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The Ministry of Christian Science Nursing

Christian Science nursing is available for individuals relying on Christian Science for healing. It provides skillful, practical assistance and care to the one in need. The guidance for a Christian Science nurse can be found in the Manual of The Mother Church (Article VIII; Section 31). The founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, established the authority and standard for the Christian Science nurse in 1908, in the Manual of The Mother Church (Page 49, Article Vlll; Section 31):

Christian Science Nurse. SECT 31. A member of The Mother Church who represents himself or herself as a Christian Science nurse shall be one who has a demonstrable knowledge of Christian Science practice, who thoroughly understands the practical wisdom necessary in a sick room, and who can take proper care of the sick.

The cards of such persons may be inserted in The Christian Science Journal under rules established by the publishers. Christian Science nurses may work independently in individual's homes, or for independently run, Christian Science Facilities throughout the world.

Individuals advertising in The Christian Science Journal and The Herald of Christian Science have presented satisfactory evidence that they fulfill the requirements in this By-Law.

Journal Listed Christian Science Nurses

See directory of Journal Listed Christian Science nurses or those who may be available to work in homes.

More information on Christian Science Nursing and scope of services.

Christian Science Nurses - Calgary

Chris Weiland: 403-616-5808

Wayside House

Wayside House Victoria, BC is a Christian Science Nursing facility that provides short term care to individuals, long term stay opportunities for Christian Science care and Christian Science Nurses training. 

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Ask God to give thee skill In comfort’s art:
That thou may’st consecrated be
And set apart
Unto a life of sympathy.
For heavy is the weight of ill
In every heart;
And comforters are needed much
Of Christ like touch.

Mary Baker Eddy, Retrospection and Introspection, p 94