Church Dedications

Note: Christian Science churches are dedicated only when free from debt.

Derbyshire Advertiser

Derby, Derbyshire, England (First Church).—Services of dedication of First Church of Christ. Scientist, Derby, were held on Sunday, July 4, 1943.

It was in 1904 that the first seeds of Christian Science were sown in Derby, when "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, was given to a gentleman residing at Alvaston. He studied the book and interested others in its study, and in September, 1907, the little group of people held their first informal Christian Science service in a private house. In June, 1908, a small room was rented and the services were made available to the public.

In behalf of the Christian Science...
December 25, 1943

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