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Political Grab Bag
Member Steve Bagby, Sr. has released the February Political Grab Bag. Click here to read this month's article!

References from The Political Grab Bag:
NAACP Membership
Need to renew your membership with the NAACP? Would you like to become a new member? Memberships for the Los Angeles Branch (Unit 1046-B), both new and renewals, can be mailed to PO Box 56408, Los Angeles, CA. 90056. Click the link below for more information!

Simon Burris, author and professional crossword creator has offered our congregation access to 2 original crossword puzzles. Click here to access the first of two crossword puzzles themed "Black History". To request the answer key, send an email to sbclanews@gmail.com.

7:00 PM
Ash Wednesday Service
(No Prayer Meeting or Bible Study)

7:00 PM
COVID Vaccination Informational Meeting on ZOOM

10:00 AM
Black History Program on ZOOM

Look for more information on all of these events in the Weekly reminder emails (Wednesdays @ 1PM)!
Black History Documentaries & Programs
During the month of February, PBS SoCal and KCET will be showing several documentaries and programs including the four-hour, two-part series, THE BLACK CHURCH: “This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song” from executive producer, host and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which traces the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America. The documentary reveals how Black people have worshipped and, through their spiritual journeys, improvised ways to bring their faith traditions from Africa to the New World, while translating them into a form of Christianity that was not only truly their own, but a redemptive force for a nation whose original sin was found in their ancestors’ enslavement across the Middle Passage. Featuring interviews with Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Bishop Michael Curry, Dr. Cornel West, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Rev. Al Sharpton, Yolanda Adams, Rev. William Barber II, BeBe Winans, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie and more. The documentary premieres Part One on Tues., Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. PT and Part Two on Tues., Feb. 23 on PBS SoCal.
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MLK Day Bike Ride

Check out the video recap of the King Day Bike Ride as well as the article, which is featured in the LA Sentinel. Click the photo below!
"Honored to stand here, today in 2021, at the historic Second Baptist Church..."

Happy Anniversary to
Doug & Marie VanVactor!

Longtime members Doug & Marie VanVactor celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary on January 23rd, 2021.

Congratulations to the lovebirds!

Judge Matthews will celebrate his 98th birthday this month!

Like everyone, he misses his church family very much. For his birthday, would you please record a quick video telling him "Happy Birthday"? It will only take a few minutes, and he would love to hear from you and see you. Thank you so much for considering!

Click on the link below to record your TRIBUTE!

Former member Lori Williams has written and directed a Black History Play, which is going virtual this year!

Click on the flyer for more information!
Member Senta Georgia was featured in an article in the Washington Post!

"Doctors at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, meanwhile, noticed an increase in the number of Type 2 diagnoses in children, as well as a severe complication of diabetes. After some of them showed evidence of past coronavirus infections, Senta Georgia, an investigator in the hospital’s Saban Research Institute, began looking deeper. Her research, which repurposes tissue from primates used in vaccine tests, is undergoing peer review."






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