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November 13, 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.

This week's Sentinel Watch podcast 

God is always center stage

November 13 to 19

Guest: Peter Daniel

This week’s guest, Peter Daniel, an artist and educator, shares how prayer and the study of Christian Science opened wide his career in the arts and helped his students discover their own artist within.

Sentinel Watch


Call 1-323-805-8700, Press 3

To listen to other podcasts, go to SENTINEL WATCH ARCHIVE. Listen to one free podcast per month on JSH-Online or subscribe to access all content.

Celebrating National Bible Week

Christian Science &

Bible-based healing

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time and the foundation for the theology and practice of Christian Science healing. We turn to the Bible daily for inspiration, guidance, and healing, and some some love reading the Bible so much that they read it from start to finish on a regular basis.

Mary Baker Eddy, who discovered and founded Christian Science, ordained the Bible and her book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, as the Pastor of the church. Together, these two books serve as a mentor, spiritual healing resource, and timeless guide available to all 24/7,

Read the Bible in a year

Weekly Bible Lessons

We have a weekly Bible Lesson for individual study which is the focal point of our Sunday worship services.

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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).

Irvine-Laguna Hills, CA - In-person Lecture - SPIRITUAL DISCOVERY IN A TIME OF UPHEAVAL - November 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM - Tom McElroy, Speaker

Oceanside, CA - In-person Lecture - Moving past fear - to healing

November 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM - Lisa Troseth, Speaker

Laguna Beach, CA - In-person Lecture - GIVING FREELY OF OURSELVES AND WHAT WE ALL GAIN - November 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

Palm Desert, CA - In-person Lecture - WHY EVERYONE IS NEEDED - November 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM - James Shepherd, Speaker

More talks

Special events

Thanksgiving Day - November 23, 2023 - A national holiday on the fourth Thursday in November. Join in a special Thanksgiving service held in Christian Science Churches in the US.

Laguna Niguel, CA - Christmas Eve Celebration - December 24, 2023 at 7:00 PM - Singing Christmas hymns and carols alternating with readings. Concludes with singing Silent Night by candle light.

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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! 

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Church Services

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  • 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

Bless the Lord   Prayer That Heals


November 13 to 19

Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Psalms 103:1

"Man is the reflection of Soul." Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

You're invited to come and listen to the lesson at church on Sunday or by phone 24/7, or read or purchase the lesson in a number of formats at a Christian Science Reading Room.


via phone

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

Call 323-805-8700

Press 1 - Bible Lesson

Press 2 - El Heraldo

Press 3 - Sentinel Watch

Press 4 - Daily Lift

Lesson at Sunday service

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

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.

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