God is Love. I John 4: 16
"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (John 8: 32)
"Divine Love always has met, and always will meet, every human need."
Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
Thank you for visiting First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Mesa, CA.
We hope that our website highlights the worship and fellowship we offer.
We are located at the intersection of Allison Avenue and Palm Avenue, a block east of the La Mesa Trolley station. A map is available on the "Visit Us" page.
(From The Church Manual by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 17):
"The purpose of this church is to reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing."
This church is a branch church of The First Church of Christ, Scientist , in Boston, Massachusetts, which was founded in 1879 by Mary Baker Eddy.
To learn more about the world-wide Christian Science Church, please click the "Read more" button below.
The Reading Room is an oasis in the historic La Mesa VIllage.
In the Reading Room you will find prayerful solutions to everyday problems, including health concerns.
You may ask questions about Christian Science and find practical tools to help you on your spiritual journey.
If you just need a quiet area to study the Bible and commune with God, the Reading Room is for you.
It is a storehouse of spiritual nourishment to feed, heal, and sustain the hungry heart.
Everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, is welcome to visit, study, and pray,at the Reading
Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters. Isa 51:1
Services are held in the Auditorium and in the Sunday School, at the same time:
Sunday Services - 10:00 a.m.
Our Sunday service is based on a weekly Christian Science
Bible Lesson-Sermon from our Pastor, the Holy Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, which is read aloud each
Sunday in every branch church of The Church of Christ, Scientist, world-wide. Please click this to find out how to listen to our service over your telephone or over the Internet.
Sunday School information is found here.
Wednesday evening service is 7:30 PM. Readings from the Holy Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are followed by testimonies of healing from those present, or by telephone or over the internet. Please click this to listen to the service over your telephone or the Internet. Click here for the Wednesday Evening Readings.
Mary Baker Eddy
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, was founded by the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, in 1879.
For more information:
Additional links can be found
This Week's Sermon:
God the Only Cause and Creator
This week our Lesson-Sermon, comprised of selections from The Holy Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, is "God the Only Cause and Creator."
Please click here to find out how to listen to this service at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays, or to participate in our Wednesday Evening Service, which starts at 7:30 p.m. via either telephone or internet connection.
-Latest News/Events: 1) Until Further Notice all our church services will be by phone or
internet and the Sunday School classes are through Zoom.
For details, please see the "Services" page of this website.
2) On November 26, at 10:00 am, we are holding our annual Thanksgiving
Day Service. Please follow the directions shown in paragraph 1),
immediately above, to join with us in giving thanks to God for His
blessings we have all received.
3) Our Reading Room at 8370 La Mesa Blvd., has RE-Opened.
We have new hours which are:
Thursdays & Fridays 10-5,
Saturdays 10-2, and
At this time, we prefer credit cards for payment. Thank you.
Masks and social distancing are required.
And in accordance with government guidelines we are:
▪Sanitizing throughout the day
▪3 day quarantine for books and literature
▪Sanitizing our hands
▪Offering contactless payment
▪Following all the rules!