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Centerville Daily Iowegian and Citizen.

Centerville, Iowa (Society).—Christian Science Society held its dedication services on Sunday afternoon, November 13, 1938. The regular order of a Christian Science service was followed.

"When a Christian Science church is dedicated," officers explained, "it is entirely out of debt." Consequently it is a joyous occasion for Christian Scientists when this announcement can be made.

Christian Science Society of Centerville first held services in temporary quarters in private homes and in different buildings around the square. Since those early days, services have been held in the Majestic Theater, Drake Public Library, and the Fenton Building. The present site at the corner of Tenth and Jackson Streets was purchased, and the dwelling thereon remodeled as a permanent church home.

All through those early years a building fund was established, and with the exception of a grant from the Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker Eddy, the entire indebtedness was met by voluntary contributions and pledges.

Christian Science Society of Centerville is a branch of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts.—Centerville Daily Iowegian and Citizen.

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The Lectures
May 6, 1939

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