Among the Churches

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Rochdale, England. —The new First Church of Christ, Scientist, which has been erected in Castlemere street, will be opened this afternoon [Jan. 31], when a thanksgiving service will be held. It is over ten years since the Rochdale people began to take a practical interest in Christian Science. A room was taken in December, 1903, and twelve persons attended the first service held there. Nine months later there was a growing congregation, and more commodious premises in Baillie street were obtained. A Christian Science Society was formed on July 10, 1906, and fortnightly meetings were started. Later the public hall lecture-room was utilized for the services, and in July, 1907, First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Rochdale, was formally organized.

The Rochdale Observer.

March 14, 1914

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