Primary class instruction

What is Christian Science Primary class instruction?

Class Instruction is a 2-week course that teaches people how to heal. You’ll study the questions and answers in the chapter Recapitulation in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. Additional course material includes readings from the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy.

Class instruction equips students to be effective Christian healers. It’s based on the same method of spiritual healing Jesus taught his disciples. Class instruction helps students understand more about their relationship with God and their spiritual ability as a Christian healer.

If you are interested in Class or just have questions, you can contact any Christian Science teacher. Classes are held every year in many countries around the world. They generally include 12 sessions over a two-week period. Students who have completed class become members of an association with others who have taken class from the same teacher. Each association meets annually to support students’ spiritual growth and progress.

You can read what Mary Baker Eddy wrote about teaching and class instruction in the Church Manual (Articles XXVI and XXVII).

Contact any authorized teacher of Christian Science to find out more about class instruction and request an application. Questions about requirements, dates, location, and what happens in class, should be discussed directly with the teacher. Mary Baker Eddy instructed teachers to charge $100 for Class Instruction. However, students are welcome to give more, if they’d like.

As you begin your search for a Teacher, know that your desire to grow spiritually through Primary class instruction comes straight from God. You can trust God, divine Love, to lead you to the right class and teacher for you.

How do I get started?

If you are interested in Class or have questions about it, you may want to contact a Teacher. Classes are held every year in many countries around the world and generally include 12 sessions over a two-week period. Once class is over, students become members of an association with others who have taken class from the same teacher. Each association meets annually to support continuing spiritual growth and progress in the students.

You may also want to begin by reading what Mary Baker Eddy wrote about teaching and class instruction in the Church Manual (Articles XXVI and XXVII).

You can contact any authorized teacher of Christian Science to find out more about class instruction and when you’re ready to request an application. Questions about requirements, dates, location, and format, should be discussed directly with the teacher. Mary Baker Eddy instructed teachers to charge $100 for Class Instruction. However, students can give more, if they’d like.

As you begin your search for a Teacher, it’s comforting to know that your sincere desire to grow spiritually through Primary class instruction comes straight from God. You can trust God, divine Love, to lead you to the right class and teacher for you.

More questions? Contact the Board of Education at BoE@christianscience.com or 617–450–3662

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