Holy Spirit Retreat Center one-day retreats: “Fall Silent Saturday,” an introduction to Centering Prayer and a contemplative walk, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 14 (offering); “Spiritual Doorways – Welcoming the Sacred,” 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 ($35 without lunch; $45 with lunch; preregistration required by Oct. 17); “Enneagram – Part One,” Sr. Pat Beirne leads a three-part class on learning about nine different personality type, how each type finds God and can improve interacting with others, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 4 ($50 without lunch; $60 with lunch; preregistration required by Oct. 30). 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. 818-784-4515. www.hsrcenter.com
Celebrate Fall High Tea at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church-Santa Clarita: Tea sandwiches, English pea salad, scones and desserts, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14. Cost $30; $10 ages 11 and younger; mimosas and white wine peach sangria available for extra cost. Reservations required. 24901 Orchard Village Road. 661-259-7307. www.st-stephens.org
Revival 2017 at Shepherd Church: 6 p.m. Oct. 14; 9 and 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15; 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18. Check website for guest speakers. 19700 Rinaldi St., Porter Ranch. 818-831-9333. www.theshepherd.org
On Being Invited or Chosen: The Rev. Joey McDonald explains the message, based on Matthew 22:1-14, at the 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. services on Oct. 15. North Hollywood First United Methodist Church, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. www.nohofumc.com
Love Does – Forgives: The Rev. Rob Denton delivers the message, 9 and 10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. Oct. 15. West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way. West Hills. 818-884-6480. www.wvcch.org
Come as You Are: The Rev. Kalesita Tu’ifua explains the message, based on Matthew: 22:1-14, 10 a.m. Oct. 15. Knollwood United Methodist Church, 12121 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills. 818-360-8111. www.knollwoodchurch.com
The Heart Has Eyes: The Rev. Bob Baker explains the message, based on Ephesians 1:11-23, 10 a.m. Oct. 15. Kirk O’ the Valley Presbyterian Church, 19620 Vanowen St., Reseda. 818-345-2535. www.facebook.com/KirkOTheValley
Woodland Hills Community Church service and discussion: The Rev. Craig Peterson delivers the message “Praiseworthy Living,” based on Philippians 4:1-9, at the 10 a.m. Oct. 15 service. Also, Paterson discusses spiritual issues at “Conversations That Matter – Domestic Violence,” 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Oct. 15 Woodland Hills Community Church, 21338 Dumetz Road. 818-346-0820. woodlandhillscommunitychurch.org
JUUsticeLA: Lisa Bailey explains the message, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 15. Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society, 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills. 818-894-9251. sepulvedauu.org
Sickness – Do We Have a Choice?: The Rev. Gordon Clay Bailey discusses the topic, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 15. Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills, 4451 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. 818-248-3954. www.uuverdugo.org
Daniel Pearl Concert for World Peace: The Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles presents the Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble performs music by Bernstein, Mahler, Moretti and Maria Newman, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Tickets $15 in advance; $20. All proceeds go to the Daniel Pearl Foundation. Valley Beth Shalom, 15730 Ventura Blvd., Encino. 818-788-6000. www.jewishmusicla.org
Grounded and Grateful – Drawing on Spiritual Wisdom in Chaotic Times: The Guibord Center presents a talk by Diana Butler Bass, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 15. Free but preregistration is required on the website. First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth Ave. www.dianabutlerbass.com; theguibordcenter.org/events
Living the Questions Bible Study: An open-minded study asking how God moves in an individual’s life and in the world. All traditions welcome. “A Passion for Christ: Paul,” 7 p.m. Oct. 16. First Christian Church of North Hollywood, 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City. 818-763-8218. www.fccnh.org
Conejo Jewish Academy classes: “The Ten Commandments – The Revelation at Sinai,” the lunch and learn begins its 26th year with Rabbi Moshe Bryski, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 18 (free; reservations; 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills); “Toward a Meaningful Life,” a four-part class, 8 p.m. Oct. 18 (free; reservations; 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills); “Going Kabbalistic – Crash Course on the Basics of Jewish Mysticism,” with Rabbi Yisroel Levine, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 19 (free; reservations; 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills); “A Skeptics Guide to Judaism,” a three-part series with Rabbi Shlomo Bistritzky, 8 p.m. Oct. 19 ($18; class is held at Chabad of North Ranch, 1145 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village). 818-991-0991. www.jewishacademy.com
Simi Valley Interfaith Community Council’s Unity Project Walk: 9 a.m. Oct. 21. Event is modeled on the “Harmony Walk” held annually in Sydney, Australia. Free registration. Bring a picnic and dine with others from the walk. The event is sponsored by the Bahá’í Faith of Simi Valley (the public is invite to celebrate the prophet and founder of Bahá’í, 2-4 p.m. at the Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi). Rancho Tapo Community Park (Lemon Park), walking trail, 3700 Avenida Simi. Email: email@example.com. Kent, 805-490-4794.
Healing and Hope Retreat with Immaculée Ilibagiza: The author of “Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Genocide” leads the event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4. Admission $57; $76 one plus guest. Preregistration required at www.immaculee.com (click on shop/events and then, retreats). Retreat held at American Martyrs, 624 15th St., Manhattan Beach. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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