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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

 

Sunday Church services and

Sunday School sessions begin at 10:00 am and are held at

780 Abrego Street in Monterey.  

Wednesday evening testimony meetings begin at 7:30 pm and are only conducted online.

 

You are welcome to attend our Sunday 10 am Church Services and our 10 am Sunday School Classes held in the church edifice at 780 Abrego Street in Monterey.  

Our Wednesday 7:30 pm Testimony Meetings are only available by telephone or online.  To access those meetings by telephone, dial 1-831-296-3513 and follow the prompts.  To connect by computer, open this link using a Google Chrome browser:  www.uberconference.com/room/churchservice.  Then select "Join Conference”.


Enjoy singing along during our Wednesday church service with the hymn selections posted below.
Reading Room & Bookstore— Two locations to serve you
June 24-30 2024

Christian Science

Golden Text: Habakkuk 2:2 Write

…Write the vision

And make it plain on tablets,

That he may run who reads it.

The Golden Text is from the New King James Version®

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Both of our Reading Rooms at 780 Abrego St. and 198 Bonifacio Place are open for in-person visits.

Please come and stop by.  We hope to see you soon.
Church Prayer Group

The Prayer Committee for this church will be focused on “Yielding to God”.  We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday,  June 27 at 2:15 pm in the Board Room of the church.  Everyone is welcomed.  

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Reading Room
The Reading Room and Bookstore in the church edifice at 780 Abrego, 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 

Closed on weekends

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 at 198 Bonifacio Place in Downtown Monterey. 
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Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service free of charge  in the Monterey Bay Area:

Please contact Visiting Christian Science NurseAicha Langel in advance to make an appointment or to ask any questions at 415-740-0460; or email ALangel@ardenwood.org

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If you would like to make a donation to the church, click on the button below:
Hymn selection ~ Wednesday, June 19

Hymn 237      

(Words by Fay Linn)

 

O may we be still and seek Him,

Seek with consecration whole,

Listening thus to hear the message,

Far from sense and hid in Soul.

 

He hath promised we shall find Him,

Love divine its promise keeps;

God is watching with the watchful,

God is Life that never sleeps.

 

If we pray to Him in secret,

Lift to Him the heart’s desire,

We shall find our earthly longings

All made pure by Love’s pure fire.

 

Then upon the precious metal

God’s own image will appear,

Faithfully to Him reflected,

One with Him forever near.

Hymn 266      

(Words by Thomas Cotterill)

 

Our God is Love, and all His sons

His image bear, we know;

The heart with love to God inspired,

With love to man will glow.

 

Teach us to love each other, Lord,

As we are loved by Thee;

None who are truly born of God

Can live in enmity.

 

Heirs of the same immortal bliss,

Our hopes and aims the same,

In bonds of love our hearts unite,

To praise His holy name.

 

So may we all with one accord

Learn how true Christians love;

And glorify our Father’s grace,

And seek that grace to prove.

Hymn 478      

(Words by Violet Hay)

 

From these Your children gathered in Your name,

From hearts made whole, from lips redeemed

from woe,

Your praise, Almighty, shall forever flow.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

 

O perfect Life, in Your completeness held,

None can beyond Your omnipresence stray;

Safe in Your Love, we live and sing alway

Alleluia! Alleluia!

 

O perfect Mind, reveal Your likeness true,

That higher selfhood which we all must prove,

Joy and dominion, love reflecting Love.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

 

O Soul, inspiring—give us vision clear,

Break earth-bound fetters, sweep away the veil,

Show the new heaven and earth that shall prevail.

Alleluia! Alleluia!

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