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What is a Christian Science Practitioner?

Christian Science practitioners provide spiritual treatment through prayer that results in healing—which includes the resolution of relationship or financial difficulties, physical cure, and transformed lives.

What do they do?

Christian Science practitioners are available full time to help anyone, anywhere, through prayer. They answer questions, too. Feel free to contact a practitioner by phone, email, or written letter. Many have offices where you can meet for an appointment, and most will also visit people in their homes. Christian Science practitioners are professionals and do charge for the treatment they provide. Each practitioner sets individual rates, so feel free to discuss payment with any practitioner you contact.’ (Text from

How to contact a Christian Science Practitioner or Teacher

A list and contact information of Christian Science practitioners and teachers worldwide is published online in The Christian Science Journal Directory and in the monthly magazine The Christian Science Journal. Listings of practitioners and teachers speaking a language other than English can be found in the various editions of The Herald of Christian Science, in addition to their listing in the Journal.

You can also find this list in the online Directory of Christian Science practitioners and teachers.   Directory

What is a Christian Science Treatment?

Treatment is based on the Bible and the principles explained inScience and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, including the idea that there is one, all-good God, who loves and cares for each of us. Christian Science teachers are active practitioners who are also authorized to teach classes on Christian Science. (Text from

What if I need physical help?

If you require physical help throughout your prayerful treatment with a Christian Science Practitioner you can either seek the services of a Christian Science Nurse in your own home, or go to a Christian Science Nursing facility. To find out more information on these please visit ‘Nurses and Nursing Facilities’ on this website (click here), or to find your nearest Christian Science Nursing Facility or Nurse visit here, and type in your country.