During the 1700s, the Spanish missionaries established the nearby Mission San Juan Capistrano in order to convert the city’s early settlers, the Acjachemem, into Christianity. It was during this time that the people started learning about the Christian faith. Introduction to other religious sects came many years after.
As of this date, about 47% of the people in Laguna Niguel are religious. Majority of the religious people are Catholic (27.3%) Other religions in Laguna Niguel are Church of Christ, Baptist, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, and Lutheran. Religious sects like Episcopalian, Jewish, and Islam comprise only about Church of Christ (2.3%)% of the population.
As Laguna Niguel has a rich and diverse culture, there are various religious organizations present in this city. There’s high respect for religious beliefs and culture here.