Inside and Outside the Churches of Scientology Around the World
A labor of love for years for Pasadena-area Scientologists just came to fruition this weekend with the opening of the new Ideal Church of Scientology of Pasadena. More than 4200 people came to see the stunning new 58,000 square-foot facility, which will be home to Scientology parishioners from the City of Roses, and be the focal point of the Church’s community betterment programs for the San Gabriel Valley. The new Church is located at 35 S. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA (click here for map). Take a tour in person, or see the photos below!
The new Church of Scientology of Pasadena was dedicated July 18, 2010, in ceremonies attended by more than 4,200. Officiating was Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, joined by leaders in Pasadena government, business, religion and preservation.
The Honorable Bill Bogaard, Mayor of the City of Pasadena, addressed the more than 4,200 Scientologists and guests at the dedication and opening of the Church of Scientology of Pasadena on Sunday, July 18, 2010: “With this beautifully restored structure in Old Pasadena, the Church represents not only a growing religion, but an important factor in the future of this city. So, it is a pleasure for me to extend a cordial welcome to you and this extraordinary Church of Scientology of Pasadena with its long history of service to the community.”
Thousands of Scientologists and guests began their tour of the new Church of Scientology of Pasadena in the spectacular sky-lit four-story galleria that rises through the center of the fully restored historic structure in the heart of Old Town.
The entrance to the new Public Information Center containing 17 multimedia displays at the new Church of Scientology of Pasadena.
L. Ron Hubbard Office: Every Church of Scientology has an office for L. Ron Hubbard, Founder of Dianetics and Scientology, as a sign of respect and in representation that the Church remains true to his teachings of the religion.
The center of the skylit atrium of the new Church of Scientology of Pasadena has been returned to the original splendor of the original 1906 design.
The Chapel of the new Church of Scientology of Pasadena, with codes and creeds in stained glass panels, is where Sunday services, weddings, naming ceremonies and other congregational gatherings are held.
For more information on the Church of Scientology of Pasadena, or to take a tour, contact the Church of Scientology of Pasadena here.