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Hymns by Mary Baker Eddy

First published in 1898, the Christian Science Hymnal contains traditional Christian hymns, and well as hymns unique to Christian Science. A number of hymns are arrangements of seven poems written by Mary Baker Eddy.

The following is a list (in alphabetical order) of the poems by Mary Baker Eddy. These poems are in the public domain. If you are interested in other poems in the Christian Science Hymnal, you may obtain one at any Christian Science Reading Room, or you may purchase a copy on-line.

You may listen to the music for one arrangement of each hymn. The recordings were made at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Ridgefield, CT.

The hymns are played by Chuck Thatcher, who was formerly the organist at the Ridgefield church. The music is provided for your personal enjoyment, and is copyright © 1994 by Chuck Thatcher. Used by permission. All Rights Reserved.

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CHRISTMAS MORN Hymns 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
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CHRIST MY REFUGE Hymns 253, 254, 255, 256, 257
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FEED MY SHEEP Hymns 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309
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LOVE Hymns 30, 31, 32
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MOTHER'S EVENING PRAYER Hymns 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212
Read the poem
SATISFIED Hymns 160, 161, 162
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COMMUNION HYMN Hymn 298, 299, 300, 301, 302
Read the poem
Audio files copyright © 1994 by Chuck Thatcher. Used by permission. All Rights Reserved.

Additional Music by Chuck Thatcher

You are welcome to enjoy additional organ music from the Christian Science Hymnal, recorded at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Ridgefield, CT.

The Christian Science Hymnal contains many traditional Christian hymns which will be familiar to all. The following is a sample of this music which we hope you will enjoy.

HOLY, HOLY, HOLY, LORD GOD ALMIGHTY Hymn 117
ALL POWER IS GIVEN UNTO OUR LORD Hymn 411
POSTLUDE
This is a spirited piece of music, which is typical of what might be played at the end of a Christian Science church service.
Audio files copyright © 1994 by Chuck Thatcher. Used by permission. All Rights Reserved.

Hymnal Resources

Additional Hymns Published
A new Hymnal Supplement is available to branch churches (in the US and Canada) It is a wonderful and joyous opportunity to offer new hymns for Sunday School and church services.

The 2008 Christian Science Hymnal Supplement, Hymns 430-462, is the Publishing Society's first new publication of music for church services in over 75 years. more »
Samples of New Hymns
Listen to a sampling of new hymns courtesy of spirituality.com. more »
View the Hymnal Online
Read the Christian Science Hymnal, with seven hymns written by the Reverend Mary Baker Eddy. The book was digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive. more »
O gentle presence,
peace and joy and power;
O Life divine,
that owns each waiting hour,
Thou Love that guards the
nestling's faltering flight!
Keep Thou my child
on upward wing tonight.

-- Mary Baker Eddy