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Pastor Xavier L. Thompson
Homegoing Services Announced for Rev. Dr. Solomon Drake
August 27, 2021
Los Angeles lost a giant in the faith with the passing of the Rev. Dr. Solomon L. Drake, pastor emeritus of Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. ... read more »
Celebration of Life Service Set for Bishop L. Daniel Williams
February 13, 2019
Bishop L. Daniel Williams, the retired pastor of The Baptist Church of the New Covenant in Norwalk, passed away following a lingering illness. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, ... read more »
Rev. Al Sharpton to Speak at Southern Saint Paul
February 6, 2019
Heritage Sunday kicks-off on Feb. 17, at Southern Saint Paul Church with powerful messages by the Rev. Al Sharpton. Pastor Xavier L. Thompson announced that Sharpton’s appearance is part of the church’s Black History Month celebration, ... read more »
Hill Headlines Southern St. Paul’s Anointing Service
January 16, 2019
  Southern Saint Paul Church will hold an Anointing Service to extend prayers and blessings to people suffering from physical, mental or emotional pain. According to Pastor Xavier L. ... read more »
Top Faith Community Stories in 2018
December 27, 2018
  Jan. – AME Church Responds to Trump’s Racist Rhetoric In a scathing rebuke of recent racist comments reportedly stated by President Donald Trump, the AME Church Council of Bishops issued a strong statement signed by Bishop Clement W. ... read more »
What Does Christmas Really Mean? Local Pastors Respond
December 21, 2017
While the holiday draws families and friends together to share meals, memories and tokens of love, Christmas really means a whole lot more, according to Los Angeles-area pastors.  ... read more »
Baptist Ministers, Conventions Plan Hurricane Relief Service
September 13, 2017
The victims of Hurricanes Harvey will receive more financial support, thanks to the efforts of six L.A.-area Baptist organizations. The leaders of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California (BMC), ... read more »
Faith Community Unites to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
September 6, 2017
  The historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey galvanized the Los Angeles faith community into action with multiple efforts underway to assist hundreds of thousands in Houston, ... read more »
Howard Named Overseer of Grace Temple Baptist Church
May 3, 2017
The members of Grace Temple Baptist Church in Los Angeles have unanimously elected the Rev. Rodney J. Howard as their overseer. In this position, Howard will administer the church until a new pastor is named to succeed the late Bishop Miquail M. ... read more »
Reflections – Pictorial Review of Events in Local Faith Community
November 10, 2016
The Rev. Al Sharpton, right,  fellowshipped with two leading African American churches in South L.A. on Oct. 30.  Pastor Xavier L. Thompson of Southern St. Paul Church greets Sharpton, ... read more »
Local Faith Leaders Respond to Orlando Tragedy
June 23, 2016
The mass murders of 49 people in Orlando, Florida on June 12 prompted a strong response from faith leaders throughout the nation. In the greater Los Angeles area, ... read more »
Southern St. Paul Church Kicks-off Pentecost Revival
May 12, 2016
Renewal, rejuvenation and restoration highlight the Pentecost Revival 2016 sponsored by Southern St. Paul Church. The event kicks-off Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., ... read more »

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