RELIGION CALENDAR (11/03/2011)

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Anaheim Free Methodist Church: 1001 N. Mayflower St. Anaheim 92801, 714-827-0782, Temp. website: ajfmc.tripod.com. Senior Pastor Nancy T. Wong, Associate Pastor Dr. Shin Asami, Nichigo Pastor Takeo Matsudaira, Youth/Young Adult Pastor Keith Lee. 8:30 am—1st service (traditional). 11 am—2nd service (contemporary). 10:40 am—Nichigo service. 11 am—Sunday school (nursery-middle high).

Centenary United Methodist Church 300 S. Central Ave., L.A. 90013, 213-617-9097, [email protected] Nov. 6 (Sun)—Congregation observes “All Saints Sunday.” “The Sacrament of Holy Communion” will also be served.

Christ Presbyterian Church of Hollywood 4011 W. Clinton St., L.A. 90004, 323-665-3581, www.presbyteryofthepacific.org, Pastor Stephen M. Baroldy. 9 am—Adult Sunday Bible class. 10 am—Sunday school classes for nursery age to sr. high school. 11 am—Sunday worship service, traditional and blended. Fellowship hour after worship. Casual dress.

Church of Perfect Liberty L.A., pl-usa.org. Torrance Church, 310-328-4861, www.pl-lax.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10 am—Sunday service, “Always Applaud Others.”

Davar Church 1539 E. Howard St., Pasadena 91104, Davarkg.com. Nov. 5 (Sat), 9 am—Japanese worship and communion service. 11:30 am—English worship service, “Another World.” Nov. 6 (Sun), 4 pm—Bible study, explore what has been learned on Saturday. Nov. 9 (W), 6 pm—Japanese Bible study. 7:30 pm—ENG. Bible study Exodus 34.

Evergreen Baptist Church of L.A. 1255 San Gabriel Blvd., Rosemead 91770, 626-280-0477, ebcla.org, [email protected] 8:30 am and 11:30 am—Sunday worship services. Join Senior Pastor Kenneth Fong and other ministry staff as they unfold the 2011 special series—“R12 Revolution: Real Hope For Real People Right Now.”

Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley 323 Workman Mill Rd., La Puente 91746, 626-363-0300, evergreensgv.org, Pastor Cory Ishida.

Faith United Methodist Church Torrance 2115 W. 182nd St., Torrance 90504, 310-217-7000, faithunitedmethodist.com. Nov. 6 (Sun), 8:30 and 10:30 am—Sunday worship services in English by Rev. Kenneth Suhr, Pastor Ki Tae Choi and Rev. Hidemi Ito, (Pastor of visitation and nurture). 8:30 am—Japanese language services by Pastor Becky Hirata. 8:30 and 10:30 am—Sunday school.

First Presbyterian Church 2775 Lincoln Ave., Altadena 91001, 626-791-4271, www.altadenapresbyterian.org, [email protected]

Gardena Buddhist Church 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena 90247, 310-327-9400, gardenabuddhistchurch.org.

Gardena Valley Baptist Church 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena 90247, 310-323-5683, gvbc.net. 8:45 and 10:45 am—Sunday worship services. Join us as we continue our series, “The Hole in Our Gospel” with Pastor Steve speaking on, “Putting the American Dream to Death.” Children’s Sunday school (Toddler to 5th grade) runs concurrently with the 8:45 and 10:45 am services, only. 8:45 am—Youth Sunday school (Jr. and Sr. high). 10:45 am—Nichigo service.

Gedatsu Church USA 7850 Hill Dr., S. San Gabriel 91770, 626-288-1212, gedatsu-usa.org. Nov. 6 (Sun)—LA Gedatsu Kongo’s memorial.

Grace First Presbyterian Church 3955 N. Studebaker Rd., Long Beach 90808, 562-420-3393, 562-421-4100, gracefirst.org, Rev. Dr. Steven E. Wirth, pastor; Rev. Gerald Arata, Rev. Marion Park, associate pastors; Stan DeWitt, minister of music. Nov. 6 (Sun)—“Oil for Our Lamps” by Rev. Dr. Steven E. Wirth.

Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple 505 E. 3rd St., L.A. 90013, 213-626-4200, hhbt-la.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10 am—Shotsuki service will be held in conjunction with Kaikyo-ki Memorial service. Dharma Talks will be delivered by Rev. Hasegawa in Japanese and Rev. Miyoshi in English. Rev. Miyoshi will also give a Dharma message to Dharma school children.

