Annual Meeting of The Mother Church

The Christian Science Monitor

The annual business meeting of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, was held Monday. Reports of the growth of Christian Science throughout the world, and the report of the clerk as to increase in church-membership, showed that during the past year Christian Science has had the greatest growth in its history. Many new organizations have been formed during the year in the United States, in Alaska, and in foreign countries, including England, Scotland, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, China, and South Africa.

Announcement was made of the election of the following officers: President, John C. Lathrop, Brookline, Mass.; treasurer, Adam H. Dickey, Brookline, Mass.; clerk, John V. Dittemore, Brookline, Mass.; first reader, H. Cornell Wilson, New York city; second reader, Mrs. Blanche Hersey Hogue, Portland, Ore.

Reports from the field as read by Bliss Knapp, C.S.B., a member of the board of lectureship, included San Francisco, Cambridge, Chicago, Minneapolis, Greater New York, Memphis; also Ottawa, Canada.

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