WHW Ministries hosts its ‘27th Annual Methods of Expository Preaching and Teaching Conference’ continues through October 7, at the Los Angeles Hilton Hotel, 5711 West Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. Dr. R. A Williams, pastor of McCoy Memorial Baptist Church in Los Angeles, is the WHW president. The Rev. Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick of Praises of Zion Baptist Church will be honored. To register, call (888) 949-2378 or visit whwministries.com.
Eagle Wings of Enlightenment Center issues a call for prayer and fasting through October 7 eliminate the violence between law enforcement and African American men. Shri Natha Devi Premananda, founding minister, said, “We ask all religions, denominations, faiths and sacred paths to join us during these 33 days with steadfastness to transform the hearts of all men.” To learn more, call (323) 779-0120.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on October 8, 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.
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church presents a free Community Health Fair on October 8, at 10 a.m., at 225 S. Mesa St., in San Pedro, said Pastor Leo Thomas. Health screenings will be available for vision, diabetes, blood pressure and more. Also, massages, reflexology and free haircuts will be provided. For details, call (310) 833-3223.
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship welcomes the Rev. William Smart, SCLC-LA president, and Cookie Johnson, wife of Earvin “Magic” Johnson to their worship on October 9, at 11 a.m., at 2085 S. Hobart Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. The Rev. Smart will preach and Mrs. Johnson will sign copies of her book, “Believing in Magic,” as part of the SCLC Book Tour. The church’s Sisters in Christ organization sponsors the event. Lura Daniels-Ball in the chairperson.
Bethel AME Church observes its 95th anniversary on October 9, at 7900 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kelvin T. Calloway. At 11:00 a.m. Pastor J. Edgar Boyd of First AME Church Los Angeles will preach. At 3:00 p.m., Pastor Joe Robinson of Resurrection Church will preach. For more information call the church office at (323) 750-3240.
Durr Family Concert takes place on Oct. 9, at 4 p.m., at Crusade Christian Faith Center, 801 S. La Brea Ave., in Inglewood. The Rev. Darryl K. LaBat, Sr., is the host pastor. Sister Tonnett Durr Young, along with her family members and friends, will perform. The public is invited to attend.
Baptist Church of the New Covenant plans a retirement celebration service for Bishop L. Daniel Williams on October 16, at 7 p.m., at Citizens of Zion Baptist Church, 12930 S. Lime Ave., in Compton. The guest preacher is Bishop Rudolph McKissick, St., of Bethel Baptist Institutional Church in Jacksonville, FL. The public is invited to attend the service. For information, call Sister Brenda Dodd at (310) 413-0664.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 110 years on October 23, at 3:30 p.m., at 5200 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Larry Hooks. The service will feature Pastor E. Boyd Esters, Jr., and the congregation of Community Baptist Church, along with other churches and civic officials. On Oct. 22 at 11 a.m., a Membership Appreciation Luncheon will be held at the Grand Events Center in Long Beach. For tickets and information, call (323) 232-4326.