Rev. Dr. William S. Epps

Greater Ebenezer Holds 2017 Annual Convocation

Powerful preaching, teaching and worship headline the 2017 Annual Convocation sponsored by Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (GEMBC). The conference opens Wednesday, April 19 and continues through Friday, April 21, at 6 p.m. each night on the GEMBC campus located at 5300 S. Denker Ave., in Los Angeles. The theme is “Opened Bible, Lifted Hands” based on Nehemiah 8:5-8. “Godly men and women from Greater Ebenezer as well as other anointed preachers from throughout greater Los Angeles will instruct a range of classes tailored to spiritually empower children, youth and adults as well as enhance various within the church,” said Pastor

Trinity Baptist Church Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Multiple events are planned this year as Trinity Baptist Church observes a century of Christian and community service in the city of Los Angeles. A Sunday School group of 15 children and 3 adults founded the ministry on November 11, 1917. Upcoming activities will highlight the anniversary theme, “Celebrating 100 Years of Walking by Faith, Cherishing our Past, Celebrating our Present, Constructing our Future. For we walk by faith, not by sight. (2 Cor. 5:7) But without faith, it is impossible to please God. (Heb. 11:1).” “It is with immense joy that the entire Trinity Baptist Church family commemorate this

Hairston chronicles journey to greatness in midst of blindness

March is Women’s History Month People with sight often take it for granted. Ever Lee Hairston did too, until her vision began to fade at an early age. Confronted with total blindness at the age of 29, she took steps to succeed in life despite her handicap. Hairston chronicles her journey and ascension to an executive position in the Department of Health and Human Services Division in New Jersey in the book, “Blind Ambition:  One Woman’s Journey To Greatness Despite Her Blindness.” The author, who now lives in Los Angeles, will share excerpts of her story on Sunday, March 20,