Here is a sampling of upcoming faith gatherings in the San Fernando Valley.
Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church: The Rev. Titus Utecht delivers the message at the “Real Presence” service, 5 p.m. Also, a traditional/blended service for Reformation Sunday, 10 a.m. Nov. 19. The “Oak Leaves” newsletter: tinyurl.com/2nhnh3vh. Location, 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215. www.facebook.com/ShermanOaksLutheran. shermanoakslutheran.org
Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Services, 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday’s service bulletin: tinyurl.com/438um2aa. Newsletter: www.popwh.org/happenings.html. Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Email: [email protected]. www.popwh.org/
The Resurrection of the Body: The Rev. Lance Allen explains the message at the 9 and 11 a.m. services. The church’s November “The Spire” newsletter: tinyurl.com/577v8rk4. First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. Church voicemail, 818-360-1831. www.fpcgh.org
The Profane: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the November theme of “The Mundane, the Sacred and the Profane, Oh My!” at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services. Center for Spiritual Living, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills. Details: tinyurl.com/mkxkwz9d
We Don’t Know: The Rev. Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Matthew 24:26-36, at 9:30 a.m. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. Facebook: bit.ly/41nCcKs. www.cplchurch.org
Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Pentecost: Special worship leader David Primuth delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. Sunday bulletin: tinyurl.com/mwb54xnd. St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. www.stlukelutheran.com
The Perfect Barbie-land/Kendom: The Rev. Douglas Dickson explains the message, based on Revelation 21:1-7, at the 10 a.m. English-language service. Pastor Ralph Kwon delivers the message at the 11:30 a.m. Korean-language service. The November newsletter: tinyurl.com/36xhvr5f. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. northridgeumc.org
When Just-ish Isn’t Enough: The Rev. Jonathan B. Hall, PhD, delivers the message, based on Isaiah 5:1-2 and 11-1, at 10 a.m. First Christian Church of North Hollywood, 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City. 818-763-8218. www.fccnh.org. Newsletter for the week and upcoming events: tinyurl.com/5ya4ywpw
Guests on This Land: The Rev. Matthew McHale delivers the message, with worship associate David Early, 10:30 a.m. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org
Put a Little Love in Your Heart: The Rev. Chamie Delkeskamp delivers the message, based on Hosea 11:1-9, at the 10:30 a.m. service. North Hollywood First United Methodist Church, 4831 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. www.facebook.com/nohofumc1. “Good News” newsletter details: tinyurl.com/4a3tnsbh
I Give Thanks for All the Blessings of the Day: Liz Raci shares an inspiring message on the church’s November theme, at 11 a.m. This month’s theme is based on Psalm 21:6. 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” November newsletter: tinyurl.com/y3tbsurr
Sylmar Christian Fellowship Church: Pastor Pierre Howard and First Lady-Evangelist Mary Howard lead the worship service, 11 a.m. The church theme for 2023 is “Believe in God,” based on John 14:1. Location, 13901 Polk St. 818-364-8955. Facebook: tinyurl.com/292rauyu. www.sylmarcfc.org
Brandon Zhou and Xiao Chen: The pianists perform “A Journey Through Fantasy” concert, 1 p.m. Nov. 19. Free admission, but a free-will offering will be taken to support future musical events at the church. Panorama Presbyterian Church, 14201 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City. 818-894-8316.
United in Peace Community Walk – Burbank Human Relations Council: The walk, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Location, George Izay Park, in front of the World War II Memorial, 1111 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. www.burbankhumanrelationscouncil.org
Los Angeles Christian Singles: A concert and mixer party for ages 18 and older, 7-9 p.m. Free admission. Register to attend on the website. Meeting at Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church, fellowship hall, 14847 Dickens St. (at Kester Avenue). 747-217-4385. meetup.com/los-angeles-christian-singles
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service: The 26th annual event, “Faith in Action,” held by the congregations of Panorama Presbyterian Church, St. Genevieve Catholic Church and Valley Beth Israel Synagogue, 7 p.m. Free to attend, but a donation to Hope the Mission (formerly called Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission) will be taken/suggested (hopethemission.org). Location, at the synagogue, 13060 Roscoe Blvd., Sun Valley. 818-782-2281. Valley Beth Israel: tinyurl.com/4prs4nxb
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service: Our Lady of Lourdes-Northrdige, the Islamic Center of Northridge, Temple Ramat Zion and Northridge United Methodist Church take part in the service, 7 p.m. Location, Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. northridgeumc.org. Details: tinyurl.com/36xhvr5f
Thanksgiving Eve Service – In-Person and Online: The Rev. Maureen Hoyt leads the service, with the Rev. Michael McMorrow, 7 p.m. Center for Spiritual Living – Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills. Details: tinyurl.com/mkxkwz9d
Now Thank We All Our God: The Rev. Timothy Jenks delivers the Thanksgiving Day message, based on 1 Thessalonians, at 9:30 a.m. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. Facebook: bit.ly/41nCcKs. www.cplchurch.org
Shabbat at Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. Call about the congregation’s pizza night dinner and the cost to attend, 6 p.m. Check the congregation’s “Chai Times” November newsletter: tinyurl.com/2s48bfhh. Location, 600 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. 818-843-4787. www.templebethemet.com
Send information at least two weeks ahead. [email protected]. 818-713-3708.