Knox Presbyterian Church presents African American Legacies on Feb. 15, at 3 p.m., at 5840 La Tijera Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald Ragland. Georgia Laster Association of Musicians co-sponsor the event. The program will highlight significant people and activities in Black history.
Save Our Sons Prison Justice Ministry features Tobias Tubbs, community activist, on Feb. 16, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter, Sr. The topic is “Viewed From the Eyes of Life Experiences” based on Proverbs 22:6 –“Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” For information, call (323) 292-0141.
Hollypark United Methodist Church hosts a Black History Month celebration on Feb. 16, at 4 p.m., at 13000 S. Van Ness Ave. in Gardena. United Methodist Men of Hollypark and the Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Men sponsor the event. The U.S. Postal Service’s Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever stamp will be unveiled and the Dozier Singers Family & Friends will headline the concert. Participants include Gardena Mayor Tasha Cerda, Gardena Postmaster Pam Smith-Cunningham, Cora Jackson-Fossett, Farron Dozier, Men of Hollypark, Voices in Praise and the Hollypark Choir. To learn more, call Hollypark UMC at (310) 516-6457.
Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church plans an unveiling of the U.S. Postal Service’s Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever stamp on Feb. 23, at 9 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. Other Black Heritage stamps and memorabilia will be available. To learn more, call (323) 296-5610.
Holman United Methodist Church presents the 60th Annual Concert of Spirituals on Feb. 23, at 4 p.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Interim Pastor Paul A. Hill. The Holman choir will perform. William Campbell, Jr., is the music director and Robert Johnson, Jr., is the organist. The donation ranges from $15-to-$50. The Heritage Festival takes place on Feb. 29, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. For details on all events, call (323) 703-5868.
AME Community Lenten Caravan, hosted by eight AME churches, kicks-off on Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., at First AME Church, 1700 N. Ramond Ave., in Pasadena, said the Rev. Dr. Larry Campbell, host pastor. The Rev. Dr. Kelvin T. Calloway, Sr., of Bethel AME will preach.
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