EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a partial list of places to worship in Laguna Beach. If you would like to list yours, e-mail coastlinepilot
@latimes.com. Include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and worship leader.
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
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
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 through high school 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.
Docent tour of sanctuary, 11:15 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month. All welcome.
The Rev. Jerry Tankersley, Steven Sweet and Kathy Sizer.
Christmas and New Year's:
Dec. 24: Christmas Eve candlelight services at 2, 4, 8, and 10 p.m. with bell choir, children's story, living Bethlehem, with childcare at 2 and 4 p.m. No child care or children's services at 8 and 10 p.m.
Dec. 26: 10 a.m. worship with communion.
Dec. 31: New Year's Eve candlelight communion, 5 p.m.
Nondenominational church meets for 10 a.m. Sunday Service at the Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. Nursery and Kids' Ministry available for infants through elementary school-aged children.
Pastor Phil Wood.
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA
990 Temple Terrace Drive
Service times are 8 a.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 7:30, 9, and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (in Spanish) and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Confessions are from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Rev. Eamon O'Gorman.
ST. FRANCIS BY-THE-SEA
430 Park Ave.
Services are at 9 a.m. Sunday
Archbishop Simon Talarczyk
ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL
428 Park Ave.
Sunday Services are at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with adult and junior and senior high school youth. education service at 9:15 a.m. in the Guild Hall. Child care is available at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Lectio Divina service is every Monday at 5 p.m.; meditation every Monday at 5:30. Taize Service is at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Healing Service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Women's Bible Study is 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Men's Bible Study is 7 to 8 a.m. Thursday. The parish office is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
The Rev. Elizabeth Rechter.
All are invited to attend Advent services and events:
10:30 a.m. Sunday
7 to 8 p.m. Monday: Taize Service with Sacred Chanting
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
685 Park Ave.
Services are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Wednesdays for teens.
Bishop Christopher Wilson.
429 Cypress Drive
Services are 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A children's religious education program is provided. Coffee and conversation follow services.
The Rev. Kent Doss.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
21632 Wesley Drive
Sunday service at 10 a.m. Child care and elementary Sunday school available.
The youth group gathers from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays with snack supper, fun and fellowship.
Pastors Doug and Cindy Williams.