Christian Scientists in Residence

Christian Scientists-in-Residence


Cottages in a woodland setting are available for Christian Scientists who love to live independently and within a community where Christian Science is lived and loved...

For more info about alternative residential living opportunities, check out the ORH website. The ORH (Organization of Residential Homes) provides details about a number of homes worldwide that may meet your need.

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Please call us at (800) 626-9155.

Pure humanity, friendship, home, the interchange of love, bring to earth a foretaste of heaven.

— Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896 p.100:22-24

Home is the dearest spot on earth, and it should be the centre, though not the boundary, of the affections.

— Science and Health 58:21

Frequently Asked Questions

Tenacre invites Christian Scientists who are members of The Mother Church to join a Christian community bound by their commitment to the practice of Christian Science and their active participation in Tenacre’s mission and ministries.

The cottages are unfurnished, ready for you to bring your own furniture.

We have studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom cottages.

Please call or email for specifics.

Monthly rent ranges from $1400 – $2000 based on square footage.

The monthly rate includes:

  • Utilities
  • Weekly housekeeping visits
  • Basic telephone
  • Linen service
  • Maintenance of the grounds/buildings and Tenacre’s appliances

Additional services include Tenacre’s bus to downtown Princeton and Princeton branch church services, mail delivery, and the Spiritual Resource Library. The audio system, access to cable television, and the closed circuit Tenacre TV channel are offered at no charge.

Meals are offered at the Cafeteria at an additional cost.