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 »
Scripture: Isaiah 26:20-21
I know many of you are asking, “Why has God allowed the coronavirus to ravish the world?” You are wondering, “Why am I confined in my house?” “Why does God allow houses of worship to be impacted?”
If you’re not asking these questions, ... read more »
Many congregants received pastoral letters outlining worship etiquette in light of the increase in coronavirus or COVID-19 cases across the nation.
The messages reiterate the guidelines that medical professionals have recommended to protect public health. ... read more »
As the celebration of the birth of Christ nears, the Sentinel surveyed several local clergy for their replies to the question: What are one-to-two Christmas wishes that you would extend to the L.A.-area African American community and why? ... read more »
Los Angeles-area ministries will observe the Thanksgiving holiday with a range of activities. The following list highlights some of the worship services, dinners and other plans shared with the Sentinel. ... read more »
The Mary M. Kidd Women’s Missionary Society of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church recently hosted an information session featuring LAPD Deputy Chief Regina Scott, the first Black woman to hold the position in the history of the department. ... read more »
The Mary M. Kidd Women’s Missionary Society of Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church held a spirit-filled Annual Missionary Day on June 23. The theme was “This Is Us: We Are Called to Strengthen Our Faith Through Ministry” based on Philippians 2:1-5. ... read more »
The Community Lenten Caravan (CLC), a series of services hosted by eight AME churches, concluded the April 17 worship at Bethel AME-L.A. by assisting others.
Continuing their long tradition, ... read more »
In the wake of the March 31 murder of Ermias Asghedom, known worldwide as Nipsey Hussle, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has been at the forefront of engaging resources to stop the violence and heal the community in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Scripture: Romans 8:18-21, NIV
This is the season of Advent. We celebrate hope. The Bible emphasizes faith, hope, and love as our three essentials.
Each is necessary for a vibrant faith, ... read more »