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WHERE TO WORSHIP

?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 coastlinepilot@latimes.com. Please include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and pastor or rabbi.

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CALVARY CHAPEL SEASIDE

Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study and worship at 7 p.m.

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Women’s Ministry meets the first Sunday of the month after the service for lunch. Men’s Ministry meets the first and third Saturday mornings at Ruby’s at 8:30 a.m.

Services are in the Lang Park multipurpose Room on Wesley Drive. Child care and Children’s Ministry available Sunday. For more information call (949) 200-7388 or visit the website at www.calvaryseaside.org

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CALVARY LAGUNA

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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.

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CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL LIVING

(949) 715-0294 or www.lagunabeach-cpl.org

Armchair Ministries meets in parishioners’ homes.

The Rev. Diane Wolcott Watson, senior minister.

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CHABAD JEWISH CENTER

30804 S. Coast Hwy.

Laguna Beach

(949) 499-0770

Services are at 6:15 a.m. Monday through Friday, Fridays at 6 p.m., and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There is also Jewish Mysticism at 9:45 a.m. before the service.

Rabbi: Eli Goorevitch

Services are open to the entire community. For more information, call (949) 499-0770, or visit www.chabadoflaguna.com.

Torah Tots Preschool Monday through Friday

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Chabad Hebrew School meets Tuesday afternoons from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m.

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CHURCH BY THE SEA

An Evangelical Free Church

468 Legion St.

(949) 494-6191

www.lagunachurchbythesea. org

Sunday services are at 9 and 11 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.

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST

635 High Drive

(949) 494-3040

clerk@lagunabeachcs.com

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.

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CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM

284 Forest Ave.

(949) 494-4503

Open daily except Sundays and major holidays.

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HARE KRISHNA CULTURAL CENTER

285 Legion St.

(949) 494-7029

Public service is at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Tukaram Garvey, director

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LAGUNA PRESBYTERIAN 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.

Note: Services are in Fellowship Hall while the church is undergoing major retrofitting and refurbishing for earthquake safety and restoration. Fellowship Hall is on Second Street, between Forest Avenue and Mermaid Streets. All are invited.

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NEIGHBORHOOD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

340 St. Ann’s Drive

Laguna Beach

(949) 494-8061

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. Bill Peterson.

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PROJECT LAGUNA PREACH

Project Laguna Preach leads a Bible study on Main Beach boardwalk every Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

(949) 364-0635

Website: groups.myspace.com/project lagunapreach

Leader of teaching: Jared Personius

Leader of Worship: Travis Wheeland

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ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA

990 Temple Terrace Drive

Laguna Beach

(949) 494-9701

Service times are 8 a.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. (in Spanish) and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Confessions, 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Pastor: the Rev. Eamon O’Gorman

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ST. FRANCIS BY-THE-SEA

430 Park Ave.

Laguna Beach

(949) 497-4678

Services are at 9 a.m. Sunday

Pastor: Archbishop Simon Talarczyk

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ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL

428 Park Ave.

(949) 494-3542

www.stmaryslagunabeach. org

Sunday Services: 8 a.m. Said Service: 10 a.m. Choral Eucharist, Sunday school; child care available at 10 a.m.

Healing Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday

Centering Prayer: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday

Taize Service: 7 p.m., third Monday of each month

The parish office is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Rector: The Rev. Elizabeth Rechter

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ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN

1190 Morningside Drive

Laguna Beach

(949) 494-7998; St_PaulsLutheran Church@msn.com

Meetings to be held quarterly, call for dates and times.

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THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

685 Park Ave. at Manzanita, across from Laguna Beach High School.

(949) 494-6095

Services are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesdays for teens.

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UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP

429 Cypress Drive

Laguna Beach

(949) 497-4568

Services are 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A children’s religious education program is provided. Coffee and conversation follow services.

?Sunday: “Sustainable Development in Developing Countries," Robert Girling.

Girling, a professor at Sonoma State University, and his wife, Sherry, have been frequent visitors to UUFLB. He talks to us on a subject on which he is a recognized expert "” sustainable development in developing countries, with special emphasis on Latin America, the Caribbean and Brazil. Come hear his ideas on how development may be possible without disastrous consequences. Service Leader: Oakley Frost

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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

21632 Wesley Drive

Laguna Beach

(949) 499-3088

Sunday service at 9:45 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.



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