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.
CHURCH BY THE SEA
An Evangelical Free Church
468 Legion St.
www.lagunachurchbythesea.orgSunday 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
email@example.comService times are at 10 a.m. Sunday. There are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday testimonials. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Sunday.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM
284 Forest Ave.
Open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Monday through Saturday.
HARE KRISHNA CULTURAL CENTER
285 Legion St.
Public service is at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Tukaram Garvey, director
KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
20912 Castle Rock Road
Sunday service, 1 p.m.
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. Child care 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 Youth Center.
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, minister.
www.redemptioncommunity.orgNondenominational 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. MARY’S EPISCOPAL
428 Park Ave.
www.stmaryslagunabeach.org 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.
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: The Limits of Democracy. One of our highest principles is the right and responsibility of a community to govern itself through fair, representative democracy. However there are some limits to that ideal.
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.