Here is a sampling of religious services in the San Fernando Valley area, July 17-24.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Parishes churches in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are open for indoor Masses as of June 15 (read the recent guidelines here: bit.ly/2Sayfdk). Sunday Masses are live streamed, 10 a.m. (in English) and noon (Spanish) from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels: lacatholics.org/mass-for-the-homebound. The daily Masses are live streamed from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, 12:10 p.m. (in English; no Spanish Mass). Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. For more information: lacatholics.org
The Day of the Lord: Pastor Jim Sillerud delivers the message, 9 and 11 a.m. July 18. The congregation’s “The Spire” July newsletter: bit.ly/3qTzavC. First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. www.facebook.com/fpcgh
The Way Up Is Down: The Rev. Rob Denton explains the message from a new sermon series “Date to Be Different,” 9 a.m. (indoors), and 10:30 a.m. (indoors and online) on July 18. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch
Services with the Rev. Chuck Bunnell at Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: In-person services on July 18: 9 a.m. at Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge), and also at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or for prayer request, 818-782-5953.
Dividing Walls: The Rev. Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Ephesians 2:11-22, 9:30 a.m. July 18. Sermons also available to watch here www.cplchurch.org/worship-videos-2. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.cplchurch.org
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost with St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. July 18. Watch on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/St.Luke.Woodland.Hills or the Zoom link from the website. The congregation plans to meet again in person on Aug. 1. The church is in Woodland Hills. Voice mail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected] www.stlukelutheran.com
Be the Best of What God Created: Guest speaker Carthel Stephens delivers the message, online at 10 a.m. July 18. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. church-ish.org
Do Not Ignore It: The Rev. Joseph Choi, from Northridge United Methodist Church, explains the message, based on Deuteronomy 22:1-3, 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on July 18. Watch here: youtube.com/numcvideo. Also, the church will be open for in-person services with a registration in advance from the website link. The church’s July newsletter: bit.ly/3AiHZDk. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message in-person, 10 a.m. July 18. Also, the service is available to watch from the church’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. Recent announcements: www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org/updates/. Voice mail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected] www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
Reseda Church of Christ’s Sunday service: The Rev. Dewayne Winrow delivers the message at an in-person service, 10:15 a.m. July 18. 7806 Reseda Blvd., Reseda. 818-342-4755. Email: [email protected] www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch; resedachurch.com
Free Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the center’s July’s theme “Pulled by Vision,” 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. July 18 (the center is taking reservations for in-person services by 3 p.m. July 17; call or check the newsletter for more information; Newsletter for July: conta.cc/3elSOvf.). In addition, McMorrow gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” at noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click on the link to watch 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
Let Alone to Find You’re Not: The Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 a.m. July 18 (click to watch here: bit.ly/3r8tIFj). Center for Spiritual Living-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
When God Says No: The Rev. Steve Peralta delivers the message, based on 2 Samuel 7:1-14a, from a sermon series “Ancient Hero, Timeless Lessons,” at the in-person service, 10:30 a.m. July 18. First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/2BPcdo4. “Good News July 2021” newsletter: bit.ly/2SF4i5g. nohofumc.org
I Am Free: Liz Raci gives her thoughts on Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s July theme, 11 a.m. July 18. The month’s theme is based on 2 Corinthians 3:17. The center’s “Words of Light” newsletter for July: bit.ly/2UfCaGu. Sign up for the center’s newsletter here: unityburbank.org. Background on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: www.unity.org. Unity Burbank, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook: www.facebook.com/unityburbank.
Shabbat with Temple Beth Hillel: The Reform Jewish congregation’s service is in-person (within a tent in the parking lot) and also online on Zoom and on Facebook Live, 6 p.m. July 23 (details here: bit.ly/3xJH4Ks). Masks are required for in-person service. 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. 818-763-9148. tbhla.org
Tu b’Av Shabbat at Kol Tikvah: The Reform Jewish congregation’s “Jewish Day of Love” service, 6:30 p.m. July 23. Fill out the information form online in order to attend (bit.ly/36yHIyA). 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-348-0670. www.koltikvah.org
Shabbat at Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. July 23. The service is indoors (masks required). Watch services on YouTube here: bit.ly/2RVtO5q. The congregation’s “Chai Times” newsletter for July: bit.ly/3qVwldr. 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787. Information on the temple and attending services: www.templebethemet.com
Heroes in Many Forms – A Classical Concert at St. Mel Catholic Church to Benefit the Loyola Marymount University Law School Project for the Innocent: Music includes Beethoven’s Third Symphony in Eb and Fanny Mendelssohn’s Hiob Cantata, 7:30 p.m. July 24. Performers include: Paul Piazza, conductor & solo trumpet; soloists Elena DeMattos, Marijo DeMattos, Jesse Merlin and Veronica Vos. Francesco Alleruzzo is the music director at St. Mel Catholic Church. Tickets $20; free for ages 10 and younger. St. Mel Catholic Church, 20870 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. bit.ly/36A9f2I
Send information at least two weeks ahead. [email protected] 818-713-3708.
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