Religious events in the San Fernando Valley area, May 7-14 – Daily News

Granada Hills First Presbyterian Church on Zelzah Avenue in Northridge. (Google Street View)

Here is a sampling of upcoming religious gatherings in the San Fernando Valley area.

May 7

World Maze Day: Participants send out peaceful energy during the event which includes a guided meditation and a walk is scheduled, 12:30-3pm. Free admission. Peace Awareness Labyrinth Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. Global Labyrinth Locations (see note on accuracy of locations): LA Area Mazes:

Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church: The church is holding a contemporary service at 5 p.m. Also, a traditional/mixed service, at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Reverend Titus Utecht is the pastor. The church is located at 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215.

May 8

Fourth Sunday of Easter at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Details and Bulletin for Sunday Service:

Discipleship and Church: Pastor John Stalboerger explains the message, part of a series of “Discover Life” sermons, at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Divine Guidance: Reverend Michael McMorrow explains the message at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The center’s May theme is “Joy.” Additionally, Reverend Michael McMorrow often gives a “mid-day reset,” around noon Monday through Friday on the center’s Facebook page ( Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Check the center’s Facebook page here for updates this Sunday:

Known for Grace: Apprentice pastor Stephen Robertson delivers the message, based on 1 Peter 4:7-11, 9 and 11 o’clock. Details about the church and upcoming events on the May newsletter, “The Spire”, First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831.

Are you a sheep? — Fourth Sunday of Easter: Pastor Timothy Jenks explains the message, based on John 10:22-30, 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.;

Fourth Sunday of Easter at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church: Reverend Janet Hansted delivers the message, 9:30 a.m. Check the website for the Sunday bulletin tab and also the bulletin. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070.

I always thank God for you: Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on 1 Corinthians 1:4-9, at 10 a.m. (English language) and 11:30 a.m. (Korean language). May Church Bulletin: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555.

Women are not second-class citizens: Reverend Bill Freeman explains the message online at 10 a.m. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

Mother’s Gospel and Communion of Flowers: Sabbatical minister Joshua Berg delivers the message, with worship associate Julie Borden, 10:30 a.m. Special instructions: Bring a flower, if you can, for the flower communion; whether you are online or on the phone, have a flower with you. To watch online, use the website link or here: By phone: 669-900-6833 and use username: 8581092800 and use password: chalice. Emerson Universalist Unitarian Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Voicemail, 818-887-6101.

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! : Reverend Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 a.m. Also available to watch on Facebook here: Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley, 1756 Erringer Road. 805-527-0870.;

Who is your shepherd? – Fourth Sunday of Easter: Reverend Steve Peralta delivers the message, which is part of a series of “Get Out of the Way” sermons and based on John 20:22-30, at 10:30 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood. 818-763-8231. Church Updates: Details:

I accept change with grace: Matt Toronto gives his thoughts on the theme for May from Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 11 a.m. April’s theme is based on Ecclesiastes 3:1. Background to the unit, founded in the 1880s, here: Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook: Details about the church and services in the newsletter “Words of Light”:

Jazz Vespers – Listen to the Word of God through music and art: Performance by the Robert Kyle Quartet, 6 p.m. A voluntary offering will be taken. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Details:

May 13

Shabbat with Judea Temple: 6:15 p.m. Watch on Facebook via the link on the site. 5429 Lindley Ave, Tarzana. 818-758-3800. Details here:

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

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