Hollywood Independent, UCC 4527 Lexington Ave., L.A. 90029, 323-664-0036, hollywoodindependentchurch.org, Pastor John Varga.

Hope Chapel Torrance 3555 “K” Lomita Blvd. Torrance 90505, 310-539-2896, 310-972-0786, hopechapeltorrance.org, Pastor Don Shoji. 10 am-12 pm—Sunday service.

Huntington Beach Lutheran of the Resurrection Japanese Ministry Pastor E. Carl Zimmermann welcomes all to the Rock Solid Praise service on Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday Japanese service at 11:30 am, followed by fellowship in T Hall.

Japanese American Christian Chapel 300 Mission Dr., Camarillo 93010, (805)384-9333, jachristianchapel.blogspot.com/, Rev. John Katagi, pastor. 11 am—Worship is a uniting of the multi-cultural English speaking and Japanese language congregations. Sunday school for ages 2-10 is held concurrently. Separate Japanese language messages are scheduled for the third and fourth Sundays of the month.

Jodoshu North America Buddhist Missions 442 E. 3rd St., L.A. 90013, 213-346-9666. Nov. 5 (Sat), 1 pm—Nembutsu session. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10:30 am—Juya service, Mizuko Kuyo, Jobon Kuyo (Ritual of symbolic cremation). 11:30 am—Sermon by Rev. Kodo Tanaka. 12 pm—Luncheon.

Koyasan Buddhist Temple 342 E. 1st St., L.A. 90012, 213-624-1267. Nov. 4 (F), 7:30 pm—Scout Troop 379 assembly. Nov. 5 (Sat), 1:30 pm—Japanese language and culture study. 4 pm—Harbor Goeika practice. 5 pm—Harbor Daishiko. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10:30 am—53rd Goeika presentation. 12:30 pm—BOD meeting followed by Cabinet.

L.A. Holiness Church 3660 S. Gramercy Pl., L.A. 90018, 323-733-5000, laholiness.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), 8:30-9:30 am—Adult Sunday school class studying the book of John. 10:15 am—English service in the Social Hall with Pastor Seigo Takayoshi continuing to speak on the True Living series. 9:30 am—Nichigo Sunday worship service in our chapel. Everyone is invited to stay after worship and enjoy the light lunch.

L.A. Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple 815 E. 1st St., L.A. 90012, 213-680-9130, nishihongwanji-la.org. Nov. 5 (Sat), 6 pm—Sun Valley Buddhist Temple, Ho-onko service Rimban Hiroshi Abiko and Rev. Hidehito Sakamoto. Nov. 6 (Sun), 9 am—“Breakfast Get Together” sponsored by Nishi Buddhist Woman’s Association. 10  am—Betsuin Sunday service, Dharma message in English, Rev. William Briones and in Japanese, Rimban Hiroshi Abiko. Hollywood Eitaikyo Service with Rev. Hidehito Sakamoto. 11 am—Buddhist study class in English, Rev.Briones. 12:50 pm—Radio sermon, 1460 AM, Nikkei community radio in Japanese by Rev. Fumiaki Usuki of West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple.

Long Beach Buddhist Church 2360 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach 90810, 562-426-4014.

Lutheran Oriental Church 2654 W. 164th St., Torrance 90504, 310-329-9345, Rev. Paul T. Nakamura, pastor. Nov. 6 (Sun)—All Saints Sunday “Rocky Road to Heaven.”

Mission Valley Free Methodist Church 1201 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel 91776, 626-285-6788, missionvalleyfmc.org. 10 am—Sunday worship service and Kid’s Church, then stay for MV Café. 9:30 am—Japanese Sunday worship service.

Montebello Plymouth Church 144 S. Greenwood Ave., Montebello 90640, 323-721-5568, montebelloucc.org.

New Life Christian Church 1020 W. Kenneth Rd., Glendale 91202, 818-242-8801, nlc2.com.

Newport Beach Higashi Honganji 254 Victoria St., Costa Mesa 92627, 949-722-1202.

Nichiren Shu Buddhist Temple 2801 E. 4th St., L.A. 90033, 323-262-7886.

N. Hollywood Japanese Sunrise Church 5853 Laurel Canyon Blvd., N. Hollywood 91607, 818-782-8738. Sundays, 10:30 am–Worship service, Pastor Paul Iwata. Musical leaders, Jimmy, Naoto and Paul Zemeno.

