Inside our Sanctuary

Welcome to the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Los Altos! Since 1917 our church has been an active part of the Los Altos community.

Learning, living, loving …. Our focus is to support each other’s spiritual growth to experience healing in the way Jesus taught and demonstrated. Everyone is welcome. Join us for a Sunday or Wednesday service. We look forward to meeting you!

Due to the requirement to “shelter in place,”  our Sunday and Wednesday church services will be held exclusively via conference call. Dial (515) 603-3189 and then input code 138709#

Order of service on Sunday:

  1. Hymn
  2. Reading a Scriptural Selection
  3. Silent prayer, followed by the audible repetition of the Lord’s Prayer with its spiritual interpretation
  4. Hymn
  5. Announcing necessary notices
  6. Solo
  7. Reading of explanatory note
  8. Announcing subject of Lesson-Sermon, and reading Golden Text and Responsive Reading
  9. Reading the Lesson-Sermon
  10. Collection
  11. Hymn
  12. Reading Scientific Statement of Being and correlative Scripture from I John
  13. Announcing the Benediction

Hymns for Sunday, February 28: 600, 185, 17

Order of service on Wednesday:

  1. Hymn
  2. Reading from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
  3. Silent prayer, followed by the audible repetition of the Lord’s Prayer
  4. Hymn
  5. Announcing necessary notices
  6. Experiences, testimonies, and remarks on Christian Science
  7. Hymn

Hymns for Wednesday, February 24:  300, 84, 120

Title: “Life Is Good. Get Involved”  

Please contact the Clerk for information about online Sunday School classes.

Our Reading Room is open Thursdays, 10 am – 1 pm.

Click here for our Reading Room page.

A new feature on our website is a direct link to Sentinel Watch. Just click on that tab in the menu and enjoy wonderful inspiration!


We recently completed new landscaping in front of our Sunday School entrance. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this relaxing space.

Come see our redecorated interior… 

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This central space is where all students and staff meet for opening and closing exercises. Click here to learn more about our Sunday School and the lessons taught.

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Join us for our Spring potluck lunch in our newly redecorated Sunday School room

  • Postponed
  • 11:15 – 12:30

Click here for the flyer with more details

An RSVP to the Clerk at will be appreciated by the setup committee.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

401 University Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 948-3602
Call in to services: 515-603-3189, access code 138709#
Christian Science Reading Room
60 Main Street
Los Altos, CA  94022
(650) 948-4541