VIP Reception – Sat. April 8, 2017

Spirit Walk Project

Azusa Street Aerial view of the JACCC Noguchi Plaza and Azusa Street upper end of photo The Azusa Street SpiritWalk Project will become one of the greatest spiritual tourists destinations for Los Angeles, and Little Tokyo will be known as the “Spiritual Door to the World” for the City of the Angels. As the city grew from a little pueblo in the desert, churches were established around the civic center area. The Buddhists, Catholics, Protestants, Jewish, and Pentecostals were all part of the spiritual birth of this emerging young city and today, it is part of a ...

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Pentecostal Memorial is Poised for a Revival

Stalled project would honor the Little Tokyo birthplace of the religious movement. But some residents in the neighborhood oppose it. By K. Connie Kang, LA Times Staff Writer Feb 6, 2006 A group of religious and civic leaders is seeking public support for a long-stalled memorial in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo honoring the African American preacher who a century ago launched a multiracial mission there that grew into the worldwide Pentecostal movement. The project has been bogged down for nearly 10 years in part because the Japanese American Community and Cultural ...

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Pentecostals Praise God in Many Tongues

Believers worldwide gather in L.A. — singing, dancing and shouting — to mark the 100th anniversary of the Azusa Street Revival. By K. Connie Kang, Times Staff Writer Carrying banners and making music, about 3,000 exuberant Christians on Saturday kicked off a weeklong centennial celebration of the birthplace of modern Pentecostalism in Little Tokyo with a “Holy Spirit Procession” through downtown Los Angeles.Thousands of Christians worldwide are coming to Los Angeles this week to mark the 100th anniversary of what is called the Azusa Street Revival, considered ...

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