Sunday Service and Sunday School at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Testimony Meeting 7:00 p.m.
The discoverer and founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, wrote in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures:
"In the year 1866, I discovered the Christ Science or divine laws of Life, Truth, and Love, and named my discovery Christian Science." Mary Baker Eddy organized the Church of Christ, Scientist, in 1879 “to commemorate the word and works of our Master, which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing.” (Church Manual, page 17). Mrs. Eddy grew up in the Congregational church in New England and loved and revered the life and teachings of Christ Jesus. She founded a church so that his healing works would be more universally understood and practiced.
We are a branch of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts. We are located at 1725 Pickens Street, at the corner of Laurel and Pickens in the Robert Mills Historic District of downtown Columbia
Many people attending a Christian Science church service for the first time will recognize many familiar elements—hymns, prayer, readings from the Bible, a warm sense of fellowship. One unique feature is that we don’t have personal preachers or pastors conducting the services. Instead, two Readers conduct services that are based on Bible Lessons published in the Christian Science Quarterly. These lessons are made up of passages from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy and address topics such as God, Christ Jesus, and so forth. There is a simplicity to the services that is very much in keeping with the earliest Christian gatherings where love and healing were at the heart of worship.
Please join us for our mid-week testimony meeting held every Wednesday. The congregation meets for an hour to pray, sing, share readings based on the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and to give thanks for the blessings and healing experiences that have resulted from our prayers and study of Christian Science.
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