EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a partial list of places to worship in Laguna Beach. If you would like to list yours, e-mailcoastlinepilot@ latimes.com. Include the name of the place of worship, the address, phone number, service times, and worship leader.
CALVARY CHAPEL SEASIDE
Sunday morning worship service is at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening Bible study and worship is at 7 p.m.
Women’s Ministry meets the first Sunday of the month after the service for lunch. Men’s Ministry meets at 8:30 a.m. the first and third Saturday mornings at Ruby’s. Services are in the Lang Park multipurpose Room on Wesley Drive. Child care and Children’s Ministry available Sunday.
CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL LIVING
Armchair Ministries meets in parishioners’ homes.
The Rev. Diane Wolcott Watson, senior minister
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
468 Legion St.; (949) 494-6191; www.laguna churchbythesea.org
Sunday services are at 8:30 and 10:30 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.
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
(949) 679-1000; www.Kings fieldChurch.org. Men’s Prayer Service is at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach.
LAGUNA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
415 Forest Ave.
Sunday services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. There is a nursery, toddler care and Sunday school. Pastor’s Bible studies are at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Hills Hall and 7 a.m. Wednesdays in the parlor.
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 Street.
Jerry Tankersley, Steven Sweet, Kathy Sizer, the Rev. Jim McCluskey, ministers.
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 themselves and the world. Adult and children’s service is at 10 a.m. Coffee and refreshments served afterward.
The Rev. Brian J. (“BJ") Beu
?Earth Day Celebration: 10 a.m. Sunday, featuring dance and reflection “From Conflict to Compassion," plus Native American flutist Evren Ozan will perform during the worship service.
? REDEMPTION CHURCH
New nondenominational church meets for 9 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. MARY’S EPISCOPAL
428 Park Ave.
Sunday Services are at 8 a.m. Said Service is at 10 a.m. Choral Eucharist, Sunday school; child care is available at 10 a.m. Healing Service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Centering Prayer is at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Taize Service is at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month. The parish office is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Rev. Elizabeth Rechter
All members of the community are invited to participate in any services planned during Holy Week.
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.