Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church presents a Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar on Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 7016 Compton Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor T. Delbert Robinson. The L.O.V.E. Ministry sponsors the event. Lois Rosby-Lewis of West Angeles Church of God in Christ will be the guest speaker. Lunch will be served following the seminar. To learn more, call Rose Harris at (323) 581-7672.
City of David Community Church salutes Pastor Demiko Fitzgerald at an appreciation service on Oct. 13, at 8 a.m., at St. James AME Church, 655 W 70th St., in Los Angeles. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Princeton Parker. The public is invited to attend.
Grant AME Church observes Women’s Day on Oct. 13, at 9:30 a.m., at 10435 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Arthur Rumph. The theme is “Women of Strength on the Move” based on Judges 4:4-5. The guest speaker is the Rev. Noella Buchanan, a retired AME pastor. At 4 p.m., the Women’s Day choir concert will be held featuring the Grant AME Adult Choir directed by Byron Smith. The donation is $25. To learn more, call (323) 564-1151.
Upward African Woman hosts its 3rdAnnual Black Tie Gala on Oct. 13, at 3 p.m., at Temple Emmanuel, 8844 Burton Way in Beverly Hills, said Monalisa Okojie, founder. The theme is “Providing Pathways to Success” and proceeds from the event will benefit programs for African children in the U.S. and Africa. Actress Nathalie Beasnael will host and recording artist Chante Moore will perform. Traditional African cuisines from Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya will be served followed by an awards ceremony where scholarships will be awarded to 10 girls in Accra, Ghana, seven children in Makoko, Nigeria and 50 children for education and feeding in Mombasa, Kenya. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/UAW2019Gala.
West Angeles Church of God in Christ plans Men’s Weekend starting with the 50th anniversary gala on Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m., at LA Grand Hotel Downtown, 333 S. Figueroa St., in Los Angeles, said Bishop Charles E. Blake, pastor. The Brotherhood Organization sponsors the event. The donation is $65. On Oct. 20, at the 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. worship services, Bishop Jack Vaughn will preach and the Sons of Thunder Men’s Choir will sing. For information, visit westa.org.
Save Our Sons Prison Justice Ministry discusses “Women in the Justice System: Our Girls at Risk of Drugs, Prison and Sex Trafficking” on Oct. 20, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter, Sr. The public is invited to attend. For information, call (323) 292-0141.
Omega Educational Foundation plans its 26th annual Youth Leadership Conference on Oct. 26, at 8 a.m., at USC Taper Hall. The Omega Psi Phi Tau Tau Chapter sponsors the free event. Males ages 8 to 18 are welcome to attend to learn about goal-setting, health and wellness, social responsibility, academic growth and conflict resolution. The event includes free lunch, book, t-shirt and backpack. To register, contact Ricky Lewis at (323) 658-2995 or [email protected].
First United Methodist Church – Compton holds a Women’s Day Celebration and Recognition Luncheon on Oct. 26, at 10 a.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said Pastor Arnetha Inge. The theme is “Women Having Faith to Follow God’s Call. Cassandra Harvey and Kawana Lee are the co-chairs.
Miracle Temple Church of God Pentecostal celebrates their 37th anniversary on Oct. 27, at 10:15 a.m., at 109 W. Buckthorn St., in Inglewood, said Bishop Johnny J. Young, senior pastor. The theme is “Unity” based on Ephesians 4:5. The public is invited to participate.
Abundant Grace Bible Church honors their pastor, Bishop Michael V. Jenkins, with a birthday luncheon on Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., at Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1154 E. 92nd St., in Los Angeles. Dr. Patrick D. Ross is the host pastor. The donation is $30. For tickets, call or text (310) 896-5741.