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.

August 24. 8:00 L.A. County Institutional Committee, Fruitage Meeting, 8 p.m. *

All are invited to the regular fruitage meeting of The Committee on Christian Science Work in Los Angeles County Institutions. It's an inspiring opportunity to hear fruitage reports from services conducted in the county jails and camps. The meeting is at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 80 South Oakland Ave (at Green Street), Pasadena. Alternatively, listen to the meeting by calling in to 800.780.8834, access code 2561734#.
Click here for a flier.

August 25. 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

August 26. 2:00 Organizational meeting for booth at L.A. County Fair *

Branch Church members are invited to be workers for the Christian Science booth at this year's Los Angeles County Fair (Aug. 31 to Sep.23).
For those interested, you are invited to attend an organizational/inspirational meeting:
When: Sunday, August 26, 2018, 2 p.m.
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Monrovia, 345 W. Foothill Blvd
At this meeting: Besides logistics for 2018, hear fruitage from the 2017 booth.
Further info: Tricia Hellman 626-786-5994, Sharon Sinclair 626-357-6314
Click here for a flier.

August 31 – September 23. Christian Science booth at L.A. County Fair *

Please visit the Christian Science booth at the Los Angeles County Fair.
The Fair is from August 31 to September 23 (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, except Labor Day, Sep. 3) at Pomona (1101 W. McKinley Ave).
For information about the Fair, see their web site www.lacountyfair.com.

September 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

September 29. 9:30 Broadview's Annual Meeting *

Annual meeting of Broadview Christian Science Nursing Facility
Theme: A year of gratitude
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The guest speaker is former Christian Science Military Chaplain (Co. Ret.) Janet Horton.
A light lunch will be served in the garden after the meeting.
Broadview is at 4570 Griffin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031
RSVP 323-221-9174 ext. 309 or events@csbroadview.org

September 30. 2:00-5:00 Regional Hymn Sing, Pasadena *

Southern California Regional Hymn Sing
Conducted by co-soloist of The Mother Church, Rebecca Minor
Sunday, September 30, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Pasadena, 550 E. Green Street
Enquiries: 626-793-5151 or email firstcspasadena@sbcglobal.net

November 18. 1:30-3:00 L.A. Downtown Reading Room: Annual Meeting *

Annual meeting of the Jointly Maintained Christian Science Reading Room of Greater Los Angeles
November 18, 2018, 1:30 — 3:00 p.m.
Guest speaker: Robin Collins C.S., on the topic Security
The Reading Room is in the Westin Bonaventure Hotel
404 S. Figueroa St., Cnr 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
RSVP 213-928-0920 or jointlymaintained csrrla@gmail.com
Click here for a map and directions.

* = 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:

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