EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a partial list of places to worship in Laguna Beach. If you would like to list yours, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
CHABAD JEWISH CENTER
30804 S. Coast Hwy.
Services are at 6:15 a.m. Monday through Friday, at 6 p.m. Fridays, and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There is also Jewish Mysticism at 9:45 a.m. before the service. Services are open to the entire community. Torah Tots Preschool is available Monday through Friday. Chabad Hebrew School meets from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoons.
Rabbi Eli Goorevitch
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
468 Legion St.
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
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
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.
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, 9, and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (in Spanish) and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Confessions are from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Rev. Eamon O’Gorman
ST. FRANCIS BY-THE-SEA
430 Park Ave.
Services are at 9 a.m. Sunday
Archbishop Simon Talarczyk
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
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
685 Park Ave.
Services are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and at 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.
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.