December 8, 2006
First Church of Christ, Scientist in La Cañada Flintridge has announce the addition of a new website?www.MyBibleLesson.com. On this website, the public will find the weekly Christian Science Bible sermon read in churches around the world and studied by individuals throughout the week. Members of the public may read or print a copy of this lesson at the LCF Christian Science Reading Room, bookstore and library, which is located at 610 Foothill Blvd. The reading room is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 11-11:30 a.m. on Sundays.
November 17, 2006
The members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in La Cañada Flintridge invite their friends and families, and the public, to the church's annual Thanksgiving Day service of gratitude. "Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for his mercy endureth for ever." (Psalms 106:1) will be read at the Thanksgiving Day service. Testimonies of thanks given by the congregants will conclude the service, which consists of readings from the King James version of the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures", by Mary Baker Eddy.
November 3, 2006
Members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge will present two inspirational evenings of one-man, nondenominational Bible performances on Nov. 10-11. "Paul, Face to Face" is set for Nov. 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m., and "The Gospel According to St. John" is scheduled for Nov. 11 from 4-6 p.m. The reason for hosting this event, said Committee Chairwoman Nancy Allan, "is to experience the vitality and spirit of early Christianity." The performer, Alex Cavalli, is a physicist, with a Ph.D.
October 20, 2006
The members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge, have committed to a year-long project of praying daily for their own communities and the world. They are using the local newspapers as well as The Christian Science Monitor to learn of specific needs for which to pray. The church invites the community to join the congregation in the Christian Science Reading Room, at 610 Foothill Blvd., for spiritual research and prayer in this regard. It is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., and for one-half hour after the Sunday service (which is from 10 -11a.
October 13, 2006
Before the sun rises at JPL it is not uncommon to see a family of deer roam through the campus. The scene is tranquil, like that on Walden's Pond, and yet inside the buildings, historical events are taking place. On Oct. 3, scientists and engineers of the Mar Reconnaissance Orbiter entered an area in a JPL office titled the Purple Pigeon Coop before 5 a.m. in anticipation of the first test of the satellite's capability to "roll" in order to take pictures of the surface of Mars.
September 22, 2006
Just to follow up on a few recent columns … On global warming: Perhaps I overstated things. Not all scientists agree that it's a problem. One reader who didn't agree mentioned a list of 17,000 scientists who signed the "Oregon Petition", which cited a lack of convincing evidence linking human activity with a gradual heating of our planet. As it turns out, the Oregon Petition, cited as scientific in nature, was actually circulated to oppose America's participation in the Kyoto Project.
September 8, 2006
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge invited the community to this week's Sunday service. The subject is "Substance?the Divine Substance of Spirit," as explained in the Bible and "Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. This is one of 26 weekly Bible lessons repeated twice a year and may be read or purchased at the Christian Science Reading Room, 610 Foothill Blvd., or on-line at www.spirituality.com. The weekly service and Sunday School is 10-11 a.m., and we are located at 600 Foothill Blvd.
September 1, 2006
As parents ready their children for Back-to-School, The Christian Science Sunday School, of First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge, invites them to join the church in helping them learn how to pray about and heal their every day problems, based on the Bible. This week's Bible Lesson is "Man," a discussion of our spiritual nature as the sons and daughters of God. The church's Sunday School meets at the same time as the church service ? 10 to 11 a.m. ? and those up to the age of 20 may attend.
August 31, 2006
After spending 32 years as an artist working as a scientist, Irena Raulinaitis thinks she's a perfect fit to work in a library attached to an art gallery. "Well, here I am," said Raulinaitis, 69, of Glendale. "I'm a retired chemist. I worked for the state. I retired a couple of years ago and I thought, 'OK. Having nothing to do is not great fun.'" Raulinaitis has found both fun and a remedy for boredom through the arts at the Brand Library and Art Center. "I'm really loving what I do," she said.