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All Services at First Church, Austin now both live in our church edifice and by remote access

NOTICE
In alignment with shelter in place restrictions loosening,
we will conduct testimony meetings in our church edifice
beginning Wednesday, May 13th and
Sunday services beginning Sunday, May 17th.
The Children’s Room will be available but Sunday School will be continued remotely.
The Zoom broadcast will continue as before.

Click here for remote church services.

Our Zoom phone number allows you to share your testimony over the phone with an easy two step process:
  • Step 1. Call Zoom Meeting at 346-248-7799
  • Step 2. Enter the meeting ID 304-412-1309
    Then hit the pound sign twice.
We look forward to having you as a part of this meeting.
Thank you for your continued prayers and support.

May 25-31 – Do we need the God stuff?

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)
May 25-31 – Ancient and Modern Necromancy, alias
Mesmerism and Hypnotism, Denounced
An exploration of topics that provide comfort,
support and inspiration.
Changes every Monday morning.

 

Hear First Church, Austin Sunday Service and Wednesday meetings

1-346-248-7799

is the number to call to hear the
11 AM Sunday Service and
Wednesday Noon and 7:30 Meetings (Central Time)
at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin, Texas.

Our new technology will ask you for a meeting ID. Enter 304 412 1309 # #.

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 and from 7:30 – 8:30 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 previous 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

The Reading Room is Back Open!
As of June 1st: M-F 10-2 pm, Sun 12 – 12:30 pm

 
Monday, June 8 at noon at First Church,
1309 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701.
Spend Annual Meeting with us at the Reading Room!
We are hosting a live viewing of
the Annual Meeting of The Mother Church
in the Sunday School.

No food will be served.

 

Free Bible Study!
The long awaited Bible Study using
Madelon Maupin’s Bible Roads CDs
Monday, June 8 @ 7:30 – 8:30 PM CDT on Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/93113958416
Meeting ID: 931 1395 8416

The second Monday of each month we will enjoy digging deeper into books of the Bible that will give us insights that can be applied in our daily experience. Madelon has a Masters of Theological Studies degree, traveled the Holy Lands, and continues to lecture and teach Bible studies. Please join us!

Looking for uplifting ideas?
Take advantage of all the wonderful articles and podcasts on JSH Online that are free and the resources on christianscience.com. There are lectures on YouTube and on talksthatinspire.org.
And you always have our pastor – The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

Click here to hear 
What is a Christian Science Reading Room?

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.

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:

Continue reading First Church Reading Room – 1309 Guadalupe 78701

Information on services available for Christian Scientists

NURSING AND ASSISTED LIVING FOR CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS
Wellspring Gardens – Converse, TX
The Leaves – Richardson, TX
Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association – Brookline, MA
Matching Gift Opportunity for Christian Science Nurses Training – through June 30, 2020
FINANCIAL
Principle Foundation – promotes inspired benevolence in accordance with the teachings of Christian Science.
Principle Foundation Disaster Relief Fund
Albert Baker Fundprovides resources for the education and development of Christian Scientists.
Announcing The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund
Campership Fund for Christian Scientists
SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS
Cedars Camps – Lebanon, MO
Adventure Unlimited – Buena Vista, CO
Are you a teen?  Discovery Bound Compass
A program for Christian Scientists in 9-11th grades.
Sign up now – space is limited.
REPORTS
Christian Science Committee on Institutional Work in Texas – Ongoing Gratitude from Steadfast & New Students of Christian Science
Gratitude from Inmates