Temple Beth Emet in Burbank. (Google Street View)

Most religious congregations continue to hold services and classes/lectures online due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns and restrictions.

Here is a sampling of upcoming services and events that are online, and some in-person, in the San Fernando Valley area.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage: The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “La Peregrina,” an exact digital reproduction from the original in Mexico City, and the image of St. Juan Diego, travel to various parishes within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles through Nov. 30. The pilgrimage includes stops: Holy Spirit Church, Nov. 7 (1421 S. Dunsmuir Ave., Los Angeles; 323-935-1333; hs-la.org); St. Agnes Church, Nov. 8-9 (2625 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles; 323-731-2464; www.stagnesschool.org/about/our-parish); St. John Eudes Parish, Nov. 10-11 (9901 Mason Ave., Chatsworth; 818-341-3680; sjeparish.net); Our Lady of Grace, Nov. 12-13 (5011 White Oak Ave., Encino, 818-342-4686; ourladyofgrace.org). The pilgrimage culminates in the 89th Procession and Mass honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 6 in Los Angeles. Check the website for more church visit details in November: angelusnews.com/events-calendar/

Temple Beth Hillel: Havdalah online, 7 p.m. Nov. 7 (click on the Facebook link from here: bit.ly/2TAhTHV). Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Click on the Zoom link from here: bit.ly/37U5U0m. The Reform Jewish temple is in Valley Village. tbhla.org

Southern California Renewal Communities: The group presents an online event “”Spiritual Warfare: The Battle Is Now!” Free. Watch any time through Nov. 30 (events.scrc.org/battle-is-now). More about the Roman Catholic ministry here: scrc.org/about

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles: The daily Masses are live streamed from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, 7 a.m. (in Spanish) and 8 a.m. (in English); Sunday Masses are live streamed, 7 a.m. (in Spanish) and 10 a.m. (in English): lacatholics.org/mass-for-the-homebound. For local parishes that live stream Mass: lacatholics.org/parish-livestreams. Facebook: www.facebook.com/lacatholics. For more information: lacatholics.org

Reseda Church of Christ: Sunday service, 8 a.m. Nov. 8. The senior minister is the Rev. Dewayne Winrow. www.facebook.com/ResedaChurch; resedachurch.com

Canoga Park Lutheran Church: Pastor Timothy Jenks delivers the Sunday message at an outdoor devotion service, 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8 (masks and social distancing are required). Jenks also delivers the message “Doomsday” based on the book of Amos 5:18-24, on a recorded message to be heard on the church’s Facebook. Courtyard, 7357 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. 818-348-5714. Facebook: bit.ly/3n6IVUN. www.cplchurch.org

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church: Two services on Nov. 8: An outdoor traditional service in the Serenity Garden, 8:30 a.m. (must make a phone reservation by noon Nov. 7 to attend; see website for rules to follow; bring your own Bible), and a contemporary and live stream service, 11 a.m. (register by phone for this service; click on the link found here: bit.ly/2Z5fhnF). 8520 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-341-3460. Facebook: bit.ly/2FhJvy1. www.our-redeemer.org

Unpolished – Sharing Faith: The Rev. John Stalboerger explains the message from a sermon series “Unnamed” about five unnamed heroes in the Bible, based on Luke 2:1-20, at 9 a.m. Nov. 8 (outdoor on the lawn; bring your own blanket or chair, shade umbrella, wear a mask and practice social distancing). Also, an online service, 10:45 a.m. (go to website for link). More details here: www.journey365.org/about/covid-19. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org; www.facebook.com/westvalley.christianchurch

The Church on the Way: Online Sunday service, 9 a.m., and a live service in the church courtyard at 11 a.m. Nov. 8. Seniors pastors are Deborah and Tim Clark. 14300 Sherman Way, Van Nuys. 818-779-8000. Email: [email protected] thechurchontheway.org; www.facebook.com/myTCOTW

Sunday service at Mount Olive Lutheran Church: The Rev. Tim Singleton leads the outdoor service, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Temperature checks will be made plus mask wearing and social distancing apply. The service will also be posted online on Sunday afternoon. The church’s Facebook: bit.ly/3jLSeaS. 3561 Foothill Blvd. (at Dunsmore Avenue), La Crescenta. www.molc.org

St. Innocent Orthodox Church: The Rev. Yousuf Rassam leads the the Divine Liturgy service, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 8 (outdoors). Call or check website for other services. 5657 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. 818-881-1123. Watch on Facebook: www.facebook.com/StInnocentTarzana. Church website: stioctca.orthodoxws.com

