Shepherd Church is hosting a fireworks show “Drive-up 4th of July Spectacular” on July 4th next to their campus on Rinaldi Street on Corbin Avenue at Porter Ranch. Photo taken on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News / SCNG)
Here is a selection of indoor, outdoor and online services in the San Fernando Valley July 3-10.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Parish churches in the Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties will be open for indoor masses starting June 15 (read the latest guidelines here: bit.ly/2Sayfdk). Sunday masses will be broadcast live from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels at 10 a.m. (in English) and noon (in Spanish): lacatholics.org/mass-for-the-homebound. The daily masses are broadcast live from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels at 12:10 p.m. (in English; no Spanish mass). Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. More information: lacatholics.org
Sunday service of the Church of Reseda: Online on Facebook, 8:00 a.m. on July 4th. The senior minister is Rev. Dewayne Winrow. www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch; resedachurch.com
Toes in the sand: Pastor Rob Denton delivers the message based on a new series of sermons, Relationship Road Trip, on July 4th at 9:00 am (indoor) and 10:30 am (indoor and online) on July 4th. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch
Services with Rev. Chuck Bunnell on Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: Personal services on July 4 at 9:00 am at the Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge) and at 11:00 am at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or prayer requests, 818-782-5953.
The Church on the Way: Sunday in-person and online service at 9 a.m. and one indoor and outdoor in-person service at 11 a.m. July 4th. Lead pastors are Deborah and Tim Clark. 14300 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. 818-779-8000. Email: [email protected] thechurchontheway.org; www.facebook.com/myTCOTW
Rejection, Acceptance, and the Power of God: Guest speaker Pastor Bart Loos from Our Redeemer Lutheran in Winnetka explains the message based on Mark 6: 1-3, 9:30 a.m. on July 4th. Sermons can also be viewed here www.cplchurch.org/worship-videos-2. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.cplchurch.org
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost with the Lutheran Church of St. Luke: Pastor Janet Hansted delivers the news at 9:30 am on July 4th. View it on Facebook here: bit.ly/3xbJcup or the zoom link from the website. The church is in Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected] www.stlukelutheran.com
Celebrate Freedom and Freedom: Rev. Bill Freeman delivers the news online at 10 a.m. on July 4th. You can find the zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. kirche-ish.org
Are you a Servant Leader ?: Rev. Joseph Choi of Northridge United Methodist Church explains the message based on Deuteronomy 5: 2-8pm, 10am (in English), and 11:30 am (in Korean) on July 4th. Watch it here: youtube.com/numcvideo. The church will also be open for personal services upon prior registration via the website link. The Church’s July Newsletter: bit.ly/3AiHZDk. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
Sunday with the Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Pastor Craig Peterson will deliver the message online at 10 a.m. July 4th. Piano prelude, 9:45 am Coming soon: The congregation will meet in person for the first time in more than a year, 10 am July 11th To view the July 4th service from the Church’s Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/whccucc. Voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected] www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
Start well: Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message based on 2 Samuel 5: 1-5 and 9-10, part one of a new series of sermons, “Ancient Hero, Timeless Lessons,” at the personal service at 10:30 am July 4th First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/2BPcdo4. Newsletter “Good News July 2021”: bit.ly/2SF4i5g. nohofumc.org
Drawn by Visions – We Hold These Truths: Rev. Michael McMorrow shares the message, based on the Center’s July theme “Pulled by Vision,” 9:30 am and 10:30 am July 4th (the center is taking reservations for personal service; call or read the newsletter for more information). In addition, McMorrow gives a “mid-day reset” from Monday to Friday at noon on the center’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Newsletter for July: conta.cc/3hbfaBk. Center for Spiritual Life-Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click the link to view the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. Read facts about Centers for Spiritual Living, a movement founded in 1926, here: bit.ly/3pJRDtS. https://www.cslgh.org
We the people: Rev. Stephen Rambo will deliver the message at 10:30 am on July 4th (click to view it: bit.ly/3An7SCi). Center for Spiritual Life-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. Read facts about Centers for Spiritual Living, a movement founded in 1926, here: bit.ly/3pJRDtS. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org
I am free: Rev. Maria Felipe gives her thoughts on the July topic of the Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 11.00 a.m. on July 4th. The theme is based on 2 Corinthians 3:17. Check out the service on Zoom here: bit.ly/39Y0TTv and use the ID: 3148040257 or call 669-900-6833 and use the ID and press #. The Centre’s Words of Light newsletter for July: bit.ly/2UfCaGu. Sign up for the centre’s newsletter here: unityburbank.org. Background information on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: www.unity.org. Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook here: www.facebook.com/unityburbank.
Rabbi Noah Wolf: The Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has elected Farkas, currently at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, as its next President and CEO. His official term of office starts on January 1st but will start working for the association in November. Jay Sanderson, the current president and CEO of the association, will remain in office until December 31, 2021. jewishla.org
Submit information at least two weeks in advance. [email protected] 818-713-3708.