Letters to our Leader

Manchester, England, April, 1906. Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy.

Beloved Leader:—"Neither space nor time can separate genuine Christian Scientists." "Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity." This message that you sent through the Sentinel to First Church of Christ, Scientist, Manchester, England, lives ever in our thought, and we desire to realize more fully the real import of those words. At the present moment they have been brought more vividly to mind by a loving and united effort for the Building Fund of The Mother Church. In response to the urgent appeal for funds which reached us through last week's Sentinel, the branch churches and societies in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bradford, Rochdale, Warrington, and Southerport, co-operated in raising a fund, the amount of which has been forwarded by this mail to Mr. Chase, making the total amount contributed by these branch churches and societies for the building of the extension of The Mother Church £508 13s, 8d ($2,441,68).

It will interest you to know that all these branch churches and societies have only been established since Christian Science was brought to Manchester, five and a half years ago, so that we feel sure you will the more rejoice, knowing that though some of us are but tiny tendrils, yet that in our earliest days we are growing up with our noblest and best thoughts lovingly and gratefully entwined in the Mother Vine. Yours in the bonds of Christ,

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May 19, 1906

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