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In your issue of April 11, a clergyman stated that "the...


In your issue of April 11, a clergyman stated that "the Holy Communion is celebrated in all branches of the Christian Church excepting the Christian Scientists and the Quakers, both of whom have rejected all idea of outward observance of anything sacramental." As the sense here expressed might be misleading, we ask that you kindly publish this answer for the enlightenment of your readers.

Communion is celebrated in all Christian Science branch churches on two Sundays of the year, in January and July.A correction was made in the February 1, 1936 Sentinel: "Sentinel,   January 4 (p. 348). the second column, second paragraph, 'January and June' should read 'January and July.'"  On page 125 of the Church Manual will be found the order of services on Communion Sundays in branch churches. Item 12 is: "The First Reader briefly invites the congregation to kneel in silent Communion. This is concluded by the audible repetition of the Lord's Prayer (spiritual interpretation omitted)." This is followed by the singing of the Doxology.

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