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NewsReligion events in the San Fernando Valley area, May 15-22

Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, May 15-22

Shomreitorah0118 nws Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, May 15-22
Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills is one of many synagogues presenting a Shavuot study night and services online this year. The Jewish festival brings to mind the giving of the Torah and the Ten Commandments. Treats to eat for Shavuot include cheese blintzes, cheesecake and other dairy foods. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

Here is a sampling of indoor, outdoor and online religious services in the San Fernando Valley area.

Temple Beth Hillel services: Havdalah online, 7 p.m. May 15 (click on the Facebook link here: bit.ly/3vYwazo). Shabbat service, 7 p.m. May 21 (bit.ly/3yemVgv). The Reform Jewish temple is in Valley Village. 818-763-9148. tbhla.org

Reseda Church of Christ’s Sunday service: Online on Facebook, 8 a.m. May 16. The senior minister is the Rev. Dewayne Winrow. www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch; resedachurch.com

If You Say So: The Rev. Rob Denton delivers the message from a new sermon series “Be Strong and Courageous,” based on Joshua 1, at the 9 a.m. (on the lawn) and 10:30 a.m. (indoors and online) on May 16. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch

Tough Week: Pastor Jim Sillerud delivers the message, 9 a.m. (a blended service), and 11 a.m. (contemporary service) on May 16. Masks must be worn and temperatures will be taken; limited seating. First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. Email: officeadmin@fpcgh.org. Facebook: www.facebook.com/fpcgh. Read more about the Covid-19 guidelines here: bit.ly/3tMcux5 and about the church here: bit.ly/3xUelmX

The Church on the Way: In-person and online Sunday service, 9 a.m., and an in-person service, 11 a.m. May 16. Senior pastors are Deborah and Tim Clark. 14300 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. 818-779-8000. Email: info@tcotw.org. thechurchontheway.org; www.facebook.com/myTCOTW

Seventh Sunday in Easter with Our Redeemer Lutheran Church: Traditional service, 9 a.m., and a contemporary service, 11:30 a.m. (also live stream on Facebook) on May 16. 8520 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-341-3460. Facebook: bit.ly/2FhJvy1. www.our-redeemer.org

Services with the Rev. Chuck Bunnell at Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: In-person services on May 16: 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.

Power: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Acts 1:1-11, 9:30 a.m. May 16. The service is in-person but mask wearing and social distancing are observed. Sermons also available on the church’s Facebook (bit.ly/33bLo8k) or here www.cplchurch.org/worship-videos-2. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.cplchurch.org

Seventh Sunday in Easter with St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the message on Mother’s Day, 9:30 a.m. May 16. Watch on Facebook here: bit.ly/3lJkVX4 or the Zoom link from the website. The church is in Woodland Hills. Voice mail, 818-346-3070. Email: office.saint.lutheran@gmail.com. www.stlukelutheran.com

There Is No Other Way: The Rev. Joseph Choi, from Northridge United Methodist Church, delivers the message, based on Deuteronomy 4:32-40, 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on May 16. Watch here: youtube.com/numcvideo. The church’s May newsletter: bit.ly/3aNgWF2. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org

Thanks for Loving Your Self: The Rev. Bill Freeman, from Congregational Church of Chatsworth, explains the message online, 10 a.m. May 9. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. billfreeman.org

Seventh Sunday in Easter with Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Online on YouTube, 10 a.m. May 16. Readings for this service: Acts 1:15-17 and 21-26 and John 17:6-19. Find the Sunday bulletin and links to the online service here: www.popwh.org/happenings.html. The church is in Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: 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, 8 a.m. (in English). For local parishes that live stream Mass: lacatholics.org/parish-livestreams. Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. For more information: lacatholics.org

Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message online, 10 a.m. May 16. Piano prelude, 9:45 a.m. Watch the service from the church’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. voice mail, 818-346-0820. Email: whccucc@gmail.com. www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org

A Bigger Bowl: The Rev. Stephen Rambo delivers the Sunday message, 10:30 a.m. May 16 (click to watch here: bit.ly/33KSqkg). Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org

@onewithjesus with First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood: The Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message based on John 17:6-19, 10:30 a.m. May 16. Watch on the church’s Facebook here: bit.ly/2Qz5iHj, or YouTube here: bit.ly/3vzgzpR. More about this week at the church here: bit.ly/3uQdG3N

This Too Is God?: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the center’s May theme “Wholly Holy Uprising,” 10:30 a.m. May 16. In addition, McMorrow gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” at noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Newsletter for May: bit.ly/3ojlQzl. Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click on the link to watch the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. https://www.cslgh.org

Widening the Circle: Rev. Matthew McHale and worship associate Melissa Marote lead the service, 10:30 a.m. May 16. Watch the service on Zoom with the link: bit.ly/3hh4xKc and use ID: 8581092800 and the Password: chalice. Listen by phone: 669-900-6833 and use the ID number and press #. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church is in Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org

I Am One With Life: The Rev. Jenenne Macklin gives her thoughts on the center’s May theme, 11 a.m. May 16. The theme is based on John 1:4. Watch the service on Zoom here: bit.ly/39Y0TTv and use ID: 3148040257, or by phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID and press #. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/unityburbank. Sign up for the center’s “Words of Light” newsletter here: unityburbank.org

Shavuot – Ascending the Mountain: Join online with Temple Judea in Tarzana and Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo for an evening of study and music related to Shavuot – the holiday of reliving the experience of receiving the Ten Commandments and the Torah, 6:15 p.m. May 16 to 2 a.m. May 17. Check the details and how to watch here: bit.ly/3eu4Djz.

Shavuot with Shomrei Torah Synagogue: “Tikkun Leil Shavuot” program, 7:30-11 p.m. May 16 (check here for how to participate on Zoom: bit.ly/3xQo9y8). Shavuot morning service online, 10 a.m. May 17 (bit.ly/33jaj9B). Rabbi Richard Camras and Cantor Jackie Rafii lead an evening service, 7 p.m. May 17 (watch on Zoom here: bit.ly/3xUagyO and use ID: 89853735830 and Passcode: Shavuot). The Conservative Jewish congregation is in West Hills. Voice mail, 818-854-7650. www.stsonline.org

Shavuot with Chabad of the Conejo: Service, with a reading of the Ten Commandments, 9:30 a.m. May 17. Check out more Shavuot services, including services at other Chabad locations in the Conejo Valley, on the website. Outdoors, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. 818-991-0991. bit.ly/3y2u5V0

Shabbat with Shomrei Torah Synagogue: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service, 6-7:15 p.m. May 21 (bit.ly/3wal9Ld) and a traditional Shabbat morning service, 10 a.m.-noon May 22 (www.stsonline.org/calendar). The Conservative Jewish congregation is in West Hills. Voice mail, 818-854-7650. www.stsonline.org

Shabbat with Temple Ramat Zion: Evening service, 6 p.m. May 21, and the morning service, 9 a.m. May 22. The Conservative Jewish congregation is at 17655 Devonshire St., Northridge (registration is required for in-person attendance.). Voice mail, 818-360-1881. Watch the services on the YouTube link from the website. www.trz.org

Shabbat with Temple Judea: Use the Facebook link to watch the service, 6:15 p.m. May 21. The Reform Jewish congregation is in Tarzana. 818-758-3800. Email: info@templejudea.com. The temple’s Facebook: bit.ly/3fEI0G5. templejudea.com

Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. May 21. The service is indoors (masks required; read other guidelines on the temple’s “Chai Times” newsletter for attending). Watch services on YouTube here: bit.ly/2RVtO5q. 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787. bit.ly/3h7TUgq

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