Prayer that heals

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

— Christ Jesus, John 14:18

The poor suffering heart needs its rightful nutriment, such as peace, patience in tribulation, and a priceless sense of the dear Father’s loving-kindness.

— Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 365

You too can experience the blessings that result from the study and application of the teachings of Christian Science.

For over 140 years people have found these ideas brought comfort, inspiration, and healing in very challenging circumstances.

Study these ideas for yourself

The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, are available to anyone for daily study. Apply these ideas in your own life.

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

by Mary Baker Eddy

This book contains the full explanation of Christian Science and its biblical foundation for spiritual regeneration and healing.

Available in multiple languages

Science and Health is also available in several translations. Ask your local Reading Room.

Christian Science Reading Rooms are open to the public, and have dedicated, quiet space to study or purchase the Bible, weekly Bible Lesson, Bible reference books, and other Christian Science publications.

First-hand accounts of healing

Christian Science healing has been practised for well over a century. Many people have found that as God’s presence and love become more real and tangible, healing and regeneration occur naturally.

The Christian Science Journal, Christian Science Sentinel and The Herald of Christian Science have published verified reader’s accounts of healing since 1883. Available online or through any Christian Science Reading Room.


Jorian Clarke

I knew God’s care was reliable because we had experienced healings in our family of problems that were as frightening as this one...The Christian Science nurse I spoke with was unafraid, and her calmness, based on her confidence in God and expectation of healing, helped to reduce my fear.

Visit a testimony meeting

Prayer can be applied to any problem including physical, emotional, financial, and relationship challenges. At these meetings you can hear others share how they’ve been healed through their prayer and study of Christian Science.

Watch a testimonial

What is Christian Science treatment?

Christian Science practitioners are individuals who have experienced real healing proof of God’s care. They are available to help others find how prayer can bring healing to their lives also.

Practitioners who are listed in The Christian Science Journal have dedicated themselves to the full-time practice of Christian Science healing, and are self-employed. You can contact a Christian Science practitioner by phone or email for confidential assistance in prayer for healing.

What practical care is available?

Christian Science nurses* provide practical care and spiritual encouragement for those relying on prayer consistent with Christian Science for healing.

Christian Science nurses* may work independently in individual’s homes, or for Christian Science nursing facilities and visiting services. These organizations are independently run.

Christian Science nursing care in Victoria is free of charge. A Victorian Christian Science nurse may be contacted on 0435 958 677.

*Legal Disclaimer: Christian Science nurses are not registered health practitioners under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act, as in force in each state and territory of Australia [the National Law]. Christian Science nurses do not provide medical nursing services, as regulated under the National Law. Rather, Christian Science nurses provide religious non-medical care to individuals who have chosen to rely on Christian Science for their health needs.

Hear Christian Science nurses share what they love most about Christian Science nursing.

Is there a course of study available?

Christian Science Primary class instruction is a 2-week course of study that teaches the student how to heal themselves and others.

An “association” of each teacher’s students gathers each year to share in a day of spiritual refreshment, growth, inspiration, and prayer.