Crenshaw Christian Center hosts the book release of “Behind the Seen” on Sept. 8, at 12:30 p.m., at 7901 S. Vermont Ave., in Los Angeles. Pastor Frederick K. Price authored the book and will sign copies during the reception. The book, which aims to help believers in their walk with Christ, outlines how activities in the spirit realm can affect actions that occur in the physical world. To learn more, visit thematrixoftruth.com.
St. Mark AME Church celebrates Friends and Family Day on Sept. 8, at 2:30 p.m., at 12923 S. Avalon Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kirkpatrick Tyler. Pastor Mary S. Minor of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church will be the guest preacher. For information, call (310) 329-3443.
Faith Without Borders podcast streams online on Sept. 8, at 3 p.m., at morrismedialive.com. Hosted by Pastor Kelvin Saul, the topic will be “Suicide Prevention and Intervention Strategies in the Black Community.”
Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Sept. 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.
First AME Church presents its 9th Annual Gospel Comedy Explosion on Sept. 14, 4 p.m. at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. Ramona Stephens will serve as host. The donation is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For information or tickets, call the FAME Business Office at (323) 735-1251.
Price Chapel AME Church observes its 72nd anniversary on Sept. 15, at 3 p.m., at 4000 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Benjamin Hollins. Pastor John E. Cager III and Ward AME Church will be the guests. For details, call (323) 296-2406.
Holman United Methodist Church plans an Usher Day Celebration on Sept. 22, at 3 p.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Paul Hill. The theme is “Servants of All” based on Matthew 23:11. Pastor Gary Bernard Williams of St. Mark United Methodist Church will be the guest preacher. To learn more, call (323) 703-5868 or visit holmanumc.com.