Although the California Department of Public Health announced the statewide reopening of places of worship on May 25, L.A.-area faith leaders are not rushing to resume religious services on Sunday, May 31. ... read more »
First AME Church of Los Angeles, the city’s oldest church founded by African Americans, will celebrate its 147th Anniversary on Sunday, May 19. Former members and friends have been invited to attend this “homecoming” celebration. ... read more »
Jasmyne Cannick, well-known communications strategist, community advocate and journalist, received the Trailblazer Award from First AME Church Women’s Missionary Society on March 31.
The annual award is presented to women who have made significant contributions to their community and nation. ... read more »
The L.A. Sentinel Religion section continues to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting Los Angeles-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community.
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Parishioners and guests of First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) adorned African attire and enjoyed the drumbeats of Africa at FAME’s annual citywide kick-off celebration of African American Heritage Month on Feb. ... read more »
More than 200 members of Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Marching “100” performed outside of First AME Church of Los Angeles on Dec. 30, prior to their scheduled January 1 performance in the Tournament of Roses Parade. ... read more »
Eleni Kounalakis, a candidate for California Lt. Governor and a former U.S. Ambassador visited and participated in the powerful and inspiring worship services at West Angeles Church of God in Christ led by Bishop Charles E. ... read more »