Wednesday Evening Meeting in Concord

Concord (N. H.) Evening Monitor

In response to Mrs. Eddy's invitation to the people of Concord to attend the Wednesday night testimony meeting at First Church of Christ, Scientist, there was present the largest congregation in attendance upon any regular service since the church was dedicated. The invitation was extended by reason of the presence in the city of Judge Septimus J. Hanna, C.S.D., formerly First Reader of The Mother Church in Boston.

The services opened with the singing of the hymn, "Watchman, tell us of the night," followed by the reading of a portion of the 9th chapter of Acts, and from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker G. Eddy, after which the congregation united in silent prayer, followed by the audible repetition of the Lord's Prayer. Mrs. Eddy's hymn, "O'er waiting harpstrings of the mind," was then beautifully rendered.

The First Reader then addressed the audience, in part as follows:—

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