Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, April 17-24
Here is a sampling of indoor, outdoor and online religious services in the San Fernando Valley area.
Temple Beth Hillel services: Havdalah online, 7 p.m. April 17 (click on the Facebook link here: bit.ly/3aa4P4A). A Shabbat service, 7 p.m. April 23 (bit.ly/3tq3QVS). The Reform Jewish temple is in Valley Village. 818-763-9148. tbhla.org
Sunday with St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church: The congregation resumes with in-person services, 8 a.m. (indoors), 9 a.m. (outdoors/weather permitting) and 10:30 a.m. (indoors) on April 18. Online services are also available to watch (see link on website). 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. 818-763-9192. Facebook: bit.ly/3a8GmfZ. stmikessc.org
Which Tent Do You Live In?: The Rev. Rob Denton explains the message, from a new sermon series “Attitude Adjustment,” based on Numbers 11:4-30 and 31-35, Philippians 11:11, Psalm 62:10 and 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 9 a.m. (on the lawn) and 10:30 a.m. (indoors and online) on April 18. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church: Traditional service, 9 a.m., and a contemporary service, 11:30 a.m. (also live stream on Facebook) on April 11. 8520 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-341-3460. Facebook: bit.ly/2FhJvy1. www.our-redeemer.org
Services with the Rev. Chuck Bunnell at Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrews Lutheran and on YouTube: In-person services: 9 a.m. at Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge), and also at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys) on April 18. For more information or for prayer request, 818-782-5953.
Surprising News: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on readings from Acts 3:11-21 and Luke 24:36-49, 9:30 a.m. April 18. Sermons available on the church’s Facebook (bit.ly/33bLo8k) or here www.cplchurch.org/worship-videos-2. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.cplchurch.org
Third Sunday in Easter with St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. April 18. Watch on Facebook here: bit.ly/3lJkVX4 or the Zoom link from the website. The church is in Woodland Hills. Voice mail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected] www.stlukelutheran.com
The Proof of Easter: The Rev. Joseph Choi explains the message, based on Luke 24:36b-48, 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on April 18. Watch here: youtube.com/numcvideo. The church’s April newsletter: bit.ly/2PMXuAU. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
You Say You Want an Evolution: The Rev. Bill Freeman, from B Free Ministry, explains the Earth Day Sunday message, 10 a.m. April 18. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. billfreeman.org
Third Sunday in Easter with Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Online, 10 a.m. April 18. Join the service on YouTube here: bit.ly/3tcimQZ. Readings for this service: Acts 3:12-19, Luke 24:36b-48 and Psalm 4. Also, find Sunday bulletins and links to online services here: www.popwh.org/happenings.html. The church is in Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Sunday Masses are live streamed, 10 a.m. (in English) and noon (Spanish) from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels: lacatholics.org/mass-for-the-homebound. The daily Masses are live streamed from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, 8 a.m. (in English). For local parishes that live stream Mass: lacatholics.org/parish-livestreams. Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. For more information: lacatholics.org
Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message online, 10 a.m. April 18. Piano prelude, 9:45 a.m. Watch the service from the church’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. Voice mail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected] www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
When I Was Hungry: The Rev. Beth Bingham explains the message, based on Luke 2:24 and 36b-48, at 10:30 a.m. April 18. Also, “[email protected],” a devotional and prayer with either the Rev. Beth Bingham or associate minister the Rev. Curtis Peek, 10 a.m. Monday-Friday on the church’s Facebook. Congregational Church of the Chimes is in Sherman Oaks. Watch the service here: www.facebook.com/churchofchimes. Email: [email protected] churchofthechimes.org
Be Blessed: The Rev. Stephen Rambo delivers the Sunday message, 10:30 a.m. April 18 (click to watch here: bit.ly/3mLYYaS). Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org
Bless-itation: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the center’s April theme “Stepping into the Unknown,” 10:30 a.m. April 18 (bit.ly/3rITRJi). In addition, McMorrow gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” at noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click on the link to watch the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. https://www.cslgh.org
Earth Day Service with Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church: The Rev. Matthew McHale, with worship associate Julie Borden, delivers the message, 10:30 a.m. April 18. Watch the service on Zoom with the link: bit.ly/3hh4xKc and use ID: 8581092800 and the Password: chalice. Listen by phone: 669-900-6833 and use the ID number. The church is in Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org
I Am Inspired and Creative: The Rev. Jenenne Macklin gives her thoughts on the center’s April theme, 11 a.m. April 18. The theme is based on Isaiah 43:19. Watch the service on Zoom here: bit.ly/39Y0TTv and use ID: 3148040257. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/unityburbank. Sign up for the center’s “Words of Light” newsletter here: unityburbank.org
Shabbat with Shomrei Torah Synagogue: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service, 6-7:15 p.m. April 23 and a traditional Shabbat morning service, 10 a.m.-noon April 24 (www.stsonline.org/calendar). The Conservative Jewish congregation is in West Hills. Voice mail, 818-854-7650. www.stsonline.org
Shabbat with Temple Ramat Zion: Evening service, 6 p.m. April 23, and the morning service, 9 a.m. April 24. The Conservative Jewish congregation is in Northridge. Voice mail, 818-360-1881. Watch on the YouTube link from the website. www.trz.org
Shabbat with Temple Judea: Use the Facebook link to watch the service, 6:15 p.m. April 23. The Reform Jewish congregation is in Tarzana. 818-758-3800. Email: [email protected] The temple’s Facebook: bit.ly/3fEI0G5. templejudea.com
Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. April 23. The temple’s April “Chai Times” newsletter, and click on the link for the service: bit.ly/39P3m3O. The temple is in Burbank. 818-843-4787. 818-843-4787. www.templebethemet.com
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