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Call 2 Worship – March 8

Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church plans the 16th Annual Women’s Conference on March 10, at 9 a.m., at 5300 South Denker Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor DeNon Porter. The theme is “Christian Women: Trusting in God and Bound Together by His Love” based on are 1Peter 5:1-11. On March 11, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., the Women’s Chorus will sing and at 3:30 p.m., the Annual Women’s Musical will be held. Rosalind Maye Higgins is the guest soloist. For information, call (323) 759-4996. Carson Community Deliverance Center Church holds a Women’s Prayer Service on March 10, at 10 a.m.,

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

Second Baptist Hosts Dr. Cleophus La Rue

  Second Baptist Church will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pastor William Saxe Epps on Sunday, March 26, at the 8 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services. Epps is the eighth pastor to serve the church. As part of the celebration, the Diaconate and Trustee Ministries invited Rev. Dr. Cleophus J. LaRue, the Francis Landry Patton Professor of Homiletics at The Princeton Theological Seminary will deliver the message at both services. LaRue, an ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention of America, has served as pastor of churches in Texas and in Jamaica, Queens, New York. He received both his M.Div.

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

Michael Eric Dyson Continues Effort to Defeat Injustice

The Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is on the attack and his target is injustice. If the celebrated minister and author has his way, unfairness and inequities against blacks and other disadvantaged groups will cease to exist. To some, Dyson’s goal is extremely high, however, that view has not shaken his commitment to the mission he embarked on more than 20 years ago and he reiterated that position during his recent visit to Los Angeles. Joining with 750,000 people, Dyson lent his support to L.A.’s Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21. Later that day, he signed copies of his

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,