Pastor Shane B. Scott

Macedonia Baptist Church Hosts Wellness Family Health Fair

The Fall into Wellness Family Health Fair, aiming to address economic, health, and social disparities in the Watts community, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1751 E. 114th Street, in Los Angeles. Free immunizations and health screenings will be available along with food, music and other resources. Community and hospital volunteers will staff booths featuring art and educational activities for children, first aid training, and job opportunities for adults. Macedonia Baptist Church, Macedonia Community Development Corporation, Charles Drew University, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are hosting the event, which

Pastor Scott and Macedonia CDC Sponsor Virtual Job Training Workshop

Investments are coming to South L.A. from “Build Back Better,” the Olympics, and other construction projects in the region.  Many of these dollars have a local hire component and Pastor Shane Scott, chair of Macedonia Community Development Corporation, wants to make sure that  workers in South L.A. can take advantage of these employment opportunities.  

Faith Community Mourns Loss of Mary L. Winston

Mary Louise Winston made a distinctive mark on South Los Angeles as a child of God, community activist and savvy businesswoman. She passed away on Nov. 27 and her life was recently celebrated by family, friends and Macedonia Baptist Church.

Macedonia Baptist Church Celebrates 111th Anniversary

A spirit of rejoicing filled the air as Pastor Shane B. Scott and the members of Macedonia Baptist Church celebrated their 111th anniversary on Oct. 20. The spirited service was centered around the theme, “He Who Began a Good Work in Us,” based on Philippians 1:6. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Campbell, founder and pastor of the Household of Faith Community Church in Houston, Texas, was the guest preacher. “Celebrating anniversaries helps us to observe the past while anticipating the future,” said Scott. “God has certainly been good to us!” Macedonia Baptist, the oldest African American church in the Watts community,

Scott Reflects on His ‘Incredible Ride’ at Macedonia Baptist

It’s been a more than eventful stretch for the Rev. Shane B. Scott, who serves as pastor of the historic Macedonia Baptist Church in Los Angeles. In fact, he defines his eight-year tenure as “an incredible ride!” While the period has been marked by ups-and-downs, Scott enjoys serving his congregation and is pleased with the positive impact that he and the members have made in the Watts community. “God has been gracious and the people of Macedonia have also been gracious and patient. I have nothing but gratitude for their loving kindness,” he said, reflecting on his time at the

Macedonia Baptist Church Observes 108th Anniversary

A spirit of thankfulness surrounds Pastor Shane B. Scott and the members of Macedonia Baptist Church as they prepare to observe their 108th anniversary. The celebration will be held on Sunday, October 16, at 10 a.m., in the sanctuary located at 1751 E 114th St., in Los Angeles. “Our theme is ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Macedonia Moving Forward’ with Lamentations 3:21023 as our scripture reference,” said Pastor Scott. “We invite greater Los Angeles to attend our worship service.” The Rev. Dr. Freddy J. Clark, pastor and founder of Shalom Church (City of Peace) in Florissant, Missouri, will be the