Crossroads United Methodist Church

Winston Aims to Unlock Greatness Through Operation Ten City

Aiming to unlock the greatness in people, the Rev. Dr. Bill Winston launched Operation Ten City (OTC) by partnering with faith leaders and the economic development corporations to promote wealth creation and economic empowerment in Black and Brown communities.

FFFN’s “Food, Facts and Film” Highlight Foster Care System

Faith Foster Families Network will host “Food, Facts and Film” on Oct. 5, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles. According to Nancy Harris, FFFN executive director, the free event will focus on enlightening the community about foster care and the child welfare system. In addition to food stations and information, the program will feature a screening of the HBO documentary, “Foster.”  Following the screening, a panel discussion will take place that includes two of the main individuals in the film. The producer is scheduled to participate as well.

South L.A. Churches Unite to Aid Foster Families and Youth

Town hall set for Oct. 16 at Center of Hope Church in Inglewood  Six churches in the greater South Los Angeles area recently partnered to create the Faith Foster Families Network to offer another level of support to parents and youth involved in the foster care system. Holman CDC of Holman United Methodist Church, the Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation of First AME Church, the West Angeles CDC of West Angeles Church of God in Christ all in Los Angeles, along with the Center of Hope in Inglewood, the City of Refuge in Gardena and Crossroads United Methodist Church in Compton

Crossroads UMC Hosts Expungement Clinic

Crossroads United Methodist Church led the way for a community collaboration and partnership that helped nealy100 people start clearing up their criminal records. The Compton Church hosted the Fresh Start Expungement Clinic on Feb. 25, its second in the past two years, and has made the event a core part of its outreach. “This type of community engagement is necessary and it is important that the faith community lead the way,” said the Rev. Adrienne Zackery, pastor of Crossroads UMC.  “Our vision is to help transform the lives of thousands of formerly incarcerated person in need of a second chance.”