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February 20, 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

Man reading

I wanted to solve some

of the problems I had

February 20 - 26

- with Mayal Alexis Tshiabuila

Today's guest, Mayal Alexis Tshiabuila, read an issue of The Herald of Christian Science magazine while in college and learned about spiritual healing. He began to study Christian Science and found solutions to all sorts of problems, even physical healing. And today, Mayal is a Christian Science practitioner.

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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.


Call 1-323-805-8700, Press 3

Effective health care:

Christian Science practitioners

February 18 - 24

- with Leslie Crecelius, Mary Gottschalk

Sentinel Watch

Praying for Syria & Turkey


From the Christian Science Sentinel

The restoring power of Love

“What can I do?” is a question that’s likely echoing for many of us as we see the devastating images coming out of Syria and Turkey. I’ve been grateful to see humanitarian organizations mobilizing, to have opportunities to donate to such efforts, and to watch other countries offer and lend their help. But I wanted to do more . . .

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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

Newport Beach-Corona del Mar, CA - The Dr. John Tutt Story - February 26, 2023 at 2:00 PM

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

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

God is Love
  • 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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Spanish Zoom Service

Enjoy inspiring ideas from this week's Bible Lesson

Blessed are the pure in heart  Prayer That Heals


February 20 - 26

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8

"What we most need is the prayer of fervent desire for growth in grace, expressed in patience, meekness, love, and good deeds." Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 4:3-5.

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by Phone

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

Call 323-805-8700, press 1

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. 

Call 323-805-8700

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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