Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 29-Feb. 5 – Daily News

La Cañada Presbyterian Church holds a four-week parent education class on issues facing youth today. The class begins on Feb. 2 and runs for four weeks at the La Cañada Flintridge church campus. (Google Street View)

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

Jan 30

I’m Not Your Guy: 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.;

Jacob: Pastoral Apprentice Stephen Robertson discusses the topic, based on Genesis 32:22-31, 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: 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831.

True Love – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers the message, based on 1 Corinthians 13, 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.;

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany with St. Luke Lutheran Church: Lay leader Larry Ivanjack leads the online-only 9:30 am service (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,

Heaven’s Yes & Hell No: The Rev. Bill Freeman explains the message online, 10 am Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

One Life to Live: The Rev. Joseph Choi explains the message, based on Ephesians 5:15-20, at 10 am (in English) and at 11:30 am (in Korean). Also, service are available to watch online here: The church’s January newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook:

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

How to Use It: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, 10:30 am during an online-only service. The center’s January theme is “Resurrect, Rebirth, Renewal.” 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:

Leaving Home: The Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message, based on Luke 4:21-30, at the 10:30 am service. Masks are required outside and inside at the church or watch the service on the church’s YouTube page. North Hollywood United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231.

Simple Proof – an online service with Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley: The Rev. Stephen Rambo delivers the message, 10:30 am online-only. The service is available to watch on Facebook by using the link here: 805-527-0870.;

Sunday with Congregational Church of the Chimes: The Rev. Curtis Peek delivers the message at 10:30 am Congregational Church of the Chimes, 14115 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks. 818-789-7124.

I Am Embracing and Living My Dreams: The Rev. Niki Elliott, PhD, gives her thoughts on Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s January theme, 11 am (or watch live on the center’s Facebook). January’s theme is based on Job 22:28. Background on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: Unity Burbank, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook:

Feb 2

Essential Topics for Today’s Parents—A Parent Express Evening Education Class at La Cañada Presbyterian Church: The group meets for four sessions to hear about issues facing young people, beginning 7-8:30 pm, and also Feb. 9, 16 and 23. Topics: Addiction and Fentanyl, Mental Health, Racial Reconciliation, Technology. Fee $40. Register in advance to attend ( Childcare available (contact [email protected]). Meets in the church’s Worship Arts Center, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge.

Feb 4

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

Shabbat with Temple Beth Hillel: The service is in-person and also online on Facebook Live or Zoom, 7 pm Check here for how to watch online: Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Masks required. Service is in a tent, 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. 818-763-9148.

Feb 5

Holy Spirit Retreat Center: A day-retreat on “Rumi – Sufi Poet and Mystic” presented by Lala Rukh Khan, 9:30 am-4 pm Fee $45 without lunch; $55 with lunch. Reservations and a $10 nonrefundable deposit required by Feb. 1 (click on one-day retreat tab on the website to register). 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. Sister Marie, 818-815-4496. For the center’s office, 818-784-4515.

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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