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

Past talks sponsored by our church


"Be set free!"

Speaker, Nicole Virgil, C.S.

November 13, 2022


"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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Sentinel Watch podcasts



"Women in the Bible: How their stories help us"

With Madelon Maupin
March 20 - 26

When you think of notable women who've shaped the world we live in today, do you think of Lydia? Or how about Abigail? Our guest this week discusses the stories—and impact—of these and other female biblical figures and invites you to consider with her their continuing relevance.

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 and multimedia events from The Christian Science Monitor 


The Christian Science Monitor Daily Podcast

The editors of The Christian Science Monitor take you beyond the headlines with the ideas driving progress in this 15-minute news briefing. The Monitor Daily Podcast is available each Monday through Friday at 6 pm ET. For more information on the Daily or The Christian Science Monitor, visit Send your comments, suggestions or thoughts to

Other podcasts from the Christian Science Monitor


From the Monitor's Finding Resilience series:

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)





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