Bishop Charley Hames Jr.

Lewis Metropolitan CME Church Marks 76th Anniversary

Pastor Travis A. Morris and the members of Lewis Metropolitan CME Church will observe their 76th anniversary with two services on Sunday, January 22, in the edifice located at 4900 S. Western Avenue in Los Angeles.

Top Religion Stories of 2022

Many notable events took place in the faith community during 2022. Here are some of the activities covered in the Religion section throughout the year.

Hames Appointed Bishop of CME Ninth District

The Rev. Dr. Charley Hames, Jr., most recently the pastor of Beebe Memorial Cathedral CME Church in Oakland, is now the new presiding prelate of the Ninth Episcopal District of Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.