Upcoming Events

Events include lectures, book talks, and workshops on Christian Science, all open to the public. Events are free unless a charge is mentioned. (You may wish to also view the calendar of events of more specific interest to church members.)


Events scheduled for Friday, October 31 and later:

  • Overcoming the Culture of Fear
    Tuesday, November 18
    7:00 PM
    Overcoming the culture of fear is possible! Marie Helm, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, will explain how prayer makes a difference in people's lives as they navigate life's uncertainties. Discover how to let go of fear-based thinking and acting and discover your native peace of mind.
    This talk is sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Mount Vernon.

    Sherwood Hall Regional Library
    2501 Sherwood Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306
    More information: 703.768.2494
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  • Cherishing Our Children
    Saturday, November 22
    2:00 PM
    Can you see true beauty in today's children? Or do you see fear and neglect, or baggy pants and attitude? Julie Ward, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, will share how prayer can help us see and cherish the goodness and innocence of all God's children and bring freshness, innocence, and spontaneity to our own lives.
    Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Alexandria

    The Lyceum
    201 South Washington Street, Alexandria 22314
    Limited free parking at Lyceum. Metered street parking and paid garage parking in neighborhood (Old Town Alexandria).
    Public transportation: 1 mile from King Street Metro Station (Blue/Yellow lines). Free King Street Trolley departs every 15 minutes from King Street Station, to Columbus Street trolley stop.
    More information: 703.683.0129  csalexandria.org
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  • Thanksgiving Day service
    Thursday, November 27

    Before the food, before the football games, come with your family to a Thanksgiving church service. Every Christian Science church holds a special service on Thanksgiving Day, usually at the same time as their Sunday service. You listen to Bible readings, sing hymns, and share stories of gratitude and healing. Please join us!

  • Mid-week Spiritual Break
    Thursdays, 2pm
    Looking for an oasis in the midst of an active week? Try this refreshing idea to boost your spiritual mercury level. Every Wednesday, we log on the computer to join the online congregation of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston: it consists of readings specially compiled for the day, as well as testimonies submitted by listeners. These readings are from the Christian Science pastor, the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. An organ prelude, hymns, and postlude are included. Testimonies of healing and other comments about Christian Science are submitted by listeners via email and are read live by two testimony readers.


    Christian Science Reading Room
    123 North Little Falls Street (1/2 block off West Broad Street), Falls Church
    More information: 703.532.2396
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  • Bible Study Group
    First Tuesday (7 9 pm) and third Sunday (4:30 6 pm) of each month.
    All are welcome to join members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Alexandria, as we read through the Bible, about 8 chapters a month. This Bible study group is led by the participants through informal discussion about the reading assignment, which participants read in preparation. Bible commentaries, translations, maps, and other resources are available during the meeting. The purpose is to learn, grow, explore together, and gain a deeper understanding of the Bible.

    Christian Science Reading Room
    691 South Washington Street, Alexandria
    More information:   AlexandriaRRBibleStudy@yahoo.com
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Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.
John 8:32