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Just call 512-703-8010.
Christian Science Sentinel Watch (Press 2)
Recorded accounts of inspiring healings and spiritual growth.
Changes every Monday morning.
The Weekly Bible Lesson (Press 3)
January 14-20: Life
An exploration of topics that provide comfort,
support and inspiration.
Changes every Monday morning.
is the number to call to hear the
11 AM Sunday Service and
Wednesday Noon Meeting (Central Time)
at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin, Texas.
Sunday Church Service at 11:00 AM
Each week a unique subject is explored through readings from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, the discoverer and founder of Christian Science.
Wednesday Testimony Meeting at 12:00 – 12:50 PM
The Wednesday Testimony Meeting consists of prayer, the singing of hymns and readings from the Bible and Science and Health, followed with an opportunity for all to share gratitude for Christian Science healing.
Click for PDF files of recent readings given
at First Church, Austin, Texas.
10-4-17 – The feel of the Rock of Ages
10-11-17 – The work of children
10-18-17 – Call to Rise
10-25-17 – One Heart Soul and Mind
9-6-17 – Works of Faith
9-13-17 – Healing Work
9-20-17 – Path of Purity
9-27-17 – Woman’s Hour
The Reading Room –
A Spiritual Resource Center
Temporarily to our Church at
1309 Guadalupe 78701 – 512-472-8109
Parking is available along the back wall of the church.
Our hours are:
Monday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 12:00 – 12:30 pm
COME VISIT US!
Our Christian Science Reading Room is a place for everyone
to pursue study and spiritual inspiration. We offer Bibles, concordances, and reference materials as well as various publications from the Christian Science Publishing Society
for purchase or study.
The Reading Room will have a free Estate Books table in the lobby in January. Take a look to see if there is something you would like to take home to read.
Note – We will be able to accept more estate book donations after we find a new location for the Reading Room.
See below for the recent webinar walk-thru replays to learn more about the new Concord and the revamped JSH-Online.
Credit Card Use
You can use your credit card to make a Reading Room purchase. Our Librarian can run your card on Paypal.
Bound Volumes – First Church Sunday School is providing a temporary home for our bound volumes of periodicals while in the church. The Journals and Sentinels are in bookcases readily accessible in the classroom where you can sit and read.
Located in the Board Room
Click here to read the January 2019 issue of the monthly Newsletter of First Church of Christ, Scientist in Downtown Austin.
Click here for a youtube video of the historic documentation of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin – 1309 Guadalupe.
The Holy Bible
A Psalm of David.
1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, pages 577- 578,
Mary Baker Eddy wrote:
In the following Psalm one word shows, though faintly, the light which Christian Science throws on the Scriptures by substituting for the corporeal sense, the incorporeal or spiritual sense of Deity:
[DIVINE LOVE] is my shepherd; I shall not want.
[LOVE] maketh me to lie down in green pastures: [LOVE] leadeth me beside the still waters.
[LOVE] restoreth my soul [spiritual sense]: [LOVE] leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for [LOVE] is with me; [LOVE’S] rod and [LOVE’S] staff they comfort me.
[LOVE] prepareth a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: [LOVE] anointeth my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house [the consciousness] of [LOVE] for ever.
Click here to read the December 2018 issue of the monthly Newsletter of First Church of Christ, Scientist in Downtown Austin.
This Christmas season, we are again partnering with SAFE’s Sponsor a Family program. SAFE is a merger of Austin’s Children Shelter and SafePlace, a non-profit organization providing safety and counseling for families affected by domestic violence and abuse. Paper angels will be hanging from the garland in the Children’s Room hallway, holding the personal wishes of individuals living in SafePlace transitional housing or those served through its counseling program.
To participate, simply take an angel shopping with you and purchase the item listed on the back (suggested spend is $25-$50 per angel). Bring your unwrapped gift to the Sunday School’s gift-wrapping, hymn-and-carol-singing, lunch-and-Christmas-cookie-par