First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sharing Christian Science in Laguna Beach, CA

Resources for spiritual growth

Weekly Bible Lessons

Discover a fresh perspective on the Bible.  The Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lessons  address deep questions about life as well as the everyday problems we face.  They come in a variety of languages and editions - digital/print/audio - making it easy to integrate the lessons into your life.  You may read or purchase them at our Reading Room (949-494-4503), or you may subscribe to the Quarterlies.  You may also purchase them online.



Christian Science Reading Room

Click on the video below to take a peek inside our Reading Room at 284 Forest Avenue in downtown Laguna Beach.  There you can read or purchase the Bible Lesson, Bible reference materials, and all the books and magazines published by the Christian Science Publishing Society, including The Christian Science Monitor.  Let our resources support you in gaining a deeper understanding of God’s love and the healing that it brings.

The Reading Room is open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, every day except Sundays and holidays.  Our online store is open 24 hours a day.


The Christian Science Monitor

The daily online news site for the internationally acclaimed Christian Science Monitor with articles and audio reports covering U.S. and world news, as well as special reports.   In this video, Editor Mark Sappenfield talks about the Monitor.  Call 949-494-4503 to purchase, or Subscribe online.



A whole new way of studying, searching, sharing, and subscribing to the Christian Science magazines, all on one, easy-to-use website.  Call 949-494-4503 to purchase, or Subscribe online.




Lectures online

Watch public talks on Christian Science that cover a variety of health, community, and global topics, showing how the teachings of Christian Science bring healing and regeneration to both individuals and communities.



The Mary Baker Eddy Library

The Library offers a place to explore the life, ideas, and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, who discovered and founded Christian Science—a pioneer whose work touched the fields of religion, health, and journalism. 


Primary class instruction

Class Instruction is a 2-week course of study that teaches the student how to heal themselves and others.  Find a Christian Science teacher.


Christian Science practitioners

Many people today have questions about whether prayer can make a difference. Christian Science Practitioners are convinced it can. They’ve seen evidence of it. They’ve experienced real healing proof of God’s care. And they are available to help others find how prayer can bring healing to their lives also.  Find a Christian Science practitioner.

Official site of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Explore Christian Science in depth.  Find answers to frequently asked questions in the Press Room, view video testimonials of healing, and more.


Christian Science Committee on Publication for SoCal

The official blog site of the Committee on Publication for Southern California, in which the media spokesperson and legislative advocate correct misconceptions concerning Christian Science and Mary Baker Eddy.



Daily Lift

A two-minute inspirational podcast available every weekday.  Get lifted!

"Prayer that Heals" is a website co-hosted by the Southern California Christian Science Churches. The website includes up-to-date listings of Christian Science lectures being given in Southern California.  Information at this site is also available in Spanish at



Additional Resources