First Church of Christ, Scientist
La Cañada Flintridge, California

827 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Mail: P.O. Box 741, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91012



Location and directions — click here
Teleconferencing — click here


Ours is a lay church run by its members.


First Reader: Dee Thiesmeyer
Second Reader: Jay Knight

Executive board:

President: Graham Bothwell
Vice-president: Will Cheney
Board member: Cheryl Glaser

Other positions:

Clerk: Connie Knight (Acting Clerk)
Treasurer: Charles Harker
Sunday School Superintendent: Mary Bothwell (Assistant Superintendent)
Reading Room Librarian: Mary Bothwell


To download a copy of our bylaws, click here (**).


Applications for membership are welcome at any time. Click here for a copy of the membership application form in PDF format(**), which you can print and fill out by hand. Click here for a copy of the membership application form as a Microsoft Word fillable document, which you can fill out using a computer and then print. Completed application forms should be returned to the Clerk. Eligibility for membership is outlined in our bylaws (see elsewhere on this page), which state:

Any person who has expressed a love for Christian Science and is striving to adhere to its Principle for healing and living and who also meets the qualifications below shall be eligible to join this church:
- Regularly attends the services of this church.
- Is not a member of any other branch church or denomination except The Mother Church.
- Is at least 12 years old.
- Is willing to participate and support the activities of this church.
- Is acquainted with the Manual of the Mother Church and these Bylaws.

After you submit your application form, our Membership Committee will contact you to arrange a time when they can talk with you. These discussions are always informal, and cover these points:
- What is your previous church experience (if any,) or how did Christian Science come into your life?
- Why do you want to join our branch church?
- How has Christian Science blessed your life?
- Do you have any questions for us?

** These documents are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), which requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent software.