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Kirkland Keeping Busy Since Retiring as Bishop
April 10, 2019
  It’s been nearly three years since the Right Rev. T. Larry Kirkland, Sr. retired as an AME bishop after 55 years of ministry, but his schedule remains as busy as ever. ... read more »
This Week in Black Faith History – Minister Jarena Lee
February 27, 2019
Minister Jarena Lee was the first authorized female  ...  in the  ...  Church. Lee, whose family or maiden name is unknown, was born to a poor but free black family on February 11, ... read more »
Wilson Focuses on Building New Relationships with God’s People –Inside and Outside Church Walls
January 2, 2019
Like many pastors, the Rev. Nicolette Birdsong Wilson wants her St. James AME Church congregation to grow spiritually and numerically. But, numbers play a lesser role than relationship building. ... read more »
Geraldine Stiles Murph Passes at 100
October 24, 2018
  The Los Angeles faith community extended a fond farewell to Mrs. Geraldine Stiles Murph, who passed away on Oct. 15, at the age of 100-years-old. ... read more »
Brookins Reflects on Her Service to God and His Church
October 17, 2018
God has abundantly blessed the ministry of the Rev. Dr. Rosalynn Kyle Brookins since she answered His call to preach 14 years ago. The wife of the late Bishop H.H. ... read more »
Community Education Town Hall Highlights Nov. 6 Election
October 10, 2018
AME SoCal Lay Organization event to feature state and county candidates for office Propositions and candidates in the upcoming mid-term election will be vetted and explained at the Community Education Town Hall on Friday, ... read more »
Fugh to Preach at Brookins-Kirkland AME
June 27, 2018
Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church, will preach on Sunday, July 1, at 9 a.m., at Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church, ... read more »
Bishop C. Garnett Henning, Spiritual and Social Justice Giant, Passes Away
May 16, 2018
Spiritual giant and champion for social justice are frequently used to describe the Right Rev. Cornal Garnett Henning, Sr. Known locally and internationally as a passionate religious leader and human rights advocate, ... read more »
AME Lenten Caravan Donates to Nonprofits
April 11, 2018
Eight AME churches recently united to present the Community Lenten Caravan (CLC), a series of services held in L.A. and Pasadena leading up to Resurrection Sunday. ... read more »
Fugh Leads AMEs in Donating Funds to Local Nonprofits
June 28, 2017
  Four local nonprofits received sizeable donations from the AME Church during last week’s Council of Bishops and General Board meeting at the Hilton LAX Hotel in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Brookins-Kirkland AME Welcomes Bishop Wicker
June 21, 2017
Bishop Stafford J.N. Wicker and the Rev. Dr. Constance Wicker were special guests at Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church on June 18.   The Wickers are the presiding prelate and the supervisor of missions of the 18th Episcopal District of the AME Church. ... read more »
Homegoing Service Held for Deaconess Luerena Williams
June 7, 2017
Luerena Williams, a longtime member of the AME Church, passed away on May 20 at the age of 92. Her long life was highlighted by her 20 years of faithful service as a missionary at Brookins (now Brookins-Kirkland) Community AME Church and 21 years as a stewardess and deaconess at Second AME Church, ... read more »
Obama and family visit many houses of worship
January 19, 2017
A pictorial review of some of the churches the Obama family visited during the past eight years. Then-Senator Barack Obama, Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, and Rev. ... read more »
Fugh Announces AME Pastoral Appointments
November 3, 2016
Bishop Clement W. Fugh reappointed the majority of Los Angeles-area pastors to their churches at the close of the Southern California Annual Conference of the AME Church during the Closing Worship and Commissioning Service on Oct. ... read more »
Connecting faith and quilting leads to beautiful results, spiritually and literally
August 25, 2016
To the average mind, a link between faith and quilting is hazy at best. But, the Rev. Judi Wortham-Sauls clearly sees a connection. “Just like God use us as ordinary people to do extraordinary things, ... read more »
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