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
January 18–24, 2021
This Week's Lesson:

Truth

Golden Text:

John 8:32 you

. . . you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

 

The Golden Text is from the New King James Version®.

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. 
Hymn selection ~Wednesday, January 20
 

Hymn 126

(Joseph Swain)

 

How sweet, how heavenly is the sight,

When those who love the Lord

In one another’s peace delight,

And so fulfill His word;

 

When, free from envy, scorn, and pride,

Our wishes all above,

Each can his brother’s failings hide,

And show a brother’s love.

 

Let love, in one delightful stream,

Through every bosom flow;

And union sweet, and dear esteem

In every action glow.

 

Love is the golden chain that binds

The hearts that faithful prove;

And he’s an heir of heaven who finds

His bosom glow with love.

Hymn 217

(John Greenleaf Whittier)

 

O, he whom Jesus loved has truly spoken,

That holier worship, which God deigns

to bless,

Restores the lost, and heals the spirit broken,

And feeds the widow and the fatherless.

 

Then, brother man, fold to thy heart thy brother,

For where love dwells, the peace of God

is there:

To worship rightly is to love each other;

Each smile a hymn, each kindly deed a prayer.

 

Follow with reverent steps the great example

Of him whose holy work was doing good;

So shall the wide earth seem our Father’s temple,

Each loving life a psalm of gratitude.

To everyone belongs.

Hymn 524

(Mindy Jostyn)

 

(Refrain)

Like a river that runs to the ocean,

Like a ray reaching out from the sun,

Like a branch and the tree, a drop and the sea,

I and my Father are one.

 

And may each of us claim it as truly

As Jesus, who came as God’s son,

And may each of us know in the depths of

our soul,

I and my Father are one.

 

One in beauty, one in truth,

One in the asking, one in the proof,

One in time and one in space,

One in the goodness that flows from God’s grace.

 

(Refrain)

Like a river that runs to the ocean,

Like a ray reaching out from the sun,

Like a branch and the tree, a drop and the sea,

I and my Father are one.

 

Though our fears may estrange and divide us,

May we seek to dissolve them through love.

We are sister and brother, each bound to the other,

One with our Father above.

 

One in purpose, one in power,

One in the Spirit, blessing each hour,

One in kindness, one in peace,

One in the Mind that makes all trouble cease.

 

(Refrain)

Like a river that runs to the ocean,

Like a ray reaching out from the sun,

Like a branch and the tree, a drop and the sea,

I and my Father are one.

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