Built in the mid-1950s on a site selected for its visibility, the landmark Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church is…More one of the area's oldest and most active congregations. The church spire, towers above the Hidden Valley neighborhood in Lafayette and Orinda. It can be easily seen from Interstate 24, just as the church founders intended.
Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian is part of the San Francisco Presbytery. The church holds multiple community and youth-oriented events and is known for its active singles gathering. A missionary outreach program has taken church members to Guatemala and Zimbabwe to help those less fortunate.
Peter Whitelock is the pastor and head of staff at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian.
Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church 49 Knox Dr, Lafayette, CA94549 Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church is a religious institution serving Lamorinda and the surrounding areas. The church…More offers weekly prayer services and provides a safe and welcoming environment for patrons to worship. Some programs and activities offered include parents groups, book clubs, children’s ministries, religious education, choir, retreats and adult programs. It also offers discussions for middle school students, as well as child care during worship services. Check its website for a schedule of upcoming events or for details on programs or prayer services.
Contra Costa Interfaith Transitional Housing 978 2nd St, Lafayette, CA94549 Contra Costa Interfaith Transitional Housing was formed in 1991 by the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church to develop…More housing for homeless families and individuals. Its membership now includes more than twenty inter-denominational, faith-based communities who cooperate and share resources in a joint effort to find shelter for those without. The group's first project, the Garden Park Apartments in Pleasant Hill, provides housing for 27 families.
Seedlings Preschool serves the children of Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church members as well as the Lamorinda…More community at large. Children ages 6 months to 5 years are engaged in a play-based, multicultural curriculum.
An extended-care program is available to help out busy parents. Seedlings also offer a Developmental Kindergarten program for children who are eligible to attend public kindergarten but need an extra year of preschool.