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.
April 17. 2:00 Internet talk: Divnine Love - The answer to universal health
Speaker: Jose de Dios Mata
When: Saturday, April 17, 2021, 2:00 p.m. PDT
You can watch this live Zoom webinar on the internet using your computer or smartphone.
To watch this talk via Zoom, click here.
To listen by telephone: 1-669-900-9128 ID 864 2314 9609
Sponsored by: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Glendora, CA, Tel. 626-963-2838
and First Church of Christ, Scientist, Monrovia, CA, Tel. 909-318-7530
April 22. 7:00 Webinar: Experiencing heaven now *
Title: Experiencing heaven now
The speaker: Mary Bothwell, practitioner and teacher of Christian Science
When: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:00 p.m. PDT
Webinar URL: https://www.fccsglendale.com/lecture
Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Glendale CA
More info: 818 242 1493 or www.FCCSGlendale.com
Click here for a flier.
April 24. 11:00 Book Reading Group
This group is reading the works of Mary Baker Eddy in the order they were written. The group meets regularly on the fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. The meeting is normally held in our Reading Room at 610 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. However, because the reading room is currently closed in accordance with the Governor's executive order, the group is meeting only by telephone call-in, 818-858-1060, conference ID 60091011#. For further detail about calling in, including telephone numbers in other areas, see our Teleconference Page.
This is a recurring event: 4th Saturday
April 25. 4:00 Find innocence that is powerful not vulnerable — an internet talk *
The speaker: Brian Pennix
When: Sunday, April 25, 2021, 4:00 p.m. PDT
To watch on the internet: http://www.tinyurl.com/1SanMarinoCA-Innocence
To listen by telephone: 669.900.9128, enter ID 836 9088 6761#
Sponsored by: First Church of Christ, Scientist, San Marino
More info: Tel. 626.281.3643
May 8. 11:00 Bbible Lesson Discussion Group
This group meets on the second Saturday of each month at 11 a.m., spending an hour exchanging insights about the current weekly Bible Lesson. The meeting is normally held in our Reading Room at 610 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. However, because the reading room is currently closed in accordance with the Governor's executive order, the group is meeting only by telephone call-in, 818-858-1060, conference ID 60091011#. For further detail about calling in, including telephone numbers in other areas, see our Teleconference Page.
This is a recurring event: 2nd Saturday
May 9. 2:00 A web lecture: Finding the light that frees us from fear
All are invited to this webinar:
The title: Finding the light that frees us from fear
The speaker: Alexandre Fisher
When: Sunday, May 9, 2021, 2:00 p.m. PDT
To view the webinar: www.prayerthatheals.org/Arcadia
Or you can listen by telephone: 1 669 900-9128, meeting 89 537 724 212 #
Sponsored by Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Arcadia, CA
May 16. 2:00 Webinar: Demystifying spiritual healing
Title of the webinar: Demystifying spiritual healing
Speaker: Beth Packer
When: Sunday, May 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m. PDT
To watch on line: www.tiny.one/ClaremontCAMay16
Or to join by phone: 646-876-9923, ID 824 4322 8968#
Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Claremont, CA
More info: 909-624-7816 or PrayerThatHeals.org/Claremont
May 20. 7:00 Internet talk: How to make change for the better
The speaker: Janet Hetarty
Title of the talk: How to make change for the better
When: Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7:00 p.m;. PDT
Sponsored by: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Lancaster
To watch the talk on line: www.ChristianScienceAV.org/lecture
Or to join by phone: 669 900-6833, enter ID code 864 1482 5252#
More info: 661-942-9926 or www.christianscienceav.org
May 23. 2:00 Live web talk: Why everyone is needed
Title of the talk: Why everyone is needed
Speaker: James Shepherd
When: Sunday, May 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m. PDT
Hosted by Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Glendale, CA (Montrose)
To watch the live talk: http://youtu.be/9d1fwz0oJBc
More info: 818-249-8807 or www.CSMontrose.org
Freedom from Contagion: a collection of articles
In one of its responses to the global pandemic, the Christian Science Publishing Society has gathered together a new collection of five articles with clear, practical, powerful messages of healing and comfort. The collection is called Free from Contagion. You can find it on christianscience.com, in the section “Praying in response to the coronavirus, where you can download a printable version, or purchase a paper version
Financial help for church members
If you are a member of a branch Church of Christ, Scientist, or of The Mother Church, and if your income has been interrupted due to recent events, financial assistance may be available to you from The Principle Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund. Likewise, if you are seeking a way to help others who are facing an unexpected financial challenge, The Principle Foundation provides an avenue for giving. The Principle Foundation’s mission is to promote inspired benevolence in accordance with the teachings of Christian Science. To apply for a grant or to contribute, go online to PrincipleFoundation.org.
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.