First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sharing Christian Science in Laguna Beach, CA

Weekly meetings, lectures and special events

Weekly calendar of events


Annual Meeting of The Mother Church



"Joy in the Living Church"

June 3 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time.

The meeting will be streamed live from our Reading Room in downtown Laguna Beach.  Please join us there!

If you are going to be in Boston, you will want to register for the meeting by following the link below.

To register

Upcoming lecture

To be announced.

A lecture is a public talk by members of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship who explore questions, such as "How does prayer heal?" and "Why does spiritual healing matter in today's high-tech world?" and they explain Christian Science, to all kinds of audiences. Everyone is welcome. 


Listen to a Sentinel Watch podcast



"Where is God in scary situations?"

With Alex Griffin

April 15 to 21

When this week’s guest, Alex Griffin, was faced with a frightening situation—a robbery in progress—he knew that turning to God in prayer could diffuse the situation. But how? Listen to find out.


Watch a Christian Science lecture

"Christian Science - A clearer view of you"

Speaker, Lyle Young

November 2021
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"A new view of God and its effect on well-being"

Speaker, Phillip Hockley

November 2020
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Listen to the monthly podcast from the Mary Baker Eddy Library


"Christian Science meets African women theologians"

This month, learn about two pioneering African women—Jeannie Dove of Ghana and Dorothy Maubane of South Africa—and see how they contributed to movements for equality and liberation in their respective countries through their newfound faith as Christian Scientists. 


Watch a video introduction to The Christian Science Monitor#


"Introducing The Christian Science Monitor"

A short video hosted by Editor, Mark Sappenfield


Listen to a discussion on climate change

"The climate generation -- born into crisis, building solutions"

January 25, 2024

The Christian Science Monitor produced this live panel discussion about its recent series on climate ideas from a generation born since 1989 – “the climate generation.”


Catch up on a recent Monitor series



"Rebuilding trust"

Where is trust most needed? How can it be learned? Explore how people worldwide are navigating times of mistrust and discover how we can begin to build trust in each other.

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