When Mary Baker Eddy established the Lesson-Sermons, or Bible Lessons, as they are designated in the Christian Science Quarterly, in place of personal preaching, she recognized that in this way alone could Christian Science be presented in its purity and clarity at our church services.
There is a continuing need for Christian Scientists to serve in the Housekeeping and Stewards' Departments, including the dining rooms, of the Sanatoriums, and also for candidates for the Nurses' Training Course by Christian Scientists who intend to devote themselves to the profession of Christian Science nursing.
I wish to express my gratitude for Christian Science and for the health, security, and protection that I have experienced for over twenty-six years through the daily study of the Bible together with our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy.
One testimony could never cover all the healings I have experienced in Christian Science, but I do wish to express my deep gratitude for all that this Science has meant to me for over forty-four years.
I am most grateful to God for leading me into Christian Science, and to a cousin who so kindly gave me a copy of the Sentinel, which brought me the first light of this Science, the most wonderful thing that ever came into my life.