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 23. 7:30 Call in: Institutional Committee for the Chino Area *
The Christian Science Institutional Committee for the Chino Area invites church members and visitors to join in by conference call to their next meeting, on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. The committee's chaplains visit institutions to conduct services and to meet individually with anyone requesting a visit. Come hear fruitage from this important work. Click here for a flier containing call-in information.
January 24. 8:00-9:00 L.A. County Institutional Committee Meeting *
The January 2020 meeting of the Committee on Christian Science Work in Los Angeles County Institutions will hear chaplains give fruitage from their work in the County jails and camps.
Date and time: Friday, January 24, 2020, at 8 p.m.
Where: In the Sunday School of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Pasadena, 550 E. Green Street
Or attend via free conference call: 800-780-8834, access code 256 1 734 #
More info: 323-664-4910, email to email@example.com,
web page prayerthatheals.org/institutions
Click here for a printable flier
February 7 – 8. Bible workshop: Genesis: Book of Origins *
The event: Genesis: Book of Origins, a Bible workshop sponsored by Arden Wood
Presenter: Madelon Maupin, Bible speaker
- Friday, February 7, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Genesis: Background, composition, structure
- Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Genesis: Diving into Chapters 1-25
Where: Second Church of Christ, Scientist, 3100 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Cost: $15 Friday evening, $35 Saturday, $45 Friday & Saturday, $14 bag lunch (optional)
RSVP to Arden Wood by February 4 (ardenwood.org or 415 379-2108)
Click here for a flier.
Sponsored by Arden Wood, 445 Wawona Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
February 8. 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 22. 11:00 Bible Study Group
The group is reading the Bible from beginning to end, with meetings held on the fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. In February we will discuss Revelation Chapters 12 to 22. 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.
(NOTE: This Group did not meet in January.)
This is a recurring event: 4th Saturday
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 Sunday||Locality||Station||Web 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|
Bible Lesson and Sentinel Program, listen 24 hours on telephone 323 805-8700
The Christian Science Churches and Reading Rooms in Southern California host a 24-hour Bible Lesson and Sentinel Program telephone line (323 805 8700) offering an introduction to the weekly Lesson, and the ability to select each of the individual sections in the Lesson. There are also programs from the Christian Science Sentinel. Press 1 for the weekly Bible Lesson, 2 for El Heraldo (weekly in Spanish), 3 for Sentinel Watch (weekly), 4 for Daily Lift (weekdays).
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.
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.