First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sharing Christian Science in Laguna Beach, CA

Clergymen, occupying the watchtowers of the world, should uplift the standard of Truth. They should so raise their hearers spiritually, that their listeners will love to grapple with a new, right idea and broaden their concepts.

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

Upcoming talks on healing

      In-person Lecture


     November 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM


     First Church of Christ, Scientist
     635 High Drive
     Laguna Beach, CA



Nicole Virgil, Speaker

Explore liberty from a Biblical perspective and discover how people today find their freedom from physical and emotional restrictions.

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Past talks sponsored by our church


"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

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"What is it that connects prayer with healing?"

Speaker, Mark Swinney

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Sentinel Watch podcasts


"If I know, you know"

With Beth Packer  August 8 - 14

When a baby goat went missing, this week's guest learned a profound spiritual lesson about our oneness with God. She shares how a deepening understanding of this central Christian Science concept has helped bring healing to other areas of her life—and how it can in yours, too.

Past podcasts

Edición Radial


Current and archived programs from the radio edition of The Herald of Christian Science (El Heraldo).  In Spanish

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Daily Lift podcast



Podcasts from The Christian Science Monitor 


"The path to a more purposeful life"

By Chris Jones

(Commentary from a healing perspective)

When we honestly desire to better understand God and to reflect His goodness in what we think and do, this opens the door to opportunities to do so in fresh and meaningful ways – as a man experienced when circumstances prompted a career change.




    The way we speak is shaped by our families, communities, histories, beliefs, and experiences. This podcast shares stories of people finding pride and dignity in their accents, dialects, and voices. Their journeys bring to life our shared human desire to be understood – and to understand one another.

    Listen at, or listen on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Stitcher, or Spotify.

    Eight episodes -

    1. Introduction
    2. You are how you sound
    3. Hey Ma, I'm on TV!
    4. Whose job is it anyway?
    5. Talking black, with pride
    6. Language lesson
    7. To build a voice
    8. Bonus - Our listeners speak


    Replays of Monitor webinars 

    When Veronica Quiroga and her fellow students at Fordham University set out to interview Bronx residents about surviving the pandemic, they expected tales of woe. Instead, they found people kept using one particular quality to describe their experiences: resilience. Despite one of the city’s darkest eras in recent memory, the light of community, family, and perseverance shone through in the voices of the Bronx COVID-19 Oral History Project.


    "Finding resilience in Ukraine"

    Monitor editors and correspondents share what they've learned from their news coverage in Russia and Ukraine (March 24, 2022).  See also:

    Ways you can help in Ukraine  

    See the Monitor's full coverage of Ukraine

    Access articles from the Monitor's Christian Science Perspective column that speak directly to questions and concerns raised by the conflict in Ukraine.

    "A master class in building respect across deep divides."

    Two Monitor correspondents share what they've learned from people around the world who are doing the hard work of challenging the narrative of polarization (May, 2021)





    "Healing racial injustice: How news can help bring us together."

    In this January 26, 2021 webinar, the Monitor explores journalism’s role in the process of shining a light on issues, while also bringing together those on both sides of a troubled past. Listening to all voices can make room for mutual understanding and progress.


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