Heal Us, Oh Lord – Healing the Harmful Effects of the Pandemic: Southern California Renewal Communities present the event with healing presentations, a healing service led by Father Patrick Crowley and a Palm Sunday Vigil Mass celebrated by Father Bill Delaney, 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $35. St. Finbar Parish Hall, 2010 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. 818-771-1361. Email: email@example.com. Register online, www.scrc.org
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church: Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m. Location, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. 818-763-9193. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The month of Ramadan: The holy month for Muslims this year began at the sighting of the crescent moon on April 2 (in Los Angeles) and ends at the sighting of the next crescent moon on/around May 2. Muslims, who are able, fast during the daylight hours during this ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims are encouraged to read the entire Quran, pray/adding a special night prayer, and to give to charities during the month. The Council on American-Islamic Relations has a number of online guides to read about Muslim religious practices: www.cair.com/resources/guides-to-muslim-religious-practices. The Islamic Center of Southern California, on Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, has an “Islam 101” page on its website: www.islamiccenter.com/visitors-members/islam-101/
Holy Week and Easter at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church: Two services for Palm Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Holy Week: Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. April 14. Good Friday, noon April 15. Great Vigil of Easter, 7:30 p.m. April 16. Two Easter Sunday services, 8 and 10:30 a.m. April 17, followed by an Easter egg hunt for children, 11:30 a.m. Location, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. 818-763-9193. Email: email@example.com.
Palm Sunday and Holy Wednesday at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Palm Sunday, 8 and 10 a.m. services. Also, for Holy Week, a Wednesday Eucharist service, 8 a.m. April 13. Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org. www.facebook.com/POPWH. Details on Sunday and Holy Week services: www.popwh.org/happenings.html
Holy Week and Easter at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church: Palm Sunday: 8:30 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary. Maundy Thursday: 6 p.m. Good Friday: 6:30 p.m. Easter services: 8:30 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary. 8520 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-341-3460. www.our-redeemer.org
Palm Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: Palm Sunday services, 9 and 11 a.m. The church’s April newsletter “The Spire” here: bit.ly/3IUTCDw. 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. www.fpcgh.org
Palm Sunday at La Cañada Presbyterian Church: A traditional service, 9 a.m., and contemporary service with band and praise music, 10:30 a.m. Also, the congregation presents its annual Palm Sunday concert “King of Kings” with choir and orchestra, 2 p.m. (pre-concert lecture, 1 p.m.). 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. lacanadapc.org
Life Is Activity, Never Stagnant: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services. The center’s April theme is “Renewal.” In addition, the Rev. Michael McMorrow often gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” around noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Check the center’s Facebook page here for this Sunday’s updates: conta.cc/3jaTPrM
Dead End: The Rev. Rob Denton explains the message, part of a sermon series “Road to Easter — Unleash the Good News,” based on Matthew 26-28, at the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch; www.wvcch.org
Attitude Check – Palm Sunday: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on Philippians 2:5-11, at 9:30 a.m. Sermons also available to watch on the church’s Facebook and website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.facebook.com/canoga.park.lutheran.church; www.cplchurch.org
Palm/Passion Sunday at St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. www.stlukelutheran.com
What Is Truth? – Palm Sunday: The Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on John 18:31-40, at 10 a.m. (in English) and at 11:30 a.m. (in Korean). The church’s newsletter for April: bit.ly/36HMb5N. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org
Taxes = Patriotic Dues: The Rev. Bill Freeman discusses the message online at 10 a.m. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598. church-ish.org
Holy Week and Easter at Bethel Church: Palm Sunday, 10 a.m., and Good Friday Communion service 8 p.m. April 15. Two Easter services: sunrise, 7:30 a.m., and worship and praise, 10 a.m. April 17. Also, a fellowship breakfast, 8:45 a.m., and a children’s egg hunt after the 10 a.m. service. 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley. 818-767-4488.
Palm/Passion Sunday at Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message, 10 a.m. Recent announcements: bit.ly/31AhfP1. Location, 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Voice mail, 818-346-0820. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.facebook.com/whccucc; www.woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
Proclaiming Jesus – Palm Sunday: The Rev. Steve Peralta delivers the message, based on Luke 19:28-40, at 10:30 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood. 818-763-8231. Church updates: www.facebook.com/nohofumc1. Details on the Sunday service and upcoming events: conta.cc/3JhevsT
Called to Imagination: Guest speaker the Rev. Liz Murphy explains the message, with worship associate David Early, 10:30 a.m. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Voice mail, 818-887-6101. emersonuuc.org
It’s Your Thang: The Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 a.m. Also available to watch on Facebook here: bit.ly/3NYBPiS. Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley, 1756 Erringer Road. 805-527-0870. www.facebook.com/cslsimi; www.cslsimi.org
I Embrace Faith – Palm Sunday: Matt Toronto gives his thoughts on Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s April theme, 11 a.m. The church’s theme for April is based on Hebrews 11:1. Background on Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: www.unity.org. Unity Burbank, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook: www.facebook.com/unityburbank. Details on the church and services in the “Words of Light” newsletter: bit.ly/3DthRI5
Maundy Thursday at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services: Communion service at noon, and also a Tenebrae and Communion service, 7 p.m. Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org. www.facebook.com/POPWH. Details on this week’s services: www.popwh.org/happenings.html
Maundy Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: A soup dinner, 6 p.m., followed by a service, 7 p.m. Location, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. www.fpcgh.org
Witnesses – Judas Iscariot: The Rev. Timothy Jens delivers the Maundy Thursday message, 6:30 p.m. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. www.facebook.com/canoga.park.lutheran.church; www.cplchurch.org
Maundy Thursday at St. Luke Lutheran Church: 7 p.m. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. www.stlukelutheran.com
Maundy Thursday at La Cañada Presbyterian Church: Traditional service with Communion, 7 p.m. 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. lacanadapc.org
Good Friday at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services: A prayerbook service, noon (in the sanctuary), and also Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. (Reasoner Family Center). 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org. www.facebook.com/POPWH. Details and Easter services: www.popwh.org/happenings.html
Good Friday at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: 7 p.m. Read the church’s April newsletter “The Spire” here for details and Easter services on April 17: bit.ly/3IUTCDw. First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831. www.fpcgh.org
Good Friday and Easter at St. Luke Lutheran Church: 7 p.m. Also, Easter service, 9:30 a.m. April 17. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. www.stlukelutheran.com
Good Friday at La Cañada Presbyterian Church: The congregation’s Family Ministry team leads an interactive contemporary service for all ages, 7 p.m. 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. lacanadapc.org
Easter services with Shepherd Church: The church has three locations offering Easter services. Porter Ranch: 7 p.m.; 5 and 7 p.m. April 16; 9 and 11 a.m. April 17 (19700 Rinaldi St; 818-831-9333). Woodland Hills: 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. April 17 (5901 De Soto Ave.; 818-888-7501. Agua Dulce: 9 a.m. April 17 (34709 Agua Dulce Road; 661-268-1488).
Easter sunrise service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park: The Conejo Valley Interfaith Association sponsors the service with guest speakers from local churches and music, 6 a.m. Free. Parking lot of the main building, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. 818-889-0902.
Easter with La Cañada Presbyterian Church: The church has four Easter services: “Risen Son” sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. (at La Cañada Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge). On the church campus: traditional services with choir and orchestra, 8 and 9:30 a.m., and a contemporary service with the congregation’s praise band, 11 a.m. An egg hunt for toddlers through sixth grade is scheduled following the 11 a.m. service. The public is invited to one-two flowers to decorate a cross on the church’s upper patio. 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. lacanadapc.org
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