Welcome to East Bay, Beloved!

Come in. We’re glad you’re here. We’ve been waiting for you. On behalf of our East Bay family, we want you to know that we are dedicated to meeting the needs of people wherever they are in life. Therefore, the purpose of our website is to introduce you to areas of our center that may be relevant to your life at this time.

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The Prayer Room opens each Sunday
from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Zoom.

Practitioners can help hold the Truth for you, no matter what you’re going through, and offer support through using spiritual practice.

All are welcome.

Join the East Bay Practitioners for a daily mid-day meditation call at 12:30 pm. Join us via FacebookLive@eastbaychurch


Date: Weekly, Monday through Friday
Time: 12:30pm – 1:00pm

Join Our Early Morning Prayer

Come enjoy East Bay’s new Power Hour mid-week service where you will get the inspirational pick-up you need to make it through your week. We have powerful speakers with great messages on spiritual principles that will help you live your best life. Join us to recharge and refocus each Wednesday.


Time: 6:15pm – 7:30pm

Our Philosophy

This philosophy is a culmination of ancient wisdom and new thought ideas. The basic premise of this teaching is that we are connected with everything around us and that God or Spirit is the interconnectedness of all life. We believe that this presence and power is within us and that we can tap into it. We recognize the creative power of our thoughts and our beliefs, so we know that spiritual living is an ongoing practice of dispelling the beliefs that hold us apart from the life we want to live and clarify our vision for the life we want.

We also know that as our consciousness expands and our lives improve, the world around us is made better as well. As we create light, love, peace, power, beauty, and joy in our lives, there is a ripple effect out into the rest of the world. A life of magnificence is our birthright, and we can remove the blocks that keep us apart from our natural state of wellbeing. There are spiritual tools that can be used in all areas of our lives — our physical health, our loving relationships, our creative expression, and even in our financial situation.

This teaching is sometimes referred to as Science of Mind or Religious Science; this is a teaching that is open at the top. This means that as we evolve and greater wisdom is discovered, we expand our understanding to encompass new ideas.

What We Believe

We believe in God, the living Spirit Almighty; one, indestructible, absolute, and self-existent Cause. This One manifests Itself in and through all creation, but is not absorbed by Its creation. The manifest universe is the body of God; it is the logical and necessary outcome of the infinite self-knowingness of God.

We believe in the individualization of the Spirit in Us, and that all people are individualizations of the One Spirit.

We believe in the eternality, the immortality, and the continuity of the individual soul, forever and ever expanding.

We believe that heaven is within us, and that we experience it to the degree that we become conscious of it.

We believe the ultimate goal of life to be a complete freedom from all discord of every nature, and that this goal is sure to be attained by all.

We believe in the unity of all life, and that the highest God and the innermost God is one God. We believe that God is personal to all who feel this indwelling presence.

We believe in the direct revelation of truth through our intuitive and spiritual nature, and that anyone may become a revealer of truth who lives in close contact with the indwelling God.

We believe that the Universal Spirit, which is God, operates through a Universal Mind, which is the Law of God; and that we are surrounded by this Creative Mind which receives the direct impress of our thought and acts upon it.

We believe in the healing of the sick through the power of this Mind.

We believe in the control of conditions through the power of this Mind.

We believe in the eternal Goodness, the eternal Loving-kindness, and the eternal Givingness of Life to all.

We believe in our own soul, our own spirit, and our own destiny; for we understand that the life of all is God.

Our Mission

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The East Bay Church of Religious Science is dedicated to the spiritual transformation of the entire planet. We are committed to being a point of empowerment allowing Spirit to direct every thought, word, deed, and action for personal transformation.

Our purpose is to serve as a spiritual development center by making available the knowledge and practice of the Science of Mind to all people by fostering their spiritual, cultural and general well being, and to provide facilities for public worship, education and fellowship.

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4130 Telegraph Ave

Oakland, CA 94609

Office Hours

During Shelter in Place

Call first, phone: 510-420-1003

Email: info@ebcrs.org


Wednesday Night Power Hour

Join us Wednesdays at 6:15PM

Upcoming Events

Featured Prayer Practitioner

Robert Quintana Hopkins, RscP


Robert Quintana Hopkins, RscP

Robert Quintana Hopkins has attended East Bay Church since 1999 and has been a Licensed Religious Science Practitioner (RScP) since 2009.

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