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October 31, 2022

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

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Praying to support government & our elections

Here is a collection of articles from JSH-Online offering inspired ideas on praying about elections, mending divisions, ending conflicts, and promoting peace in our country and the world.

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A spiritual approach to mental health

A 5-part podcast series continues

Young man

How can I think about

... suicide?

October 31 - November 6

- with Peach Sarmiento, Ali Ziesler

With the suicide rate on the rise, it seems more important than ever to see what a healing approach to this issue might look like. Our guests share their own stories of freedom from suicidal impulses.

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Previous mental health podcasts

With ongoing concerns about mental health, people in all walks of life are looking for solutions. Sentinel Watch is sharing with you a 5-part podcast series that tackles some of the toughest challenges many people are facing today. See links to previous podcasts below. We’d love to have you share this series with anyone in your community who might benefit.

Podcast #1 - How can I think about . . . depression?

- with Patricia Brugioni, Arnold Kalala

Podcast #2 - How can I think about . . . self-harm?

- with Jil Jertz, Bobby Lewis

Podcast #3 - How can I think about . . . social media?

- with Mandy-kay Pecheck, Will Adler, Amy Richmond

Podcast #4 - How can I think about . . . feeling fatalistic?

- with Katie Cunningham and Tom McElroy

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

Seeing the marvelous in others

- with Tony Lobl

Sentinel Watch
Fall events

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

San Marino, CA - In-person Lecture - FINDING JOY, HEALTH, HOPE FOR ALL - Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM - Steven Salt, Speaker

Laguna Beach, CA - In-person Lecture - BE SET FREE - Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM - Nicole Virgil, Speaker

Palm Desert, CA - In-person - Lecture GIVING FREELY OF OURSELVES AND WHAT WE ALL GAIN - Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

Brentwood-West LA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - LEARN TO PRAY AND HEAL (A SPIRITUAL ADVENTURE) - Monday, November 14, 2022 at 6:30 PM - Nate Frederick, Speaker

Laguna Niguel, CA - In-person Lecture - HUMILITY THAT “OVERCOMES THE WORLD” - Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Mark McCurties, Speaker

Murrieta, CA - In-person Lecture - MAKING MEANINGFUL CHANGE: HOW GOD'S LOVE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE AND THE WORLD - Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM - Mark McCurties, Speaker

Pasadena-Altadena, CA - In-person & Livestream Lecture - MOVING PAST FEAR - TO HEALING - Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 2:00 PM - Lisa Troseth, Speaker

More talks

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 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.

Find a Church

There are church services online or via phone on Sundays and Wednesdays. 


Enjoy inspiring ideas from this week's Bible Lesson

Let there be light  Prayer That Heals


October 31 - November 6

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. Genesis 1:3

Divine Science, the Word of God, saith to the darkness upon the face of error, “God is All-in-all,” and the light of ever-present Love illumines the universe.

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy, p. 503:12–15

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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.

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