FOR all who are or would become members of The Mother Church, or of one of its branch churches or societies, it is important to recognize that law in the Christian Science church is not an object of mere formal observance, but is a means whereby the great objects of the church are demonstrated; namely, the healing of sickness, sin, and death, and the redemption of humanity through the teaching of Christ Jesus. The procedure of Christian Science churches, therefore, including the business meetings of branch churches and societies, is directly or indirectly related to these objects.
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