Crenshaw United Methodist Church and Delta Sigma Theta L.A. Alumnae Chapter host a free Legal Aid Fair on Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter Sr. and Annette Mosley Gibson, chapter president. Law professionals will address expungements, child support enforcement, estate planning, reverse mortgages, restraining orders and other topics. To register, visit dstlachapter.com/events.
Salvation Army Compton Corps presents musician and composer Charles Barnes in concert at 736 E. Compton Blvd., in Compton. He just released a new CD, “You’re So Good Thank You Lord.” He will perform on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m., and Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. On Dec. 29, at 10 a.m., he will appear at First United Methodist Church of Compton, 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton. For information, email [email protected]
Lincoln Memorial Church and The Gailen and Cathy Reevers Center celebrate legendary Black entertainers of the Sugar Hill District on Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., at 4126 Arlington Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Wendell Miller. The program features vocalists, dancers and story-tellers. On Oct. 26, at 10 a.m., a Community Festival and Resource Fair takes place. The Gospel Jazz Quartet will perform. For details on both events, call (323) 293-8535.
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.
McCarty Memorial Christian Church welcomes the Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas on Oct. 27, at 10:45 a.m., at 4101 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Edward Anderson. Thomas will discuss church hurt. The public is welcome to attend.
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.
More Sure Word Midwest College of Theology hosts an open house of the L.A. satellite school on Nov. 16, at 2 p.m., at 2829 W. Vernon Ave., in Los Angeles, said Dr. King D. Felton, campus president. The accredited college will offer associate, bachelor, master’s and doctoral degrees. To enroll or for information, call (323) 291-2159 or visit moresurewordcot.org.
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