First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sharing Christian Science in Laguna Beach, CA

Jesus of Nazareth was the most scientific man that ever trod the globe.

Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 313

What is Christian Science?

The Christian Science Church, also known as The Church of Christ, Scientist, was founded in 1879.  It is a Christian denomination with the Bible and especially Jesus’ teachings at the heart and soul of its practice.  In her seminal work, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, church Founder, Mary Baker Eddy, states: “Jesus established his church and maintained his mission on a spiritual foundation of Christ-healing.” This is the continuing mission of the Christian Science Church.


Christian Science in Laguna Beach

Christian Scientists have lived and worshipped in Laguna Beach since at least 1916. 


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Stop by our Reading Room

Come inside our downtown Reading Room to learn more about Christian Science and the many resources available to support your spiritual growth.  Our study room is designed to provide a quiet place to read and study.  Our sales room has Bibles and the Christian Science textbook available for sale, along with current issues of The Christian Science Monitor and other Christian Science publications.


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Explore Christian Science in depth

For additional background, we invite you to visit, the website hosted by The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts, the worldwide headquarters of our denomination.  There you will find extensive information about this life-changing system of spiritual healing, including videos, articles, talks, and blogs designed to answer questions and support deeper study.


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Please also visit our Resources page to discover other resources available to encourage your spiritual growth.