Joseph of Jacob United Church of God in Christ plans Purpose Conference 2017 on September 29 to October 1, at 16303 Orange Ave., in Paramount, said Bishop Ray Moten, pastor. The theme is “Living a Life of Purpose” based on Philippians 1:6. The keynote speaker is Evangelist Mahalia Washington. To learn more, call (562) 633-8668.
United Church of the Living God celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Soul-to-Soul ministry on September 30, at 1 p.m., at 11029 S. Broadway St., in Los Angeles, said Evangelist Patricia Roberts, founder. Overseer Dorothy Stewart Daniel will be the guest speaker.
First AME Church presents “Facts of Life,” on Sept. 30, at 3 p.m., at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. FAME’s Commission on Social Action sponsors the free event. Information about home-buying, jobs, life insurance, living trusts, social security benefits, pre-burial needs, low income rentals, jobs, financial literacy, cyber bullying, teen dating violence and more will be offered along will music, food trucks and giveaways. For details, visit famechurch.org or call (323) 735-1251.
Hamilton United Methodist Church observes their 114th anniversary throughout October, at 6400 S. Figueroa St., said Pastor Fredrick Johnson. Dr. Edna Burems is the anniversary chair and Dr. Thelma Eaton and Anthony Lawson are the co-chairs. The theme is “On Fire to Witness for Christ” based on Zechariah 2:5. Guest speakers include Derrick Patterson on Oct. 8, at 11 a.m.; former U.S. Rep. Diane Watson on Oct. 11, at 11 a.m.; and the Rev. Rev. Mark Nakagawa on Oct. 29, at 11 a.m.
New Antioch Church of God in Christ hosts Praise Explosion 2017 on October 8, at 4 p.m., at 7826 S. Vermont Ave., in Los Angles, said Superintendent Jeffrey Lewis, pastor. The Pastor’s Aide sponsors the event. Nikki Potts, Kesha Ealy, Yolonda Harris Dancy, New Antioch COGIC Young Adult Choir, Sherri Allen, Elder Chrystopher J. Grundy and the Rev. Ron Colman will participate. To learn more, call 778-7965.
New Destiny Purpose Church host a Revival on October 11-13, at 7 p.m., at 12101 W. Manchester Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald Wickman. The evangelist is Elder Cecil Thompson of Grace Temple Church. For information, call (323) 449-9931.
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.
Church One Ministries present Gospel Comedy on October 21, at 7 p.m., at 700 E. 70th St., in Long Beach, said Bishop Todd Erving, pastor. Monty B. Sharpton will host. Performers include Kathy Westfield, Jamming Jay Lamont, Cizzle C, Rudy Moreno and the Anointed Oreos. The donation is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Proceeds will assist The Mozell Sanders Thanksgiving Dinner, Faith Harvest Christmas Outreach and less fortunate families for the holidays.