[Extracts from the Report of Christian Science Activity in California State Prison, San Quentin]

Services are held in the chapel the first and third Sundays...

Services are held in the chapel the first and third Sundays of each month at 12 noon. The services are conducted in accordance with the provisions in the Manual of The Mother Church, with the exception of taking up a collection. The attendance averages one hundred and thirty-five each Sunday. Many in the prison find it impossible to attend our services, due to the hour, there being many prison duties to be performed at that particular time.

The First Worker visits the prison the first three Saturdays of the month, and the Second Worker the fourth Saturday of the month, for the purpose of holding interviews with the men. A notice is read from the desk at the Sunday services stating that a Christian Science practitioner visits the prison every Saturday, and that those wishing an interview with him may make their request through the librarian.

Two Christian Science lectures are given at the prison each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. A lecture was delivered on Saturday afternoon, June 5, 1937. The chapel was filled to capacity. The lecturer commented on the good attention given to the lecture by the prisoners.

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November 27, 1937

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