Orange Coast Free Methodist Church 3198-B Airport Loop Dr., Costa Mesa 92626, 714-641-1944, www.orangecoastfm.org. Nov. 6 (Sun)—Dominoes tournament finals.

Orange County Buddhist Church 909 S. Dale Ave., Anaheim 92804, 714-827-9590, ocbuddhist. Nov. 5 (Sat), 7:30  pm—Shotsuki Hoyo, monthly memorial service. Nov. 6 (Sun), 8:30 am—Meditation and Shoshinge chanting service. 10 am—Family service. 11 am—Dharma School, Adult study class in English and Japanese. Nov. 8 (Tu), 7 pm—BEC class, “Lectures on the Shoshinge” by Rev. Marvin Harada. Nov. 9 (W), 7:30 pm—Meditation and chanting service. Nov. 10 (Th), 7:30 pm—BEC class, “Shakyamuni Buddha and Shinran Shonin’s Way of Sharing the Dharma” by Rev. Alan Sakamoto.

Orange County Christian Church 4872 Bishop St., Cypress 90630, 714-827-2801, tinyurl.com/occhristian (English), 714-827-6244, occc.org (Japanese). Sundays, 9:30 am–Japanese worship; Sunday school (children and youth). 11 am—English worship.

Palos Verdes Baptist Church 28 Moccasin Lane, Rolling Hills Estates 90274, 310-541-1811, pvbc.com. 9 am–Sunday service. Children’s Sunday school and youth worship are held at the same time. 7:30 pm—Jr. and high school students are invited to exciting Friday Night Fellowships.

Pasadena Buddhist Temple 1993 Glen Ave., Pasadena 91103, 626-798-4781, pasadenabuddhisttemple.org.

Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ 2550 Fairfield St., San Diego, 92110, 619-276-4881, pioneeroceanviewucc.com, [email protected], Interim Minister, Rev. Alex Dreese, an open and affirming church. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10 am—Holy communion Sunday and “All Saints’ Sunday.” “All You Have To Do To Be A Saint….Is To Want To Be One,” Interim Minister, Rev. Alex Dreese. Hymns and special music led by our choir director, Fabiola Ghebresillassie. Fellowship hour immediately service, all are invited.

Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Church of L.A. 2701 E. 1st St., L.A. 90033, 323-269-4741, www.rkla.org. English service and Hoza (Dharma sharing circle) every Sunday at 11 am. Some special ceremonies start 10 am. Japanese service and Hoza every Sunday at 10 am.

Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church 1850 W. Hellman Ave., Alhambra 91803, 626-284-3229, [email protected], sgpumc.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), “It cannot be borrowed,” scripture verses: Matthew 25:1-13 and Psalm 70.

St. Francis Xavier Chapel Japanese Catholic Center (Maryknoll) 222 S. Hewitt St., L.A. 90012, 213-626-2279, sfxjcc.org. 5 pm—Saturdays, English mass. 8:30 am—Sundays, Japanese mass. 10 am—English mass. Confessions are on the 1st Saturday of the month, from 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 961 S. Mariposa Ave., L.A. 90006, 213-387-1334, sstmarys-la.org. Sundays, 7:30 am—Holy Eucharist. 8:30 am—Choir practice. 9:45 am—Holy Eucharist and Sunday school/nursery. (W), 11:30 am—Noonday prayer. Sat., Morning altar guild. Nov. 6 (Sun), 9:45 am—Loyalty Sunday.

San Fernando Valley Holiness Church 9610 Haddon Ave., Pacoima 91331, 818-896-1676, sfvhc.org.

San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple 9450 Remick Ave., Pacoima 91331, 818-899-4030, sfvhbt.org. Nov. 5 (Sat), 10 am—BWA service and meeting. 12 pm—Cooking lesson. 6 pm—Movie night. Nov. 6 (Sun)—Shotsuki monthly memorial service. Board meeting following.

San Fernando Valley Sunrise Japanese Church 14705 Wyondotte St., Van Nuys 91405, 818-782-8738. Sunday, 6 pm–Evening service, Pastor Spring Iwata. 7 pm—On the second Wed. of every month, a home meeting takes place at Yukio Masai’s, 1656 W. Gardena Ave., Gardena, 310-329-1586.

Senshin Buddhist Temple 1311 W. 37th St., L.A. 90007, 323-731-4617, senshintemple.org.

