Hosanna Broadcasting Foundation holds “Walk For Life” walkathon on Oct. 5, at 8:30 a.m., at El Dorado East Regional Park, 7550 E. Spring St., in Long Beach, said Tersit Asrat, president. Proceeds will help build a rehabilitation center in Ethiopia for female victims of sex trafficking. A festival with music, food and arts follows the walk. To register, call (562) 247-0409 or visit hosannahousefoundation.com.


Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center hosts the inaugural BHERC Faith-Based & Inspirational Film Festival on Oct. 12, from 11a.m. to 10 p.m., at the Los Angeles Center Studios, 450 Bixel St., in Los Angeles, said Sandra Evers-Manly, president and founder. “Amazing Grace,” “Emanuel,” “Breakthrough,” and “Let Go and Let Go” are some of the featured films. The donation is $15 per film or $45 for an all-day pass. Obtain tickets online at bherc.org or call (310) 284-3170.

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 them 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.

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.