WHEN the time draws near for the election of new readers in the branch Churches of Christ, Scientist, Section 6 of Article III in the Manual of The Mother Church may well be given careful study by the members. In past years it has been a moot question in some Christian Science churches whether a man or a woman should be elected to the office of first reader, the fact having been overlooked that our Leader definitely covered this point in a short article entitled "Readers in Church" ( The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p.
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