Praying about church membership?


Hundreds of articles about membership have been published in The Christian Science Journal and Christian Science Sentinel over the years, and are now available online at JSH-Online.

One way to shine

Membership means so much to me

My global family

Former and inactive members

Are you wondering about the status of your membership? Please read a letter from the Clerk of The Mother Church. more


Many youth summits include a focus on membership for those who are ready at the age of 12 or above.  Attend one near you.

You can become a member of ...

Your local branch church

People may join one of the "branch" churches, societies, or informal groups in over 70 countries around the world. Membership requirements are unique to each branch and do not imply or require membership in The Mother Church. more

The Mother Church

Members of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA, USA, come from more than 130 countries and all walks of life. Even if you live far away from other Christian Scientists or branches, you can still join.

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