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, March 29: 428 (gray hymnal); 93 (brown hymnal); 371 (brown hymnal) 

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, April 1: 349 (brown hymnal); 436 (gray hymnal); 359 (brown hymnal). 

Title: “Age is God’s Open Door to Eternal Truth”


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

Our Reading Room is closed until further notice.

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!

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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.


If you missed the lecture by Phillip Hockley “A new view of God and its effect on well-being” held April 15 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, you can listen to his interview from Sentinel radio using this link: “A landmark experience – Program 737”
https://sentinel.christianscience.com/shared/view t1p0ieo0y0?s=e.

Another interview is available using this link: “Feeling the healing presence of God – Program 1138” https://sentinel.christianscience.com/shared/view/yn13i7zfke?s=e


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


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