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
1278 Glenneyre St., No. 113
www.calvaryseaside.orgSunday 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. Mid-week meetings and studies are listed on the web site under “connect groups," and prayer meetings are listed under “prayer."
Pastors: Brad Coleman, Jeff Tacklind, Jay Grant, Clarke Brogger, Jeremy Zach.
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 BEACH NET-WORKS
Wednesday Encounter Group sponsored by the Laguna Niguel Vineyard Community Church meets weekly at 7 p.m. at the Coffee Pub, 384 Forest Ave.
LAGUNA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
415 Forest Ave.
Sunday services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. in the restored sanctuary. Childcare at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m.
Pastor’s Bible studies are at 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays in Hills Hall and 7 a.m. Wednesdays in the parlor.
Jerry Tankersley, Steven Sweet, Kathy Sizer, the Rev. Jim McCluskey, ministers.
?Sunday: Fifth Sunday in Lent: Dr. Jerry Tankersley preaching.
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, minister.
Nondenominational church meets for 10 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. 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. and 10 a.m. with child care available at 10 a.m. Sunday Bible Study is 9 to 9:50 a.m. Centering Prayer is 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday. Taize Service is at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Healing Service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Women’s Bible Study is 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Men’s Bible Study is 7 to 8 a.m. Thursday.
The parish office is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
The Rev. Elizabeth Rechter.
ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN
1190 Morningside Drive
(949) 494-7998; St_PaulsLutheran Church@msn.com
Services are 10 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school and adult Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m.
Vicar Douglas D. Francik, pastor.
Meetings to be held quarterly, call for dates and times.
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.
The Rev. Kent Doss.
?Sunday: A Holy Rhythm: guest preacher the Rev. Laurel Liefert and Sunday Service Leader Glenna Matthews. This worship service will explore the role that doubt and despair play in deepening and challenging our faith. Leifert comes from the First Unitarian Church of Oakland where she coordinates the congregation’s pastoral care program.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
21632 Wesley Drive
Sunday service at 10 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.