Founder’s Church of Religious Science

Founder’s Church Named as National Historic Site

Founder’s Church of Religious Science, which was designed by the renowned African-American architect, Paul R. Williams, has been officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation was announced on Feb. 3, exactly 60 years and one month since Founder’s dedication on Jan. 3, 1960. Founder’s Church was the culmination of the work of Dr. Ernest Holmes, the founder of Religious Science/ Science of Mind. He chose Williams to be the architect based on his outstanding ability to convert Dr. Holmes’ vision of an “all embracing church” into reality, which now graces the corner of 6th Street and

Call 2 Worship – October 31

Abundant Grace Bible Church honors their pastor, Bishop Michael V. Jenkins, with a birthday luncheon on Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., at Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1154 E. 92nd St., in Los Angeles. Dr. Patrick D. Ross is the host pastor. The donation is $30. For tickets, call or text (310) 896-5741. Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California and the Black Jewish Alliance presents the Heschel/King Forum – Confronting White Supremacy on Nov. 3, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor William Smart, SCLC

Call 2 Worship – December 20

Truth and Love Christian Church plans “A Christmas Miracle” on Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at 1129 E. Dominguez St., Suite B, in Carson, said Pastor Walter Tucker III. The program will feature music, songs and a short Christmas play. To learn more, call (310) 635-3550. Brookins-Kirkland AME Church sponsors a Christmas Program on Dec. 23, at 8 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Christmas Day worship starts at 9 a.m. For information, call (323) 296-5610. West Angeles Church of God in Christ, led by COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake,

Call 2 Worship – December 13

Trinity Baptist Church plans its 11th annual Homeless Blanket Drive on Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in their garage parking lot at 2040 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Alvin Tunstill and homeless activist Brian Ferguson. Donations of new full, queen or king size blankets and pillows will be collected. On Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., a Christmas celebration takes place with the Mass Choir and friends. Call (323) 735-0044 for information. Second AME Church hosts a “Christmas Festival of Music and the Arts” on Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., at 5500 Hoover St., in

Call 2 Worship – December 6

  Crenshaw United Methodist Church plans “Holiday Family Movie Night” on Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. Also, Christmas Worship takes place on Dec. 23, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a holiday meal. For information, call (323) 292-0141. Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on Dec. 8, at 10 a.m., at 555 E. 220th St., in Carson.  The public is invited to attend for worship and prayer.  For information, call (310) 835-7905. The Guibord Center presents “Holy Days of Light: Roots of Hanukkah and Christmas” on Dec.

Chang to Receive Top Honors

Rev. Dr. Arthur Chang of Founder’s Church of Religious Science will receive a rare second doctorate from Centers for Spiritual Living (formerly Church of Religious Science). His new degree, Doctor of Religious Science, will be conferred on February 27 in an academic convocation in Golden, Colorado. The Doctor of Religious Science honorary degree is given to ministers who have served in an exemplary way and contributed seminal writings to advance the philosophy. Dr. Chang is currently serving as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Science of Mind Foundation. Chang has written extensively on the correlation of process