C&C

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

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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.

March 24. 2:00 Living in the Kingdom of Heaven right here and now — a talk in Sunland (English & Spanish) *

Title of the talk: Living in the Kingdom of Heaven right here and now
The speaker: Jose de Dios Mata
When: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (English), 3:30 p.m. (Spanish)
Where: Sunland Senior Citizens Center, 8640 Fenwick St, Sunland, CA 91040
Sponsored by: First and Third Churches of Christ, Scientist, Glendale, CA

March 28. 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 the next meeting, Thursday, March 28, 2019, 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.

March 30. 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. However, the meeting in March will be on March 30th, one week later than usual. 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

March 31. 2:00-4:00 L.A. Downtown reading room open house and walking tour *

The Jointly Maintained Christian Science Reading Room has an Open House with a walking tour of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. The walking tour will be led by Bruce Hale, who worked in the area over many years and has seen many changes during this time. He led a similar walk for us last year, and has led urban walks in Los Angeles for the Sierra Club. Light snack provided. Children welcome.

Please RSVP to 213-928-0920 or jointlymaintainedcsrrla@gmail.com. Click here for a flier (which includes transportation information on a second page).

April 6. 1:00-3:45 God's eye view of you! — a lecture with introductory talk in Costa Mesa *

Fujiko Signs, CSB, discusses the connection of spiritual perception and healing in her lecture titled God's-eye view of you! An introductory talk by Dr. Laurence Doyle explores aspects of the world of modern physics.
When: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Orange Coast College, Robert B. Moore Theater, 2701 Fairview Road (at Arlington Dr.), Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tickets: At the door $15, on line $12 at GodTalksCS.org.
Free parking
More info: 714.801.7953. Click here for a flier.

April 6. 10:00 Time is not a factor in your life, a talk in San Bernardino *

The speaker: David Hohle
When: Saturday, April 6
          09:30 a.m. slide presentation
           10:00 a.m. lecture
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, San Bernardino, 1728 N "E" Street
More information: 909-889-3418 or the church web page
or Click here for a flier.

April 9. 7:30 Can you trust spirituality in a divisive world? Yes! — a talk in Los Angeles *

Speaker: Nate Frederick, CS, will speak on practical spirituality
             Lola Kristine, singer/songwriter, will perform along with other musicians
When: Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, 4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90027
Sponsored by: Thirteenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles
Click here for a flier.

April 13. 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

April 14. An Easter talk — in Pasadena *

The week that changed the world — an Easter talk
The speaker: Madelon Maupin, Bible scholar
When: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Pasadena, 80 S. Oakland Ave
More info: 626.793.5151. On the web at ChristianSciencePasadena.com
Click here for a flier

April 29. 7:00 Longyear book talk at Clairbourn School
*

Longyear Museum has a new publication, Life at 400 Beacon Street: Working in Mary Baker Eddy's Household, by Heather Vogel Frederick, head of Longyear's Research & Publications team. Heather will be on tour this year to share inspiring stories of the men and women who served on Mrs. Eddy's staff between 1908 and 1910, and to relate some of the surprising discoveries that came to light during the research process for the book.
Dates and places for this talk in our area:
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 p.m.: The Willows, Laguna Hills
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Berkeley Hall, Los Angeles
Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Clairbourn School, San Gabriel
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Mankowski Homes, Azusa
A book signing will follow the talk, which lasts about an hour. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
For further information: See the Longyear web site.

April 30. 2:00 Longyear book talk in Azusa *

Longyear Museum has a new publication, Life at 400 Beacon Street: Working in Mary Baker Eddy's Household, by Heather Vogel Frederick, head of Longyear's Research & Publications team. Heather will be on tour this year to share inspiring stories of the men and women who served on Mrs. Eddy's staff between 1908 and 1910, and to relate some of the surprising discoveries that came to light during the research process for the book.
Dates and places for this talk in our area:
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 3:00 p.m.: The Willows, Laguna Hills
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Berkeley Hall, Los Angeles
Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Clairbourn School, San Gabriel
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Mankowski Homes, Azusa
A book signing will follow the talk, which lasts about an hour. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
For further information: See the Longyear web site.

* = 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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