Here is a sampling of upcoming faith gatherings in the San Fernando Valley area.
Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church: The Rev. Titus Utecht delivers the message at the “Real Presence” service, 5 p.m. Also, a traditional/blended service, 10 a.m. May 28. The May “Oak Leaves” newsletter: bit.ly/3p8XxbY. Location, 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215. www.facebook.com/ShermanOaksLutheran. shermanoakslutheran.org
Pentecost at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday’s service bulletin: bit.ly/3h83EUS. This week’s newsletter: www.popwh.org/happenings.html. Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Email: email@example.com.
Lights, Camera, Action!: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, 9 and 10:30 a.m. The church’s May theme is “Light Within the Shadows.” Center for Spiritual Living, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills. Details: bit.ly/3OzwRvA
First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: The Rev. Juan Sarmiento delivers the message, 9 and 11 a.m. The May “Spire” newsletter: www.fpcgh.org/spire. Location, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. www.fpcgh.org; www.facebook.com/fpcgh/
Filled – Day of Pentecost: The Rev. Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Acts 2:1-21, at 9:30 a.m. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. Facebook: bit.ly/41nCcKs. www.cplchurch.org
Day of Pentecost at St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. Sunday bulletin: bit.ly/45tz1Tw. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. www.stlukelutheran.com
A Movement for Wholeness in a Fragmented World – Pentecost: The Rev. Jonathan B. Hall delivers the message, based on Acts 2:1-4 and Romans 8:14-17 and 38-39, at 10 a.m. First Christian Church of North Hollywood (Disciples of Christ), 4390 Colfax Ave. 818-763-8218. www.fccnh.org. Newsletter for this Sunday: bit.ly/3WykaTw
Sunday at Reseda Church of Christ: The Rev. Dewayne Winrow delivers the message, with soloist T.J. Smith, 10 a.m. Location, 7806 Reseda Blvd. 818-342-4755. www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch. Church website: bit.ly/3jl8LaQ
Building an Altar to Life: Worship associates Julie Borden and Melissa Marote, and a guest speaker, discusses the message, 10:30 a.m. Bring a photo or a token of a deceased loved one to place on the altar during the service. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org
Fire and Wind: The Rev. Beth Bingham delivers the Pentecost message, based on Act 2:1-21, at 10:30 a.m. May newsletter: churchofthechimes.org/news. Congregational Church of the Chimes, 14115 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks. 818-789-7124. churchofthechimes.org
Jesus Is Our Significance Coach: Interim pastor, the Rev. Christian Washington, continues a sermon series on “Significance,” 10:30 a.m. Details in the May newsletter: bit.ly/3MWWg0Q. North Hollywood First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Church details: bit.ly/3LLOlDn. Updates on services: www.facebook.com/nohofumc1
First United Methodist Church San Fernando: The Rev. Stan Ferguson delivers the message, 10:30 a.m. Location, 1525 Glenoaks Blvd., San Fernando. 818-365-3156. sanfernandochurch.org
Unleashed!: The Rev. Douglas Dickson delivers the Pentecost message, based on Acts 2:1-21, with the combined congregations (the English-language and Korean-language), at 11 a.m. (special time this Sunday). The May newsletter: bit.ly/3VvVMSd. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. northridgeumc.org. www.facebook.com/northridgeumc
Friendship: Matt Toronto gives his perspective on the study topic of the month, 11 a.m. The topic is based on the verse John 15:13. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Watch the service on Facebook: www.facebook.com/unityburbank. Details on the church and services in the “Words of Light” May newsletter: bit.ly/3VBozF5
Memorial Day Mass at San Fernando Mission Cemetery: Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrates an outdoor Mass, 10 a.m. The Mass will also be livestreamed: catholiccm.org/memorial-day-mass-2023 and on www.facebook.com/lacatholics. Location, 15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Mission Hills. For other Memorial Day Mass celebrations at Catholic Cemeteries locations: catholiccm.org.
Full Moon and World Healing Meditation Ceremony: The Spiritual Unity Movement holds a gathering with guest speaker Wayne Perry, founder of Sound Therapy Center of Los Angeles,” 6:55 p.m. Theme: the Strawberry Moon. Bring percussion instruments. Donation $20 suggested. Meeting at Center for Spiritual Living – Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St. 855-786-2642. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.spiritualunitymovement.org. Reservations requested: bit.ly/3oxdoRv
Shabbat at Temple Judea: 6:15 p.m. Location, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. 818-758-3800. Details: bit.ly/3u20TvJ
Pride Shabbat at Kol Tikvah: 6:30 p.m. Location, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-348-0670. koltikvah.org
Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Ahavat Shalom: Join the Reform Jewish congregation at the “Welcoming the Sabbath” service, 7 p.m. Location, 18200 Rinaldi Place, Northridge. 818-360-2258. www.tasnorthridge.org
Shabbat at Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. Location, 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787. www.templebethemet.com
Cantor Kenny and Friends — An Entertaining Evening Celebrating Jewish Music: The concert includes performances by Mostly Kosher and Nefesh Mountain Band, 6:30 p.m. June 11. Tickets $36; $72; $90 (purchase here: bit.ly/3MUyUce). Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. www.mostlykosher.com and www.nefeshmountain.com. www.templeetzchaim.org
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