?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
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.
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An 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.
High school youth group meets Tuesday evenings and junior high youth group meets Wednesday evenings.
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 being held 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. 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/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. 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
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.
?Sunday: “How Supermarkets can Help Improve Work Conditions for Farm Workers," with Irv Hershenbaum, First Vice President, United Farm Workers.
Join us for our annual Labor Day celebration as we continue our tradition of remembering the efforts that have occurred throughout the history of our nation on behalf of those who provide the labor to produce the goods and services we all consume. Hershenbaum has long experience with the United Farm Workers. He joined UFW full time in 1975, and 16 years later was appointed by Cesar Chavez to the National Executive Board of that union. We are privileged to have him with us.
Service Leader; Jean Raun
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
21632 Wesley Drive
Sunday service at 9:45 a.m. Child care and elementary Sunday school available.
The youth group gathers on Sundays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with snack supper, fun and fellowship.
Pastors: Doug and Cindy Williams.