The Official NBA All-Star Gospel Brunch, hosted by Pastor Paula White and comedian, Jonathan Slocomb will take place Saturday February 19, 2011 at Universal Studios from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
Each year this event grows bigger and bigger. This year is no exception. The Gospel Brunch recognizes Pastors and their various churches for their work, sacrifice’s and strides made in the ministry.
Here are the 2011 All-Star Gospel Slam Dunk honorees:
Apostle Frederick Price, Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries/ Crenshaw Christian Center founded the Fellowship of Inner City Word of Faith Ministries (FICWFM, which has since been renamed to the Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries due to its growth and global reach,). Members of FICWFM include churches from all over the United States and various countries. The Fellowship, which meets regionally throughout the year and hosts an annual convention, is not a denomination. In January 2010 the establishment of an East Coast church in Manhattan, New York and a new ministry training school slated to begin in January 2010.
Bishop Charles E. Blake, West Angeles Church of God in Christ is the fifth Presiding Bishop (and seventh leader) of the historically African-American denomination. From 1985 until 2009, he was the Jurisdictional Prelate of the First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California, overseeing more than 250 churches that make up the jurisdiction.
Dr. John J. Hunter, FAME Church of Los Angeles , since his arrival at FAME more than 3,000 souls have united with the Church and confessed Jesus as their Lord and Savior. FAME has renowned counseling center which provides services to thousands of low-income residents in the greater Los Angeles area on a non-discriminatory basis.
Pastors Mark & Desiree Jackson, True Love Worship Center International- True Love Worship Center, International was founded in Southern California when ordained Ministers, Mark and Desiree Jackson, a husband and wife team of 17 years hearkened to the call of God to serve as laborers and feed His sheep the truth of His word. They have since served fed and ministered to thousands
Pastor Dudley Rutherford, Shepherd of the Hills Church- Dudley C. Rutherford is the senior pastor of the 10,000-member Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch (Los Angeles), California. He has been blessed with the ability to convey God’s truth dynamically, passionately and clearly. Dudley’s published works are Proverbs in a Haystack, Romancing Royalty, and Keeping a Smile on Your Faith. He is also the founder of http://www.callonjesus.com. Dudley and his wife, Renee, have three children and reside in Porter Ranch.
The luncheon is followed by a charity fashion show each year. All proceeds from the 6th Annual All-Star Gospel Brunch will go once again to The HELPPPPing Hands Foundation Scholarship Fund as well as highlighting a Los Angeles Based Organization.
The following morning there will be NBA All Star Chapel servicese held Marriott Los Angeles at 8:30am. Services will be led by Pastors Mark and Desiree Jackson.