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From the February 1895 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The Church Rules have been so changed that hereafter the services of the Mother Church will be conducted as follows:

1. A Hymn.

2. Silent prayer, followed by the audible repetition of the Lord's Prayer and its spiritual interpretation as given on page 322 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures."

3. Hymn.

4. The announcement by one of the readers of the Bible Lesson for the day, the subject, golden text and footsteps thereof; the reading responsively of the lesson text, followed by the reading of the expository notes by the readers, who shall be a man and a woman, one reading the Bible references, and the other the quotations from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures; this reading to be done alternately.

5. The collection and an anthem or solo.

6. A hymn.

7. The benediction.

From the above it will be seen that the quotations from the Bible and text-book are not to be written, but read directly from the books.

This change in the services has reference only to the Mother Church, and is not to be adopted by branch churches until further notice.

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