Church Stolen Trailer Recovered

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Kids’ Closet connection Antelope Valley recovered their trailer after it was stolen from a nearby church with all new items that were for kids.

The trailer was abandoned at 25th street West and L8 in Lancaster.   If anyone is interested in donating items please contact Antelope Valley Church 3830 West Ave L8 Quartz Hill CA 93536

Whittier Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

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Michael Christopher Mejia 26-year old is the alleged suspected of killing a Whittier police officer. Mejia is also suspended of killing his own cousin.

Mejia was identified Tuesday in East Los Angeles; he was released from pelican Bay state prison April 2016. Mejia is also suspended of shooting Officer Keith Boyer and Roy Roger Torres.

Officer Torres was killed in East Los Angles and Roger injured. Approximately three hours later Mejia allegedly shot Whittier officers injuring one and killing Boyer.

Black History Month: Henry Edwin Baker, Jr.

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Henry Edwin Baker, Jr. (September 1, 1857 – April 27, 1928) was the third African American to enter the United States Naval Academy. He later served as an assistant patent examiner in the United States Patent Office, where he would chronicle the history of African-American inventors.

Baker was born on September 1, 1857, in Columbia, Mississippi, and attended the Columbus Union Academy there. After attending the Naval Academy for two years he completed his education at the Ben-Hyde Benton School of Technology in Washington, D.C., graduating in 1879. He graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1881 at the top of his class, and completed post-graduate work there in 1883.

Baker was nominated by Congressman Henry W. Barry while he was living in Columbia, and was sworn in as a cadet midshipman on September 25, 1874.

Like his predecessors James H. Conyers and Alonzo C. McClennan – the first and second African Americans to attend the Naval Academy, respectively – Baker also faced racist attitudes and harassment. Baker was a social outcast; his only social interaction with another midshipman – “except on occasions when he was defending himself against their assaults” – while he was at the academy occurred when a midshipman from Pennsylvania came to Baker’s room at midnight and offered Baker a slice of birthday cake. In order to allay Baker’s suspicions the midshipman produced a letter from his mother “in which she requested that a slice be given to the colored cadet who was without friends”.

A fellow plebe from North Carolina, James Henry Glennon, put Baker on report for calling Glennon a “son of a bitch” on October 26, 1874. The Superintendent of the Naval Academy, C.R.P. Rodgers, convened a board of inquiry under Commander William T. Sampson to investigate the incident. Glennon had not heard Baker, but other plebes testified that they had heard it and admitted that they referred to Baker as the “nigger” within his hearing.  The board found that Baker had said it, but that he was “incited so to act by the bearing of the other cadets”.

Another board was convened to investigate a report of disobedience during a seamanship drill, when Baker stood still after receiving conflicting orders, but it found no misconduct.

In January 1875, Baker ran into academic trouble when he failed his semiannual exams in math and French and the Academic Board recommended dismissal. While awaiting a final ruling Baker was involved in another altercation on February 7, 1875. While marching back to quarters after supper Baker was struck from behind by a snowball. Baker shouted, warning those behind him to “take care at whom you throw snow balls”.  John Hood, a plebe from Florence, Alabama, asked Baker whom he was addressing, and when Baker replied, “You”, Hood struck him in the face. Another midshipman, Lawson Melton of South Carolina (who received his appointment from Robert B. Elliott, an African-American congressman) joined in the attack, but Baker managed to escape and report the incident. The following morning Hood and Melton, armed with clubs, waylaid Baker and beat him about the head before he could break free and make his escape; he also reported this incident to the officer in charge.  In lieu of an investigation, Hood and Melton wrote letters of explanation in which they unrepentantly justified their assault on Baker, with Melton writing:

I have been taught never to receive an insult, and now when it was offered by a Negro, I could not help striking him. I also admit, that it was ungentlemanly, thus to strike a Negro, and I deeply regret having lowered myself thus. I think Sir, that I would repeat it, on the slightest provocation.”

Living Water Worship Center 5th Year Anniversary

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Living Water Worship Center will be celebrating our 5th Year Anniversary.  Our Theme “Upon this rock I will build my church” Matthew 16: 18.

