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Special Events

Special Events and Celebrations will be posted here when available.

Ongoing and standard church events can be found on the Event Calendar.

Are You Prepared To Vote on November 8, 2016?

Trinity Baptist Church’s Social Action Committee hosted a Community Action Forum on Saturday, October 22, 2016 which focused on understanding the November Propositions and Measures, what they mean and their impact on individuals and our communities.

The forum consisted of a Panel of elected City and State Officials and local community leaders who spoke generously on each Proposition and Measure.

The Panel

Panel Presenters                                                  Propositions/Measures

Reginald Jones Sawyer                                            (Prop 63, 64)
Assemblyman, 59th District

Marqueece Harris-Dawson                                                (HHH)
Councilman, 8th District

Bertrand Christian                                                  (59, JJJ, RRR)
Attorney at Law

Nourbese Flint, Policy Director                           (51, 52, 53, 60)
Manager of Reproductive Justice Programs
Black Women for Wellness (BWW)

Charles Stewart, Senior Deputy for                     (54, M)
State Senator Holly J. Mitchell

Mike Davis, Commissioner                                                (55, 58, CC)
L.A. Board of Public Works

Roderick D. Wright                                                  (56, 61)
Former California State Senator

Nick Morrow, Former Detective                          (57, 64)
Los Angeles County Sheriff Dept.

Nancy Haydt                                                             (62, 66)
Attorney at Law

Cheryl C. Turner                                                      (A, SSS)
Attorney at Law

Hans Johnson, President                                     (65, 67)
Progressive Victory
East Area Progressive Democrats

Mattie L. Gardette, Chairman                              Moderator
Trinity Board of Trustees

The presentations and questions lasted 3.5 hours before the forum ended. Approximately 150 or more Trinity members and community residents came to listen in and ask questions. The forum presentations and discussions made it possible for a better understanding of all the Propositions and Measures when one prepares to complete their ballot for voting on November 8, 2016.

A video of the presentations is available for viewing at Trinity Baptist Church, 2040 West Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. If you are interested in watching the presentations and questions on screen, you can visit the Church on one of the following dates and time. The video will be shown in the J.L. Caston Fellowship Center.

Monday, October 31, 2016               11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday, November 1, 2016              11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016            2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Thursday, November 3, 2016             11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Friday, November 4, 2016               12: Noon to 4:30 PM


Mildred Newkirk, Chair
Trinity’s Social Action Committee
Mattie L. Gardette, Moderator
James Bradley, Photographer and Videographer
Rev. Alvin Tunstill, Jr., Pastor




In Memoriam – Sarah Elizabeth Hines-Thompson


In Memoriam

We Bid Farewell

Sarah Elizabeth Hines-Thompson

A 15 Year Member of Trinity’s Office Staff

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Women’s Ministry (WOT)

Provides an Opportunity for the Women of Trinity To:

  • Experience Fellowship, Outreach and Discipleship;
  • Receive Personal Interaction for Personal Challenges;
  • Gain a Spiritual View of Earthly Situations;
  • Give and Receive Prayer for Specific Needs;
  • Experience Empowerment and Support from other Christian Women;
  • Engage in Sharing Sessions and Ministry with other women;
  • Develop a Biblical Perspective of Daily Occurrences;


The Women’s Ministry is here to serve you.
There are five components of service.

  • Teaching the word of God and Discipling in love. I Timothy 2:15 “Study to show thyself approved unto God a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
  • Intercessory prayer, There are times when we need someone to pray on our behalf. Mark 2:3-5 “There was a man that was sick four friends took him to Jesus to be healed.”
  • Referral services, Counseling and resources for immediate needs. I Corinthians 12;27-28 “Ye are the Body of Christ”, Mark 6:37 “God has sent helpers to care for the needs of others”
  • Clarifying the Christian Walk John 8:12 “Walking in the light”. Galatians 5:25 If we live in the Sprit let us also walk in the Sprit”. Isaiah 2: 5 Come, Ye and let us walk in the light of the Lord.”
  • Marriage and Family Commitment, God making two flesh one through Covenant agreement to God and in Him. Matthew 19:5, Ephesians 5:1-22 Ephesians 6: 1-2. In order to keep the covenant you must be born again both young and old. John 3:3


For more information you may contact Sister Alfreda Hunter at trinitybaptistc@sbcglobal.net,
or at the church office. Tel. (323) 735-0044.

Prayer Ministry

The prayer ministry is an intercessory ministry whereby the church is involved spiritually with every aspect of the human experience. We are lead by the Holy Spirit to call on God the Father, in the name of Jesus Christ the Son. Individual prayer groups meet at different dates and times. Please review the church calendar for a date and group you wish to join in prayer.

General Mission Society

MISSION STATEMENT: To build the kingdom of Jesus Christ on earth through prayer, study, consecration, personal service, regular giving, and helpful cooperation, through the district, state, regional, or national organization with which this church is affiliated.
General Mission Circles:
Deborah Circle
Lydia/Lula Stanley Circle
Dorcas Circle
Mary Circle
Elizabeth Circle
Naomi Circle
Esther Circle
Ruth/E.J. laray Circle
Claude D. Jolly Circle
Bertha Whitterson Circle
For additional information please contact Dr. R. Juanita Mays at the church office. (323) 735-0044.

Drama Guild Ministry

Through the use of members of the church, the guild stages plays with Christian meaning, depicting messages of Jesus love, and what it means to be a Christian. Provides an opportunity for members to engage in church involvement opportunities and public speaking. The star in the Drama Guild is Jesus Christ.

History Committee

Provide and preserves a written history of Trinity Baptist Church, thus helping to promote its spiritual and cultural growth for the church membership and local community.

Download the History of Trinity Baptist Church in PDF HERE.

For more information you may contact millicent.wirt@trinitybaptistchurchofla.org

Business Owners United

Deuteronomy 8:18   “And you shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.” 
Business Owners United provides a viable link between church membership and products and services provided by business owners who are members of the church.
Contact Person:  Fannye L. Wade, Chair, La Tonya Wade-Willis, Co-Chair
Contact persons can be reached at  (323) 735-0044 

Yokefellows Ministry

A program designed to develop effective and fruit bearing Deacons for serving in the church. Prospective candidates are prepared by attending a 9 week training program conducted by the Pastor and scripturally prepared Deacons. Candidates completing the training will be placed in actual serving roles.

For more information you may contact Deacon Earl Garrett, earl.garrett@trinitybaptistchurchofla.org

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