Welcome

Welcome

 

We are happy that you are here. Whether you are searching for information about Christian Science or wanting to know about our services, we are here to offer loving help.

Our Mission

 

This Christian Science Church is one of the worldwide branches of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879. The Christian Science Church is “…designed to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” (Manual of The Mother Church by Mrs. Eddy.
P. 17.)

Sunday School

 

Our Sunday School is provided for students up to the age of 20. Instruction, which includes the teachings and healings of Christ Jesus, is from the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy. Students are taught of God’s love for them and of the relevance of Jesus’ teachings to their lives.

Services

 

Services are at 780 Abrego Street, Monterey.

Sunday morning service and Sunday school begins at 10:00 AM. 

Wednesday evening testimony meeting is at 7:30 PM.

 

Notice: Church services on Sundays and Wednesdays and the Sunday School on-site will be temporarily discontinued at the 780 Abrego Street location until further notice.
Both the Downtown and Church Reading Room locations are also temporarily closed until further notice.
However, we will continue to provide the church Sunday services and Wednesday testimony meetings with our Uber Conference telephone and online capabilities. To access Sunday Service at 10 am PST and the Wednesday testimony meeting at 7:30 pm PDT, dial 831-296-3513 to connect by telephone and follow the prompts. To connect by computer, you must open with Chrome browser and go to www.uberconference.com/room/churchserviceSelect "Join Conference".
Enjoy singing along during our church service with the hymn selections posted below.
Reading Room & Bookstore— Two locations to serve you
February 22–28, 2021
This Week's Lesson:

Christ Jesus

Golden Text: 

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever.

Reading Room
The Reading Room and Bookstore at 198 Bonifacio Place in Downtown Monterey. 

Our Reading Room offers a quiet sanctuary to the community for study and prayer. It also serves as a bookstore, lending library, and information center for those wishing to learn more about Christian Science.

Available resources include The Christian Science Monitor, a timely international news magazine; monthly and weekly religious magazines; CDs of inspirational articles and music; biographies of Mary Baker Eddy, the discoverer and founder of  Christian Science; many study resources including Bible dictionaries, concordances, and translations; and a computer for related research purposes.

There are 2 locations to serve you:

198 Bonifacio Place, Downtown Monterey

780 Abrego Street, Monterey

 

Downtown Reading Room  

Hours (Reading Room–198 Bonifacio Place, Monterey):

Mon–Fri 11am–4pm 

Sat 11 am–3pm

Hours (Reading Room–780 Abrego St., Monterey):

Mon–Fri 11am–4pm 

Sun Open before and after service

 

Phone Number:

Tel: 831-372-5076 (198 Bonifacio Place)

Tel: 831-920-2300 (780 Abrego Street)

Fax: 831-324-4708

Reading Room
The Reading Room and Bookstore in the church edifice at 780 Abrego, Monterey. 
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Hymn selection ~Wednesday, February 23
 

Hymn 202

(Rosa M. Turner)

 

O dreamer, leave thy dreams for joyful waking,

O captive, rise and sing, for thou art free;

The Christ is here, all dreams of error breaking,

Unloosing bonds of all captivity.

 

He comes to bless thee on his wings of healing;

To banish pain, and wipe all tears away;

He comes anew, to humble hearts revealing

The mounting footsteps of the upward way.

 

He comes to give thee joy for desolation,

Beauty for ashes of the vanished years;

For every tear to bring full compensation,

To give thee confidence for all thy fears.

 

He comes to call the dumb to joyful singing;

The deaf to hear; the blinded eyes to see;

The glorious tidings of salvation bringing.

O captive, rise, thy Saviour comes to thee.

Hymn 491

(Stephen G. Bulfinch)

 

Has not your heart within you burned

At evening’s calm and holy hour,

As if its inmost depths discerned

The presence of a loftier power?

 

It was the voice of God that spake

In silence to your silent heart,

And bade each higher thought awake,

And every dream of earth depart.

 

O voice of God, forever near,

In low, sweet accents whispering peace,

Make us Your harmonies to hear

Whose heavenly echoes never cease.

Hymn 296

(Maria Louise Baum)

 

Rouse ye, soldiers of the cross,

And lift your banner high;

Servants of a mighty cause,

Put sloth and slumber by.

 

(Refrain)

Rouse ye, rouse ye, face the foe,

Rise to conquer death and sin;

On with Christ to victory go,

O side with God, and win!

 

Waken, hear your Captain’s call,

And follow where he trod;

Rout the cringing host of fear

By faith that walks with God.

 

(Refrain)

Rouse ye, rouse ye, face the foe,

Rise to conquer death and sin;

On with Christ to victory go,

O side with God, and win!

 

Rouse ye: long the conquest waits

For valor’s act supreme;

Rouse ye, rest not, do the deeds

That break the earthly dream.

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