A Reader in a Christian Science church is a member of the congregation who has been elected to serve in one of two positions responsible for church services.
What does the Christian Science church believe?
Christian Science subscribes to the Christian belief in an omnipotent, purposeful God, accepts the authority (though not the inerrancy) of the Bible, and holds the Crucifixion and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ to be indispensable to the redemption of mankind.
Who started the Christian Science church?
CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS were first organized in Cleveland by General Erastus N. Bates in 1877. Bates secured 2 rooms in a downtown building and formed a ministry based on the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science church in Boston (1866).
Is a Christian Scientist the same as a Scientologist?
Why is it called Christian Science? It is Christian because it is based on the teachings of Jesus. It is scientific because it uses the laws of God, and when systematically applied to any situation, brings about expected results. Christian Science is not Scientology.
What are the three basic teachings of Christianity?
Belief in God the Father, Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and the Holy Spirit. The death, descent into hell, resurrection and ascension of Christ. The holiness of the Church and the communion of saints. Christ’s second coming, the Day of Judgement and salvation of the faithful.
Who is Moji George?
Moji George, a colleague and the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Nigeria West Africa, explores how to resist evil in this inspiring article, Moji shares her spiritual perception and quotes from the Bible describing how we can recognize and correct the temptation of evil suggestions characterized
Who are the readers of the Mother Church?
The Mother Church and its “branch churches” around the world each have two Readers, who are referred to simply as First Reader and Second Reader, according to the order in which they initially speak during the Sunday service. The Manual gives the First Reader more responsibilities than Second Reader.