First Church of Christ, Scientist
La Cañada Flintridge

600 Foothill Boulevard, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Mail: P.O. Box 741, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91012


Events on specific dates

Here is a list of events over the coming six months in our local community concerning Christian Science, apart from our regular Sunday services, Wednesday meetings, and Reading Room hours. For recurring events, only the next event is listed, along with a brief statement about the frequency of occurrence.

January 26. 11:00 Bible Study Group

The group is reading the Bible from beginning to end, one Bible book per month, with meetings held on the fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. The meeting is held in our Reading Room at 610 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. You are welcome to attend the meeting in person, or by telephone or Skype.
This is a recurring event: 4th Saturday

January 26. 2:00 Stranger, you are the guest of God — a talk in Downtown Los Angeles *

This talk: Stranger, you are the guest of God
Speaker: Heloisa Gelber Rivas, CSB
When: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2 p.m.
Also: In Spanish on Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2 p.m.
Where: Third Church of Christ, Scientist, 730 S. Hope Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Free parking: On the south side of the church
More info: Call 213 622.3639. Click here for a flier.

January 26. 2:00-3:00 In Lancaster: Making meaningful change for ourselves and the world

The event: A public lecture about Christian Science
The title: Making meaningful change for ourselves and the world
The speaker: Mark McCurties, CS
When: Saturday, January 26th, 2019, 2 p.m.
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, 44802 Fern Ave., Lancaster, CA
Further info: 661 942.9926 or www.ChristianScienceAV.org
Click here for a flier.

January 27. 2:00 Extranjero, eres el huésped de Dios — Los Angeles *

Una charla gratis por Heloisa Gelber Rivas, practicista y maestra de la Ciencia Cristiana.
Domingo, 27 de Enero, 2019, a las 2:00 p.m.
Tercera Iglesia de la Ciencia Cristiana de Los Angeles, 730 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Por más información, vaya al www.laoracionquesana.org o llame el número de teléfono de El Heraldo  866-374-3747
To download a flier, click the following links: Español, Inglés

February 9. 11:00 Bible Lesson Discussion Group

The group meets on the second Saturday of each month, spending an hour exchanging insights about the current weekly Bible Lesson. This meeting is in our Reading Room at 610 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. You can attend in person, or by telephone or Skype. Anyone interested is welcome.
This is a recurring event: 2nd Saturday

February 9. 9:00-4:30 Broadview workshop: The vital role of testimonies

A workshop at Broadview Christian Science Nursing Facility
Topic: The vital role of testimonies in the Christian Science Church
Presenter: Joan Bernard Bradley, Ed.D.
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Broadview is at 4570 Griffin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031
Lunch is provided. Donations to Broadview appreciated.
RSVP by February 3, 2019, to events@csbroadview.org or call 323-221-9174 Mon-Fri 9-5
Click here for a brochure.

March 10. 2:00 A talk in La Cañada Flintridge — Finding innocence that is power, not vulnerability

The speaker: Brian Pennix, member of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship
Title of the talk: Finding power that is innocence, not vulnerability
When: Sunday, March 10, 2018, 2 p.m.
Where: La Cañada Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Sponsored by: First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge, CA
More information: 818 790.3493

* = Event sponsored by a Christian Science church or affiliate other than our branch church.

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Other activities/resources

Daily Monday through Friday: Your Daily Lift on christianscience.com

A daily audio series called Your Daily Lift can be found on the web site christianscience.com. It runs Monday through Friday every week, and consists of short two-minute inspirational messages. You can listen to it or register for free to have it emailed to you each day. You can find it at christianscience.com by clicking on Church, then Lectures, then Daily Lift. You can also listen to it by calling 617-450-3430.

On-line Wednesday testimony meeting from Boston

Join the on-line congregation of The Mother Church live each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon Pacific Time for hymns and readings specially complied for the day, plus testimonies submitted by listeners. A replay of the meeting will be available any time between 1 p.m. Wednesday and 12 noon Thursday (Pacific Times). To learn how to access this meeting by computer or telephone, and how to submit testimonies for the on-line meeting, please see the Wednesday Online Testimony Meeting Broadcast web page.

Weekly: Christian Science Sentinel Radio Edition

This weekly radio program is broadcast around the world, and also released monthly on CD. It features insightful interviews and inspiring discussions on how God's laws apply to current events and individual challenges. See the Sentinel Radio Edition web page for details. In our area, listen on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. on KVTA 1520 AM (Ventura). Also, multiple radio stations around the country broadcast their programs live over the internet. Here is a small selection at various times that are easy to access:

Time on SundayLocalityStationWeb address
7:30 a.m. P.S.T. Sacramento KSTE www.kste.com
 7:30 a.m. P.S.T. Vancouver, BC  CISL www.cisl650.com
 8:00 a.m. P.S.T. Bakersfield  KERN www.kernradio.com
 9:00 a.m. P.S.T. Ventura  KVTA www.kvta.com

Weekly Bible Lesson, listen 24 hours on telephone 323 543-8600

The Christian Science Joint Media Committee of Southern California hosts a 24-hour Bible Lesson telephone line (323 543 8600) offering an introduction to the weekly Lesson, and the ability to select each of the individual sections in the Lesson.

Wednesday noon testimony meeting at 13th Church, Los Angeles

You and your friends are invited to a weekly Wednesday 12 noon testimony meeting at 13th Church Los Angeles Christian Science Reading Room, 4747 Hollywood Blvd. Bring your lunch, participate and leave refreshed.

Sunday evening, 7:30 p.m., at 36th Church (Studio City), and Sunday afternoon, 5 p.m., at 4th Church, Long Beach

Does your schedule sometimes keep you from attending a Sunday morning service? The members of 36th Church, Los Angeles (Studio City), warmly invite you to their Sunday evening service, the only such service in the L.A. area, which begins at 7:30 p.m. The church is at 4032 Whitsell Avenue, one block north of Ventura Blvd. Also, 4th Church, Long Beach, invites you to their Regular Sunday 5 p.m. Service. Their church is at 3629 Atlantic Avenue.

Spanish Sunday services, monthly at 3rd Church, Los Angeles (Downtown), and Second Church, Whittier

The Third Church of Christ, Scientist (Los Angeles) Spanish service is held on the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m.  The address is 730 South Hope Street, in Downtown Los Angeles, one-half block from the 7th Street Metro station.  Tel. 213-622-3639.

The Second Church of Christ, Scientist (Whittier) Spanish service is held on the third Sunday of every month at 1 p.m.  The address is 8705 Catalina Ave. (at Catalina & Whittier Blvd.)

Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Spanish-English at 3rd Church, L.A. (Downtown)

For those who would like to share Christian Science with Spanish-speaking friends or acquaintances, Third Church in Downtown Los Angeles holds a bilingual Spanish-English testimony meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to this meeting.

For events throughout Southern California:

See PrayerThatHeals.com

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