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Christian Science Activities

Connect to Christian Science Church Services

Each of the two dozen-plus Christian Science branch churches in the Washington Metro area offer regular services and activities every week throughout the year.

Sunday Worship Services

Sunday services include singing hymns and praying together the Lord’s Prayer.  The main part of the service is the reading of the weekly Bible Lesson Sermon which is comprised of passages from the Bible and from the Christian Science textbook, Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. Each week, the Bible Lesson-Sermon focuses on a specific topic which is studied all week by students of Christian Science.  That same topic is then read aloud by local church members (readers) in Christian Science services around the world.

Wednesday Testimony Meetings

Wednesday Testimony Meetings are informal midweek services that also include hymns and passages read from the Bible and Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures.  Following the readings, the second half of the meeting is open to anyone for sharing gratitude and experiences of healing through their growing understanding of the truths learned in studying Christian Science.

Sunday School and Youth Activities

Christian Science Sunday Schools welcome children and young adults up to age 20 and Sunday School teachers actively invite students’ questions. Together students and teachers explore the Bible’s wisdom and stories from Old and New Testaments.  Students learn about timeless principles and how to apply these healing truths to their daily lives.

Bible study resources online, including videos and animations, plus information on global youth meetings and activities at

Connect to Christian Science Reading Rooms

Looking for a quiet spot to reflect, read, explore fresh ideas and pray? Discover a Christian Science Reading Room near you and find a peaceful oasis in a noisy world. 

Stop in to browse, chat, or ask questions.  This community bookstore and library has a healing focus where you will find Bibles and Bible study reference tools, Mary Baker Eddy’s writings, and current Christian Science magazines on timely topics with verified accounts of healings.

There are Bible storybooks for children, online resources, and inspirational music. You’ll find The Christian Science Monitor, the Pulitzer prize-winning international newspaper with a reputation for accuracy and truth-telling, fairness and balanced reporting for over 100 years.  Everyone is welcome.

Attend Christian Science Events

Experienced healers and speakers from diverse cultures, countries, and professional backgrounds in the fulltime healing ministry of Christian Science share inspiration and examples of healing at free public talks.  Come and meet them and talk with others studying and exploring the science of spiritual healing. Read about the current Christian Science Lecturers here.