Among the Churches

Currents Notes

Cedar Rapids, Iowa.—Sunday, April 4, was marked by the opening of the beautiful new edifice of First Church of Christ, Scientist, on Second avenue, every seat being occupied when the hour for the services arrived. Not all of the pews had been received, but those in place gave a seating capacity of five hundred, while additional chairs were brought from the Sunday school room. When all pews are placed, the seating capacity will reach seven hundred. The services were in keeping with the Christian Science program which obtains all over the country. The formal dedication, to mark the payment of all debt on the new building, will take place in the near future.—The Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Charleston, W. Va.—The trustees of First Church of Christ, Scientist, have acquired the lot at the corner of Bradford and Lee streets, and will soon receive plans for a modern edifice. The lot is considered to be one of the most desirable in the city. It has a frontage of 92 feet on Bradford street and 100 feet on Lee street. The purchase price was about ten thousand dollars. For a number of years the Christian Scientists have held their services in a business building on Quarrier street.—The Charleston Mail.

The Lectures
June 12, 1915

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