Christian Science Nursing Courses

Christian Science Nursing Courses

“Christian Science Nurse”: A Manual By-Law for Every Member

This workshop explores the foundational ideas and qualities that find expression in Christian Science nursing, based on the Manual By-Law, “Christian Science Nurse” (Article VIII Sec. 31). We are happy to provide complimentary workshops in full- or half-day formats at branch churches and societies.*

* Future workshops not yet listed: September 25 – 26, 2020 & November 6 – 7, 2020







Christian Science Nursing Assistant Class - March 13 - 27, 2020

This class prepares members to be Christian Science Nursing Assistants, serving as religious ministers at Tenacre. The Christian Science Nursing Assistant role doesn’t require direct oversight of our Church friends (patients), but it forwards the ease and facilitation of Christian Science nursing.

The class begins with the Christian Science Nursing Assistants participating in the "Christian Science Nurse": A Manual By-Law for Every Member workshop on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14.

Please call (609) 279-2328 or email Christine Hein with questions or for an application. You are also welcome to visit our employment page for more information.




March 13

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March 14, 2020

Tenacre – Princeton, NJ


May 22

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May 23, 2020

Tenacre – Princeton, NJ

Ministry of Christian Science Nursing 1

In this course we explore topics such as ethics, communication, surroundings, personal care and much, much more. These are all studied in the context of ministering in the field as well as in a facility setting.

January 27

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June 26, 2020

Tenacre – Princeton, NJ

Ministry of Christian Science Nursing 2

In this course we continue to explore topics introduced in MCSN-1, as well as caring for individuals in bed, nourishment, cleansing and covering and much more. These are all studied in the context of ministering in the field as well as in a facility setting.

July 13

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November 20, 2020

Tenacre – Princeton, NJ

Ministry of Christian Science Nursing 3

In this course we continue to explore topics introduced in MCSN-1 and MCSN-2, as well as deepening and refining your Christian Science nursing ministry. These are all studied in the context of ministering in the field as well as in a facility setting.

April 13

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September 18, 2020

Tenacre – Princeton, NJ

Ministry of Christian Science Nursing 4

In this course we explore topics such as leadership, mentoring, mother and infant care. These are all studied in the context of ministering in the field as well as in a facility setting.


Nurturing Mothers and Families - May 4 - 8, 2020

This one-week class for Christian Science nurses will give insights into supporting a mother and her family throughout pregnancy, labor, and beyond. You will study and learn about babies and birth in their spiritual light, and the practical application of spiritual ideas in providing loving, supportive, and proper care for the entire family. Applications are welcome for this class only – apart from the full Ministry of Christian Science Nursing 4 course.

Please call Tina at (609) 279-2394 for more information and an application form.

Please contact us for future course dates.

Christian Science Nurse. Sect. 31 — A member of The Mother Church who represents himself or herself as a Christian Science nurse shall be one who has a demonstrable knowledge of Christian Science practice, who thoroughly understands the practical wisdom necessary in a sick room, and who can take proper care of the sick. The cards of such persons may be inserted in The Christian Science Journal under rules established by the publishers.

— Church Manual, p. 49