Find a spiritual experience this week at religious centers in the San Fernando Valley area. Here is a sampling of this week’s services and special events.
The 10,000 Buddha Relics Collection: Display of a variety of holy objects from the Buddha including the newly acquired eye relic plus sacred bones and gem-like relics. Relics viewing, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. Meditations: 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Free admission. Wei Mountain Temple, 7732 Emerson Place, Rosemead. 626-766-1009. www.mahastupa.org
Standing Firm in the Truth: Pastor Jim Bell delivers the message, 6 p.m. Aug. 31. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org
Shake the Dust – Meta 4’s 4 You: The Rev. Rob Denton explains the message, part of a sermon series on the meaning of metaphors found in the Bible, 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sept. 1. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org
The CENTERchurch: The Assemblies of God congregation’s Sunday service begins with prayer, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 1, followed by coffee and social, 10 a.m., followed by the service, 11 a.m. 10452 Louise Ave., Granada Hills. 818-368-5784. Email: [email protected] www.thecenterchurch.com
Tough Call to Live Humbly: The Rev. Kalesita Tu’ifua delivers the message, based on Luke 14:1-11, at the 10 a.m. Sept. 1 service. Knollwood United Methodist Church, 12121 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills. 818-360-8111.
Jesus Was All About Inclusion: The Rev. William S. Freeman delivers the Sunday message, 10 a.m. Sept. 1. Congregational Church of Chatsworth (United Church of Christ), 20440 Lassen St. 818-349-2550. www.chatsworthucc.org
Working: Guest speaker Don Ordway discusses the topic with members of the congregation reading stories from workers found in “Working” by Studs Terkel, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org
The First Day: The Rev. Stephen Rambo explains the message, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1. Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley, 1756 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. www.cslsimi.org
Embracing Change: The Rev. Maria Felipe discusses her thoughts on the center’s September sermon theme, 11 a.m. Sept. 1. 25. Meditation, 10:30 a.m. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. www.unityburbank.org
Shabbat Service-in-the-Round at Kol Tikvah: Ann Strimov-Durbin, the director of advocacy at Jewish World Watch, is the guest speaker at the contemplative and meditative service, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6. 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-348-0670. www.koltikvah.org
The Church Behind Barbed Wire – Stories of Faith During the Japanese American Internment of World War II: The Rev. Tom Sugimura discusses the topic, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 7. Cost $10, includes a bento lunch. Reservations required. New Life Church, 6115 Fallbrook Ave., Woodland Hills. www.nlcwh.org
Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants: Pre-procession, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7, inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, followed by Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrating the Mass, 3-5:30 p.m. Images and relics of St. Frances Cabrini, St. Toribio Romo and St. Junípero Serra will be present at the Mass and the congregation may venerate them after the Mass. Parking $10. 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. Office of Immigration Affairs of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, 213-637-7820. bit.ly/2HwO6KL
High Holidays Discovery Concert at Beverly Hills Synagogue: Inspirational Days of Awe music and prayers and a discussion by Cantor Netanel Baram, from Beverly Hills Synagogue, and Mark Kligman, a professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA, noon Sept. 8. Performers include Baram, the Rinat Shlomo Choir, the UCLA Chamber Orchestra and the Yavneh Boys Choir. Tickets $18; $35. Reservations requested. 9261 Alden Drive, Beverly Hills. 310-276-7650. Email: [email protected] beverlyhillssynagogue.org
What to Do With the Rest of Your Life – Preparing for a New Year: Rabbi Ed Feinstein discusses the topic, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. 818-788-6000. bit.ly/2PjZdwK
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Fiesta BBQ: The Italian Catholic Club of the Santa Clarita Valley will have a food booth with pasta, pizza, specialty sausage sandwiches and cannoli for sale, 6-11 p.m. Sept. 13; 4-11 p.m. Sept. 14; 2-8 p.m. Sept. 15. 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Anna Riggs, 661-645-7877. www.olphscv.org
Jewish Mindfulness Meditation Workshop: Rabbi Ariel Sholklapper, co-founder and director of the Jewish Mindfulness Center of Texas, leads the class for adults, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15. Fee $50 (includes lunch). Preregistration required. Temple Aliyah, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. templealiyah.org/mindfulness
Good Grief support group: A six-week program for those who have lost a loved one through death, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 17. Class runs on Tuesdays through Oct. 22. Register in advance. St. Bede the Venerable Parish Center, 215 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. 818-949-4300. bede.org/documents/collection/bulletin
Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast: Event includes a Rosary and Mass, 6:30 a.m. Sept. 17, followed by the breakfast and a talk by guest speaker Mike Scioscia, former major league catcher and manager. Admission $40. Reservations required. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. 800-838-1356. www.lacatholicpb.org
Middle School Youth Group start-up at Central Lutheran Church-Iglesia Luterana Central: Students in grades 6-8 and their parents are invited to an introductory meeting to discuss the focus of the youth group, weekly meeting time and meeting the leaders of the boys and the girls groups, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. A dinner will be included during the meeting. You do not need to be Lutheran to join the youth group. Reservations requested. 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys. Emily, 515-971-3445. Church, 818-785-5414.
Rosh Hashana at Camp: Temple Judea presents the event for families that includes a Rosh Hashana service, activities, lunch and tashlich, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 30. Dress code: camp attire. Fee $40 ages 14 and older; $25 ages 13 and younger. Reservations required. Camp Alonim, 1101 Pepper Tree Lane, Simi Valley. 818-758-3800. templejudea.simpletix.com/Default.aspx
Send information at least two weeks ahead. [email protected] 818-713-3708.
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