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Religious events in the San Fernando Valley, October 8-15 – Daily News

The Central Lutheran Church is holding a rummage sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on October 8, in Van Nuys. (Google StreetView)

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

October 8

Golden West Fair at the Carillon Church: The 71st fair begins with a pancake breakfast, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The fair includes shows, baked goods and books for sale, a Halloween fun house, country store, gift shop and silent auction, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location, 14115 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks. 818-789-7124.

Clearance sale at the Central Lutheran Church: Items include books, clothing, furniture, home decor, dishes, plants and toys, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parking for sale is street parking. The sale will take place on the church grounds at 6425 Tyrone Avenue (at Victory Boulevard), Van Nuys. 818-785-5414. Email:

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’s October newsletter, the Oakleaves: The church is located at 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215.

October 9

Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Two services, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (the 10 a.m. service is broadcast live). Sunday Service Bulletin: 5700 Rudnick Ave, Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. The newsletter of the congregation for this week: Information on how to watch online:

Call to submit: Reverend Jim Sillerud explains the message, based on Luke 5:1-11, during the 9 and 11 a.m. services. The church’s October newsletter, the Spire: First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. 818-360-1831.

God lives in me and expands my life: Reverend Michael McMorrow delivers the message during the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. Spiritual Life Center – Granada Hills, 17622 Chatsworth St. 818-363-8136. Details:

Are you engaged? – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers the message, based on Ruth 1:-19a, at 9:30 a.m. The sermons are also available for viewing on the church’s Facebook and website. Canoga Park Lutheran Church, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714.;

Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost: Reverend Janet Hansted delivers the message at 9:30 a.m. Check out the weekly newsletter here: ( and also, the Sunday bulletin: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070.

Where are they?: Reverend Douglas Dickson explains the message, based on Luke 17:11-19, at 10 a.m. (in English), and Reverend Ralph Kwon delivers the message at the 11:30 a.m. service (in Korean). The October church newsletter: Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555.

First Christian Church of North Hollywood (Disciples of Christ): Reverend Jonathan B. Hall delivers the message, 10 a.m. The church is located, 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City. 818-763-8218.;

Admiration: 10:30 a.m. Check the website for how to watch the service online. Emerson Universalist Unitarian Church, 7304 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-887-6101.

Jesus restores: Rev. Steve Peralta delivers the message, based on Luke 5:11-7 p.m., 10:30 a.m. North Hollywood United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231.

I embrace letting go and let God: Matt Toronto gives his thoughts on the topic of the month, based on Psalm 55:22, during the 11 a.m. service. Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness, 637 S. Victory Blvd., Burbank. 818-841-4037. Watch the service on Facebook: Details about the church and services in the newsletter “Words of Light”:

Jazz Vespers at Northridge United Methodist Church: Live the “word of God” through music performed by Yvette Devereaux, Mark Massey, Riner Scivally and Richard Simon, 6 p.m. Free admission. An offering will be taken. Location, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Details in the church’s October newsletter:

October 22

Halloween costume ball with the Italian Catholic Club of Santa Clarita: The event includes dinner, free wine, dancing to music by a DJ, costume contest and door prizes, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets $40. Reservations required before October 17. Mail a check payable to the Italian Catholic Club and send it to the Italian Catholic Club, 23045 Lyons Ave., Santa Clarita, CA 91321. The event is held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish, 23045 Lyons Ave. , Santa Clarita. More information, Anna Riggs, 661-645-7877.

October 29

God of Day and God of Darkness – All Saints, All Souls and the Light of Hope: A one-day retreat, led by Reverend Mark Villano, with prayers, scriptures and stories that “consider the mystery of God’s light in our lives”, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Register and make a deposit of 10 $ (non-refundable) before October 26. $45 fee without lunch; $55 with lunch. Holy Spirit Retreat Center, 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. Sister Marie, 818-815-4496. Click Featured Events, then One-Day Retreats, for more details and to register:

Send information at least two weeks in advance. 818-713-3708.