Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline Martin (Courtesy photo)

Love, Peace and Happiness Family Christian Fellowship will celebrate pastor and first lady, Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline Martin, with the “45th Appreciation Service in the Pastoral Ministry.”

The celebration services are set for Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., at the LPH Compton location, located at 400 S. Santa Fe Ave.; Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m., at the Los Angeles location, located at 4951 S. Figueroa St.; and concluding on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 3:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles location.

“We, the congregation, would like to show our love and appreciation to the pastor and his wife for serving faithfully and untiringly in the ministry,” said Minister Merilyn Jolly, who added that guest churches in the surrounding cities will also participate.

“Throughout the years that Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline have been in service to our heavenly Father, they have touched so many lives and so many hearts. God has truly blessed this congregation with a marvelous couple who have dedicated their lives to stewardship and to His people. We, as a congregation, have been greatly touched by their untiring love and devotion and as we dedicate our lives to Christ, we dedicate our loyalty to them because they have been loyal to us,” Jolly said.

The public is invited to attend. For information, call (800) 757-6552.