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Churches, societies, and groups

Church members — are you wanting to find out specific information about managing your Christian Science Branch churches, Christian Science Organizations, and Christian Science societies, and other information about their activities? You've come to the right spot!

Here you can get information about:

  • Reading Rooms

  • Sunday School

  • Prison and institutional work 

  • Reader workshops / Reading Aloud Workshops for Readers (First and Second readers at Branch Churches) (audio guides)

  • How to engage youth in Church 

  • How to start an informal Christian Science group

  • How to form a Christian Science society

  • Church consolidation guidelines

  • Tax and charitable contribution guidelines

  • Hosting a lecture

  • Requesting use of the Cross and Crown trademark

  • Sign up for a weekly email newsletters 

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Alessandra P Colombini CSB

I was born in Italy and moved to Brazil with my family as a teenager. Ever since my childhood I had felt drawn to religion and spirituality even though my family was not very religious.  Brazil offered me the opportunity to pursue my spiritual search, and I was able to get better acquainted with the Bible, which I loved. Then in college I was introduced to Christian Science by the young man who later became my husband. I immediately felt it was the deep truth I was looking for.

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Margarita Sandelmann Thatcher CSB

My parents’ commitment to world peace and humanitarian causes, and their love for Christian Science, set the tone for my childhood, and early instilled in me a respect for all peoples. Added to this, growing up in three countries with four languages helped to enlarge my love for this diverse universe. I was educated in Switzerland, Argentina, and Washington, DC.

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John M Tyler CSB

I learned of Christian Science in my middle teens. Our family came to it through a “miraculous” healing of a relative. I tested it, and was amazed at the consistent results. The Science proved to be genuinely scientific. Its practice became the basis of my studies and early career. That career took some radically different zigs and zags. From research director at an international relations and mediation institute in Italy, to labor organizer in New England, to foundation director, to university professor, to peace and civil rights activist, to founding an anti-racism project which was the basis of the YWCA “Social Justice Award”. The focus, the common denominator of these careers, was solving problems.

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Find us

The members of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, are a global family committed to practicing the compassionate, healing, transforming Christianity taught by Jesus. We hope you’ll get to know us, explore, ask questions, and find out more about our worldwide Church and its many activities.

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Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was a spiritual pioneer. Her work covered the disciplines of science, theology, and medicine.

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About Christian Science informal groups

In areas where there isn’t a branch church or society, Christian Science Informal Groups provide a way for students of Christian Science to come together for public worship and mutual support.

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Outreach Internship

Learn about TMC's activities around the world and contribute to its healing work through an internship with the International Service Department

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