The Committee on Publication office works for the Christian Science Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is led by the District Manager who is also Committee on Publication for London.

It provides information on the Church, its founder and members, for the media, parliament and the public.

The District Manager works with the Manager of Christian Science Committees on Publication in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and with local Committees covering all areas of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The Christian Science church was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879 ‘to commemorate the word and works of our Master (Christ Jesus), which should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of healing’. (Church Manual 17)

For publications by the Christian Science church click HERE.

Recent posts

A letter about church

This piece appeared on the Christian Science Committee on Publication’s Facebook page on 30 July 2018.   Media reporting on religion in the United States often focuses on the challenges many denominations are having as their membership numbers have trended smaller. The following letter to the editor, sent to the Chicago Sun-Times, addresses this widespread […]

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For Christian Scientists, a time to go higher and deeper

The piece below, published on 4th September 2018, is taken from the Christian Science Committee on Publication (Boston) Facebook page Christian Science Reading Rooms are unique in today’s world. They’re places where people come for quiet spiritual study and often just to pray. Where many have been healed through the deep inner communion with God […]

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Letter to a town’s popular website

A branch church sent this letter to the administrator of a local website about advertising on their site.   Dear ……, Thank you for your email letting me know of your decision regarding our advertising with  www……  While I appreciate that we cannot appeal, we are perplexed/surprised because we have advertised with you in the […]

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Christian Comment with Laura Huxford from Stroud

Christian Comment with Laura Huxford, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Stroud I’VE recently been pondering the word ‘spirituality’ — a word in common usage nowadays, often indicating an enhanced sense of well-being. Dictionary definitions contrast ‘spirituality’ with ‘materiality’ and most refer to God, though some definitions indicate that ‘spirituality’ may not necessarily have any connection […]

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Jerusalem – city of hope

This article originally appeared in The Christian Science Monitor for 30th March 2018. “When you see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like grass” (Isaiah 66:14). These words, translated here in the New King James Version of the Bible, were hastily carved by a 4th-century pilgrim as graffiti on the crumbling […]

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Christian Scientists and respect for the rights of others

The following was posted on the Committee on Publication page on Christian in response to the imposition that Christian Scientists would impose their beliefs on others. Like people of many faiths, Christian Scientists take the Golden Rule as basic ethics. It guides our relations with society, and while we can’t claim to have been […]

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Love that lifts us up: A Christian Science perspective on Grenfell Tower

This article was originally published as the June 21 Christian Science Monitor “Christian Science perspective” feature. JUNE 21, 2017 —My church is in the London borough where a tower block housing many of the community’s poorest people went up in flames recently. It happened so quickly that dozens lost their lives. When I heard the breaking […]

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