EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a partial list of places to worship in Laguna Beach. If you would like to list yours, e-mail email@example.com. Include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and worship leader.
CALVARY CHAPEL SEASIDE
1278 Glenneyre St., No. 113
Sunday morning worship service is at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study and worship is at 7 p.m.
Women’s Ministry meets the first Sunday of the month after the service for lunch. Men’s Ministry meets at 8:30 a.m. the first and third Saturday mornings at Ruby’s. Services are in the Lang Park multipurpose Room on Wesley Drive. Child care and Children’s Ministry available Sunday.
CHABAD JEWISH CENTER
30804 S. Coast Hwy.
Services are at 6:15 a.m. Monday through Friday, at 6 p.m. Fridays, and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There is also Jewish Mysticism at 9:45 a.m. before the service. Services are open to the entire community. Torah Tots Preschool is available Monday through Friday. Chabad Hebrew School meets from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoons.
Rabbi Eli Goorevitch
High Holiday Services
Rosh Hashanah services:
Today: Services at 10 a.m., Shofar Sounding at 12:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur services:
Friday, Sept. 17: Kol Nidrei Services at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 18: Morning Services at 10 a.m.; Yizkor Memorial Service at 12:30 p.m.; Mincha and Neilah Services at 5 p.m., Fast Ends at 7:31 p.m.
Services are open to the community and all are welcome. For reservations, call or visit website.
High Holiday Cultural Fair:
Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.: High Holiday Cultural Fair for all ages. Activities include making your own Shofar ram’s horn; baking a challah bread, or making a key chain. Cost is $10 per person. For reservations, call (949) 499-0770.
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
468 Legion St.
Sunday services are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. There is Sunday school for infants through junior high. High school youth group meets Tuesday evenings and junior high youth group meets Wednesday evenings. Mid-week meetings and studies are listed on the web site under “connect groups,” and prayer meetings are listed under “prayer.”
Pastors: Brad Coleman, Jeff Tacklind, Jay Grant, Clarke Brogger, Jeremy Zach.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
635 High Drive
Service times are at 10 a.m. Sunday. There are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday testimonials. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Sunday. Child care is provided for all services.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM
284 Forest Ave.
Open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Monday through Saturday.
HARE KRISHNA CULTURAL CENTER
285 Legion St.
Public service is at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Tukaram Garvey, director
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
20912 Castle Rock Road
Sunday service, 1 p.m.
LAGUNA BEACH NET-WORKS
Wednesday Encounter Group sponsored by the Laguna Niguel Vineyard Community Church meets weekly at 7 p.m. at the Coffee Pub, 384 Forest Ave.
For more information, contact Don Sciortino at (714) 231-1230 or don@lagunabeachnet-
LAGUNA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
415 Forest Ave.
Sunday services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. in the restored sanctuary. Childcare at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m.
Pastor’s Bible studies are at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Hills Hall and 7 a.m. Wednesdays in the Youth Center.
Jerry Tankersley, Steven Sweet, Kathy Sizer, the Rev. Jim McCluskey, ministers.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
340 St. Ann’s Drive
A sanctuary for individual and communal spiritual growth, guided by the teachings of Jesus, with openness to all spiritual paths and all people who seek to know God, in the hope of transforming themselves and the world. Adult and children’s service is at 10 a.m. Coffee and refreshments served afterward. The Rev. Brian J. (“BJ”) Beu,