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Sunday services are conducted by a First and Second Reader and include music, hymns, prayer, and readings from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. Unless otherwise indicated, Scriptural selections are from the King James Version of the Bible.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Unless otherwise indicated, Scriptural quotations are from the King James Version of the Bible.




From God I Will Not Part, BWV 658 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Méditation by Maurice Duruflé

Hymn 115

John M. Neale

Holy Father, Thou hast taught us
We should live to Thee alone;
Year by year, Thy hand hath brought us
On through dangers oft unknown.
When we wandered, Thou hast found us;
When we doubted, sent us light;
Still Thine arm has been around us,
All our paths were in Thy sight.

We would trust in Thy protecting,
Wholly rest upon Thine arm,
Follow wholly Thy directing,
Thou our only guard from harm.
Keep us from our own undoing,
Help us turn to Thee when tried,
Still our strength in Thee renewing,
Keep us ever at Thy side.

Scriptural Selection

1 Kings 3:3 Soloman (to :),5-12,14;9:1(to 2nd ,) 2,3


Silent prayer, followed by the audible repetition of the Lord’s Prayer with its spiritual interpretation by Mary Baker Eddy (Read in context)

Hymn 305

“Feed My Sheep”
Mary Baker Eddy

Shepherd, show me how to go
O’er the hillside steep,
How to gather, how to sow,—
How to feed Thy sheep;
I will listen for Thy voice,
Lest my footsteps stray;
I will follow and rejoice
All the rugged way.

Thou wilt bind the stubborn will,
Wound the callous breast,
Make self-righteousness be still,
Break earth’s stupid rest.
Strangers on a barren shore,
Lab’ring long and lone,
We would enter by the door,
And Thou know’st Thine own;

So, when day grows dark and cold,
Tear or triumph harms,
Lead Thy lambkins to the fold,
Take them in Thine arms;
Feed the hungry, heal the heart,
Till the morning’s beam;
White as wool, ere they depart,
Shepherd, wash them clean.



Rebecca Minor, Soloist
Title: Trust in Him

Music and Lyrics by Carolyn Kardinal

Trust in Him with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
Tenderly He leads you along life's rocky shore.
Gently He carries you when you can walk no more.
Softly He whispers the Truth to wake your soul.
Trust in the Redeemer, for only He can make you whole.

Trust in Him in your darkest hour.
Trust in Him. He is the only power.
Beyond your understanding His wisdom you will see
When you trust in Him unfailingly.

Tenderly He lifts you from trouble's angry hand.
Gently He teaches lessons you can understand.
Softly He speaks Truth's mighty healing word.
When you listen to His voice you'll find rest undisturbed.

Tenderly He guides you and tells you what is true.
Gently He reveals your higher self to you.
Softly He calls you when you go astray.
Trust in the Redeemer. He's with you every step of the way.

Trust in Him in your darkest hour.
Trust in Him. He is the only power.
Beyond your understanding His wisdom you will see
When you trust in Him unfailingly.

Trust in Him with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

Copyright 2008 C. Kardinal

Golden Text and Responsive Reading

Golden Text:

Isaiah 30:21
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.

Responsive Reading:

Proverbs 2:6–11 the; 4:7, 25, 26; 3:5, 6
6 . . . the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.
8 He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.
9 Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.
10 When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;
11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
25 Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.
26 Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

The Golden Text and Responsive Reading are from the Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lesson, a publication copyrighted by the Christian Science Publishing Society.

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Song by Flor Peeters

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Hymn 175

Violet Hay

Lo, He sent His Word and healed them,
Still that Word of God is here.
Still its tender healing message
Speaks to every listening ear.
Truth divine, that overcometh
All the ills that seem to be,
In our hearts Thy Word abiding,
We may know Thee and be free.

Love divine, that faileth never,
Still Thy presence and Thy power
Mighty are to save and heal us,
Guard and guide us every hour.
Life divine, Thy Word proclaimeth
All true being one with Thee.
Sinless, fearless, whole, rejoicing,
Now and through eternity.

Scientific Statement of Being

From Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, p.468, line 8

Correlative Scripture

I John 3: 1-3


Psalm 73:24 (to ,)


Prelude & Fugue in G Major, BWV 541 by Johann Sebastian Bach


Due to third party copyright ownership, not all hymn words from the Christian Science Hymnal and the Christian Science Hymnal Supplement Hymns 430-462 are posted. Copyright to many hymns is owned by The Christian Science Board of Directors. Hymn words may not be used or reprinted without permission. For more information email

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