Second Mount Carmel M.B. Church
will present its 2011 Women of Focus Conference on July 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at 447 East 80th Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Eric S. Woodson is pastor. The theme is ‘Bloom Where You Are Planted’ based on I Corinthians 3:6-7, 7:17a. For information, call (323) 753-4271.
Ward A.M.E. Church
will host ‘2011 Redigging the Wells of Intercession for California’ on July 23, at 9 a.m., at 1177 West 25th Street in Los Angeles. Rev. Joseph Nixon is pastor. Bishop Dr. Jackie Green of JGM Enternational Prayerlife Institute will speak at the service sponsored by Blessed Ministries, Inc.
For details, call Rev. Annette Hollins at (909) 239-0377.
Artesian Well Church
will dedicate its new edifice on July 24, at 5 p.m., at 3960 E. Gilman Street in Long Beach, announced Dr. James P. Norman Jr., pastor and founder, and First Lady Kathleen Norman. The public is invited to attend. For details, call (562) 495-4100 or visit www.artesianwellchurch.com.
First A.M.E. Church
will host Dr. Henry Jackson’s Birthday Musical and Appreciation Celebration on July 24, at 5 p.m., at 2270 South Harvard Boulevard in Los Angeles. Dr. John J. Hunter is pastor and Gerald and Jacque Malone are the hosts. The event is free. Guests include the Clara Ward Singers, Brookinaires Gospel Choir, Anna Moore, Sherwood Sledge and Tim “Bishop” Brown.
Mount Aaron Christian Center Church
presents ‘Youth Revival 2011′ on July 26 – 28, at 6 p.m., at 2621 West Vernon Avenue in Los Angeles. Dr. Michael Albert is pastor and Elder Curtis Lollis is guest speaker. Call (323) 292-3100 for information.
Greater New Bethel Baptist Church
will celebrate the retirement of Pastor Earl A. Pleasant with a musical on July 28, at 7 p.m., at 601 East 99th Street in Inglewood. A Retirement Banquet is set for July 29, at 7 p.m., at the LAX Westin Hotel, 5400 West Century Boulevard in Los Angeles. The speaker will be Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, pastor emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago IL.
For ticket information, call Beverly Allen at (323) 753-6390.
Park Windsor Baptist Church
will hold its Annual Women’s Conference on July 29-31, at 1842 West 108th Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Terrell Taylor. Nichelle Travis is chairperson. The theme is ‘Rising Up From the Ashes to the Beauty of Praise and Purpose’ based on Isaiah 61.
To register, call Tanya Baxter-Travis at (323) 715-8277.
North Long Beach Christian Fellowship
will present ‘The Preacher on Trial,’ on July 29 at 7 p.m., and July 30 at 6 p.m., at 5640 Orange Avenue in Long Beach. Pastor Walter M. Carter will portray the lead character in the production. Call (562) 422-8027 for details.
Mount Gilead M.B. Church
will observe Mission Emphasis Sunday on July 31, at 11 a.m., at 9201 South Normandie Avenue in Los Angeles. Rev. W. Monroe Campbell is pastor. Following the service, the Marriage Ministry Fellowship Outing will take place. For information, call (323) 755-1111.
Pilgrim’s Hope Bible Church
hosts its 3rd Annual ‘Sow-A-Seed’ Shopping Spree and ‘Back-to School’ Event on August 6, at 9 a.m., at 7016 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles. Rev. Joe L. Smith is pastor. The free event provides local women with clothing, shoes, accessories and toiletry items and school supplies for children.
For details or to donate items, call (323) 581-7672.
Ruach Christian Community Fellowship
is focusing on ‘Marriage, Family and Relationships’ each Sunday in July, said Pastor Lewis Logan II. Worship services are at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., at Normandie Seventh Day Adventist Church, 12420 South Normandie Avenue in Los Angeles. For details, call (310) 621-3693 or visit www.RCCFellowship.org.
Bryant Temple A.M.E. Church
hosts Bible Study on each Tuesday at 7 p.m., at 2525 West Vernon Avenue in Los Angeles. Pastor Clyde Oden teaches along with Rev. Dr. Cecil “Chip” Murray, Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman of Claremont School of Theology, and Pastor Mark Whitlock of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church.
Call (323) 754-8074 for information.