SNI Church 14527 S. Vermont Ave., Gardena 90247, 310-323-5327. Nov. 6 (Sun), 7 am—Holy Sutra reading, Shinsokan meditation and divine healing. 8-9:30 am—SCMA council meeting. 10-11 am—Special Sunday service with Rev. Kawakami. 10 am—Sunday schools.

South Bay Free Methodist Church 25514 Narbonne Ave., Lomita 90717, 310-539-8663. English Pastor Cliff Rapp. 11 am—Worship service. 9:30 am—Sunday school for adult, children, youth. 9:15 am—Japanese Pastor Nobuo Kawahara, worship service. 11 am—Sunday school for adults and children.

Tenrikyo Mission HQ in America 2727 E. First St., L.A. 90033, 323-261-3379, tenrikyo.com.

Torrance First Lutheran Church 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance 90503, 310-320-9920, www.faith-first.org. Nov. 6 (Sun)—“All Saints Celebration,” remembering those who died in the past year.  8:30 and 10 am, 7 pm—English services. 10:45 am—Japanese Bible study and fellowship.

Union Church of L.A. 401 E. Third St., L.A. 90013, 213-629-3876, unionchurchla.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), 9 am—Traditional worship service, “Before Abraham was” by Rev. Yee. 11 am—Contemporary bridge worship service. “Holy Communion” will be observed.

Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple 12371 Braddock Dr., Culver City 90230, 310-391-4351, vhbt.org. 9:30 am—Family Sunday service. 10:30 am—Dharma school and adult service. 9:30 am—Daily services except Wednesdays. Jorei Fukyo—monthly Japanese language service on first Sunday of each month at 12 pm—Dana/Tai-chi exercise program after Tue. morning services, Games Day, after Fri. morning services, Monthly Tsuki Meinichi Hoyo on 4th Saturday at 9:30 am.

Venice Santa Monica Free Methodist 4871 Centinela Ave., L.A. 90066, 310-822-8094, vsmfmc.org.

W. Adams Christian Church 3625 W. Adams Blvd., L.A. 90018, 323-733-5860. Nov. 6 (Sun), 9:25 am—Worship service with Pastor Aki, worship (organ) by Mari Wada, liturgist Sam Kawata, ushers George Kametani and Hoover Ushiyama.

W. Covina Buddhist Temple 1203 W. Puente Ave., W. Covina 91790, 626-913-0622, livingdharma.org. Nov. 6 (Sun), 10 am—Shotsuki memorial service with the Rev. Fred Brenion officiating and delivering the message. Halloween party. WCBT Kiku craft fair.

W. Covina Christian Church 1100 E. Cameron Ave., W. Covina 91790, 626-917-0743, westcovinacc.com.

W.L.A. Buddhist Temple 2003 Corinth Ave., L.A. 90025, 310-477-7274. Nov. 5 (Sat), 10 am—Shotsuki hoyo. Nov. 6 (Sun), 9:30 am—Regular service, Dharma school and discussion. Nov. 10 (Th), 1 pm—Study class. 7 pm—Buddhist men meeting. 7:30 pm—Taiko lesson. Nov. 12 (Sat), 5:30 pm—Buddhist men longevity party. Nov. 13 (Sun), 10 am—Eitaikyo service. Rev. Tetsunen Hirota (Japanese). Rev. F. Usuki (English).

W.L.A. Holiness Church 1710 S. Butler Ave., L.A. 90025, 310-473-2138, Pastor Stephen, 213-604-1105, westlaholiness.org, [email protected] Rev. Takashi Furuyama, Japanese. Weekly worship celebrations and luncheon. 8:30 am—Youth choir. 9:30 am—Sunday school and Nichigo service. 11:15 am—English service. 12:30 pm—Lunch.

W.L.A. United Methodist Church 1913 Purdue Ave., L.A. 90025, 310-479-1379, www.wlaumc.org.

Wintersburg Presbyterian Church 2000 N. Fairview St., Santa Ana 92706, 714-740-9400, wintersburg.org.

Zenshuji Soto Mission 123 S. Hewitt St., L.A. 90012, 213-624-8658. Nov. 5 (Sat), 6:30 am—Zazen. 9:30 am—Advanced Japanese language class. 11 am—Beginners Japanese language class. Nov. 6 (Sun), 11 am—Chasen Kuyo.

 

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