Zion will speak.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Dec. 8, 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.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church sponsors a Christmas Program on Dec. 23, at 8 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Christmas Day worship starts at 9 a.m. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Grace United Methodist Church plans “Jazz and Carols” on Dec. 24, at 6 p.m., at 4112 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Cedric D. Bridgeforth. Performers include the BMCR/Ebony Prophets. On Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve Watch service takes place at 12 p.m. To learn more, call (323) 294-6653.