Rose Drive Baptist Church Plans Family Festival

The Students for Christ youth ministry of Rose Drive Baptist Church will sponsor a Fall Harvest Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Games, face painting, a moonwalk, a chili cook-off and a bake sale will be featured. The event, which was intended as a trick or treating alternative for children, has now been expanded to include the whole family. The church is at 4572 Rose Drive, Yorba Linda. Information: (714) 528-0520.

Christian music artist Michael Card will be in concert at 7 tonight at Calvary Church. Tickets are $14.50 in advance and $16.50 at the door. The church is at 1010 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana. Information: (408) 369-8222.

Illusionist Toby Travis will perform in his show "Illusion and Beyond" at 7 tonight at Trinity United Presbyterian Church. The show will include music, humor, illusions and audience participation. Donation: $3 per person or $8 per family. Child care for children to 5 years will be provided. The church is at 13922 Prospect Ave., Santa Ana. Information: (714) 544-7850.

The Rev. Ken Macklin will give his sermon "Far Off Faith" at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. Since there is a fifth Sunday this month, the church will celebrate Youth Participation Sunday. Tasks normally performed by adults will be taken on by youths. Child care to children up to 5 will be provided. An offering will be taken. The church is at 8152 McFadden Ave., Westminster. Information: (714) 897-0100.

The First Presbyterian Church will celebrate Reformation Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Stephen H. Janssen will give the sermon "Stagnation or Reformation." Child care will be provided, and a freewill offering will be taken. The church is at 191 N. Orange St., Orange. Information: (714) 538-2341.

The Garden Grove Free Will Baptist Church will have its Harvest Fest '95 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The event, which features carnival games, free candy and the talents of ventriloquist and gospel magician Barney Kinard, is designed to be a safe alternative to trick or treating. The church is at 8782 Lampson Ave., Garden Grove. Information: (714) 636-9320.

The Rev. Charles Dennis will continue his series "Forward Through the Ages" with the sermon "The God Who Moves About" at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at United Methodist Church of Garden Grove. Members who have died in the past year will be memorialized as part of All Saints/Reformation Sunday. The church will also have a Halloween party at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Food and trick or treating will be featured. The church is at 12741 Main St., Garden Grove. Information: (714) 534-1070.

Longtime Las Vegas comedian Dave Barry will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at Temple Beth Emet. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for children younger than 12. The Temple is at 1770 W. Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. Information: (714) 772-4720.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church will continue its weekly discussion series, "Serendipity," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Author Jim Smoke will speak on "Growing Strong at the Broken Places." A $2 donation is requested. The church is at 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach. Information: (714) 631-2880.

The Rev. Gwen Ehrenborg will portray Katherine Von Bora Luther, wife of Martin Luther, in a one-person drama at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Yorba Linda United Methodist Church. Ehrenborg has studied the life of Martin Luther and the Reformation Era. The church is at 19001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Information: (714) 777-2885.

The Rev. Margaret Mohit will continue her series "Love Changes Everything" with the sermon "Inclusiveness" at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday at Unity Community Church. Sunday school is scheduled. Meditation will be from 8 to 8:30 a.m. The church is at 22911 Mill Creek Road, Laguna Hills. Information: (714) 472-9230.

The Rev. Tari Lennon will give the morning message Sunday at 10 at Neighborhood Congregational Church. Child care will be provided. Honin, a Zen priest from the L.A. Zen Center planned to lead a session of Zen meditation and discussion from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Zen meditation sessions take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the St. Francis Garden of the church. The church is at 340 St. Ann's Drive, Laguna Beach. Information: (714) 951-7260.

The Rev. Kathy Klohr will give the message "Beyond the Clock" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church. An offering will be taken. The church is at 1259 Victoria St., Costa Mesa. Information: (714) 646-4652.

Dava Gerard, medical director for the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, will speak on "Symptoms, Statistics, Treatment, Resources and Prevention of Breast Cancer" at 7 p.m. Sunday at Temple Beth Tikvah. The event is sponsored by the Ahavat Chesed (Loving Care) Committee and is open to the public. The temple is at 1600 N. Acacia Ave., Fullerton. Information: (714) 871-3535.

The Rev. Gary W. Demarest will give the sermon "The Art of Generosity" at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday Geneva Presbyterian Church of Laguna Hills. The children's Sunday school will take place during the 9 a.m. service, after the children's sermon. An offering will be taken. The church is at 24301 El Toro Road, Laguna Hills. Information: (714) 837-2323.

The Rev. Jerry Tankersley will speak about the Holy Spirit at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Laguna Presbyterian Church. Music will be provided by the Chancel Choir. An offering will be taken. Three-year-olds through third-graders can attend a Carpenter Club meeting after a children's story at 10:30 a.m. The church is at 415 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach. Information: (714) 494-7555.

Cypress Evangelical Free Church will have its second annual Fall Harvest Festival from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Games, face painting and food will be available and costumes are encouraged. The church is at 6143 Ball Road, Cypress. Information: (714) 952-3001.

The Rev. Wayne Robinson, a Unitarian minister from Edmond, Okla., will speak on "Responding to the Religious Right" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Aliso Creek/All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Wayne is a former Pentecostal and Methodist minister who once worked for Oral Roberts. The church is at 25801 Obrero Drive, Suite 8, Mission Viejo. Information: (714) 581-0245.

Morningside Presbyterian Church will have its Mission Fair and Chili Cook-Off today from 3 to 8 p.m. Gifts will be available for purchase, and there will be a Halloween costume contest and games. Proceeds will go to the Children's Center. The church is at 1201 E. Dorothy Lane, Fullerton. Information: (714) 871-7072.

Bart Bean will give the message "The Court Case of the Century: The Moral and Other Ramifications of the O.J. Trial" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. A religious education program for 4- to 15-year-olds will take place during the service. The center is at 429 Cypress Drive, Laguna Beach. Information: (714) 497-4563.

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