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May 15, 2023

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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 

Keeping your thought mud-free

May 15 - 21


- with Mark Unger

What does purity have to do with healing? Our guest isn’t talking about a checklist to make one “holier than thou.” He’s sharing a much more fundamental spiritual concept of purity that supports better healing. Join us to hear more about it.

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

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NEW Video

Phillip Hockley

A new view of God and its effect on well-being

Phillip Hockley, Speaker

Years ago, Hockley sustained an injury which left him permanently disabled. He began investigating ways to improve his situation. One day, he attended a Christian Science lecture that transformed his life and health. He is now a Christian Science practitioner and member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.

Phillip share his personal experience and the Christian Science perspective which offers freedom from whatever in our lives seems painful, debilitating, or limiting. The ideas shared will enrich lives regardless of religious affiliation. The talk was sponsored by the Christian Science Church in Bakersfield, CA.

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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

Redlands, CA - In-person Lecture - LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR ENEMIES -

May 20, 2023 at 2:00 PM - Giulia Nesi Tetreau, Speaker

Santa Barbara, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - MOVING PAST FEAR - TO HEALING - May 20, 2023 at 3:00 PM - Lisa Troseth, Speaker

Thousand Oaks, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - A SPIRITUAL REVOLUTION: THE QUEST TO EXPERIENCE GOD - May 21, 2023 at 3:30 PM - Giulia Nesi Tetreau, Speaker

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - In-person Lecture - BE SET FREE - May 23, 2023 at 7:30 PM - Nicole Virgil, Speaker

Arcadia-Glendora, CA - In-person Lecture - FINDING TRUST IN A CHANGING WORLD - May 28, 2023 at 2:00 PM - Lesley Ruth Pitts, Speaker

More talks

Special events

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Embraced & Empowered Prison & Reentry Ministries Conference - May 19 - 20,2023 - in person & via Zoom

Pasadena, CA - Andrew Brewis Concert - May 19, 2023 at 7:30 PM PDT - in person & via Zoom

Boston, MA - Annual Meeting of The Mother Church - June 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM PDT, 1:00 PM EST - in person & via webcast

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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

  • 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


May 15 - 21

Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. III John 1:2

You embrace your body in your thought, and you should delineate upon it thoughts of health, not of sickness. (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy, p. 208:29–31)

Beloved I wish PrayerThatHeals


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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.

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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