C&C

First Church of Christ, Scientist
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Current location: 600 Foothill Blvd, 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.

October 9. 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 April is Are sin, disease, and death real?. 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

October 23. 2:00 Book Reading Group

The group is currently reading the works of Mary Baker Eddy other than Science and Health. The group meets regularly 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. Anyone interested is welcome 4to attend the meeting in person, or by telephone.
This is a recurring event: 4th Saturday

November 20. 2:00 Learn to pray and heal, a spiritual adventure, a talk in Long Beach *

The speaker: Nate Frederick
When: Saturday, November 20, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, Long Beach, 3401 N. Studebaker Road, Long Beach, CA 90808
More information: 562-425-8425

November 25. 10:00 Thanksgiving Service

Bring your family to our special church service on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 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 Webcall.
This is a recurring event: 4th Thursday, in Nov

December 5. 2:00 In Brentwood-West Los Angeles: A spiritual revolution: The quest to experience God
*

A free one-hour talk titled: A spiritual revolution: The quest to experience God
The speaker: Giulia Nesi Tetreau
Where: Tenth Church of Christ, Scientist, 1133 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles
This is an in-person event. Also accessible on line — for details, see www.TenthChurch.com nearer the date.
More info: 310-826-2229

* = Event sponsored by a Christian Science church or affiliate other than our branch church.

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Other activities/resources

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 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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