?EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a partial list of places to worship in Laguna Beach. If you would like to list your church, temple or synagogue, send us your listing via fax to 494-8979 or e-mail to email@example.com. Please include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and pastor or rabbi.
CALVARY CHAPEL SEASIDE
There is Sunday Worship Service at 10 a.m. and a Friday Night Worship Service at 7 p.m. at the Lang Park Multipurpose Room, Wesley Drive. Child care and Children’s Ministry available. For more information call (949) 200-7388 or visit www.calvaryseaside.org
There is a 6:30 a.m. service Saturday, at Main Beach.
Men’s Prayer 6:30 a.m. Saturdays at Laguna Main Beach
The Edge, a Bible study for all ages, meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Coffee Pub, 384 Forest Ave. For information, call (949) 679-1000 or www.CalvaryLaguna.com.
CHABAD JEWISH CENTER
30804 S. Coast Hwy.
Services are at 6:15 a.m. Monday through Friday, Fridays at 6 p.m., and at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There is also Jewish Mysticism at 9:45 a.m. between services.
Rabbi: Eli Goorevitch
Services are open to the entire community. For seat reservations or more information, call (949) 499-0770, or visit www.chabadoflaguna.com
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
(Formerly Calvary Evangelical Free Church)468 Legion St.
Sunday Services are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
There is Sunday School for infants through junior high.
Junior high and high school youth group meets Tuesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
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 daily except Sundays and major holidays.
HARE KRISHNA CULTURAL CENTER
285 Legion St.
Public Service is at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Tukaram Garvey, director
THE CENTER FOR GLOBAL PEACE AND PROSPERITY
Center for Prosperous Living
204 Santa Rosa Court
(949) 715-0294 or www.lagunabeach-cpl.org
Sacred Sunday Gathering 11 a.m., potluck directly following.
The Rev. Diane Wolcott Watson, senior minister; the Rev. Linda Morris, staff minister.
Basic practical spirituality/ Science of Mind 100 classes start at 6:45 p.m. Parking is limited, so please come early. Spiritual counseling and practitioners available by appointment.
LAGUNA PRES- BYTERIAN CHURCH
415 Forest Ave.
(949) 494-7555; www.lagunapreschurch.org
Sunday services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. There is a nursery, toddler care and Sunday school.
Jerry Tankersley, Steven Sweet, Kathy Sizer, the Rev. Jim McCluskey, ministers.
?Pastor’s Bible studies at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Hills Hall and 7 a.m. Wednesdays in the parlor.
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 ourselves and the world. Please join us in this journey.
Adult and children’s service at 10 a.m. Coffee and refreshments served afterward.
Interim pastor: the Rev. Dr. Bill Peterson.
PROJECT LAGUNA PREACH
Project Laguna Preach leads a Bible study on Main Beach boardwalk every Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Website: groups.myspace.com/ projectlagunapreach
Leader of teaching: Jared Personius
Leader of Worship: Travis Wheeland
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA
990 Temple Terrace Drive
Service times are 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon Sunday. A Spanish mass is celebrated at 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Confessions, 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday
Pastor: the Rev. Eamon O’Gorman
ST. FRANCIS BY-THE-SEA
430 Park Ave.
Services are at 9 a.m. Sunday
Pastor: Archbishop Simon Talarczyk
ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL
428 Park Ave.
Service times are 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday, with child care available at 10 a.m.
A healing service is 10 a.m. Tuesdays The parish office is open 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Fridays; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays
Rector: the Rev. Elizabeth Rechter
ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN
1190 Morningside Drive
(949) 494-7998; St_PaulsLutheran Church@msn.com
Services are 10 a.m. Sunday. Sunday School and adult Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m.
Vicar Douglas D. Francik, pastor.
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
685 Park Ave. at Manzanita, across from Laguna Beach High School.
Services are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesdays for teens.
Bishop Christopher Wilson
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP
429 Cypress Drive
Services are 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A children’s religious education program is provided. Coffee and conversation follow services.
Minister: the Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale.
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? UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
21632 Wesley Drive
Sunday service at 9:45 a.m. Child care and elementary Sunday School available.
The Youth Group gathering Sundays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with snack supper, fun and fellowship.
Pastor: the Rev. Ginny Wheeler.