And the Lord thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the Lord will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: Deuteronomy 30:9
Our service is conducted by two Readers elected from the local church membership. The first Reader chooses appropriate hymns and a short passage from the Bible. The congregation join in Silent prayer and the Lord's Prayer, the version from Matthew in the King James Version. A spiritual interpretation, by Mary Baker Eddy, is read after each line. A solo follows and then The Readers read the Lesson Sermon from our Pastor - The Bible and Science & Health with key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
These sermons are prepared in advance by The Mother Church and are studied in the previous week. There are 26 Lesson Sermon subjects, of which some cover theological issues.
This week's Lesson Sermon subject is Substance