Religious Events in the San Fernando Valley, May 20-27 November – Daily News

First Christian Church of North Hollywood, Disciples of Christ, on Colfax Avenue, Studio City. (Google Street View)

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

20th November

Say thank you: Pastor Jim Bell to discuss the message at 5:00 p.m. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.

Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego: The images will be sent to various parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Help of Christians, today (512 S. Ave. 20, Los Angeles); Church of the Resurrection, Sunday (3324 Opal St., Los Angeles) and the full pilgrimage plan 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.

21st November

Christ the King Sunday – the twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost in the Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services, 8 am and 10 am Dress Code: Wear something white. The service at 10 a.m. will also be streamed live here on the church’s YouTube: Readings: 2 Samuel 23: 1-7; Revelation 1: 4b-8; John 18: 33-37. Masks are compulsory. 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Email: [email protected]. The service bulletin and anthems can be found here:

The Whole World – Mission Sunday: Pastor Rob Denton will discuss the topic, based on Acts 1: 7–8 and Mark 4:15 pm, during the services at 9:00 am and 10:30 am. The service at 10.30 a.m. will be broadcast live on the website. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Foundations that last: Rev. Jim Sillerud delivers the message based on Matthew 7: 24-29, 9 and 11 o’clock (also online). The November community newsletter “The Spire” for details: First Presbyterian Church of the Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831.

We celebrate the triumphant journey: Rev. Michael McMorrow brings the message based on the November theme of the center “Moving on together” at 9 and 10.30 a.m. Facebook ( Click the link to view the service here: Center for Spiritual Life-Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St. 818-363-8136. This week’s updates:

Services with Rev. Chuck Bunnell on Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: Personal services: 9:00 am at the Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge) and also at 11:00 am at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or prayer requests, 818-782-5953.

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

Wait: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message based on Mark 13: 24-37 at 9:30 a.m. Sermons can also be viewed on the Church’s website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.;

Thank the Lord: Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message based on Psalm 100 at 10 a.m. (in English) and at 11:30 a.m. (in Korean). Pre-registration for personal participation: Also watch it online here: Church November Newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook:

An attitude of gratitude: Rev. Bill Freeman explains the news, 10am. Find the zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

Thanksgiving Day – Rejoice: Rev. Randy Spleth delivers the message based on Psalm 100, 10am Newsletter: North Hollywood’s First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City. 818-763-8218. Email: [email protected].

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

Sunday at Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the news, 10am 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].

Christ the King Sunday: Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message “Resident Aliens” based on John 18: 33-37 at 10:30 am. The service will be held outdoors at the Fountain Courtyard, North Hollywood United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Details here:

In all things: Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 am. The service can also be viewed on Facebook via the link here: Center for Spiritual Life-Simi Valley, 1756 Erringer Strasse. 805-527-0870.;

Past Forward: Guest speaker Rev. Rebecca Benefiel Bijur, with worship worker David Early, led the personal service at 10.30am (reservations required; 50 people limited; to reserve the service on November 21, please visit go / 10c0f4baca922a4f8c25-inperson1. Also watch the service on Zoom with the link: By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 8581092800 and password: Kelch Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park, 818-887-6101.

I bless what I have: Rev. Michelle Hubbard shares her thoughts on the November topic of Unity Burbank – Spiritual Awareness Center, 11 am The monthly topic is based on Ezekiel 34:26. Background information on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook:

Sunday with Riverstone Chapel of Chatsworth: Pastor Joe Gutel delivers the message at 11am 10650 De Soto Ave., Chatsworth. 818-882-8177. Email: [email protected].;

25. November

Thanksgiving Day Service at Canoga Park Lutheran Church: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers a special message, 9:30 am sermon also available for viewing at Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.

Thanksgiving Day Service at West Valley Christian Church: Pastor Rob Denton delivers the message at 10 a.m. 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

26.-27. November

Shabbat with Shomrei Torah Synagogue: Kabbalah service, Friday 6 p.m. and Shabbat morning service, 9:30 a.m. November 27th. The service is in person or here: Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. 818-854-7650.

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

Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service on Friday at 7 p.m. The temple’s November Chai Times newsletter: 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787.

November 28th

Hanukkah in downtown Simi Valley: Chabad of Simi Valley, with Simi Valley Town Center, presents the celebration with Giant Menorah Lighting, balloon artists, Hanukkah craft activities, chocolate gelatin and individually wrapped latkes and music, 3: 30-5: 00 pm 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi valley. 805-577-0573. Details here:

Great Hanukkah Celebration: The chabads of Granada Hills and Northridge showcase the fun with candlelight, dancing and music, donuts and latkes and a balloon artist, 5pm on the corner of Chatsworth Street and Zelzah Avenues, Granada Hills. Chabad of Northridge, 818-368-3937. Details here:

30th of November

Hanukkah walking tour: The Temple of Judea is a 2.4 mile walk from the Temple (5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana) at 5:00 p.m. to Whole Foods (19700 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana) for the third night of Hanukkah candle lighting at 6:00 p.m. Clock

North Valley Unit Hanukkah: Chabad of Northridge presents the event with craft activities, donuts and latkes and entertainment, 6:00 p.m. southwest corner of Devonshire Street on Etiwanda Avenue, Northridge (across from the Devonshire Community Station of the Los Angeles Police Department). 818-368-3937. Details here:

2. December

Hanukkah in the Shoppes in Westlake Village: Chabad of the Conejo presents the celebration with “Grand Menorah Lighting”, a circus act by Ivan Pecel, music by Jimmy Gamliel and Yossi Levy, Dreidels, Jelly Donuts and Latkes, 5:30 pm 30770 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village.

December 4th

Christmas Market at Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The gift shopping events also include handicrafts for children and food trucks, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Photo session with Santa Claus, 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected].;

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

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