Religious events in the San Fernando Valley area, April 16-23 – Daily News


St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church is holding a Holy Saturday service on April 16 and Easter services on April 17 in Studio City. (Google StreetView)

April 16

Great Easter Vigil at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church: 7:30 p.m. Location, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. 818-763-9193. Email: [email protected]

Easter Services with Shepherd Church: The church has three locations offering Easter services. Porter Ranch: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. today; 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 17 (19700 Rinaldi St; 818-831-9333). Woodland Hills: 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. April 17 (5901 De Soto Ave.; 818-888-7501. Agua Dulce: 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 17 (34709 Agua Dulce Road; 661-268-1488).

April 17

Easter at the First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills: Three services: sunrise, 6 a.m. (on the patio), and 9 and 11 a.m. (in the sanctuary). The April newsletter from “The Spire” church here: 10400 Zelzah Ave, Northridge. 818-360-1831.

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. Main Building parking lot, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. 818-889-0902.

Resurrection Sunday Sunrise Service with Palisades Lutheran Church: Join the congregation on the beach, 6:19 a.m. Park on Temescal Canyon Road and cross the Pacific Coast Highway to the beach or beach parking lots. Will Rogers State Beach, 17580 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. 310-459-2358. or

Sunrise and other Easter services at Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church: Three offices: sunrise, 6:21 a.m.; traditional, 8:00 a.m.; contemporary, 10 a.m. A pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. The church is located at 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215.

Jesus left the tomb – Easter Sunday: Reverend Steve Peralta delivers the message, based on Luke 24:1-12, during the Sunrise Service, at 6:30 a.m. (Fountain Court) and 10:30 a.m. (Main Shrine). First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood. 818-763-8231. Church updates: Details:

Easter Sunrise and Other Easter Services with La Cañada Presbyterian Church: The church has four Easter services: “Risen Son” Sunrise Service, at 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 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., and a contemporary service with the congregational worship band, 11 a.m. An egg hunt for toddlers through grade six is ​​scheduled after the 11 a.m. service. The public is invited to one-two flowers to decorate a cross on the upper patio of the church. 626 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge.

Easter at the Carillon Congregational Church: Sunrise service, 7 a.m., and a 10:30 a.m. service. 14115 Magnolia Boulevard, Sherman Oaks. 818-789-7124.

Forest Law Memorial Park — Virtual: Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m. live on Facebook. Attendees include Pastor Fred Donaldson, Desert Chapel in Palm Springs; Reverend Deborah Seles, of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, and the California Desert Choir.

Easter at Bethel Church: Sunrise service, 7:30 a.m., and a worship and praise service, 10 a.m. Also, a fellowship breakfast, 8:45 a.m., and an egg hunt for the kids after the 10 a.m. service. 10725 Penrose St, Sun Valley. 818-767-4488.

Easter at Canoga Park Lutheran Church: Pastor Timothy Jenks leads a “SON-Rise Devotional,” 7:30 a.m. An Easter Resurrection Service, 9:30 a.m. ending with Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. The 9:30 a.m. mass is followed by an Easter egg hunt for the children. Sermons can also be viewed on the church’s Facebook and website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.;

One way: Reverend Rob Denton explains the message, final of the “Road to Easter – Unleash the Good News” sermon series, based on Matthew 26-28, at services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480.;

Easter at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church: Two masses on Easter Sunday at 8am and 10.30am (followed by an Easter egg hunt for children at 11.30am). Location, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave, Studio City. 818-763-9193. Email: [email protected]

Easter at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (10 a.m. service streams live; see website link to watch). Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave, Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. Details:

Easter at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church: Offices: 8.30 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary. 8520 Winnetka Ave, Winnetka. 818-341-3460.

Divine Inspiration: Reverend Michael McMorrow explains the message during services at 9:00 am and 10:30 am The center’s April theme is “Renewal”. 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:

The Day of Resurrection – Easter! : Reverend Janet Hansted delivers the message at 9:30 a.m. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070.

Be resurrected daily: Reverend Bill Freeman discusses the message online at 10 a.m. Find the Zoom link on the website. 616-796-5598.

My Lord and My God – Resurrection Sunday: Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on John 20:24-31, at 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean). The church’s April newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555.

Resurrect the Spirit: Sabbatical minister Joshua Berg delivers the message, with worship associate Linda Fitzgerald, 10:30 a.m. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Voicemail, 818-887-6101.

Step and repeat: 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.;

I embrace the faith – Easter: Reverend Michelle Hubbard gives her thoughts on the April theme from Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 11 a.m. The April theme is based on Hebrews 11:1. Background to Unity, founded in the 1880s, here: Burbank Unit, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Facebook: Details on the church and services in the newsletter “Words of Light”:

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