Be Transformed!: The Rev. Joseph Choi delivers the message, based on Romans 12:1-2, 10 a.m. (in English) and 11:30 a.m. (in Korean) on Nov. 8. Watch here: youtube.com/numcvideo. The church’s November newsletter: bit.ly/2HOEZs7. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. Facebook: www.facebook.com/northridgeumc. www.northridgeumc.org

What Gifts Can We Bring?: The Rev. Kalesita Tu’ifua discusses the message, based on Matthew 22:36-46, 10 a.m. (English language) and 1 p.m. (Tongan language) on Nov. 8. A bulletin and a link for services are emailed on Friday/Saturday; send an email to request to [email protected] Knollwood United Methodist Church is in Granada Hills. Past services may be found on YouTube: bit.ly/3mXHEic. knollwoodchurch.com

 Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost with Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: Readings for the 10 a.m. Nov. 8 service are Joshua 23:1-3a and 14-25, Matthew 25:1-13 and Psalm 78:1-7. Find the Sunday bulletin, order of service and a link to the service here: bit.ly/2EtWNGQ. The church is in Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. www.popwh.org

Sunday with Woodland Hills Community Church (United Church of Christ): The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message, 10 a.m. Nov. 8. Watch the service from the church’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/whccucc. More on the church: bit.ly/31AhfP1

The Delayed Bridegroom: The Rev. Steve Peralta explains the message, based on Matthew 25:1-13, and part of a sermon series “The Once, the Current and the Future Christ,” 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8. North Hollywood United Methodist Church. 818-763-8231. Email: [email protected] Facebook: bit.ly/2BPcdo4. nohofumc.org

We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: The Rev. Matthew McHale delivers the message, with worship associate Linda Fitzgerald, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Watch the service on Zoom with the link: bit.ly/3hh4xKc and use ID: 8581092800 and the Password: chalice. Listen by phone: 669-900-6833 and use the ID number. Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church is in Canoga Park. 818-887-6101. www.emersonuuc.org

What Is God Giving You?: The Rev. Michael McMorrow explains the message, part of the center’s November sermon theme “Living as Compassionate Conduits,” 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 (bit.ly/3mMnZSj). McMorrow gives a “Mid-Day Reset,” at noon Monday-Friday on the center’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/csl.granadahills). Center for Spiritual Living-Granada Hills. 818-363-8136. Click on the link to watch the service here: www.youtube.com/user/CSLGranadaHills. cslgh.com

You’ve Made My Day: The Rev. Stephen Rambo delivers the message, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 (click the link to watch here: bit.ly/3l6zbIP). Center for Spiritual Living-Simi Valley. 805-527-0870. www.cslsimi.org; www.facebook.com/cslsimi

Sunday with Congregational Church of the Chimes: The Rev. Beth Bingham delivers the message, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Also, “[email protected],” a devotional and prayer with either the Rev. Beth Bingham or associate minister the Rev. Curtis Peek, 10 a.m. Monday-Friday on the church’s Facebook. Congregational Church of the Chimes is in Sherman Oaks. Watch the service here: www.facebook.com/churchofchimes. Email: [email protected] churchofthechimes.org

The Power of Interconnection: Matt Toronto gives his thoughts on the center’s November theme, 11 a.m. Nov. 8. Watch the service on Unity Burbank – Center for Spiritual Awareness’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/unityburbank

American Law and Jewish Law – The Same, Only Different: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel, from Burbank’s Temple Beth Emet, begins a five-part adult education class, 7 p.m. Nov. 10. The first class is “Introduction: Roots of Jewish Law and American Law.” Free/donations. Watch on Zoom from this link: bit.ly/3p4ruVM. The next class is 7 p.m. Dec. 8. 818-843-4787. www.templebethemet.com

Shomrei Torah Synagogue: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat service, 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and a Shabbat morning service, 10 a.m. Nov. 14. (www.stsonline.org/calendar). The Conservative Jewish synagogue is in West Hills. 818-854-7650. www.stsonline.org

Temple Judea: Shabbat live stream service, 6:15 p.m. Nov. 13. The Reform Jewish congregation is in Tarzana. The temple’s Facebook: bit.ly/3fEI0G5. 818-758-3800. Email: [email protected] templejudea.com

Shabbat with Temple Beth Emet: Rabbi Mark H. Sobel leads the service, 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Check the temple’s November newsletter “Chai Times” for more information here: bit.ly/3n32wVj. Watch the service on the temple’s YouTube channel here: bit.ly/3k3LfJE or follow the instructions to watch on Zoom here: bit.ly/3667U33. The temple is in Burbank. www.templebethemet.com

Valley Beth Israel: Rabbi Mark S. Goodman leads the Shabbat evening service, 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and the morning Shabbat service, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14. The synagogue is in Sun Valley. Watch the services on Facebook here: bit.ly/3gTUZ8o or click on the link from the website: myvbi.net/calendar-1

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

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