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Monks Return for Tibetan Art Tour

Monks Return for Tibetan Art Tour

Tri-chord chanting will begin and end each day of the Sacred Tibetan Arts tour by Drepung Gomang Monks of southern India, who are returning to Neighborhood Congregational Church in Laguna Beach beginning next week. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, the visit begins with an opening ceremony and the drawing of the wisdom mandala, which […]

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Scouting News

Scouting News

Scout Earns Top Rank with the skimboard-backed bench he designed for the Congregational Church. Griffith, a senior and AP scholar at Dana Hills High School, designed and built three benches for his church, Laguna Beach’s Neighborhood Congregational Church. “I wanted the benches to reflect the community, one uses skim boards for the back of the […]

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Animals Receive Their Blessing

Animals Receive Their Blessing

Pastor B. J. Beu performs the annual blessing of the animals in recognition of their role in the Christmas story at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the courtyard of the Neighborhood Congregational Church. The church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., hosts an Alternative Christmas Market earlier on Saturday. The following morning, during the 10 […]

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Pearl Merchants Light Up the Night

Pearl Merchants Light Up the Night

The public is invited to the Pearl Street District’s first annual holiday celebration,  Thursday, Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m. Merchants welcome visitors with hors d’oeuvres, beverages, carolers and promotional gift cards. Carolers from Neighborhood Congregational Church will sing for the festivities and Laguna Coffee will offer a complementary cup. The 35 businesses mostly located on S. […]

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 Donations, Volunteers Needed for Shared Feast

Donations, Volunteers Needed for Shared Feast

The buffet style Community Thanksgiving takes place at noon on Thursday, Nov. 28, at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. Ready to eat turkeys and side dishes are needed; food donations and volunteers for set-up and cleanup are welcomed at 11 a.m. The food and supplies are provided by individuals, churches and community groups. […]

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Wisdom Workout: Where Faith and Community Meet

Wisdom Workout: Where Faith and Community Meet

  When I was growing up, skipping church services wasn’t an option. I went to Catholic schools and my mother was particularly adamant about our religious training in the home as well as insisting on our full participation in all church related activities. I am grateful for my upbringing and at the same time have […]

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Boutique Benefit Upcoming, Donations Still Accepted

Boutique Benefit Upcoming, Donations Still Accepted

There is one more opportunity to donate quality apparel and accessories for women, men, teens and children before the Boutique Benefit event.  The collection drive is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All donations to the Boutique Benefit are tax-deductible. The annual […]

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Food and Gardens 2/8/13

Food and Gardens 2/8/13

Garden Backers Host Town Hall Meeting A town hall meeting for South Laguna Community Garden will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 S Coast Highway. The meeting will allow garden enthusiasts to share ideas on how to make a garden park permanent. Donations for funding can be […]

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Array of Christmas Services Planned

Array of Christmas Services Planned

The following is a list of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services at local churches. Christmas Eve St. Catherine’s: 4 p.m., 6, 8, and midnight Christmas Eve Mass; 7:30, 9, and 11 a.m. Christmas Day Mass, 990 Temple Hills Dr. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve candle-light service, carols and celebrating birth of Christ, […]

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A Tax-Deductible Reason to Winnow Your Wardrobe

A Tax-Deductible Reason to Winnow Your Wardrobe

Boutique Benefit plans a collection drive for gently used clothing and accessories this Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The collection amasses quality clothes for men, women, teens, and children as well as accessories such as handbags, jewelry, scarves and shoes for a […]

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Grade School Students Meet Monks

Grade School Students Meet Monks

First, second and third grade students from Anneliese Schools witness the creation of a sand mandala by Tibetan monks at the Neighborhood Congregational Church this past week.

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Guitarist Performs in Concert at Church

Guitarist Performs in Concert at Church

Guitarist Eric Henderson will perform in concert at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Drive, on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. The suggested donation is $20.

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Transition Laguna Hosts Harvest Celebration

Transition Laguna Hosts Harvest Celebration

Transition Laguna hosts a community celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church. Admission is free. Some food and alcohol sales will benefit Transition Laguna Beach and the NCC. Gourmet beef and veggie burgers, silent auction, and live music are included in the festivities. Bring a dish serving […]

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Cycling Leaders to Share Two-Wheeled News

Cycling Leaders to Share Two-Wheeled News

Transition Laguna Beach is hosting Mobility South Orange County, a free event Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7-9 p.m. at Neighborhood Congregational Church’s Bridge Hall. Scheduled speakers include San Clemente’s Pete van Nuys, executive director of Orange County Bicycle Coalition; Laguna Beach Planning Commissioner Norm Grossman; and Frank Peters, member of the Newport Beach Bike Safety Community. […]

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Church’s Bargain Fare Supports Charity

Church’s Bargain Fare Supports Charity

Neighborhood Congregational Church will again host its annual Bargain Festival (also known as a 100-family garage sale) Saturday, Aug. 25, to raise funds in support of the church’s mission and ministry, and donating at least 10% of the proceeds to a local charity. Throughout the summer, church volunteers collected and organized donations of clothing and […]