Center of Hope hosts a town hall meeting on child welfare on November 7 at 11 a.m., at 9550 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. The L.A. County Community Child Welfare Coalition sponsors the event featuring U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, Dr. David Sanders and Judge Michael Nash. Visit ccwcla.org for information.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship, UCC, holds a fish fry on November 8 at 10 a.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. On November 9 at 11 a.m., all veterans will be honored. Members of the Talladega Alumni Association will also attend. Ivan J. Houston, author of ‘Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II,’ will make a presentation and sign his book following the service. For details, call (323) 731-8869.
Zoe Christian Fellowship of Los Angeles plans the ‘Medicare Made Clear Workshop’ on November 8 at 10 a.m., at 5315 West Adams Boulevard, said Bishop Frank Stewart, pastor. Representatives will outline options of various Medicare plans. To RSVP, call (323) 931-1477, extension 21.
Trinity Baptist Church sponsors free prostate screenings on November 8 at 10 a.m., at 2040 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr. Earl Jones is the coordinator. The evnt, open to all men age 35 and up, is co-sponsored by Trinity Community Development Cooperation. To pre-register, call (323) 735-0044.
Three Oaks Baptist Church hosts the J.C.F. Alumni Gospel Praise Celebration on November 8 at 3 p.m., at 8109 South Hoover Street in Los Angeles. The Rev. Sandy Armstrong will bring the message. For details, call Clora Hicks at (310) 254-7356 or Ginny Herring at (213) 760-3929.
Bethel A.M.E. Church presents ‘An Evening of Jazz featuring the Hobo Chile Jazz Band’ on November 8 at 4 p.m., at 7900 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The event will be held in the A.A. Morgan Fellowship Hall. The donation is $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Calloway for Bishop campaign. For tickets, call Marilyn Washington at (323) 971-1453.
Road 2 Damascus Church celebrates its first anniversary on November 9 at 16425 Ishida Avenue in Carson, said Pastor Ron Thomas. The guest preachers are Pastor Jawane Hilton of City on the Hill Church at 9 a.m., and Pastor Kelvin Simmons of Immanuel Praise Fellowship at 3 p.m. Call (424) 781- 7623 for details.
Bethel C.M.E. Church holds its Annual Fall Revival on November 9 at 3:30 p.m., and November 10-11 at 7 p.m. at 1953 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue in Long Beach, said Pastor Nathaniel Goshay. The theme is ‘Falling in Love with Jesus’. The revivalist is Evangelist Willie McDaniel.
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church observes ‘Celebrating A Night for Each Generation’ on November 12 and 19 at 7:15 p.m., at 8025 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. On November 23 at 3:30 p.m., the church will hold its 50th Jubilee Anniversary. For information, call (323) 778-5890.
Avalon-Carver Community Center hosts ‘Surviving the Holidays’ on November 14 at 10 a.m., at 4920 South Avalon Boulevard in Los Angeles. The brown bag lunch symposium promotes diabetes awareness and sustaining aftercare. Free lunch and parking will be provided. Also, Spanish speaking translators will be available. To register, call (323) 292-2002.
Knox Presbyterian Church plans a ‘Holiday Concert and Luncheon’ on November 15 at 11 a.m., at 5840 La Tijera Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Women’s Ministry sponsors the event. Performers include soloist Alta Ballard accompanied by Clavis Ballard, cellist; Valencia Williams, violinist; and Hansonia Caldwell-Harriford, pianist. The donation is $30. For details, call Bea Lamothe at (323) 755-1464 or email [email protected]
Curry Temple C.M.E. Church hosts Pastor Sandra Jefferson and Friends in concert on November 15 at 3 p.m., at 322 West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, said Pastor Willie McDaniel. The theme is ‘So Glad He Loves Me.’ The donation is $20. For tickets, call (310) 632-8104 or (323) 984-5582.
Grace Community C.M.E. Church holds its Men of Valor Celebration on November 16 at 3 p.m., at 3842 West Slauson Avenue, Suite 2, in Los Angeles, said Pastor Emma Burrus. The theme is ‘Men Worshipping in Spirit and Truth.’ The guest preacher is Pastor James Lockhart of Angelic Institutional Christian Fellowship. Call (323) 293-3105 for information.
Church of Christ 7th Day and AAmen Ministries presents ‘Celebration of Gospel’ on November 16 at 5 p.m., at 5400 South 11th Avenue in Los Angeles, said Prince Zaire, executive producer. Guests include Dave Shirley, Ruth Davis, Jewel Thompkins and Black Onyx. For information, call (323) 802-3782 or visit coc7day.org.
The Helen Diller Family Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2015 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 14. To enter, visit dillerteenawards.org.