Jewish Community Center to Host Screenwriter

Screenwriter Susan Nanus will speak during a tolerance program at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of Orange County. Nanus, a recent winner of the Christopher Award, will base her presentation on her most recent work, "Mamusha--The Rescuers, Stories of Courage in the Holocaust." Tickets are $7 for members and $10 for others.

On display for the rest of June is the photo exhibit "The Rescue of the Danish Jews From Annihilation." Viewing hours vary. The center is at 250 E. Baker St., Costa Mesa. (714) 755-0370.

Calvary Church of Santa Ana will host an installation service for the Gospel Music Workshop of America at 5:58 this evening. Then at 6 p.m. Sunday, the Daryl Williams Trio will be in concert. No tickets are required. The church is at 1010 N. Tustin Ave., Tustin. (714) 973-4800.

St. Mark Presbyterian Church will host a quilt silent auction this Sunday. Proceeds will fund medical treatments for the Rev. Judy Slater, who made the quilts herself. Also on Sunday, the choir will sing Faure's Requiem during the 9:30 a.m. worship service. The church is at 2100 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach. (949) 644-1341.

Nanjundappa, professor of social science at Cal State Fullerton, will speak on world population at the 10:30 a.m. service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of South County. Bob Meyer will discuss "Bartering--The Oldest Way of Doing Business Updated to the Modern World" during the 9:30 a.m. early bird service. The church is at 25801 Obrero Drive, Suite 8, Mission Viejo. (949) 581-0245.

Jewish Family Service will sponsor a chronic illness healing support group at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. There is no fee, but early registration is required. Jewish Family Service is at 2029 W. Orangewood Ave., Orange. (714) 939-1111.

Congregation Adat Israel has announced the construction of its new synagogue, which began earlier this month. The congregation will offer Hebrew school in addition to services. The congregation is at 5052 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. (714) 846-2285.

Guest speaker the Rev. Dave Lemberg will lead a "Fourth of July Sunday" service at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Laguna Beach United Methodist Church. Hot dogs and lemonade will be served. The church is at 21632 S. Wesley Drive, South Laguna. (714) 499-3088.

Inactive Catholics are invited to a discussion on scripture, morality, faith communities and more at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish Church. Those that have been away from the church, feel spiritually empty or just have questions are encouraged to attend. The center is at 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach. (714) 548-3844.

Richard Reiser will discuss "Psychotherapy and Spiritual Practice" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. A religious education program for children ages 5 to 12 will take place during the service. The center is at 429 Cypress Drive, Laguna Beach. (714) 497-4568.

Santa Margarita United Methodist Church will have its "Music Camp '98" from 9 to 11 a.m. July 13 to 24. The camp, which will present the musical "Rescue in the Night," is open to children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Cost is $50 per child, with a $10 discount for siblings. Space is limited. The church is at 30252 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita. (714) 589-1502.

Fullerton First United Methodist Church will offer its "Come to the Storytelling Tree" Vacation Bible School from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. School is open for children in grades 4 to 6. Cost is $10 per child. The church is at 114 N. Pomona Ave., Fullerton. (714) 871-4415.

The Rev. Margaret Mohit will present the message "Love Changes Everything" at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday at Unity Community Church. The church is at 22911 Mill Creek Road, Laguna Hills. (949) 472-9230.

East Anaheim Christian Church will offer a marriage rededication service at 6 p.m. Sunday, followed by an outdoor reception. Couples will renew their vows and share communion. Wedding or formal attire will be appropriate. Others are invited to watch. The church is at 2216 E. South St., Anaheim. (714) 535-6276.

The Rev. Gary Demarest will give the message "Where's the Fire?" at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Trinity United Presbyterian Church. "Tuesdays in the Word" Bible study for teens and adults will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 25. There will be Vegi-Town for elementary school-aged children and BLAST for those in junior high school. The church is at 13922 Prospect Ave., Santa Ana. (714) 544-7852.

"Israel," an opera by Mark Peterson, will be presented at 7 p.m. tonight at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. A freewill offering will be taken. The church is at 4400 Barranca Parkway, Irvine. (949) 559-4699.

United Methodist Church of Garden Grove will offer its "Come to the Storytelling Tree" Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon July 6 to 10. Activities include games, crafts and Bible study. Registration is required by Wednesday. The church is at 12741 Main St., Garden Grove. (714) 534-1070.

The Rev. Tari Lennon will continue her "The Movies and the Gospel" series with the message "Come Up and See Me Sometime--Jesus Meets Mae West" at 10 a.m. Sunday at Neighborhood Congregational Church. Sunday school will be offered. The church is at 340 St. Ann's Drive, Laguna Beach. (714) 494-8061.

The Rev. Arleen Whitney will conduct the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning worship services at Geneva Presbyterian Church of Laguna Hills. Sunday school for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will follow the "Training for Young Disciples" moment. The church is at 24301 El Toro Road, Laguna Hills. (714) 837-2323.


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