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RSVP for two events to benefit our community on May 7th and Lecture on May 11th

The inspiration for these events can be found in John 21:15-17

Patricia Woodard, CSThe Guest Speaker for the May 11th Event is renown Christian Science lecturer Patricia Woodard, CS who will give a talk titled “Breaking News: Freedom is Ours Now.”

May 7th Event Details:

RSVP for May 7 event

Location: Ceramics Bayou 3620 Bee Cave Rd. (Map)

At the May 7th event, participants will be decorating glazed bowls, which will be donated to the Austin Empty Bowl protect. Decorated bowls will be sold during the annual Empty Bowl Fund Raiser to help the Austin Food Bank. Mrs. Woodard will speak to the participants via phone. Representatives from Empty Bowel Project will be available to answer questions. All participants must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a parent or an adult. For details to the purpose of the Empty Bowl Project see https://www.austinemptybowl.org/ This event will take place at Ceramics Bayou at 3620 Bee Cave Road beginning at 6 pm. Snacks and bottled waters will be served. The event welcome will be by Hester with Empty Bowl Project: at 6:15 pm. The lecture prep talk by Mrs. Woodard begins at 6:30. The bowl decorating will begin at 6:45 pm. The event closing talk will be given by Mrs. Woodard at 7:45 pm. We’ll depart the art studio at 8:00 pm.

May 11th Event Details:

RSVP for May 11 event

Location: Central TX Food Bank 6500 Metropolis Dr. (Map)

At the May 11th event, participants will be preparing food baskets for those in need and spending the afternoon with guest speaker, Patricia Woodard. All volunteers must follow the dress code specified by the Central Texas Food Bank. Volunteer children must be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. For details related to the food basket preparation see https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/. This event will take place at Central Texas Food Bank at 6500 Metropolis Drive. We’ll gather for the lecture at 12:00 pm in the Community Room. We will serve a light lunch at 12:15 pm. The lecture by Mrs. Woodard will begin at 12:30 pm. The Food Bank participant orientation will begin promptly at 1:30 pm. Food basket preparations will begin at 1:35 pm and last until 4:30 pm. We’ll depart the Food Bank building by 4:30 pm. Participating volunteers must register in advance for with the Food Bank (instructions to follow your RSVP). Volunteers present at the Food Bank will receive an event souvenir.

Children are welcome to the May 11th lecture event, child care for children under 8 yrs will be provided while parents are on‐site and preparing food baskets.

You may bring guests with you to either event.

Please note: the number of attendees is limited by venue size at both events, so be sure to RSVP.

After May 6, 2019, please contact Bruce Aupperle at 512‐422‐7838 to make sure there are seats for all attendees in your party and for further instructions.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday May 7th, 2019

Location: Ceramics Bayou 3620 Bee Cave Rd. (Map)

6:00 pm Gather at Ceramics Bayou, snacks and bottled water served
6:15 pm Presentation by Empty Bowl Project Austin
6:30 pm Lecture Prep talk via conference call by Ms. Woodard
6:45 pm Bowl Decorating
7:45 pm Closing thoughts with Ms. Woodard

Saturday May 11th, 2019

Location: Central TX Food Bank 6500 Metropolis Dr. (Map)

12:00 pm Gather in Community Room
12:15 pm Light lunch served
12:30 pm Lecture by Patricia Woodard
1:30 pm Food Bank Orientation for Volunteers
1:35-4:30 pm Food Basket Preparation

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RSVP for May 11, 2019 Event at Central Texas Food Bank

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We will email you details for registering with Austin Food Bank before the event

National Annual Event in Los Angeles, CA – Aug. 30-Sept. 2

TEENS and ADULTS – join us for a fun-filled and inspiring weekend exploring the city of Los Angeles and the entertainment industry! We’ll stay at UCLA, have beach time, walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame, tour WB Studio and explore Christian Science. Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Teens will participate in workshops from industry professionals and end the weekend with a pool party.

April 22-28 – Long-standing problem, quick healing!

Listen anytime, anywhere!
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)
April 22-28: Probation After Death
An exploration of topics that provide comfort,
support and inspiration.
Changes every Monday morning.

 

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

1-512-225-3443

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.

December 2018
12-26-18 Transform Enemies
12-5-18 Perfect Man

November 2018
11-21-18 Present Knowledge of God
11-14-18 Birthright of Man
11-7-18 Mission to Heal

October 2018
10-31-18 Fullness

August 2018
8-29-18 Prep School
8-15-18 The Attraction of a Higher Way
8-8-18 One in the larger thought of God
8-1-18 Centered on God

July 2018
7-25-18 Home Life
7-18-18 Mental Realm
7-11-18
7-4-18 Boundless Bliss

June 2018
6-13-18 The Summit of Devout Consecration
6-27-18 Transforming Spirit

May 2018
5-30-18 Prayer of Power
5-23-18 Healing by Grace
5-9-18 Begin with God
5-2-18 Eternity

April 2018
4-4-18 Liberator
4-11-18 The work to do
4-18-18 – The Place of Woman
4-25-18 – Love of Truth

March 2018
3-7-18 Promise
3-14-18 God of Abraham
3-21-18 Inspiration of the Almighty
3-28-18 – Revelation of the Messiah

February 2018
2-7-18 Platform
2-14-18 Compound Idea
2-21-18 Looking Up
2-28-18 Faith by Works

January 2018
1-3-18 Science and Health
1-10-18 Yielding to the Infinite
1-17-18 – Simple Christianity
1-24-18 – Holy Ghost
1-31-18 Understanding Heart

December 2017
12-6-17 – Transforming Spirit
12-13-17 – Affections
12-20-17 – Gospel of Christmas
12-27-17 Truth of being

November 2017
11-1-17 – Land of Peace
11-8-17 – Recapitulation
11-15-17 – Redemption
11-22-17 – Brother man
11-29-17 – Unity

October 2017
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


September 2017

9-6-17 – Works of Faith
9-13-17 – Healing Work
9-20-17 – Path of Purity
9-27-17 – Woman’s Hour

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

 

First Church Reading Room – 1309 Guadalupe 78701

WELCOME TO
The Reading Room –
A Spiritual Resource Center
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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SALES

Credit Card Use
You can use your credit card to make a Reading Room purchase.  Our Librarian can run your card on Paypal.

STUDY

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.

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REFERENCE AREA

Located in the Board Room

 

 

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JSH-Online update:

Here is the link for Part 1 of a walk-thru introduction to the new set up of JSH-Online:
Here is the link for Part 2 of the JSH-Online walk-thru.


NEW CONCORD!

Here are links of #1 & #2 walk-thru introductions of the New Concord:

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