Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church

Brookins-Kirkland AME Missionaries Host Annual Day Service

The Mary M. Kidd Women’s Missionary Society of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church will hold its Annual Day Worship Service on Sunday, June 25, at 9 a.m., in the sanctuary located at 3719 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles.

Rev. Millicent Collins, Noted Vocalist and Choir Director, Passes Away

The community lost a dedicated soldier for the Lord with the passing of the Rev. Millicent Jeanette Collins. A talented choral director and vocalist, she died on May 20, following a brief illness. Rev. Collins was acclaimed throughout the AME Church, especially in Southern California, for her service to several congregations including Ward AME Church in Los Angeles and First AME Church of Compton. Most recently, she shared her talents in multiple capacities at Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church in L.A. Working closely with her dear friend, BKCAME Pastor Mary S. Minor, Rev. Collins oversaw the children’s and youth ministry, taught

Rest in Peace – Linda Lanier

The community lost another angel with the passing of Linda Lanier, who left this world for eternal rest with the Heavenly Father on April 15. She was 70 years old.

Words of the Week – You Meant It For Evil; God Meant It For Good

We have this future hope: God will rescue you and me from all our troubles. God will wipe away every tear. God will take care you. Stop crying and complaining. Receive Christ! Only believe you are favored by God and know that God is faithful. God is working it out! God is working it out for your good!

Call 2 Worship – February 18

Many uplifting activities are being sponsored by ministries, neighborhood groups and government agencies throughout the greater Los Angeles area. The Sentinel Religion section is happy to list some of those programs.

Words of the Week – You Wanna Be On Top

Scripture: Mark 10:35-45 Anyone who is a Tyra Banks fan remembers her hit TV show “America’s Next Top Model” — a reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of America’s Next Top Model and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry. Winners typically receive a feature in a magazine and a contract with a modeling agency, among other prizes. The show’s theme song is “Wanna Be On Top.” Every contestant wanted to win the coveted prize of being America’s Next Top Model. When you are on top,

Brookins-Kirkland AME Hosts Fall Revival

Spiritual renewal tops the agenda for the virtual Fall Revival hosted by Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church. The three-day virtual gathering begins Tuesday, Sept. 21 through Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m., via Zoom. The theme is “Wait On The Lord” based on Isaiah 40:28-31. According to Pastor Mary S. Minor, the revival will be preceded by Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. Elder Aquyla Walker, the young adult overseer at Greater Zion Church Family in Compton, will deliver the message. The revival will feature Pastor Roderick Walker of New Mount Zion Church on Sept. 21,

Words of the Week – Open Your Mind

Scripture: Luke 24:45, NIV People have varying opinions about what is happening in our society. A lot is happening: The perpetuation of “The Big Lie.” Protests. Press Conferences. Gun violence: police shoot unarmed Black men and boys; public attacks and shootings of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI); a man had a bad day, so he went to a grocery store and shot and killed innocent people; and disgruntled employees shot and killed their managers and co-workers and themselves. As I read Facebook, Twitter, newspapers, and emails, as I listened to news reports on the television, radio and social media,

Call 2 Worship – May 13

Holman United Methodist Church present Golf with the Pastor on May 15, at 10 a.m., at Brookside Golf at the Rose Bowl, 1133 Rosemount Ave. in Pasadena. Pastor Ken Walden will participate in the fellowship. The donation is $70 for singles and $180 for a foursome. For information, contact Al Dixon at (213) 272-9271 or [email protected]. On May 22, at 9 a.m., Soulforce Nonviolence Worshops led by the Rev. James Lawson will take place via Zoom. Registration is required by visiting Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church holds their 2021 Men’s Conference on May 15, at 10 a.m., via Zoom,

Call 2 Worship – May 6

West Angeles Church of God in Christ celebrates Mother’s Day on May 9, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., online at and on Facebook, said Presiding Bishop Emeritus Charles Blake, pastor. First Lady Mae Blake will be the speaker. At 7 p.m., Evangelist Lisa Nevels will bring the message. Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church observes Mother’s Day on May 9, at 9 a.m., during its virtual Sunday worship service, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. A special sermon and musical selections will be shared. Also, Lamar Stuart will deliver a special tribute in honor of all mothers and those who act

Call 2 Worship – April 26

Calvary Baptist Church hosts “A Shot of Faith” Vaccination Pop-up Clinic on May 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 4911 W. 59th St., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Virgil Jones. The Pfizer or Moderna vaccines will available for free to L.A. County residents ages 16 and up. Also, Dr. Jerry Abraham, Kedren Health Center Director, will be on hand, along with other medical experts to answer vaccine questions and the L.A. Regional Food Bank will distribute free groceries. To learn more, call the church office at (323) 298-1605. African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC) kicks-off “No Menthol