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December 12, 2022

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.

New lecture video

Mark McCurties

Humility that "overcomes

the world"

Mark McCurties, Speaker

There is great need for healing in the world today, and Christlike humility can help us meet that demand. McCurties is a Christian Science Practitioner and member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship. The talk is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Laguna Niguel, CA.

Watch now

Inspiring weekly podcast

What's my purpose?

What's my purpose?

December 12 - 18

- with Emmanuel Tekila, Nate Frederick

Is purpose something that's dependent on where we are in our lives—what we're studying in school, where we're working, or whether we can take advantage of certain opportunities? This week's guests answer these questions by exploring an expansive—and spiritually-based—concept of purpose.

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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

How can I think about ... suicide?

December 10 - 16

- with Peachy Sarmiento, Ali Ziesler

Sentinel Watch

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

Beverly Hills, CA - In-person Lecture - THE JOY THAT CAN'T BE TAKEN

December 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

More talks
SoCal Christmas programs

Special Events

Pasadena, CA - Watch Online - Christmas Concert

San Diego, CA (Near Balboa Park) - Christmas Sing - December 18, 2022 at 12:30 PM

Long Beach, CA (4th Church) - Christmas Hymn Sing - December 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM

San Juan Capistrano, CA - In-person & LIvestream Christmas Concert - December 18, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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

Our SoCal chuches offer services in-person, online and via phone. Check with individual churches for details. 

If you are new to Christian Science, you will find our church services a quiet atmosphere for healing prayer and spiritual growth.

There are church services in-person, online and via phone on Sundays and Wednesdays. 

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Spanish Zoom Service

Enjoy inspiring ideas from this week's Bible Lesson

For God who commanded  Prayer That Heals

Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved by Atomic Force?

December 12 - 18

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. II Corinthians 4:6

Christianity is the basis of true healing. Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures p 192: 29

Listen to Bible Lesson 

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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