Visit our Reading Room to find inspiration, a quiet place to study, plus helpful resources...
Welcome to First Church of Christ, Scientist in Palm Desert. We warmly invite you to join us at all of our church services.
Sunday & Wednesday Services:
Sunday Church Service
10:00 - 11:00 am
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Free childcare is provided during each service.
Our church is one of the worldwide branches of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts, founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879.
Please visit our Reading Room (next door to our church) for a lovely, peaceful place to pray, think, do research, read the weekly Bible Lesson and check out various books and publications.
And, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of experienced Christian Scientists on staff. Find out how they have applied the truths of Christian Science in their own lives.
Reading Room Hours:
In Season (Nov - Apr)
Mon: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Summer (May - Oct)
Mon: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tue: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
(After the Sunday and Wednesday Evening Services)
To see what's coming up in the way of special services, lectures, concerts and Sunday Breezeway Gatherings after church, please check our Lectures & Events page. Everyone is invited to attend.
"The prayer that reforms the sinner and heals the sick is an absolute faith that all things are possible to God, — a spiritual understanding of Him, an unselfed love." So reads the first line of the first chapter of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, p.1. The Bible and Science and Health are the textbooks of Christian Science. To learn more, please visit our page: What is Christian Science?