Here is a sample of indoor, outdoor, and online church services in the San Fernando Valley area.
Virtual Father’s Day rosary presented by Catholic cemeteries and morgues: The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is co-presenting the Special Prayer of Thanksgiving on Father’s Day Eve at 2 p.m. on June 19. Look here: bit.ly/3xeaQ9F, or from here: www.facebook.com/lacatholics
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: Parish churches in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties are free to open for indoor Masses starting June 15 (read recent guidelines here: bit.ly/2Sayfdk). Sunday masses are broadcast live at 10 a.m. (in English) and at noon (in Spanish) from Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral: lacatholics.org/mass-for-the-homebound. Daily masses are broadcast live from Notre-Dame des Anges Cathedral at 12:10 p.m. (in English, no mass in Spanish). Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. For more information: lacatholics.org
Beth Hillel Temple Services: Havdalah online, 8 p.m. June 19 (click the Facebook link here: bit.ly/2UfLf1Z). Shabbat service, 6 p.m. June 25 in person (in a tent and must wear a mask, or online; see link here for details: bit.ly/3wD9Vj1. The Reformed Jewish Temple, 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. 818- 763-9148. Tbhla.org
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost with Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: The congregation meets at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on June 20. Also watch the 10am service live on YouTube. Readings for this Sunday: Job 38: 1-11 and Mark 4: 35-41. Find the Sunday newsletter and the link to the online service here: www.popwh.org/happenings.html. 5700 Rudnick Avenue, Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org
Sunday service at the Church of Christ in Reseda: Online on Facebook at 8 a.m. June 20. The Chief Minister is Reverend Dewayne Winrow. www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch; resedachurch.com
The challenge of change: Pastor Jim Sillerud delivers the message at 9:00 a.m. (mixed service) and 11:00 a.m. (contemporary service) on June 20. Masks must be worn and temperatures will be taken; limited seating. Granada Hills First Presbyterian Church, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. Email: [email protected] Facebook: www.facebook.com/fpcgh. Learn more about the Covid-19 guidelines here: bit.ly/3tMcux5 and about the church here: bit.ly/3zu6JZd
Be a pious man: Pastor Rob Denton delivers the Joshua 7: Be Strong and Courageous sermon series message based on Joshua 7, at 9:00 am and 10:30 am (inside and online) on June 20. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch
Services with Reverend Chuck Bunnell at Prince of Peace Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Lutheran and on YouTube: In-person services June 20: 9 a.m. at the Prince of Peace (9440 Balboa Blvd., Northridge) and also 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran (15520 Sherman Way, Van Nuys). For more information or for a prayer request, 818-782-5953.
The Church on the way: Sunday in-person and online service at 9 a.m. and in-person service at 11 a.m. on June 20. The senior pastors are Deborah and Tim Clark. 14300 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. 818-779-8000. Email: [email protected] thechurchontheway.org; www.facebook.com/myTCOTW
Calming the storm: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Mark 4: 35-41, 9:30 a.m. June 20. The service is in person but the wearing of the mask and social distancing are observed. 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
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost with Saint-Luc Lutheran Church: Reverend Janet Hansted delivers the message at 9:30 a.m. on June 20. Look on Facebook here: bit.ly/3lJkVX4 or the Zoom link on the website. The church is in Woodland Hills. Voicemail, 818-346-3070. Email: [email protected] www.stlukelutheran.com
Eliminate hatred of American Jews: Reverend Bill Freeman discusses the topic with Marcia and Mark Novak, online at 10 a.m. on June 20. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. church-ish.org
You make a difference! : Reverend Joseph Choi of Northridge United Methodist Church delivers the message, based on Deuteronomy 14: 22-29, at 10 a.m. (English) and 11:30 a.m. (Korean) on June 20. Watch here: youtube.com / numcvideo. Additionally, the church will be open for in-person services with advance registration from the website link. The church’s June newsletter: bit.ly/2SXCGrJ. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): Reverend Craig Peterson delivers the message online at 10 a.m. on June 20. Piano prelude at 9.45 am Watch the church’s Facebook service here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. voicemail, 818-346-0820. Email: [email protected] www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
Go to the other side: Reverend Steve Peralta explains the message, based on Mark 4: 35-41, during the in-person outdoor service at 10:30 am on June 20. First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763- 8231. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/2BPcdo4. nohofumc.org
Love wins: Reverend Stephen Rambo delivers the message, at 10:30 a.m. on June 20 (click to watch here: bit.ly/3xArv7H). Spiritual Life Center-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. Read the facts about the Centers for Spiritual Living, a movement founded in 1926, here: bit.ly/3pJRDtS. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org
What is evolution without love: Reverend Michael McMorrow explains the message, based on the center’s June theme “Call to the Soul,” at 10:30 am on June 20. In addition, McMorrow is giving a âmid-day resetâ at noon Monday through Friday on the centre’s Facebook. (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). June Newsletter: bit.ly/3wTi96v. Granada Hills Spiritual Life Center. 818-363-8136. Click the link to watch the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. Read the facts about the Centers for Spiritual Living, a movement founded in 1926, here: bit.ly/3pJRDtS. https://www.cslgh.org
I am calm and peaceful: Reverend Jenne Macklin gives her thoughts on the centre’s June theme, 11 a.m. on June 20. The theme is based on 1 Peter: 3: 4. Watch the service on Zoom here: bit.ly/39Y0TTv and use the id: 3148040257, or by phone, 669-900-6833 and use the id and press #. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness Facebook here: www.facebook.com/unityburbank. The centre’s âWords of Lightâ newsletter for the month of June: bit.ly/2SSzOg2. Sign up for the centre’s newsletter here: unityburbank.org. Information about Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: www.unity.org
Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel is leading the service on June 25 at 7:00 p.m. Service is inside (masks required). Watch the services on YouTube here: bit.ly/2RVtO5q. 600 N. Buena Vista Street, Burbank. 818-843-4787. Temple Information and Attending Services: www.templebethemet.com
Send the information at least two weeks in advance. [email protected] 818-713-3708.