Branch churches (in person, online)

Prayerful preparation for sharing


Hundreds of articles about sharing Christian Science have been published in The Christian Science Journal and the Christian Science Sentinel over the years, and are now available online at JSH-Online. (These periodicals are great for sharing, too!)

Overcoming resistance to sharing Christian Science
Sharing Christian Science (Sentinel Radio Program 1034)
Sharing Christian Science brings many blessings

Examples of sharing

Branch churches and societies, their servicesSunday SchoolsReading Roomslecturescommittee work, etc., are all designed to bless their local communities. Looking for some examples of how people have gotten involved with their communities?

Using the Cross and Crown trademark

If you would like to use the Cross and Crown trademark in person or online, please be sure to refer to the guidelines. more

Online options

Branch churches and societies may choose to use simple web tools, social media, electronic advertisements and invitations, websites, etc.

Getting started

How can a branch decide which options are right for their community?

Ten questions you can ask about a branch web presence 

Social media

Review the list of social media accounts run by The Mother Church and The Christian Science Publishing Society. 


Websites can be a dynamic way to give visitors a 24/7 look at your branch church, to highlight branch church and Reading Room events, to introduce resources, and invite people to activities. You can write in a way that's appropriate to your community as well as link directly to pages on and other official church websites. Should your church choose to create a website, here are some legal guidelines.

Online church services

As Christian Science branch churches and societies continue to look at their church services, Sunday School, and other activities in a fresh way, some have incorporated the Internet and other new media, to more broadly connect members and church attendees to these services and meetings. There are legal implications. more