Houses of worship throughout the southland will hold a variety of activities in observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27. The public is welcome to participate in the worship and programs listed below.
Bethel A.M.E. Church plans Thanksgiving Worship at 10 a.m., at 7900 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kelvin T. Calloway.
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church sponsors its 25th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner and Praise and Worship Service, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. The service begins at 9 a.m., followed by a full dinner at 10 a.m., on its campus located at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church holds Thanksgiving Day Worship Service at 9 a.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory McLeod. The guest preacher will be Pastor William Shephard, Sr., of Brown Memorial A.M.E. Church.
First Baptist Church of Venice will host three holiday events in its edifice at 685 Westminster Avenue, said Bishop Designate Horace Allen, pastor. On Saturday, November 22, at 1 p.m., a Thanksgiving celebration takes place featuring free food, toiletries, clothing, showers, music, and pet vaccinations. A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Monday, November 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day Worship will be held at 10 a.m.
Source: LA Sentinel