Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Feb. 5-12 – Daily News

First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills on Zelzah Avenue in Northridge. (Google Street View)

Here is a sampling of religion events in the San Fernando Valley area.

Feb 6

Lapping Like Dogs: Pastor Rob Denton discusses the topic from a sermon series “Unleashed Faith,” based on Hebrews 12:1-3, at the 9 am and 10:30 am services. The 10:30 am service is live streamed on the website. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Joseph – Dealing with Life’s Detours: Pastor Jim Sillerud discusses the topic, based on Genesis 37:18-28, at the 9 and 11 on Sunday services. Watch the service on YouTube from the website link. Read more about the church in “The Spire” newsletter here: First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831.

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: One service on this Sunday, 9 am service is also live streamed on the church’s YouTube here: Readings: Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 138, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 and Luke 5:1-11. Masks are required. 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Email: [email protected] Find the service bulletin and hymns here:

Build Up the Church – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers the message, based on 1 Corinthians 14:12b-20, at 9:30 am Masks required. Sermons also available to watch on the church’s Facebook and website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.;

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany with St. Luke Lutheran Church: Guest speaker the Rev. Chryll Crews, director of evangelical mission with the Southwest California Synod – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, delivers the message online, 9:30 am (the church is planning on holding services online-only through February; call to confirm ). Click on the YouTube link on the website to watch the service or follow the Facebook directions for watching on Zoom. The church is located at 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070.; details on the service,

The Beginning of the End of White Supremacy: The Rev. Bill Freeman delivers the message, exploring the topic during Black History Month, online at 10 am Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

Be Strong in the Lord: The Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on Ephesians 6:10-18, at 10 am (in English) and at 11:30 am (in Korean). Also, service are available to watch online here: The church’s February newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook:

Sunday at Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message in-person, 10 am Also, watch live on the church’s Facebook here: or on Zoom (see the recent announcements page for the Zoom information). Recent announcements: Location, 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected]

When the Goddess Acts Like a Guy: Lay leaders Todd Covert and Julie Borden explain the message at an online service, 10:30 am Watch on Zoom at By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 8581092800 and Password: chalice. The church is located in Canoga Park. Voicemail, 818-887-6101.

A Great Catch!: The Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message, 10:30 am North Hollywood United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231.;

Love Is the Essence of My Being: The Rev. Michael McMorrow delivers the message at 10:30 am during an online-only service. The center’s February theme is “The Power of Love.” Click on the link to watch a service here: In addition, the Rev. Michael McMorrow often gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” around noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook ( Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Details on the service and other programs:

Loving My Story with Center for Spiritual Living- Simi Valley: The Rev. Stephen Rambo delivers the message, online at 10:30 am Watch on Facebook by using the link here: 805-527-0870.;

Above All, I Embrace Love: Matt Toronto gives his thoughts on Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s February theme, 11 am (or watch live on the center’s Facebook). February’s theme is based on Colossians 3:1. Background on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: Unity Burbank, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook:

Feb 8

Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries Memorial Mass: Watch the monthly Mass remembering and praying for the dead, 11 am-noon The live stream Mass is held only online from Mission San Fernando Rey de Españna in Mission Hills. Watch here: or here:

We Lived There Too! – Adult Education Series at Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel discusses historic Jewish communities in China and Japan, 7 pm Free admission; donation appreciated. Final class in the series is “India and Cochin,” March 8. 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787.

Feb 11

Shabbat at Temple Judea: A service, 6:15 pm Must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination, valid ID and wear a mask to attend. Outdoors at 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. 818-758-3800.

Feb 12-13

Soup ‘R Bowl CSUN Food Pantry Drive at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: Donate canned soup and other canned items, dry boxed items and pasta, plus hygiene items, 10 am-1 pm Feb 12 and 8:30-11:30 am Feb 13. The food pantry at Cal State Northridge benefits students who do not have much income for food while school is in session ( Drop off donations at a drive-through at the church, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. Details on the drive on the church’s January newsletter “The Spire” here:

Send information at least two weeks ahead. [email protected] 818-713-3708.

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