Susan Trumbore, a professor at UC Irvine, will speak on "The Carbon Dating of the Shroud of Turin" during the lecture meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 6 Hillgate, Irvine. Also, Charlotte Prather, director of religious education at the church, will speak on "The Resurrection of Jesus and the Value of Relics." (714) 854-1000.
Claremont School of Theology Associate Dean Cornish Rogers will discuss "The World Council of Churches" during the Adult Forum from 9:35 to 10:25 a.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church of Laguna Hills in the Wesley Room. Rogers serves as a reserve delegate for the World Council of Churches. The church is at 24442 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills. (714) 837-3414.
The Rev. Jack C. Hennings will lead a Eucharist celebration at 5 p.m. this evening and at 9 a.m. Sunday at Faith Episcopal Church. Nursery care will be provided from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The church meets at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 31021 Niguel Road, Laguna Niguel. (714) 495-2779.
The Garden Church of Anaheim Hills, 8712 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim Hills, will host its third annual Western Round-Up and Barbecue beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. The day will commence with Bible study and continue with a barbecue lunch, hay ride, games, hog calling and more. A country and western band will provide entertainment. All activities are free. (714) 282-1899.
The Rev. Margarit Mohit will present the message "The Mental Equivalent" during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday morning services at Unity Community Church, 22911 Mill Creek Road, Laguna Hills. Sunday school classes and nursery care will be offered. (714) 472-9230.
Associate pastor Don F. McMillan will give his sermon "Jesus Welcomes" during King of Glory Lutheran Church's first Saturday Contemporary Worship service at 6 p.m. this evening. The church is at 10280 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley. (714) 963-5649.
Inactive Catholics are invited to a discussion on Scripture, morality, faith communities and more at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish Center, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach. Those who have been away from the church, feel spiritually empty or just have questions are encouraged to attend. (714) 548-3844.
World Communion Sunday has been designated "I'll Be There Sunday" at Placentia Presbyterian Church, 849 N. Bradford Ave. Pastor F. David Throop will continue his "Great Chapters of the Bible" series with the message "One Cemetery Unlike any Other" at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. An inquirer's class will follow the 10:15 a.m. service. (714) 528-1438.
The Rev. Chris Schriner will speak on "Spirituality for Skeptics" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach, 429 Cypress Drive. A religious education program for children 5 to 12 will be held during the service. (714) 497-4563.
Center for Spiritual Development will present "The Troubadour of the Great King" from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight in the multipurpose room of St. Joseph Center, 480 S. Batavia St., Orange. The event will celebrate St. Francis of Assisi through dance, song, prayer and poetry. Also, the recipient of the 1997 Spirituality in Action Award will be honored. Cost is $20. (714) 744-3175.
The Rev. Suzanne G. Dougherty will preach on "Atonement" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of South County, 25801 Obrero Drive, Suite 8, Mission Viejo. Dougherty will also be conducting "A Holy Curiosity" workshops from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings. Cost is $12. (714) 581-0245.
Spirit Praise Fellowship Church, 121 W. Cypress St., Anaheim, will have its fourth annual neighborhood barbecue from 1 to 5 p.m. this afternoon. Recording artist Vern Jackson will entertain and there will be games for children. (714) 535-2446.
Temple IJC Reform Congregation will hold Yom Kippur services at 7 p.m. Friday in a private residence in Irvine. Services will continue on the following Saturday. Services will take place at 23 Lake Road, Irvine. (714) 829-5880.
Santa Ana/Tustin Christian Women's Club will have its "Charming Chapeaux" monthly luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday at the Tustin Ranch Golf Clubhouse, 12442 Tustin Ranch Road, Tustin. Women are encouraged to wear their favorite hat as they enjoy former Ford Model Pat Swift's hat collection presentation. Cost is $13 and reservations are required by Wednesday. (714) 731-0432.
The Rev. Leslie Heyboer will give the message "I Believe in Rainbows" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church, 1259 Victoria St., Costa Mesa. Religious education program volunteers will be honored. At noon there will be a parent orientation potluck.
A "Being Liberal in an Illiberal Age" class will be offered at 7:30 p.m. for the next four Wednesdays. Registration is being accepted. (714) 646-4652.