Holman choir marks concert anniversary
Los Angeles, CA – Holman United Methodist Church will hosts its 50th annual Concert of Negro Spirituals Feb. 21 and 22 at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary.
Known as the “Church of the Bells,” Holman began this tradition of presenting Negro spirituals under the watch of noted choir director Dr. J. David Bowick.
The church is located at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. For additional information about the concert, call the Holman office at (323) 731-7285.
Ten years ago, the Rev. Dr. Henry L. Masters, former pastor at Holman United Methodist Church, involved a troubled teenager being mentored in a prayer breakfast program.
Unfortunately, the young man stole all the money collected and disappeared. That incident fueled the creation of a new program at Holman designed to give youth alternatives to taking the wrong path in life.
Called Jobs For Kids, the summer youth employment program was launched in 2003, and grew out of the church’s then 1-year-old community development corporation (CDC).
Local residents and laity gathered recently at Holman United Methodist Church, located at 320 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, for Gospel Jazz Night, and to honor members of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Area VI (TLOD).
Moderator Denise Jackson welcomed the group of 34 women and men and thanked them for their ongoing humanitarian service to youth and adults in various communities for 48 years.
Teresa P. Hughes, the second African American woman elected to the California Legislature, first as an assemblywoman and later as a state senator, will be memorialized on Monday at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles.
A resident of Castro Valley, Hughes, 80, died Sunday after a sudden illness, said her husband, Dr. Frank Staggers Sr.
Bernice Albertine King finally ended the long standoff with the organization her father helped found by refusing to become its next president.
Her decision continues to leave rudderless the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which has been beset with quarrels and infighting.
Los Angeles, CA -- Bishop Violet L. Fisher of Wilmington, Del., is scheduled to conduct a three-nights revival, Wednesday through Friday, March 11-13. The revival will begin at 7 p.m. at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd., and is sponsored by the Ebony Prophets of Greater Los Angeles.