First AME Church-L.A. hosts “Civil Unrest Monologues,” on Sept. 23, at 4 p.m., at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. FAME’s Drama Guild sponsors the multi-media presentation featuring the 1992 Rebellion in the words of ministers and members of First AME Church, who witnessed it first-hand. A Q&A session will follow the performance. The donation is $15. For tickets, visit famechurch.org or call (323) 735-1251.
First AME Church -Pasadena welcomes the Right Rev. T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., as the guest preacher for its Church Anniversary Service on Sept. 24, at 9:30 a.m., at 1700 N. Raymond Ave., in Pasadena, said Pastor Larry Campbell. The public is invited to attend. For details, call (626)798-0503 .
Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California, Western Baptist State Convention, California Missionary Baptist State Convention, California Baptist State Convention, Progressive Baptist State Convention and Full Gospel Church Fellowship Southern California plan “Baptists 4 Hurricane Harvey Relief Sunday” on Sept. 24, at 7 p.m., at Praises of Zion Baptist, 8222 S. San Pedro St., in Los Angeles. The proceeds will benefit victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Heading the campaign are BMC President Xavier L. Thompson, WBSC President J. Benjamin Hardwick, CMBSC President E. Wayne Gaddis, CBSC President Welton Pleasant, PBSC Kenneth Hall, and FGBCF State Bishop Johnny Withers. To learn more, call WSBC at (323) 750-1033.
Walking in the Spirit Ministries hosts Friends and Family Day on Sept. 24, at 11 a.m., at the Doubletree Hotel’s Sonoma Grill, 13111 Sycamore Drive in Norwalk, said Pastors Tim and Leshia Brooks. The Rev. June Turner will be the guest preacher. A free breakfast will be served. The public is invited to attend.
First United Methodist Church – Compton presents Annual Women’s Day on Sept. 24, at 3 p.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said Pastor Arnetha E. Inge. Attorney Aneika Webb-Hickerson, a member of First UME since childhood, will be the guest speaker. The theme is “Crowning Glory – Portrait of God’s Women in Church Hats.” For details, call (310) 639-0775.
McCarty Memorial Christian Church hosts the Healing Circle for African American Breast Cancer Survivors each Tuesday through Sept. 26, at 10 a.m., at 4103 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. Activities include workshops, journaling and paint and sip. For information, call (323) 290-5955 or text (626) 578-5855.
Second AME Church sponsors Annual Lay Day service on Oct. 8, at 10 a.m., at 5500 S. Hoover St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Carolyn Baskin-Bell. The theme is “Laypersons Called To Serve.” The guest speaker is Jackie Dupont-Walker, director of Lay Activities for the Southern California Conference Lay Organization. Geneva McKinney is the Lay Organization president and Alma Scott-Lurry is the program chairperson. For information, call the church office at (323) 753-2451.
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a special Women’s Prayer Service for October Breast Cancer month on October 14, 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.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church salutes Pastor Mary S. Minor on October 15, at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles. The guest preachers are the Rev. Dr. Cecil “Chip” Murray at 9 a.m., and Pastor Darryl Walker and New Philadelphia AME Church at 3 p.m. Also, a reception is set for 1:30 p.m.. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.