The objectivity of church services

The first time I attended a Sunday service in a Christian Science church I was struck by the objectivity I heard. There were no passionate personal pleas, no judgmental chastisements. Even the way the Lord's Prayer with its spiritual interpretation was repeated by the congregation was a new experience for me in public worship. I left with a sense of fresh discovery. As I have continued to attend, each service gives me the opportunity for actively appreciating and respecting the individuality by which God expresses Himself in each of us. That's one of the beauties of hearing the Bible Lesson read on Sundays.

- A church member