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.

July 20. 7:30 Movie at 9th Chuch: The L. Ivimy Gwalter Story *

This is a documentary movie about pioneer Christian Scientist L. Ivimy Gwalter by the Effulgence Foundation. Director Darrel Dorr will be present to give a historical prologue and epilogue, and to answer questions from the audience.
When: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ninth Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles (3455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 105, Lower Plaza)
Free parking, entrance on Mariposa Street just north of Wilshire Blvd
Please RSVP as space is limited: 213-384-7738
Click here to download a flier.

July 20. 12:00-1:30 Committee on Publication Workshop in L.A. *

PLEASE NOTE: This event is for church members only.
The Committee on Publication for Southern California invites Christian Science church members to a workshop that offers a variety of helpful insights for branch churches and students of Christian Science.
When: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 12:00 noon. The meeting will last about 90 minutes.
Where: Third Church of Christ, Scientist, in downtown Los Angeles (730 S. Hope Street, CA 90017)
RSVP: by July 17, 213-622-3639, or thirdchurchla@gmail.com
Free parking in the church parking lot
Click here for a flier.

July 25. 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, July 25, 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.

July 26. 8:00-9:00 Fruitage Meeting of L.A. County Institutional Committee *

The monthly meeting of the Committee on Christian Science Work in Los Angeles County Institutions hears fruitage from chaplains on their work in the County jails and camps.
Date and time: Friday, July 26, 2019, 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 cs_la_ci@yahoo.com, web site prayerthatheals.org/institutions
Click here for a flier.

July 27. 11:00 No Bible Study Group today

The Bible Study Group will NOT meet in July 2019. The next meeting is August 24.

August 10. 10:00-2:00 Christian Science Young Adult gathering *

The Christian Science Committee on Publication for Southern California will host an event for Christian Science young persons aged 16-30 to dialogue about today's misconceptions of Christian Science on Saturday, August 10th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including lunch. The meeting will be held in Laguna Beach. Click here to download a flier, which gives details of how to RSVP. You need to RSVP by August 1st.

August 10. 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. The lesson subject to be discussed in August is Spirit. 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

August 24. 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. In August we will discuss the New Testament book of Hebrews. 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

September 28. 9:30 Broadview's Annual Meeting *

Annual meeting of Broadview Christian Science Nursing Facility
Theme: Growing in grace
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Guest presentation: A Christian Science lecture by Phillip Hockley CS.
Broadview is at 4570 Griffin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031
More info: Click here for a flier.
Enquiries: 323-221-9174 or events@csbroadview.org

* = 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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