Religious Events in the San Fernando Valley, Nov. 23-30 January – Daily News


Kol Tikvah temple in forest hills. (Photo by Dean Musgrove / Los Angeles Daily News / SCNG)

Here is a selection of upcoming services and events taking place online and some in person in the San Fernando Valley area.

OneLife LA – Celebrating the joy of life, the beauty and dignity of every human life: Radio personalities JC Cuevas and Marcela Luevanos are hosting the annual event with inspiring speakers, dance and music performances on the theme on January 23rd. Archbishop José H. Gomez will be the keynote speaker. Register in advance and watch the virtual event here: and also here:

Services with Temple Beth Hillel: Havdalah online, 11 p.m., January 23 (click the Facebook link here: Shabbat service with guest speaker Gabi Kuhn, program officer of the Jewish of Color Initiative, January 19, 7 p.m. ( The Reform Jewish Temple is located in Valley Village.

Sunday service of the Reseda Church of Christ: Online, 8 a.m. on January 24th. The senior minister is Rev. Dewayne Winrow.;

Be strong: Rev. Rob Denton delivers the message based on Ephesians 3: 16-19, Isaiah 40:31, Philippians 4:13, Psalm 27:14, and 2 Timothy 1: 7 on January 24th at 9:00 am (outside on the lawn) ; bring your own blanket or chair, shade the umbrella, wear a mask and practice social distancing). Also an indoor and online service, 10:30 a.m. (link can be found on the website). More details here: Christian Church in the West Valley, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Our Lutheran Church of the Redeemer: Two services on January 24th: A traditional outdoor service in Serenity Garden, 9:00 a.m. (must be reserved by phone by January 23rd to attend; see website for rules; bring your own Bible), and a contemporary and live stream service, 11:30 a.m. (register for this service by phone; click on the link here: 8520 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-341-3460. Facebook:

Goodbye World – Third Sunday after Epiphany: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message based on 1 Corinthians 7: 29-31, 9:30 a.m., Jan. 24. The sermon is available on Facebook ( and on the Church website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-348-5714.

Third Sunday after Epiphany with the Lutheran Church of St. Luke: Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the news on January 24th at 9:30 am. Musical kick-off at 9:25 a.m. Attend the service on the Church website or Facebook: The church is located in Woodland Hills. Church voicemail at 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected].

Be happy like Pharrell Williams: Rev. Bill Freeman of B Free Ministry explains the news on January 24th at 10:00 am. You can find the zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

Yes, God is ready !: Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message based on Matthew 8: 1-4, 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on January 24th. See here: The Church’s January Newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook:

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Sunday Masses will be streamed live at 10 a.m. (in English) and 12 p.m. (Spanish) from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels: The daily masses will be broadcast live from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels at 8 a.m. (in English). For local communities that mass live stream: Facebook: For more information:

Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the news on January 24th at 10am. Piano prelude at 9:45 a.m. View the service on the Church’s Facebook here: More about the church here:

Adjusting to God’s Call: Rev. Steve Peralta explains the news based on Mark 1: 14-20 on the online service on January 24th at 10:30 AM. North Hollywood United Methodist Church. 818-763-8231. Email: [email protected]. Facebook:

Drop everything: Rev. Beth Bingham delivers the message on January 24th at 10:30 am. Also, 10 @ 10, devotional and prayer with Rev. Beth Bingham or Associate Minister, Rev. Curtis Peek, Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM on the Church’s Facebook. The Congregational Church of the Chimes is located in Sherman Oaks. View weekday services and prayers here: Email: [email protected].

The horizon is just the beginning: Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the news on January 24th at 10:30 am (click here to view it: Music by Gary Lynn Floyd. Center for Spiritual Life-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870.;

Looking ahead: Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the news on January 24th at 10:30 am ( McMorrow gives a “Mid-Day Reset” on Facebook ( from Monday to Friday at noon. Center for Spiritual Life – Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click the link to view the service here:

The power of leadership: Jimmy Burns will address the centre’s January issue on January 24th at 11am. View the Zoom Service here: and use ID: 3148040257. Unity Burbank – Facebook of the Center for Spiritual Awareness here:;

Ethical Dilemmas – Jewish Wisdom When There May Be No Right Answer: Sam Klein, director of the religious school in Kol Tikvah, will discuss the topic on January 25th and February 1st from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Free. Register online in advance for the zoom link: Kol Tikvah, a Reform Judaism community, is located in Woodland Hills. 818-348-0670, ext. 209. Email: [email protected].

Shabbat services with the Shomrei Torah Synagogue: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service on January 29 at 6 p.m. and a Shabbat morning service on January 30 at 10 a.m. ( The conservative Jewish community is in West Hills. 818-854-7650.

Shabbat service with the Temple of Judea: Use the facebook link to see 6:15 p.m. January 29th. The Reform Jewish community is in Tarzana. The temple’s Facebook: 818-758-3800. Email: [email protected].

Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel will lead the Zoom service on January 29th at 7 p.m. (instructions for Zoom here and by phone at You can find the temple’s January newsletter “Chai Times” here: The independent temple in Burbank has roots in Reform Judaism. Email: office @ Templebethemet.

Shabbat with Tal Beth Israel: Rabbi Cantor Mark S. Goodman leads the evening service on January 29 at 7:00 p.m. and the morning service on January 30 at 9:30 a.m. See it on Facebook: The independent Jewish community is located in Sun Valley. Email: [email protected].

Submit information at least two weeks in advance. [email protected]. 818-713-3708.