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These loans and gifts were a great blessing to the congregation, enabling some to reestablish their businesses and others to repair their homes.At the time of the earthquake, this church was one of two church edifices in the city left standing.
Santa Barbara, city, seat (1850) of Santa Barbara county, southwestern California, U. It lies along the Pacific coast at the base of the Santa Ynez Mountains, facing the Santa Barbara Channel.It is situated 97 miles (156 km) northwest of Los Angeles.Because it is protected to the south by the Santa Barbara Islands and to the north by the mountains, Santa Barbara has a mild climate throughout the year. Following the arrival (1887) of the Southern Pacific Railroad, Santa Barbara was promoted as a seaside resort and developed an economy based on tourism, the raising of citrus fruit and cattle, and the production of petroleum. In October 1900, the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Santa Barbara, California, was organized under the laws of the state with 16 charter members.In 1910, the church building was moved to this lot and enlarged, doubling the seating capacity.