The Manual of the Mother Church
Mary Baker Eddy

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Manual. Sect. 5. Branch churches shall
not adopt, print, nor publish the Manual of The
Mother Church. See Article XXXV, Sect. 1.
See Article XXXV, Sect. 1.

Organizing Churches. Sect. 6. A member
of this Church who obeys its By-Laws and is a
loyal exemplary Christian Scientist working in
the Field, is eligible to form a church in conformity
with Sect. 7 of this Article, and to
have church services conducted by reading the
SCRIPTURES and the Christian Science textbook.
This church shall be acknowledged publicly as a
Church of Christ, Scientist. Upon proper application,
made in accordance with the rules of The
Christian Science Publishing Society, the services
of such a church may be advertised in The
Christian Science Journal. The branch churches
shall be individual, and not more than two small
churches shall consolidate under one church
government. If the Pastor Emeritus, Mrs. Eddy,
should relinquish her place as the head or Leader
of The Mother Church of Christ, Scientist, each
branch church shall continue its present form of
government in consonance with The Mother
Church Manual.

Requirements for Organizing Branch
Churches. Sect. 7. A branch church of The
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass.

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