Welcome

The Willows is a vibrant, independent community of active Christian Scientists who are “of riper years and larger lessons“.  Centrally located in Orange County with its many attractions, this park-like community is beautifully situated in the midst of rolling hills.  Six miles inland from Laguna Beach and the Pacific Ocean, in Laguna Hills, it is conveniently located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego.

If you or your spouse is a student of Christian Science, consider making The Willows your home. You can learn more about our villas, facilities and services here on our website. Enjoy our photo tour around the gardens and villas.  To learn more about this unique community, we invite you to visit and stay in one of our lovely guest villas. Simply call 949-586-5220 to arrange your stay.  You will be warmly welcomed!

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Keynote presentation – Annual Meeting February 2015

We had a wonderful speaker featured at our recent Annual Meeting. Joel Magnes, C.S. and Committee on Publication for Minnesota, captured the audience’s attention with his talk about loving one another and how to address personal sense. We are happy to share this presentation with you.

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Mary Baker Eddy writes on page 572 of Science and Health , “ ‘Love one another’ (I John iii. 23) is the most simple and profound counsel of the inspired writer.” Why is that so?

Well, we can’t obey the two great commandments  – to love God with all our being and to love our neighbor as ourselves – without loving those in our own house. That house may be our actual home or our house of worship. To express, as Christian scientists, our love for God and man with healing power, we must first be real Christians with each other. It begins in in our church families and our homes, and radiates out to wherever we have contact with the world.

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Meet some of The Willows’ residents and enjoy a glimpse into our Community.