Religious Events Calendar

first_img “Tuesday Table Talk,” satellite TV seminars, 7:30p.m. Tuesday, Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley. Choice of “Making Your Marriage Top Priority” or “Healing is a Choice.” Potluck dinner, 6:30p.m. Free. Call (818) 767-4488. Religion and violence conference, 3-5:30p.m. Wednesday and Friday in the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Free. Parking $4; use lots B3, B4 and B5 on Darby Avenue or G4 on Zelzah Avenue. Call (818) 677-4854. “Be Still and Know,” a prayer, meditation and healing service led by the Rev. Jefferson Beeker, 6:30p.m. Wednesdays through April 4, First Christian Church of North Hollywood, 4390 Colfax Ave. Call (818) 763-8218. Lenten speaker series: “Evangelism in the Wesleyan Tradition” will be the topic of the Rev. Jon MacFarland, 7p.m. Wednesday, Knollwood United Methodist Church, 12121 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills. Light supper, 6p.m. Call (818) 360-8111. “And Then I Heard My Savior Say,” a series of Lenten services, 7p.m. Wednesday, Bethel Lutheran Church, 17500 Burbank Blvd., Encino. Soup supper, 6:30p.m. Call (818) 788-2653. “Stray Sheep” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Elroy Reimnitz at a Lenten service, 7p.m. Wednesday, Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. Call (818) 348-5714. “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West” screening and a talk by Nonie Darwish, founder of, 7p.m. Wednesday at the New JCC at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. Admission $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Call (818) 337-4544 or see Equal civil marriage rights for gays and lesbians will be the topic of guest speaker, Steve Krantz, at Adat Chaverim Congregation for Humanistic Judaism’s Shabbat service 7:30p.m. Friday, meeting at Woodcrest School, 6043 Tampa Ave., Tarzana. Call (818) 623-7363. African Shabbat, with Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, from Uganda, and Hazzan Mike Stein, from Temple Aliyah, 8:15p.m. Friday, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. Call (818) 346-3545. Lenten Morning of Quiet Meditations, with the theme “Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane,” 8:30a.m. March 17, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 14646 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. Holy Eucharist, 11:30a.m. followed by lunch. Call (818) 785-4251. Women’s Seder, presented by the Women of Kol Tikvah, 6:30p.m. March 28, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Reservations due by March 21; $25; students 11 and older, $20; and children 10 and under, $10. Call (818) 348-0670, Ext. 219. “How Do I Tap Into the Joy Body?” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Maureen Hoyt, 10a.m. Sunday, Granada Hills Church of Religious Science, 17622 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. Call (818) 363-8136. “Good Shepherd or Easter Bunny?” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Dave Wilkinson, 8:15 and 10:45a.m. Sunday, Moorpark Presbyterian Church, 13950 Peach Hill Road. Call (805) 529-8422. “Standing in Conviction” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Carrie Lauer, 10:30a.m. Sunday, Center of Spiritual Awakening, meeting at the Radisson Hotel, 9777 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Chatsworth. Call (818) 709-1451. “What Difference Does It Make?” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Anne Felton Hines, 10:30a.m. Sunday, Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Call (818) 887-6101. “Everyone a Minister” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Thomas E. Witherspoon, 10a.m. Sunday, Unity Church of the Valley, 2817 Montrose Ave., La Crescenta. Call (818) 249-4396. “Keep Your Eyes on the Ball” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Jim Lee, 9:15a.m. Sunday, Bethel Lutheran Church, 17500 Burbank Blvd., Encino. Call (818) 788-2653. “Spiritual Immunity” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Beverly Craig, 10a.m. Sunday, La Crescenta Church of Religious Science, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. Call (818) 249-1045. “When Life is a Pass or Fail Proposition” will be the message delivered by the Rev. Joey K. McDonald, 10:30a.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church of North Hollywood, 4832 Tujunga Ave. Call (818) 763-8231. Religion events are compiled by Staff Writer Holly Andres. Notices must reach the Daily News two weeks before the Saturday on which they are to run. Mail entries, with time, date, location and contact number, to Daily News Religion Calendar, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365; fax (818) 713-0058; e-mail [email protected] local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “Let My People Sing” events to benefit Jewish World Watch projects in Darfur and elsewhere: “Voices of Hope,” the organization’s primary fundraiser, 7:30p.m. today, The Brandeis-Bardin Institute, 101 Peppertree Lane, Brandeis. Tickets $75-$100; (818) 501-1836 or see “Let My People Sing … Along!” 4p.m. Sunday, Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. Limited seating. (818) 766-9426. “Songs of a New World,” a play by Jason Robert Brown performed by ELATE, a ministry of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of North Hollywood, 8p.m. today, 6020 Radford Ave. Tickets $10, $8 seniors and students. Also, 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and other dates in March. Call (818) 509-0882. “Beginnings and Basics of Islam: Sunni and Shi’a Traditions,” discussed by Amir Hussain, associate professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, 9:30a.m. Sunday, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. Call (818) 763-9193 or see “Parenting and Parenting Parents: Life in a Mortality Sandwich,” a talk by author Noah benShea, 10:15a.m.-12:30p.m. Sunday, Temple Sinai of Glendale, 1212 N. Pacific Ave. Call (818) 246-8101. New member orientation, led by the Rev. Frank Nausin, 12:15-2:30p.m. Sunday, Holy Trinity Evangelical Church, 1 W. Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Lunch will be served during the meeting. Call (805) 492-1234. “Splendor of Indian Dance,” performed by the Rangoli Dance Company, 4p.m. Sunday, St. James Presbyterian Church, 19414 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. Call (818) 345-2057. West Valley Christian Women Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, 11:30a.m. Thursday, Holiday Inn, 21101 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Reservations required by Monday; $20. Call (818) 348-5247 or (818) 341-8684. “The University,” an annual adult education program offered by Roman Catholic parishes in Ventura County: All classes, 7:30-9p.m.; Fee: $7, includes a guest. This week’s classes include: “Tickle Your Soul,” Monday, St. Paschal Baylon, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks; “What Exactly are the Eastern Catholic Churches?” Monday, St. Julie Billiart, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park; “Silent Prayer,” Tuesday, Holy Cross, 13955 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark; “Hollywood and Faith: Enemies or Partners?” Wednesday, St. Maximilian Kolbe, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village; “The Human Face of Mary,” Wednesday, St. Mary Magdalen, 2532 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo; “Sharing Your Faith in Mixed Company,” with Janice Daurio, a Roman Catholic, and Rabbi Michael Lotker, Thursday, St. Maximilian Kolbe. Call St. Paschal Baylon, (805) 496-0222 or see Holy Spirit Retreat Center activities: 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. “Food for the Soul,” a cooking class with Maria Simental and Sister Jennifer Gaeta, 5-9p.m. March 20. Fee: $30; deposit $10 by Wednesday. Vernal equinox labyrinth walk, 7p.m. March 21. Call (818) 784-4515. last_img

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