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! 


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1101 Curtiss St, Downers Grove, IL 60515


Our Thanksgiving Day service will be from 11am to 12 noon. 

Everyone is invited to join us and share our thanksgiving for God's loving care for all of us. If you are in town for the annual Bonfield Express 5K Run/Walk, you are welcome to attend our service afterward.


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 is our



Sunday Service

10 - 11 am.


Children up to the age

of twenty study the

Bible and learn how to

apply its lessons in

their daily lives.


Sunday School

10 - 11 am.


Babies and younger

children are cared for

in our children's room

at all services.


On Wednesday nights a

portion of our service is

open for people to share

experiences and remarks

about the effect of

Christian Science in their lives.


Wednesday Evening Meeting 

7:30 - 8:30 pm.


We gather for a special

service to give gratitude

to God each Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving Day Service

11am -12 noon

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