?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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and pastor or rabbi.
CALVARY CHAPEL SEASIDE
Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study and worship at 7 p.m.
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
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.
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.
CHABAD JEWISH CENTER
30804 S. Coast Hwy.
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
Chabad Hebrew School meets Tuesday afternoons from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m.
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
468 Legion St.
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
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
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.
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. 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/project lagunapreach
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 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
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.
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
ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN
1190 Morningside Drive
(949) 494-7998; St_PaulsLutheran Church@msn.com
Meetings to be held quarterly, call for dates and times.
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.
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.
?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
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
21632 Wesley Drive
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.