First Church of Christ, Scientist - Woodstock, IL holds regular Sunday Services starting at 10:00 AM. Two Readers, elected by the membership for one year terms, read prepared lessons from the The Bible, and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science. The lessons consist of citations read alternately from each book, with Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures providing corroboration and explanation of The Bible passages. Click HERE to listen to our Sunday sermon.
Wednesday Evening Testimonial Service
Every Wednesday evening starting at 8:00 PM a Testimonial service is held in our attached Reading Room. During this service the First Reader reads selections from The Bible, and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, focusing on topics of current interest or importance to the members. Following the readings members of the congregation are invited to share their thoughts on Christian Science and to give testimonies about the healing affects of Christian Science in their personal experience.
Thanksgiving Day Service
A Thanksgiving Day Service is held every year on Thanksgiving Day morning starting at 10:00 AM. The First and Second Readers read a prepared lesson consisting of citations from the The Bible, and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. The service concludes with members of the congregation sharing expressions of gratitude for the healing power of God and lessons they have learned through their study of Christian Science.
All of our services are open to any interested member of our community.