Annual Meeting FAQs

Annual Meeting 2020

Theme: Our duty to God, to our Leader, and to mankind

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
—Psalms 40:8

It shall be the duty of every member of this Church to defend himself daily against aggressive mental suggestion, and not be made to forget nor to neglect his duty to God, to his Leader, and to mankind.
—Mary Baker Eddy, Manual of The Mother Church, Article VIII, Sect. 6

The meeting will be broadcast live online Monday, June 8, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. (You can find your local time on this World Clock). You're welcome to watch it online in your community. A video replay will be available within 24 hours. Annual Meeting will all be live streamed on the Annual Meeting webpage

What is the event this year?

There are no weekend events this year.

Monday, June 8

1:00 pm Annual Meeting 2020 online only via live webcast

Will Annual Meeting be interpreted into other languages?

A replay of Annual Meeting in French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish will be posted for you to watch online by the end of June.

How you can share information about Annual Meeting

We’d love for you to send friends information about the meeting. A branch church or society may choose to share information in a newsletter or mention it during an online church service in their desk announcements.

Listen by telephone?

While we hope people will be able to see the video of the live webcast, we understand that there are a few cases where that isn't possible. You can listen to the live webcast of Annual Meeting by calling 1-877-369-0926, access code: 942 6873 5034 #. Please note that this option is available only in English. There will not be any replays via phone.

Annual Meeting replays and published reports

A replay of Annual Meeting will be available within 24 hours. The download will be available about a week later.

You can replay the Annual Meeting video webcast or download it to your computer or mobile device for one year after the event. The Annual Meeting videos are only available for one year due to copyright restrictions.

There will be a report about the meeting in the September issue of The Christian Science Journal as well as a shorter report in the September issues of the French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish Heralds. A replay of Annual Meeting in French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish will be posted for you to watch online by the end of June.

More questions?

You can email questions to or call 1-800-288-7155 or +1-617-450-3481 (outside US/Canada). Our staff answers the phones Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT.

Trouble viewing the webcast?

There are some simple steps listed on our Webcast help guide that may help resolve the problem. The webcast can be viewed on a computer and on iPads, iPhones, and Android devices, in many, but not all cases.