Southern California Harvest Crusade opens August 18-20, at 7 p.m., at the Angel Stadium, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way in Anaheim. Pastor Greg Laurie will preach and Lecrae, Jordin Sparks, Jeremy Camp and others will perform. Admission is free.
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church plans a “Back to School and Health Fair Rally” on August 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 10905 S. Compton Ave. in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. Free back to school supplies, haircuts and more will be available. King Drew Medical Center and the Watts Healthcare Corporation will provide free health screenings and information. To learn more, call (323) 566-5286 or email email@example.com.
Murph-Chapel St Paul AME Church and the San Gabriel Valley NAACP presents a “Back to School, Stay in School” on August 19, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., at 1381 Pass and Covina Rd., in La Puente, said Pastor Tracey Johnson. Youth will receive free school supplies and backpacks. Guests include U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, County Supv. Hilda Solis, West Covina Mayor Corey Warshaw and local fire, police and school officials. Call (626) 917-3686 or (310) 428-4840 for information.
Southern St. Paul Church presents the “Dare to be Bold” women’s conference on August 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 4678 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson. On August 27, at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Annual Women’s Day will be observed.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church plans a musical to salute Pastor Sylvester and First Lady Earlee Washington on August 27, at 3:30 p.m., at 2009 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Los Angeles. Remy Abraham, Debra Board-Milton, George Sanders, Praise Unlimited 2.0, the PHBC choir and the Rev. Michael Larry and the Gospel Soul Torchers will perform. For information, call (323) 293-6448.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church plans “National ‘Back to Church’ Sunday” on September 10, at 10 a.m., at 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The public is invited to attend. For information, call (323) 292-0141.