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Mothers Will Have Their Day in Sunday Sermons Too

May 08, 1999

Mother's Day Services

Mother's Day services featuring the Rev. Jerry Tankersley and focusing on the Lord's Prayer will take place at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Laguna Presbyterian Church. The kid's choir and Senior Bells will perform. There will be Sunday school and nursery care. The church is at 415 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach. (949) 494-7555.

Ward Morehouse, director of the New York Center for Corporations, Law and Democracy, will speak on "Mothers and Family Values in an Age of Corporate Rule: A Challenge to Liberal Religions" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Unitarian Church of Orange County. Child care will be available. The church is at 511 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim. (714) 758-1050.

The middle and senior high youth groups of Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church will lead a Mother's Day celebration during the 10:30 a.m. service. Child care and youth religious education will be provided. The church is at 1259 Victoria St., Costa Mesa. (949) 646-4652.

The Rev. Margaret Mohit will continue her "A Time to Grow" series with the message "Awesome Mystery" at 9 and 10:30 a.m. this Mother's Day Sunday at Unity Community Church. Sunday school and nursery care will be provided. The church is at 22911 Mill Creek Road, Laguna Hills. (949) 472-9230.

The Rev. Chris Schriner will speak on "Of Mothers, Goddesses and the Cosmic Cradle" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. The talk will reflect on human mothers, deity mother myths and our relationship with Mother Earth. A children's program will take place during the service. The center is at 429 Cypress Drive, Laguna Beach. (949) 497-4563.

Entertainer Art Linkletter and Christian recording artist Twila Paris will be the pulpit guests during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Mother's Day Sunday services at the Crystal Cathedral. The Rev. Robert H. Schuller will conclude his "Turning Hurts Into Halos and Scars Into Stars" series. The church is at 12141 Lewis St., Garden Grove. (714) 971-4000.

Pastor Glenn Miller will give his Mother's Day sermon "Marks of a Successful Home" at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday at Placentia United Methodist Church. Sunday school is offered at 9 a.m., with child care available all morning. The church is at 2050 N. Valencia Ave., Placentia. (714) 528-1483.

The Rev. Gary Demarest will preach at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. Mother's Day Sunday at Trinity United Presbyterian Church. Then, Dee Engel, minister of children's education, will present second-grade graduates with Bibles. The church is at 13922 Prospect Ave., Santa Ana. (714) 544-7850.

The Rev. Suzanne T. Black will lead a "Maternal Thinking" service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Unitarian Universalist Church of South County. The service will include a flower communion. The church is at 25801 Obrero Drive, #7, Mission Viejo. (949) 581-0245.


The adult and children's choirs of St. Irenaeus Church will present their annual "Music of the Americas--A Spring Celebration" concert at 8 p.m. this evening. The church is at 5201 Evergreen Ave., Cypress. (714) 821-5531.

The King's Kids Children's Choir will perform its Sunday Night in Samsvick concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Church of Santa Ana. Pastor John Sherman will discuss "The Individuals God Uses." Morning services (8:45 and 10:30 a.m.) will feature Pastor Martin Eaton speaking on "Which Way to Run." Communion will be celebrated. The church is at 1010 N. Tustin Ave, Tustin. (714) 973-4800.

Luncheons, festivals and more

The Santa Ana/Tustin Christian Women's Club will present its "May Ole"' luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday at the Tustin Ranch Golf Clubhouse. Charlie Wieland will display his Mexican pottery. Judy Turpen will speak on "Dejection to Delight." Cost is $15 and reservations are required. The clubhouse is at 12442 Tustin Ranch Road, Tustin. (714) 731-0432.

Temple Bat Yahm. The temple is at 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. (949) 644-1999.

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church will hold its annual Greek Festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and from noon to 10 p.m. next Saturday and Sunday. There will be Greek foods, live Greek music, traditional folk dancing, games and a raffle. Admission is $2 for adults and free for children under 12. The church is at 405 N. Dale St., Anaheim. (714) 827-0181.

A Mother's Day breakfast will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at United Methodist Church of Garden Grove. Worship services are at 9:30 a.m. The church is at 12741 Main St., Garden Grove. (714) 638-0060.

The Hebrew Academy will have its spring Open House at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Parents, students and the community can visit the campus, see classrooms and meet the staff. The academy is at 14401 Willow Lane, Westminster. (714) 898-0051.

Zion Christian Center will sponsor a practical prayer lecture series from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Saturday. The center is at 710 S. Cambridge, Orange. (714) 997-8881.

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