1. See “Privilege of Members,” in Mary Baker Eddy, Manual of The Mother Church (Boston: The Christian Science Board of Directors), 73.
  2. CSOs are listed in The Christian Science Journal and on the JSH-online website.
  3. “During the past year a faithful and energetic worker …,” Journal, December 1895, 352.
  4. “The Lectures,” Christian Science Sentinel, 18 April 1901, 525-526. To learn more about Norton, see Yvonne Cache von Fettweis and Robert Townsend Warneck, Christian Healer: Amplified Edition (Boston: The Christian Science Publishing Society, 2009), 480-481.
  5. Eddy to Emma Shipman / Undergraduates of Wellesley College, 13 April 1901, L08916.
  6. See “Christian Science Society of Harvard University,” in “Progress of Christian Science,” Journal, May 1912, 100–101. On February 26, 1904, a student at Harvard, Edwin C. Johnson, wrote to Eddy asking for her permission to host speakers on campus. See 683a.77.013.
  7. Wilfred G.G. Cole to Eddy, 24 February 1904, 057.16.002.
  8. Eddy to The Christian Science Board of Directors, 4 March 1904, L00850.
  9. Eddy, Manual, 73. This By-Law is Article XXIII, Section 8.
  10. “Letters to our Leader,” Sentinel, 1 July 1905, 710.
  11. “The Lectures,” Sentinel, 19 July 1913, 913.
  12. This group was listed under the name Jogjakarta in the Journal Directory.
  13. “From Tokyo, Japan” in News from College Organizations, February 1969. Church Archives.
  14. Church Archives.
  15. For example, see “Item of Interest,” Sentinel, 28 October 1933, 171–172. See also The First Church of Christ, Scientist, “Recommendations concerning bylaws for Christian Science organizations at colleges and universities” and “Some facts about forming Christian Science organizations at colleges and universities,” August 1967, Church Archives, Box 47895, Folder F295616. See also The First Church of Christ, Scientist, “The Meetings of Christian Science Organizations,” in Appendix E of Reference Notebook for Regional Assistance, 1984, Church Archives, Box 47895, Folder 279324.
  16. Christian Science organization at the University of Maryland to Area Maryland and District of Columbia Churches of Christ, Scientist, September 1980, Church Archives, Box 47895, Folder 201344671.
  17. Dorothy Howell Cork, “Sharing the Christ message—a healing force in cities and on college campuses,” Journal, November 1996, 46. See also Evan Mehlenbacher, “CSO’s—Making the Connection,” Journal, November 1992, 43–44.
  18. Author’s personal experience.
  19. “Spiritual fellowship and brotherhood in action,” in College Organization Newsletter, November 1970. Church Archives.
  20. Beverly Goldsmith, “College housing crunch yields to prayer,” Sentinel, 20 October 2005, web original.
  21. Bernard Sango Njanseb, “Rapid healing of a burn,” The Christian Science Journal, January 2014, 39–40.