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Hear First Church, Austin Sunday Service and Wednesday noon meeting + Wednesday citations

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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.

WEDNESDAY READINGS
Click for PDF files of recent readings given
at First Church, Austin, Texas.

September 2017
9-6-17 – Works of Faith
9-13-17 – Healing Work

August 2017
8-2-17 – Ego
8-9-17 – Daystar
8-16-17 – One Word
8-23-17 – Modern Prophets
8-30-17 – Authority

July 2017
7-5-17 – Emancipation
7-12-17 – Power of Ministry
7-19-17 – God at Hand
7-26-17 – Trial Law

June 2017
6-7-17 – Manifest Freedom
6-14-17 – Masters Sermon
6-21-17 – Higher Ways
6-28-17 – Divine Precepts

May 2017
5-3-17 – Patience in Tribulation
5-10-17 – Trusting Heart
5-17-17 – Now Mine Eye Seeth Thee
5-24-17 – Father and Son
5-31-17 – Light of Life

April 2017
4-5-17 – Messiah
4-12-17 – Spirit of Brotherly Love
4-19-17 – The Call to Christian Healing
4-26-17 – Scientific Forgiveness

March 2017
3-22-17 – Progress
3-29-17 – Risen Christ

 

Psalms 23

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: 

PSALM XXIII

    [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.

 

Monday, August 28 @ 7:30 pm – Interactive Conference Call on Deepening Metaphysical Prayer

Join us for the next
Interactive Conference Calls

conducted by the Reading Room Metaphysical Committee for discussion on deepening metaphysical prayer. 

Please join us for sharing inspiration on our interactive call for August which will be focused on First Church of Christ Scientist and Miscellany p. 248:7-249:8 by Mary Baker Eddy and the idea of being a witness. 

Monday, August 28th @ 7:30 pm

The call-in number is
1-641-552-9364 and
the access number is 373788#.

Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin, Texas
Reading Room Metaphysical Committee.

Join us for the September Deepening Mets Calls
Friday, September 15th @ noon  and
Monday, September 25th at 7:30 pm

The basis of the September calls will be
“The Divine Affluence” by Maria Soubier
(June 14, 1952 Sentinel)
Call or go online to join in:
Online: https://join.freeconferencecall/readingroom
and follow the prompts.

 

Monday, July 31 @ 7:30 PM – Interactive Conference Call on Deepening Metaphysical Prayer


All who called in to our first Interactive Conference Call were truly inspired by the sharing of ideas, and look forward to continuing the discussion.

Join us for the next
Interactive Conference Calls

conducted by the Reading Room Metaphysical Committee for discussion on deepening metaphysical prayer. 
The call-in number is 641-552-9364
and the access number is 373788#.
Monday, July 31st @ 7:30 pm
Friday, August 11th @ noon

 

Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin, Texas
Reading Room Metaphysical Committee.

Friday, July 14 @ noon – Mets Conference Call on deepening metaphysical prayer

All are invited to a conference call to be held Friday, July 14th
at noon for a discussion on deepening metaphysical prayer.

The call in number is 641-552-9364 and
the access code is 373788#.

Please join us!

“What is needed, then, is to rekindle individually that fundamental spark of spiritual vitality. Then because one is so imbued with infectious delight with what one is discovering of spiritual reality, the spark ignites and the flame of spiritual purpose grows in our daily life. A great desire to share this holy glow with others impels thought and action. This cannot help resulting in a vibrant, dynamic church that is an irresistible attraction to others, because it is alive with the Christ-spirit of sharing and real love.” Increasing spirituality—growing church by Jill Gooding  June 1989 issue of The Christian Science Journal. 

All (church & non-church members) are invited to join the conference and prepare by reading the above wonderful article with the idea of deepening our metaphysics for the church and Reading Room in mind.  

The 2nd Mets Conference Call will be Monday, July 31st at 7 pm
to continue the discussion and consider the revelation, reason and demonstration of spiritual growth.

Sponsored by
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin, Texas
Reading Room Metaphysical Committee