Transfiguration Catholic Church participates in the “Pray for a Cure” service on October 1, at 12:30 p.m., at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple Street in Los Angeles, said Deacon Mark Race, church administrator. Prayers will be offered for cancer patients and a cure for the disease. Call (310) 259-6430 for details.
Christ Second Baptist Church observes its 109th anniversary on October 2, at 1471 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., in Long Beach, said Pastor Welton Pleasant. At 9:40 a.m., Pastor Fred Campbell of Mount Zion Baptist church in Redwood City, CA, will preach. At 3 p.m., Pastor Charles Johnson of Cochran Avenue Baptist Church will deliver the sermon. To learn more, call (562) 599-3421.
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 hosts 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. 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.
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.
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.