Connections is the weekly newsletter of Laguna Presbyterian Church. Learn about upcoming events, ministry and outreach programs. All are welcome, no matter where you find yourself on your journey of faith or stage in life. Find out what is happing. Make connections. Participate in the ministry and outreach of LPC.
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Stay Connected – Summer / Fall 2020
Worship / Ministry Opportunities
5pm, SEA – Saturday Evening Alive
Join us 5 p.m. Saturday evenings in the 3rd Street parking lot for Saturday Evening Alive. Bring your own mask and beach chair to share time in prayer, reflect on a brief devotion, listen to some music, and enjoy fellowship afterwards. Crafts for all ages provided! We will have an activity table for kids during the gathering.
Pastor’s Bible Study, 9 a.m. – via Zoom (sign-up)
Thrive & Logos – Middle & High School Groups, 5:30 p.m / Preschool Lawn
Thursday (beginning in September)
Choir Rehearsal, 7 p.m. – Zoom
LPC Story Time for Children
Laguna Presbyterian Church is offering encouragement to the little ones who need some entertainment during this difficult time of isolation. We have a collection of story time videos with members and friends of our congregation reading favorite children’s stories. The children can choose their stories and watch them any time. These stories are now showcased on the Laguna Presbyterian Vimeo site.
LPC Story Time Vimeo Link (CLICK HERE)
VBS Rocky Railway Is Online
Rocky Railway Virtual VBS (Vacation Bible School) is available for ALL to now watch! We can continue the fun in learning how JESUS’ POWER WILL PULL US THROUGH! The link with all 5 days is now available on YouTube for all to view anytime!
Join the Choir! Zoom this Fall!
Choir Director Linda White has found ways to keep the choir singing that makes social distance seem a little closer. Weekly rehearsals via Zoom give everyone a chance to say hello and connect with friends before the singing begins. You are invited to join them 7 p.m. Thursday. Music tracks are provided so that you can sing in safety and modesty from your own home. Send an email to Linda to receive a return email with materials and a Zoom invitation.
Email Linda White, Director of Choirs
SPIRITUAL FORMATION Library
STRESSED? How to cope with anxiety during a pandemic
Our own Dr. Jeff Nagel, County of Orange Behavioral Health Director, is working on an online presentation for LPC about coping with anxiety and stress during this pandemic.
Mindful Spirituality Series (CLICK HERE)
BOOK TALK ONLINE
The next book for LPC’s Book Talk has been selected: The Vanishing Half: A Novel, a #1 New York Times bestseller by author Brit Bennett. Watch for discussion date in early November. (Details will go out closer to the date of the event.)
LUNCHES FOR THE HOMELESS
Laguna Presbyterian’s Mission Outreach Committee has been providing lunches for the homeless on weekdays during the COVID-19 crisis. The homeless are missing much of the food they used to depend on – from restaurant leftovers, the shelter’s now-closed day program, or the walk-in program at the food pantry (now a drive-through). Volunteers are needed to provide 12 sack lunches – typically a sandwich or other nutritious main dish, a snack, and some fruit – dropped off one morning a week to collection points either at Main Beach or in South Laguna. This is a great task for two people to share; assistance is especially needed on Thursdays and Fridays. If you can help either on a weekly basis or as back-up for other volunteers, please contact Cindy Campbell at 949-683-7220.
CONTACT Cindy Campbell by email: (CLICK HERE)
LPC YARD SIGNS
Express your gratitude and spread faith, hope and love to your community with our new LPC yard signs! Each sign is $12 and comes with everything you need to place it in your yard. You can also donate additional funds to support this program. Simply click here.
WE DELIVER! Pay online and note “LPC yard sign” and quantity of signs in the additional remarks space, then email Gail to request delivery or set up a time for pick up from the church.
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