Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Drake’s 90th Birthday Drive- Thru

October 24, 2020 | 1PM-2:30PM |


General Event Information:

  • Event Host: Deacon Erroll Brown - (323)521-9069 -

  • There will be 18 Committee Members present to support event.

  • Attendance Estimate: 75 cars

  • All Participants/Guests are required to wear a mask.

  • Restrooms will not be available for Participant/Guest use. There will be no building access.

  • Event Entrance: Vehicles should drive east on 53rd Street, make right at alley before Denker Avenue, turn left into the parking lot.

  • Event Exit: From parking lot, turn right onto Denker Avenue. Traffic Control will be monitored traffic flow.

  • Participants/Guests will not be exiting their vehicles. Vehicles will proceed through lot in a single lane with 6 feet between each vehicle.

  • Private Protective Services will supply two officers to help ensure safety of honoree and family. GEMBC Parking Attendants (2) will support traffic control and ensure no walk-ins. One parking attendant will be at the entrance to direct vehicles and the other parking attendant will be at the exit to ensure vehicles turn right onto Denker.


Guidelines for Guests:

  • If you are sick, have a cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing and fever or chills, if you are waiting on your results of COVID-19 test and if you have had contact with a person known to be infected with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, please do not participate in the drive-thru.

  • If you are unable to attend, but wish to send a gift, please mail to Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 5300 Denker Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90062 addressed to Pastor Solomon L. Drake.

  • Participating vehicles should not exceed their maximum occupancy.

  • Each vehicle should contain members from a single household.

  • Please no motorcycles, no convertible tops down, no vehicles without doors and no bicycles.

  • If vehicle windows are open, all vehicle occupants must wear a face covering. Children under 2 do not have to wear face coverings.

  • No getting out of the vehicles (except for emergency purposes) and participants cannot change vehicles during the drive-thru.

  • Handing of gifts & greetings should be brief.

  • Please refrain from handshakes, hugs, elbow bumps or similar greetings that pose contamination risk.

  • Please refrain from bringing any food or food-related gifts.