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First Church Reading Room – 1309 Guadalupe 78701

The Reading Room –
A Spiritual Resource Center

The Reading Room is Open!
As of June 1st: M-F 10-2 pm

 Free Bible Study!
The long awaited Bible Study using
Madelon Maupin’s Bible Roads CDs
Monday, August 10 @ 7:30 – 8:30 PM CDT on Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 931 1395 8416

Genesis Chs 2-3 – Workbook Questions

Genesis Chs 4-5 – Workbook Questions

The second Monday of each month we will enjoy digging deeper into books of the Bible that will give us insights that can be applied in our daily experience. Madelon has a Masters of Theological Studies degree, traveled the Holy Lands, and continues to lecture and teach Bible studies. Please join us!

Looking for uplifting ideas?
Take advantage of all the wonderful articles and podcasts on JSH Online that are free and the resources on There are lectures on YouTube and on
And you always have our pastor – The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

Click here to hear 
What is a Christian Science Reading Room?

Our Christian Science Reading Room is a place for everyone
to pursue study and spiritual inspiration.  We offer Bibles, concordances, and reference materials as well as various publications from the Christian Science Publishing Society
for purchase or study.

See below for the recent webinar walk-thru replays to learn more about the new Concord and the revamped JSH-Online.

Rr Sales Area

Credit Card Use
You can use your credit card to make a Reading Room purchase.  Our Librarian can run your card on Paypal.


Rr Study


The Study Room with the
Resource and Lending libraries
are located in the church building.



Resource Library



Located in the Sunday School



Lending Library





JSH-Online update:

Here is the link for Part 1 of a walk-thru introduction to the new set up of JSH-Online:
Here is the link for Part 2 of the JSH-Online walk-thru.


Here are links of #1 & #2 walk-thru introductions of the New Concord:

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Information on services available for Christian Scientists

Wellspring Gardens – Converse, TX
The Leaves – Richardson, TX
Houston Visiting Christian Science Nurse Service – June
Houston Visiting Christian Science Nurse Service – July
Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association – Brookline, MA
Principle Foundation – promotes inspired benevolence in accordance with the teachings of Christian Science.
Principle Foundation Disaster Relief Fund
Albert Baker Fundprovides resources for the education and development of Christian Scientists.
Announcing The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund
Campership Fund for Christian Scientists
Cedars Camps – Lebanon, MO
Adventure Unlimited – Buena Vista, CO
Are you a teen?  Discovery Bound Compass
A program for Christian Scientists in 9-11th grades.
Sign up now – space is limited.
Christian Science Committee on Institutional Work in Texas – Ongoing Gratitude from Steadfast & New Students of Christian Science
Gratitude from Inmates




JSH-Online – A whole new way of sharing Christian Science religious magazines

The Christian Science Journal, Sentinel, and Herald Online — The Christian Science Publishing Society presents a whole new way of studying, searching, sharing, and subscribing to the Christian Science religious magazines—and all on one, easy-to-use website called!

Here is the link for Part 1 of a walk-thru introduction to the new set up of JSH-Online:
Here is the link for Part 2 of the JSH-Online walk-thru.