Reading Room

Our Christian Science Reading Room is a place where you can:

  • Learn about spiritual healings

  • Engage in Bible study with various translations and commentaries or with the computer program "Concord"

  • Purchase Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy

  • Spend time in quiet prayer

  • Read the Christian Science Monitor, a weekly international newspaper 

  • Purchase the Christian Science Journal which lists Christian Science practitioners, churches, Reading Rooms and Christian Science nurses around the world 

  • Purchase or read the Christian Science Bible Lesson Sermon

  • Listen to CDs on Christian Science, healings or inspirational music 

  • Explore websites on Christian Science and the Christian Science Church 

  • Browse a selection of young children's Bible books and CDs

The Reading Room is staffed by experienced Christian Scientists who can answer questions and assist in finding resources for your study.

A quiet place to study

Reading Room hours:







Phone: (585) 435-4940

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Except holidays

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First Church of

Christ, Scientist

701 Mt. Hope Ave

Rochester, NY 14620


Daily Lift weekday podcasts are short takes on inspiring ideas to enrich your day and share with friends.


Sunday Services 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday Testimony

   Meeting 7:30 p.m.


Listen to people's experiences relating how their study of Christian Science has brought peace, joy and healing to their lives.

Christian Science Reading Room

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179 Monroe Avenue

Rochester, NY 14607

Open 11:00-2:00, Mon-Sat except Wed


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