Here is a sample of church services in the San Fernando Valley area, October 16-23.
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on October 17. The 10 a.m. service is also streamed live on the church’s YouTube here: bit.ly/3mRk9ZK. Readings: 1 Timothy 6: 6-16; Philippians 4: 6-7; Matthew 20: 1-16. Masks are mandatory. 5700 Rudnick Avenue, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-6968. Email: [email protected] Find the service bulletin and the anthems here: www.popwh.org/happenings.html
Changed lives, changed lives: Reverend Rob Denton begins a five-part âHigh Fiveâ sermon series, based on Matthew 16:18 and 28: 18-20, and outlines the five core values ââof the congregation, at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (at inside and online) on October 17. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch
Us> Me – Going further together: Reverend Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the centre’s October theme âGoing Further Together,â at 9 and 10:30 a.m. on October 17 (the center takes bookings for in-person services no later than 3 p.m. p.m. October 16; call or check the centre’s Facebook for more information: conta.cc/3lGtEeU). Additionally, McMorrow often gives a ‘midday reset’, around noon Monday through Friday on the centre’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Click the link to watch the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. Granada Hills Spiritual Life Center, 17622 Chatsworth St. 818-363-8136. https://www.cslgh.org
Services with Reverend Chuck Bunnell at Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: In-person services October 17: 9 a.m. at the Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge), and also 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or for a prayer request, 818-782-5953.
Canoga Park Lutheran Church 75th Anniversary: The congregation celebrates the event with lectures from visiting pastors and music by the Celebration Choir, Bell Choir, Organ and Brass Ensemble, at 10:30 a.m. and also at 2 p.m. on October 17. Sermons also available to watch here www.cplchurch.org/worship-videos-2. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.facebook.com/canoga.park.lutheran.church; www.cplchurch.org
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost at Saint-Luc Lutheran Church: Reverend Janet Hansted delivers the message in person at 9:30 a.m. on October 17. Masks are mandatory. 5312, chemin Comercio, wooded hills. Voicemail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected] www.facebook.com/St.Luke.Woodland.Hills; www.stlukelutheran.com
Through our prayers: Reverend Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on Luke 4: 40-44, at 10 a.m. (English) and 11:30 a.m. (Korean) on October 17 (pre-register to attend in person: bit.ly/3zR78Ek). Also watch online here: youtube.com/numcvideo. The Church’s October Bulletin: northridgeumc.org/news/methodist/2021/october.pdf. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 boul. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
WWJD about immigration? : Reverend Bill Freeman delivers the message at 10 a.m. on October 17. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. church-ish.org
Chatsworth Lake Community Church: Reverend Dale Dawson delivers the message at 10 a.m. on October 17. Service is outside (weather permitting). 23449 Lake Manor Drive, Chatsworth. 818-712-0079. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/3sLBeqv. www.chatsworthlakechurch.com
Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Reverend Craig Peterson delivers the message at 10 a.m. on October 17. Wearing a mask is compulsory. Additionally, the service is available to watch live on the church’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. Recent announcements: www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org/updates/. 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected] www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
Welcome as a Spiritual Practice of Transformation – An online service with Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church: Guest speaker Zr. Alex Kapitan, with worship associate David Early and technical associate Adam Nisenholz, delivers the message, Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. Look at the service on Zoom with the link: bit.ly/3hh4xKc. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID: 8581092800 and the password: chalice. The church is in Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org
Sunday of the laity: The Sunday message is delivered by a member of the congregation on October 17 at 10:30 am North Hollywood First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/2BPcdo4. Website: bit.ly/3xH8IXQ
You, Me or Us: Reverend Stephen Rambo explains the message, at 10:30 a.m. on October 17. The service is also available to watch on Facebook using the link here: bit.ly/3BHbChX. Simi Valley Spiritual Life Center, 1756 Erringer Road. 805-527-0870. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org
Church of Christ of Winnetka: Reverend Bruce Evans delivers the message at 10:45 a.m. on October 17. 7054 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-795-5566. Email: [email protected]
Chatsworth Riverstone Chapel: Pastor Joe Gutel delivers the message at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 10650 De Soto Ave., Chatsworth. 818-882-8177. Email: [email protected] www.facebook.com/riverstonecc; www.riverstonechapel.org
I am abundant: Reverend Jenenne Macklin gives her thoughts on the October theme of Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 11 a.m. on October 17. The theme for the month is based on 2 Corinthians 9: 8. Information about Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: www.unity.org. Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook: www.facebook.com/unityburbank
Kick-off of the pilgrimage of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego: A mass in Spanish, celebrated by Archbishop JosÃ© H. Gomez, on October 17 at noon. The religious event features mariachi music and Aztec dancers. The public can view the images at the cathedral until October 21 at noon (cathedral hours here: olacathedral.org/hours). The images go to various parishes in the tri-county area of ââthe Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Find the pilgrimage program here: lacatholics.org/guadalupe. The pilgrimage culminates on December 5 with the 90th annual procession and mass (bit.ly/3FPMrMI). Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles.
Shabbat with the Temple of Judea: Join a service in person or online at 6:15 p.m. on October 22 (bit.ly/3u20TvJ; bit.ly/2Y2RZ5e). Temple Judea, outside, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. 818-758-3800. www.templejudea.com
Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel is leading the service on October 22 at 7:00 p.m. 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787. www.templebethemet.com
Shabbat with Temple Beth Hillel: Join someone in person (outside tent) or online on Facebook Live or Zoom, at 7 p.m. on October 22 (bit.ly/3FM5Huq). 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. 818-763-9148. tbhla.org
Send the information at least two weeks in advance. [email protected] 818-713-3708.