Entries by Karen Lascaris

Member Profile: Elder Oscar Owens

The history of people of African descent in America is inextricably linked to the Christian church. The Civil Rights Movement owes its strength to the African American church, the leadership of which was paramount in forging a legacy of justice and equality for African Americans in the United States. Education has always played a key […]

Bishop Darrell Hines Delivers Message of Faith For Men’s Day

West Angeles was blessed once again to have Bishop Darrell Hines deliver the Word, this time for the annual Mens’ Day celebration on Sunday, October 19. Bishop Hines is pastor of Christian Faith Fellowship in Milwaukee, WI, and heads the Brotherhood Organization of the Church of God In Christ worldwide. Bishop Charles E. Blake made […]

Member Testimony: Elder Edward & Cozette Bradley

Marriages, especially in today’s world, are subject to many challenges. Our society seems to offer more hindrances to true love and lasting fidelity than it does support. Add the role of parent to the equation – of not one, but three African American young men – and you might expect an especially challenging situation. Married for 34 years, Elder […]

Member Testimony: Jacques McNeil

“The brevity of life and the inevitability of death should cause men to pursue noble and worthwhile goals.”  – Bishop Charles E. Blake As women, we sometimes have a tough time balancing our different roles on a daily basis: wife, mother, career woman, daughter, sister, and friend. Adding to the list can start to unravel our already […]

2014 MONEYWISE Seminar comes to West Angeles on Saturday

The principles of financial freedom and stability are timeless, and are tied to The Word.  We’re called to be responsible stewards of our possessions and finances,  and here at West Angeles, we want to show you how to create income and wealth, and to fortify the  generations to come. Please join the West Angeles Community […]

What Is a Mantle?

Man·tle1 – noun: an important role or responsibility that passes from one person to another; verb: clothe in or as if in a mantle; cloak or envelop.   Last month, I felt an unexplainable urge to call my first grade teacher, Mrs. James*.  Yes, it’s been quite a while since I was in the first grade, but […]