State Committee members:

  • Are branch church or society members and members of The Mother Church and have had primary class instruction and have a deep love for Christian Science institutional work
  • Oversee the work of the State Committee and its part-time employees and all of the activities of the chaplains and local committees
  • Are approved both by the existing State Committee members and by a majority of the six Sponsoring Christian Science branch churches who supervise the State Committee
  • Serve for a two-year term with a maximum of 4 consecutive terms
  • Meet online – usually every other month for a couple hours and also communicate frequently by email and phone
  • Are often also involved as visiting or corresponding chaplains or have had institutional committee experience in the past