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Church Alive

CHURCH. The structure of Truth and Love; whatever rests upon and proceeds from divine Principle.
The Church is that institution, which affords proof of its utility and is found elevating the race, rousing the dormant understanding from material beliefs to the apprehension of spiritual ideas and the demonstration of divine Science, thereby casting out devils, or error, and healing the sick. – Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

Saving a church

A question from the field related to church growth and activity, with answers from experienced Christian Scientists, is posted weekly on the Church Alive site (see members.christianscience.com/church-alive). The Journal selected the following question and answers for our readers.

From the September 2012 issue of The Christian Science Journal


“I would love to know more about how to save a closing Christian Science church or society. There are only a few members left at this church, and it will be sold if something doesn’t happen quickly.