In Fallbrook since 1922, First Church of Christ, Scientist continues to inspire and heal
Last updated 11/19/2009 at Noon
First Church of Christ, Scientist has strong historical roots in Fallbrook. Christian Science, a religious belief system established by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866, found its way into Fallbrook by a group of Christian Scientists in 1922.
“They met in the Woman’s Club house on Main Street until they bought a lot and built a small English-looking building in 1930,” explained member Laurie Huber. “In 1957, two lots were purchased on Fallbrook Street, and in November of 1960, the cornerstone was laid.”
Two months later, Huber said, official services started. As the years passed, other b...