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 “High Five” sermon series, based on Matthew 16:18 and 28: 18-20, and outlines the five core values of 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 “Going Further Together,” 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 José 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 the 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.