DIVINE PRAYER: A Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer session will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Holy Spirit Retreat Center, 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. Lectio divina, or divine reading, is an ancient method of developing a friendship with Christ by using scripture texts as topics of conversation. There will be two lectio divina sessions, two centering prayer sessions and a meditative walk. Free. Information: (818) 784-4515.
ACCEPTANCE AND HAPPINESS: The Rev. Bill Schirmer will present a service, "Acceptance: The Key to Greater Happiness," at the 10 a.m. Sunday services at La Crescenta Church of Religious Science, 4845 Dunsmore St. Free. Information: (818) 249-1045.
FATHER'S DAY PROGRAM: A Father's Day program, "A Father or a Parent," in which three fathers of different ethnic backgrounds will discuss ways of being with their children, will be held at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at Sepulveda Unitarian-Universalist Society, 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills. Free. Information: (818) 894-9251.
REMEMBER FATHERS: The Rev. Stan Howse will speak on "Fathers Remembered" at the 11 a.m. Sunday services of Unity Church of North Hollywood and Burbank, which are being held at Beverly Garland Holiday Inn's Mission South Room, 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood. Free. Information: (818) 761-5149.
CHRISTIAN OUTREACH: Pastor Clifton Edwards Jr. will host "Holy Convocation 2000," a worship service that will be held nightly at 7 Sunday through Thursday at Antelope Valley Christian Outreach Church, 44748 N. Elm Ave., Lancaster. Free. Information: (661) 723-0395.
YIDDISH FILM: A Yiddish film classic, "Yiddle With His Fiddle," will be shown in honor of Father's Day at 7 p.m. Sunday at Temple Ramat Zion, 17655 Devonshire St., Northridge. Rabbi Steven Tucker will introduce the film and lead a brief discussion following the screening. Free. Information: (818) 360-1881.
GOD AND MAN: Rabbi Joseph Gabbay will lecture on "G-d's Attributes and Their Impact on Man" from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday at Cal State Northridge's Hillel House, 17729 Plummer St. Free. Information: (818) 832-8293.
SHABBAT WITH TOTS: Rabbi James Lee Kaufman will present a Tot Shabbat family worship service featuring stories and songs especially for their appeal to toddlers and preschoolers from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. Friday at Temple Beth Hillel's main sanctuary, 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. There will be Israeli dancing, fellowship and an Oneg Shabbat in the temple's social hall after the service. Free. Information: (818) 761-6983.
MOVING SPIRIT: A one-day program, "The Spirit Moves," meant to serve as a sacred dance workshop that will combine movement, prayers, dance, meditation and scripture, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24 at Holy Spirit Retreat Center, 4316 Lanai Road, Encino. The $40 cost includes lunch. Information and reservations: (818) 784-4515.
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