Serve Locally

Laguna Presbyterian Church members and friends organize and support the following ministries and nonprofit organizations through volunteering and financial giving.

Everyone is welcome to join!
Interested in coming with us?
Want more information?

Contact one of the Mission Outreach Elders:
Stan Carmichael or Caroline Millson

 

Serving in Local Community Organizations

Feeding the Homeless

Provide an evening meal for the homeless at the Laguna Beach Alternative Sleeping Location (ASL). Laguna Presbyterian Church provides meals on the 2nd, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays and the 2nd Friday of each month.
CLICK HERE
for more details on this program. 
CLICK HERE for more information from Cindy Campbell

LaPlaya ESL Center

Provides free English (as a second language) lessons taught by volunteers of the community. Lessons are Monday through Thursday from 9 -11 AM at the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club.
CLICK HERE for more information from Cindy Carmichael

Dresses for Africa Group – Tuesdays, 12:30 PM

Sews dresses and shorts for children of Africa.  Join this group, which meets every Tuesday in Tankersley Hall from 12:30 to 3:00 PM.  Take-home kits with supplies are available or use your own material. The community is welcome!
CLICK HERE for more information from Diane Cullings

Read about this ministry, “Sewing Dresses, Spreading Joy”, November 30, 2012. 
CLICK HERE
to read an article by Suzanne Chen, published in the Examiner.

 

Love Thy Neighbor Program

Assist seniors, widows and others, by delivering a multitude of services they can no longer do for themselves. This program reaches out to members of Laguna Presbyterian Church and to individuals in the Laguna Beach community.
CLICK HERE for more information from Rick Shoemaker

Military Outreach

Coordinates with San Clemente Military Family Outreach (SCMFO) to assist and support military families on Camp Pendleton Marine Base, especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas with holiday meals and help in purchasing school supplies.
CLICK HERE for more information from Ken Cornelison

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers build homes to help families purchase interest-free, decent, affordable, healthy places to live. Watch for information about future building dates. 
CLICK HERE for more information from Rick Shoemaker

Wilson School

Each fall, Laguana Presbyterian Church helps to provide and sort books for a book fair at Wilson School in Santa Ana.

 

Supporting Our Local Community Organizations

Laguna Presbyterian Church supports the following local non-profit organizations and ministries with a monthly monetary donation. CLICK on the name of the organization for more information. Many of these organization also have volunteer opportunities.

Laguna Beach Community Clinic

Provides medical care for all individuals in Orange County, regardless of ability to pay.

Friendship Shelter

Assists homeless adults to regain self-sufficiency and become more productive members of the community.

Heifer International

Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty, and to care for the earth.

Hope for Life Chapel, R.V. Ministry

Reaching out to the desperate, unloved, de-churched, and un-churched in Huntington Beach R.V. Parks.

Sally’s Fund

Provides transportation and other essential services for senior citizens of Laguna Beach.

Laguna Beach Susi Q Senior Center

Enhances the lives of seniors through programs and services that promote independence, wellness and community.

Age Well Senior Services

Provides resources for older adults to promote vitality, provide meals for the home-bound through Meals on Wheels, and support independence.

Laguna Beach Youth Shelter

Provides short-term crisis intervention shelter for youth ages 11-17, with the goal of reunifying families

The Food Pantry

Provides assistance to Laguna Beach residents in times of disaster and helps homeless, indigent and the working poor with food, clothing and information.