First New Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church plans Women’s Day events at 1555 W. 108th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Norman Johnson. The theme is “Women of the Spirit: Seeking a More Excellent Way” based on I Corinthians 12:4-5, 27-31. On Oct. 27, a prayer breakfast takes place at 9 a.m. Santa Monica College Professor Nichole Blackwell will speak. On Oct. 28, at 11 a.m., U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will speak.
Miracle Temple Church of God Pentecostal celebrates it 36th anniversary on Oct. 28, at 10 a.m., at 109 W. Buckthorn St., in Inglewood, said Bishop Johnny J. Young, pastor. The theme is “Bringing Unity to the Body” based on Ephesians 4:5.
Phillips Temple CME Church observes the 60th anniversary of the Norris S. Curry Scholarship Club on Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m., at 971 E. 43rd St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Bernard Jackson. The theme is “Advancing Christianity Through Education.” The group will be saluted for presenting hundreds of scholarships to high school students during the last six decades. For information, call (323) 233-4783.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church hosts “Light the Night Harvest Festival” on Oct. 31, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. Activities include costume contest, games, jumper, food and candy. Call (323) 291-0141 for details.
Musicians In Action, Inc., plans its 26th Annual Music Ministry Awards Gala on Nov. 3, at 6 p.m., at the Renaissance Airport Hotel, 9620 Airport Blvd., in Los Angeles, said founders Gerald and Jacque Malone. The honorees include Geraldine Coates – Metropolitan Baptist Church, Altadena; Laweta Casiano-Crawford – City of Refuge; Kevin T. Davis – Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach & Compton Community Seventh Day Adventist Church; Nichole Buchanan Dodd – Prosperity M.B. Church.; Sonya A. Griffin – Friendship Baptist Church, Yorba Linda; Marquise Henderson – Unity Christian Fellowship and Power of Faith; Christopher E. Johnson – Southern St. Paul Church; Jamelle Jones – New Antioch COGIC and Phillip McQuarters – Bethany Baptist Church. For tickets, call (323) 777-3213 or visit musicians-in-action.com.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Nov. 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.