Calvary Baptist Church

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

Call 2 Worship – February 14

Southern Saint Paul Church and Calvary Baptist Church plan Heritage Sunday on Feb. 17, with powerful messages by the Rev. Al Sharpton, who will participate as part of the church’s Black History Month celebration, said Pastor Xavier L. Thompson, spiritual leader of both fellowships. At 9:30 a.m., Sharpton will preach at Calvary, 12928 Vaughn St., in San Fernando. At 11:15 a.m., he will speak at Southern Saint Paul, 4678 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. To learn more, call Southern Saint Paul at (323) 731-2703. Agape Church of Los Angeles hosts Law Enforcement Sunday on Feb. 17, at 11 a.m.,

Rev. Al Sharpton to Speak at Southern Saint Paul

Heritage Sunday kicks-off on Feb. 17, at Southern Saint Paul Church with powerful messages by the Rev. Al Sharpton. Pastor Xavier L. Thompson announced that Sharpton’s appearance is part of the church’s Black History Month celebration, which will be observed at both campuses where Thompson serves as the under-shepherd. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 12928 Vaughn St., in San Fernando, will host Sharpton at 9:30 a.m. He will preach at the 11:15 a.m. worship at Southern Saint Paul, 4678 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. Sharpton is an internationally known civil rights activist, Baptist minister, television/radio talk show host and

Thompson to Step Down as President of Baptist Ministers Conference

L.A. Pastor, BMC’s youngest-ever president, led group in successfully tackling spiritual and social justice issues After more than five years leading the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California (BMC), the Rev. Xavier L. Thompson will step down as president. Fortunately, his move is not due to scandal or disgrace, but rather his choice in light of his growing ministry and increasing involvement in the civic arena. Elected as the youngest president in BMC’s history, Thompson is the pastor of Southern Baptist Church in Los Angeles. His charge has expanded to include spiritual leadership of St. Paul Baptist

Western Baptist State Convention Opens 127th Annual Session

  The Western Baptist State Convention (WBSC) is preparing for its 127th Annual Session, which officially opens on Monday, August 7, at 7 p.m., and continues through Thursday, August 10, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1502 E. 20th St., in Santa Monica. According to WBSC President J. Benjamin Hardwick, he and the WBSC Executive Board will focus on dealing with present realities and shifting to the possibilities of tomorrow through Jesus Christ. The Rev. Robert E. Shipp, Sr., is the host pastor. “It will be an honor for the entire community to join us for a State and District collaboration of

Celebration of Life Services Set for Bishop Broadous

Several celebration of life services are planned to honor the memory of Bishop Miquail M. Broadous, Sr., who passed away on Feb. 26 at the age of 47. Bishop Broadous was the pastor of Grace Temple Baptist Church and Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Los Angeles and Calvary Baptist Church in Pacoima. He served 20 years as the spiritual leader of Grace Temple, one year as head of Cedar Grove and a little over two months as Calvary’s pastor. On March 9, he will lie in state from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Grace Temple, 7017 S. Gramercy Place in Los