Bishop Kenneth Ulmer

Amid the Epidemic of Police Shootings and Racialized Violence Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Hosts Leadership Dialogue

In response to an increase in shootings of unarmed Black men and women, including the recent shooting of Dijon Kizzee in South Los Angeles, and subsequent protests against the racialized violence endured at the hands of law enforcement towards communities of color, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, in collaboration with the Institute for Nonviolence in Los Angeles (INLV), led a leadership level virtual dialogue on Racism, Policing, the Pandemic + Beyond.

MLK and Centinela Hospitals Receive Big Donation of PPE and Masks

Freddie Figgers, an entrepreneur based on Florida, reached out to Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer of Faithful Central Bible Church and the result was Centinela and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospitals receiving 750,000 masks and 250,000 PPE. Inglewood City Hall was also a recipient of some of the supplies.

Worship Where You Are

Scripture: Psalm 139:7 -Where can I go to escape your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? (Complete Jewish Bible) In this, the most holy season on faith calendars, practitioners of practical spirituality struggle to hold on to the communal expressions of shared religiosity amid the tension of governmental mandates to public health and safety. Amid these days of pandemic and panic, frustration and faith, the religious-minded find themselves in the tension of spiritual celebration and spatial isolation. Worshipers, clergy, laity and religious leaders are drawn between coming together to share their faith and being obedient to public guidelines

Faith Leaders Urge Members to Adopt Coronavirus Prevention Guidelines

Many congregants received pastoral letters outlining worship etiquette in light of the increase in coronavirus or COVID-19 cases across the nation. The messages reiterate the guidelines that medical professionals have recommended to protect public health. The recommendations include frequent hand washing, using hand sanitizers, remaining home if sick and consulting your doctor if experiencing flu-like symptoms. “We are prayerfully providing the guidelines for consideration as a church family. We believe these guidelines will allow us to collectively and individually prepare appropriately,” wrote Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. in an email to the West Angeles Church of God in Christ membership.

Legendary Evangelist Morris Cerullo Holds Los Angeles Crusade

  International evangelist Dr. Morris Cerullo will hold a two-day crusade in Los Angeles on Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25. The free services will take place at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., at the historic Angelus Temple, 1100 Glendale Blvd., in Los Angeles. The crusade, one of four that Cerullo will conduct across the nation, will mark several milestones in the heralded preacher’s life including 72-years of worldwide ministry, 67-years of marriage, 87th birthday and one-year anniversary of his healing from paralyzing vasculitis. “God said, ‘America needs to experience once more my supernatural power…just like I healed you,