Our guest speakers: 

  • March 31, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
    Superintendent/Pastor Emmanuel Oggs -Antelope Valley C.O.G.I.C.
  • April 1, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.
    Kennith E. Lovely-New Hope Baptist Church
  • April 2, 2017 at 3:00 P.M.
    Pastor Jerry Riddle– Community Lighthouse Church

LIVING WATER WORSHIP CENTER
1034 West Avenue L12 Ste. 105
Lancaster CA 93534

WORLD WIDE PASTOR’S FELLOWSHIP ANNUAL DAY FELLOWSHIP

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February 26, 2017 at 4:00 P.M.
Love Lifted Me Missionary Baptist Church
6501 South Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Established for over 17 years with a proven track record of success. Our founder is Pastor Lonnie McNamee. World wide Pastor’s fellowship is an organization that allows Pastors to fellowship to discuss the state of affairs in the universal church. The organization meets four times a year (Quarterly). Members of the organization varies from different denominations and churches.

Come and fellowship with us.  See you there…

ANTELOPE VALLEY & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHURCH DIRECTORY

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If you are in the local area and in need of a church home.


LANCASTER


Living Water Worship Center
 1034 West Ave. L-12, Suite 105
Lancaster, CA. 93534

Worship Service:  8:00 AM
Bible Study: Tuesday 7:00 PM
661-422-6863
http://www.lwwcofav.org

Pastor Dwayne Jones

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The Lord House of Refuge
456 East Avenue K-4 Suite 1
Lancaster CA 93535

Worship Service: 10:30 A.M.
Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00 PM
661-947-7121
661-857-6932

Pastor Tina Johnson

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Galilee Baptist Church
542 East Avenue G
Lancaster CA 93535
661-942-3239

Sunday School: 9:30 A.M.
Worship Service:  11:00 A.M.

Pastor BillyZone

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Wayside Christian Center
44219 10th Street West
Lancaster CA 93534

Worship Service: 11:00 A.M.
Tues. Bible Study: 7:00 P.M.
661-952-5710

 Dr. John Ward, Senior Pastor  

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Temple Ministries  
43913 15th Street West
Lancaster CA 93534

Sunday School 9:00 A.M.
Sunday Worship 10:00 A.M.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 P.M.

George McIntyre, Pastor  


Agape Community Church
1722 East Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster CA 93535
661-949-1912

Sunday Service:  8:00 A.M. & 11:00 A.M.
Sunday School:  9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00 P.M.

Bishop George Todd, Senior Pastor

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Universal Church of God in Action
511 West Avenue H-8
Lancaster CA 93534
818-581-6080

Sunday School:  10:00 A.M.
Morning Worship:  11:30 A.M.
Bible Study:  6:00 P.M. Wednesday
Women In Action:  12:00 P.M. Thursday
Youth Bible Study:  6:00 P.M. Friday
Saturday Prayer:  8:00 A.M.  Saturday

Robert L. Jones, Jr.  Senior Pastor


 LITTLEROCK


St. John Holy Trinity A.M.E
9543 East Avenue Q-10
Littlerock CA 93550
661-944-1225

Sunday School:  9:30 A.M.
Worship Service:  11:00 A.M.
Bible study Wednesday :  6:00 P.M.

Melanie Mays, Senior Pastor

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PALMDALE


True Vine Gospel Church
859 East Avenue Q
Palmdale CA 93550

Sunday School:  9:30-10:30 A.M.
Sunday Worship:  11:00 A.M.
Bible Study:  7:00-8:30 P.M. Wednesday

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 Al January, Pastor/Teacher 


Mojave


The Lord’s Missionary Christian Ministry (T.L.M.C.M)
2314 Inyo Street
Mojave, CA 93501
760-532-6408

Sunday School: 11:00 A.M.
Sunday Service: 12:00 A.M.
Bible Study Monday: 6:00 P.M.
Prison Ministry Tuesday: 2:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M.
Ministry Class Wednesday:  6:00 P.M.
Prayer & Deliverance Service Thursday:  2:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M.
Men & Women Social Fellowship Friday:  6:00 P.M.
Community Outreach/Choir Rehearsal:  11:00 P.M.
Daily Discussion:  10:00 A.M.  thru 4:00 P.M.
Daily Noon Prayer
Job Workshop Orientation: Every Tuesday at 10:00 A.M.

Annette Simpson White, Apostle/Pastor

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Los Angeles


Do Right Christian Church
9815 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles CA.  90044
323-352-3529
323-752-5531

Sunday School: 7:40 A.M.
Worship Service: 8:30 A.M.
Bible Study: Thursday 7:00 P.M.

Lonnie McNamee, Senior Pastor

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Temple of Believers Community Church
11721 Avalon Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90061
323-241-1870

Service Times
Sunday School:  9:30 AM
Morning Worship:  11:00 AM
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Pastor Wilburn Liddell