Bishop Donald R. Cook Sr.

Faith Community Sees Many Memorable Moments in 2016

Several memorable activities occurred in Los Angeles’ faith community during 2016. The following lists some of the news reported in the Sentinel Religion section. Notable News February 2 – The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the Richard Allen stamp. Known by many as the founder and first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Allen was also a successful businessman, civic leader and social activist as well as a preacher. This year is the 200th anniversary of his founding of the AME Church. LL Cool J, Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer, Verdine White and Israel Consul General David Siegel attend the The

Harvest Tabernacle Celebrates 40 Years and New Leadership

After forty‐five years of dedicated service to ministry, Bishop Donald R. Cook Sr. of Harvest Tabernacle Bible Church, 1746 E. 55th St. in Los Angeles will officially retire during the church’s upcoming 40th anniversary celebration on Sunday, October 16, at 3 p.m. His successor, son Dr. Donald R. Cook II, will be installed as senior pastor during the Installation Service set for Sunday, November 13, at 4 p.m., at 88th Street Temple Church of God In Christ, 8825 S. Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. “This is such an exciting time in the history of Harvest,” said Minister Michelle Neely, a