From the Field

[Extracts from the report of Christian Science Committee for State Institutions and Agencies in New Jersey]

State Prison at Trenton. It is gratifying to report that the attendance at our services here has shown a marked increase, although the number of men confined in this prison has decreased recently. A keen interest in the services and in the literature, especially The Christian Science Monitor, is manifested by the men. As a consequence, the number of Monitors being read and enjoyed here is three times what it was a few months ago. Each copy of the paper, after being read by a recipient, is passed on to another. We are fortunate in having two of the inmates who attend our services serve as soloist and pianist. A Thanksgiving service was held in the prison, which was well attended and much appreciated by the men, some of whom gave testimonies.

State Hospital for Insane at Greystone. As the result of the faithful work done by the Christian Science workers, five men who had been attending our services here have been healed and have returned to their homes.

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Be of Good Comfort
September 14, 1935

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