First Church of Christ, Scientist

"Pilgrim on earth, thy home is heaven; stranger, thou art the guest of God."

--Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 254:31


Welcome to the website of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Downers Grove which is a branch of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts which was founded and established by Mary Baker Eddy.   It is the purpose of this church to bring the healing message of Christian Science to our community. We would love to welcome you to our church services and to have you visit our Reading Room. Please check out the headings listed above to learn more about us. Also, feel free to call us with any questions you may have. And again - Welcome! 


Everyone is welcome to come to this special talk!


" I invite you to join me in discovering how

  you can establish your own strong foundation and experience

the life-changing effects of building on this solid basis."

        Janet Hegarty, CSB.  

She will talk about How to make change for the better

November 11 from 2 to 3pm

at the Downers Grove Public Library




Curtiss is one way heading east toward Main Street. Our church is diagonally accross from the Library at the corner of Curtiss and Forest.




We are also on any internet mapping services


First Church of Christ, Scientist
1101 Curtiss Street · Downers Grove, IL 60515 · (630) 968-1007







Our Church Services


Everyone is welcome to

our services. Readings

from the Bible and from

our text book by Mary

Baker Eddy explaining the

Bible selections are our



On Sunday  the Service is

10 - 11 am.


Our Sunday School is

the same time

10 - 11 am.

Here children and young

adults up to the age

of twenty study the

Bible and learn how to

apply its lessons in

their daily lives.



Babies and younger

children are cared for

in our children's room

at all services.



On Wednesdays

our Evening Meeting 

is 7:30 - 8:30 pm.


We listen to readings

from the Bible and the

Christian Science textbook

Science and Health with Key

to the Scriptures. Then a

portion of our service is

open for people to share

experiences and remarks

about the healing effect of

Christian Science study in

their lives.



First Church of Christ, Scientist
1101 Curtiss Street · Downers Grove, IL 60515 · (630) 968-1007