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Can an individual Christian Scientist ask a Christian Science congregation for prayer?

From the June 2014 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Q: In James 5:14 we read: “Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. ” And in Acts 12:4–7 is the story of Peter being “kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.