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.

November 16. 9:30-3:30 Bible Translations Workshop *

This day-long event opens a door to an instructive area of Bible scholarship:
Bible Translations & Culture from Antiquity to Eddy's day and beyond
Presented by Bible scholar Helen Mathis, and Christian Science researcher Linda Bargmann
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019, 09:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: 36th Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles (4032 Whitsett Ave, Studio City, CA 91604)
Suggested donation: $20 per person
RSVP requested: Contact Linda Bargmann at LBcpa@charter.net or call/text 314.229.3034
Click here for a flier.

November 17. 2:00 A new view of God and its effect on well-being — a talk in Los Angeles *

The speaker: Phillip Hockley
When: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 2 p.m.
Where: 10th Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles
     1133 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
More information: 310.826.2229
or click here for a flier

November 17. 2:00-3:30 L.A. Downtown Reading Room: Annual Meeting *

Annual meeting of the Jointly Maintained Christian Science Reading Room of Los Angeles. The theme of the meeting is “Discipleship.”
November 17, 2019, 2:00 — 3:30 p.m.
Guest speaker: Joan McElvain C.S.
Meeting location: Third Church of Christ, Scientist, 730 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Contact: Jackie Reid, Librarian, 213-928-0920 or jointlymaintainedcsrrla@gmail.com
Web site: christiansciencereadingroom.info
Click here for flier.

November 23. 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 November we will discuss Revelation chapters 1 to 11. 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.
This is a recurring event: 4th Saturday

November 28. 10:00 Thanksgiving Service

Bring your family to our special church service on Thanksgiving Day at 10 a.m., where an abbreviated Bible lesson is read, followed by time for members of the congregation to give testimonies of gratitude appropriate for the occasion. You can also attend this meeting on the telephone or Skype.
This is a recurring event: 4th Thursday, in Nov

December 14. 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

* = 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

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.

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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