Grant AME Church hosts a free seminar on financial planning on September 23, at 6 p.m., at 10435 S. Central Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Arthur Rumph. Tracie Weathers, retired general manager of Xerox Corp., and Dr. Rosie Mulligan, estate planning/credit consultant will speak. Call (323) 564-1151 for information.
Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church observes Annual Women’s Day on September 25, at 9:45 a.m., 7016 Compton Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor T. Delbert Robinson. The theme is “Classic Christian Women” based on Romans 12:1. The church’s Ladies of Virtuous Essence (L.O.V.E.) Ministry sponsors the service. Sister Francine Atlas is the L.O.V.E. director and Sister Cynthia Revels is the program chair.
First United Methodist Church plans Annual Women’s Day on September 25, at 3 p.m., at 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd., in Compton, said Pastor Arnetha E. Inge. The theme is “Christian Women Serving with Faith” based on 2 Timothy 1:5. Dr. Leandrea Fields-Robinson-Cowen, a retired LAUSD educator, is the guest speaker. Call (310) 639-0775 for details.
Bethel School of Evangelism begins a 10-week session on September 26, at 7 p.m., at 10905 S. Compton Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. The curriculum includes “Train to Explain” – 1 Peter 3:15, “Discover Key to Freedom” – John 8:32 and “Access Power to Proclaim” – Acts 1:8. To register, call (323) 566-5286.
Zeta Phi Beta – Alpha Psi Zeta Chapter partners with Great Beginnings for Black Babies to offer incentive-based health programs for pregnant and parenting women on September 30, at 10 a.m., at, 301 N. Prairie Ave., Suite 515 in Inglewood. The “Stork’s Nest,” and “Z-Hope” programs will provide educational classes on nutrition, stress, parenting and other topics. Incentives for participation include baby furniture, clothing, diapers, car seats, strollers and more. For details, call (310) 677-7995.
St. James AME Church presents its “3rd Annual Jazz In The Parking Lot” on October 1, from 12 p.m., to 5 p.m., at 655 W. 70th St., in Los Angele, said Pastor Dwaine Jackson. Activities include food, giveaways, vendors, health booths, kids zone and music, featuring The Sons of Thunder. For information, call (323) 758-6786.
WHW Ministries holds its ‘27th Annual Methods of Expository Preaching and Teaching Conference’ on October 3–7, 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. Several workshops will be held on preaching, teaching and effective ministry. 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.
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.