From the desk of Pastor Rev. William "Bill" Dandridge

What Happens When the Church Prays 

Scripture Acts 4:24-31

  • Pastor Rev. William "Bill

Re-Entry Newsletter Update 07/02/2021

from the Desk of the Pastor


Re-Entry for "In-Person" Worship Services

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Sunday School: 9:00am Worship Service: 10:00am

Sunday, August 1st – Re-Entry for In-Person Worship services. Church School will begin at 9:00am and Worship Service at 10:00am. We will have mask wearing required for entering the sanctuary and other areas. Also social distancing will be adhered to in the sanctuary. We have made the following changes for re-entry:

  • Purchased Two 2,500 square foot coverage Medify Air Purifiers in the Sanctuary. These will remove 99,9% of harmful particles.

  • Purchased Two Thermometer and Hand Sanitizer Stands to check temperature of everyone entering sanctuary

We will continue our virtual services on Facebook – Please remember that Sunday School will be at 9:00am and worship service at 10:00am beginning August 1st, 2021. The recorded services can be viewed here.

Please continue to pray for our members who are dealing currently with illness and health issues. The prayers of the righteous availeth much!

Continue to pray for our nation, state and city and for the hearts of those to change their positions of authority in law enforcement. We also pray for our President and Vice President.


Sunday Service: June 27, 2021


Virtual Seminar (Ruth Tyson, Kasman Delgado, La-Shia Ranson)

Education Department Presents: "Keep It Mental"



Sunday, July 11, 2021 (10:00am-12:00pm)

Communion will be served as always in the Church Parking Lot Sunday June 6th from 10:00am to 12:00pm.


62nd Church Anniversary

Sunday, July 11, 2021

We’re Still Here - Church: Pressing Toward the Mark - Phillipians 3:13-14

Our 62nd Church Anniversary is Sunday, July 11th. The Rev. Dr. Darrell L. Armstrong will be here in person to bring the message at our Sunday service at 9am. We are asking each member for an offering contribution of $62.00 for our church anniverary. The service can be viewed like our others on Facebook livestream.


California State Baptist Convention

"2021 Virtual Annual Session & Congress of Christian Education"

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 (9:00am - 7:00pm)

This virtual session is set for Tuesday, July 20th from 9:00am to 7:00pm and can be viewed via Zoom, on CSBC Inc.’s website, and all social media platforms.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration IS required for the Congress of Christian Education Workshop Classes. Please advise members to register for classes by using the ZOOM links that are available NOW (information listed below).

ALSO NOTE: Registration IS NOT required for the President and Dean’s Perspectives, General Sessions or the Panel Discussion. Members are able to join in the sessions with the ZOOM link that will be accessible on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021.

*Zoom info was sent by email. If you haven't received it, please contact Pastor Dandridge.


Church Zoom Council Meeting

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (7:00pm)

We will have a church council meeting on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 7pm. The main discussion will be about church in person service re-entry on August 1st. Let’s be prepared to discuss options for the church re-opening. Please contact me concerning any additional agenda items.

Zoom info was sent by email. If you haven't received it, please contact Pastor Dandridge.


Church Improvement Updates

The installation of new flooring in the vestibule, fellowship hall and kitchen area is currently in process. We will also be installing new cabinets in the fellowship hall as part of the project.


Health & Community

Exercise - Fitness Class

Our weekly exercise/fitness class will begin on Saturday, August 7th at 10am. The cost will be $10.00 a month for each individual or $4.00 per each weekly session. The leader will a trained fitness professional. Please let me know if you plan to take part in this opportunity by emailing to me at holylightmbc@gmail.com. This is open to all ages.


GR Housing Subsidy Program (lacounty.gov)

If you’re experiencing homelessness, you may be referred to the General Relief Housing Subsidy Case Management Program by your Eligibility Worker, GROW Case Manager, Social Worker, or SSI Advocate at any of our 14 General Relief District offices. You may also walk-in to see a General Relief Housing Case Manager. If this worker is not available, DPSS can schedule an appointment for you. Learn more> https://dpss.lacounty.gov/en/cash/gr/housing.html


Sunday Message

"There’s Something About That Name" - Phillippians 2:5-11