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February 27, 2023

Christian Science Churches of Southern California

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Based on the teachings of Christ Jesus & the power of the Christ to inspire and heal.

Inspiring weekly podcast

Getting rid of shame

Getting rid of shame

February 27 - March 5

- with Julie Ward

Living with shame - even a little - is a heavy weight. What kind of praying do you have to do to remove that kind of burden? This week's guest has learned that it often starts with a simple shift in perspective.

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Sentinel Watch Archive

If the current podcast is not posted by CSPS Internet Radio on Monday morning, go to Sentinel Watch Archive.


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Effective health care:

Christian Science nursing

February 25 - March 3

- with Linda Kohler Williams

Sentinel Watch

Praying for ourselves & the world


From the Christian Science Sentinel

Prayer can resolve

economic hardship

Just when it seemed that nothing was going to save us from bankruptcy, we began to feel the effects of prayer.

My husband’s business had been struggling for a while and was now in serious financial trouble. Debt was piling up. We sold a piece of land to pay the outstanding tax bill, avoiding immediate closure, but it was not enough to keep us afloat.

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Check out our one-stop "Events" page on for local and online events and podcasts!

You will find inspiring events and online audio and video programs from the Christian Science Monitor, the Mary Baker Eddy Library, and The Mother Church (The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, MA).

Upcoming talks on healing

Long Beach, CA - In-person Lecture - Moving past fear - to healing - March 5, 2023 at 3:00 PM - Lisa Troseth, Speaker

Montrose-Glendale, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - GIVING FREELY OF OURSELVES AND WHAT WE ALL GAIN - March 11, 2023 at 3:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

Riverside, CA - Web Lecture - FINDING JOY, HEALTH, HOPE FOR ALL - March 12, 2023 at 2:00 PM - Steven Salt, Speaker

Claremont, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - LOVE YOUR ENEMIES - March 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM - Giulia Nesi Tetreau, Speaker

Lancaster, CA - In-person Lecture - WHY EVERYONE IS NEEDED -

March 18, 2023 at 3:00 PM - James Shepherd, Speaker

San Luis Obispo, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - GIVING FREELY OF OURSELVES AND WHAT WE ALL GAIN - March 19, 2023 at 1:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

Rancho Santa Fe - In-person Lecture - WHY EVERYONE IS NEEDED - March 19, 2023 at 1:00 PM - James Shepherd, Speaker

More talks

Special events

Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) - A Look at Christian Science Branch Church Collaboration: Then and Now - March 19, 2023 at 2:30 PM

San Diego, CA - Jointly Maintained Reading Room - Annual Open House - March 25, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Annual Meeting of The Mother Church - June 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM PDT

Master calendar

View a recap of all events you will find throughout our website, including SoCal talks, special events, church services, youth activities, regional committee meetings, care facility events and more! 

All events

Church Services

Church Service
  • Our SoCal churches offer services in person, online and via phone on Sundays and Wednesdays. Check with individual churches for times of services.

  • If you are new to Christian Science, you will find our church services a quiet atmosphere for healing prayer and spiritual growth.
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Enjoy inspiring ideas from this week's Bible Lesson

The Lord hath been  Prayer That Heals


February 27 - March 5

The Lord hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; Psalms 115:12

"Keep in mind the verity of being, — that man is the image and likeness of God, in whom all being is painless and permanent." Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. p. 414:26-28.

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by Phone

Listen to the Bible Lesson each week by phone 24/7.

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Lesson at Sunday service

This Bible Lesson will be the focus of Sunday church services at all Christian Science churches this Sunday.

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Weekly Bible Lens

Find out more about this Bible Lesson in the "Bible Lens" section of this week's issue of the Christian Science Sentinel at any Christian Science Reading Room or go to JSH Online if you subscribe to the periodicals online.

More on Bible Study

Inspiration via phone

Phone line

Listen 24/7 to the Bible Lesson, audio podcasts, and the Daily Lift by phone. 

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Press 1 - Weekly Bible Lesson

Press 2 - El Heraldo (weekly in Spanish)

Press 3 - Sentinel Watch (weekly testimonials)

Press 4 - Daily Lift (weekdays)

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