Global church

Membership

The Mother Church, the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston has a global membership from over 130 countries and “branch” churches, societies, and informal groups in more than 80 countries. Get an application for membership

Activities

This global, Manual-based activity is supported by staff in Boston, workers around the world (communications coordinators and Treasurer's representatives), and individual members. Members contribute through prayer, sharing Christian Science in multiple languages, translationsMore about global church activities

Visit the Christian Science Plaza while you're in town

The Mother Church is located near the heart of Boston on the picturesque Christian Science Plaza. There are beautiful buildings and gardens, a fountain, and a reflecting pool. The Plaza hosts various public events, and is also home to The Mary Baker Eddy Library and its world-famous Mapparium®. 

Photos

We're now offering archival, exhibition-quality framed and unframed prints of photographic images from around the Plaza.  more

Regular local activities

Judy Olson, First Reader of The Mother Church

Church

You're warmly invited to attend Sunday church services and Wednesday testimony meetings, live online and in person, and to listen to a replay afterward.

Sunday School

Bible-based spiritual education for teens, kids, and infants. more

Reading Room

Open to the community and dedicated to advancing spiritual healing.  more

Church tours

Friendly guides show you the original Romanesque church (1894), the Byzantine-Renaissance extension (1906), one of the nation’s largest pipe organs, and more.

Annual Meeting

Join us consider the idea of small seeds bringing vital growth. The meeting will be live webcast online. more

Other activities

Other public events include Opening Our Doors, organ recitals, public talks on Christian Science, and more.

Get help and help others

Our local members serve and volunteer in many capacities. You can ask for help or get involved yourself. more

Español

Entérese qué le ofrece La Iglesia Madre.  más