Religious Events in the San Fernando Valley Area, Oct. 30th-Nov. 6 – Daily news

Diwali, a festival of lights, will be observed from November 1st to 5th this year in Los Angeles by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and others over a period of five days. It is traditional to light small oil lamps called diyas, which are made of clay or brass. The third day is dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi, who is supposed to visit houses to give blessings and wealth. The Diyas light their way on this most important day of Diwali. (Photo by Anushka / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International)

Here is a selection of religious events in the San Fernando Valley.

Pilgrimage of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego: The images will be sent to various parishes in the tri-county area of ​​the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, including the Santa Inez Mission in Solvang, October 30-31. Before arriving in the San Fernando Valley on November 10, the images will travel to these communities: St. Rose of Lima, 1305 Royal Ave., Simi Valley, Nov. 2-3. November; Mission Basilica San Buenaventura, 211 E. Main St., Ventura, 4th-5th November; Santa Clara Cemetery, 2370 NH St., Oxnard; St. Mary Magdalene, 2532 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, November 7th; Sacred Heart, 565 W. Ketering St., Lancaster, Aug. November. The full pilgrimage plan can be found here: The pilgrimage culminates on December 5th with the 90th annual procession and mass ( Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles.

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost in the Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services, 8 and 10 a.m. October 31. The service at 10 a.m. will also be streamed live here on the church’s YouTube: Readings: Psalm 118: 1-6 and 28-29 and Luke: 22: 14-19. Masks are compulsory. 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-6968. Email: [email protected]. The service bulletin and anthems can be found here:

We meet there: Rev. Michael McMorrow shares the message, based on the Centre’s October theme, Moving On Together, October 9th and 10.30am October 31st (the center will take reservations for personal services by 3pm on October 30th; call or visit the centre’s Facebook page for more information: In addition, McMorrow often gives a “mid-day reset” from Monday to Friday around noon on the centre’s Facebook page ( Click the link to view the service here: Center for Spiritual Life-Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St. 818-363-8136.

Laugh while you still have teeth: Pastor Rob Denton explains the message from the current “High Five” sermon series, based on Matthew 16:18 and 28: 18-20 – which define the five core values ​​of the church – at 9:00 am and 10:30 am (indoor) and online) services on October 31st. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Services with Rev. Chuck Bunnell on Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: Personal services on October 31st: 9am at the Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge) and also at 11am at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or prayer requests, 818-782-5953.

Amazing Grace – Reformation Sunday: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers the message based on Romans 3: 9-28 at 9:30 a.m. on October 31st. Sermons can also be viewed here Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.;

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost in St. Luke Lutheran Church: Pastor Janet Hansted delivers the message at 9:30 a.m. October 31. Mask requirement. 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected].;

Through our gifts: Rev. Joseph Choi explains the message based on 1 Chronicles 29: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on October 31 (pre-registration for personal participation: . Also watch it online here: The Church’s October Newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook:

Reformation Sunday with the Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Lay preacher Stacey Moseley speaks about the Moms Demand Action group, 10am. October 31. Mask requirement. The service can also be followed live on the church’s Facebook here: Latest announcements: 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected].

WWJD About Halloween ?: Rev. Bill Freeman delivers the news at 10 a.m. on October 31st. You can find the zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

Chatsworth Lake Parish Church: Rev. Dale Dawson delivers the message at 10 a.m. on October 31st. The service will take place outdoors (weather permitting). 23449 Lake Manor Drive, Chatsworth. 818-712-0079. Email: [email protected]. Facebook:

How can they not be with us? – An Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church online service: Rev. Matthew McHale will deliver the message during a memorial service on October 31st at 10:30 am. Watch the service on Zoom using the link: By phone at 669-900-6833 and using the ID: 8581092800 and the password: Kelch. The church is located in Canoga Park. 818-887-6101.

The living Dead: Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message based on Matthew 27: 45-54, 10:30 AM. October 31. First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Email: nohofum[email protected]. Facebook: Website:

The veil is thin: Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 am. October 31. The service is also available on Facebook by using the link here: Center for Spiritual Life-Simi Valley, 1756 Erringer Strasse. 805-527-0870.;

Winnetka Church of Christ: Rev. Bruce Evans delivers the message at 10:45 am October 31st. 7054 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-795-5566. Email: wbe@wö

I am plentiful: Niki Elliott shares her thoughts on the October topic of Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 11am. October 31. The monthly theme is based on 2 Corinthians 9: 8. Background information on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook:

Chatsworth Riverstone Chapel: Pastor Joe Gutel delivers the message at 11 a.m. on October 31st. 10650 De Soto Ave., Chatsworth. 818-882-8177. Email: [email protected].;

Vigil on All Saints Day: Gather in the courtyard for a service at 4 p.m. October 31. Children are welcome and encouraged to wear a costume. Masks required. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. 818-763-9193.

Day of the Dead – All Souls Day: Catholic cemeteries and mortuaries of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are presenting a virtual celebration on November 1st from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from Calvary Cemetery and Mortuary in. The event includes a prayer vigil led by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, live music and a view of the altars in honor of the unborn, those who died of the Covid-19 pandemic, those who died of mental illness, and those who were victims of human trafficking Military personnel who died in Afghanistan. The altars can be viewed November 2-5 during cemetery hours at Calvary Cemetery and Mortuary, 4201 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles ( Watch the livestream here: or on Facebook here:

All Souls Mass – Livestream from Calvary Cemetery and Mortuary: Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrates mass on November 2nd at 10 a.m. See the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Facebook here: or

American Red Cross – blood drive in the Presbyterian Church of La Cañada: Make a much-needed blood donation, 8 am-2pm. Nov 4th Make an appointment here: (use lacanadapresschurch for the sponsor code). Blood donor from 1st to 12th November will automatically take part in the chance to win a vacation for two in Hawaii ( Fellowship Hall in the Church, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. For more information, email Carrie Campbell, [email protected] or Sheri Morton, Church Blood Donation Volunteer, 818-790-7612.

Musical Kabbalah Shabbat: Singer-songwriter Josh Goldberg will be the musical guest at 6 p.m. November 5th. The service is in person or here: Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. 818-854-7650.

Shabbat with Temple of Judea: Participate in a personal or online service on November 5 at 6:15 p.m. (; Temple of Judea, outdoor, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. 818-758-3800.

Shabbat with Temple Beth Hillel: Participate in person (outdoor tent) or online via Facebook Live or Zoom on November 5th at 7:00 p.m. ( 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. 818-763-9148.

Holiday boutique with Valley Jewish Community Center: Shop for Judaica items, gift baskets, housewares, and jewelry, 10 am-3pm. 21st November. Masks and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required for entry. The village at Northridge at 9222 Corbin Ave. 818-360-2211. Email: [email protected].

Submit information at least two weeks in advance. [email protected]. 818-713-3708.

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