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Some views of Springfield House in Summer


Springfield House in Summer

Springfield House: Open for care and spiritual renewal breaks

If, as a student of Christian Science, you are interested in coming to stay for a few days spiritual refreshment and to support your study of Christian Science please get in touch РOffice telephone: 01633 401900 or mail@whitehaventrust.co.uk or by post Whitehaven Trust Ltd, Springfield House, Well Lane, Llanvair Discoed, nr Chepstow NP16 6LP.


International Christian Science nursing days

We shall be participating in worldwide programme of activities organised by the Association of Organizations for Christian Science Nursing over the weekend of 29 and 30 September. Our activity will be on Saturday, 29 September. We will post more information on this site shortly.


What We Do

Whitehaven Trust provides Christian Science nursing care for those who radically rely on Christian Science for healing. The Trust sees Christian Science nursing as an essential part of the healing ministry, and currently maintains a Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service as a Domiciliary Care Agency registered with the Care Quality Commission. This service enables patients to receive practical care and support in their own homes.
The Trust also supports training and mentoring for Christian Science nurses.

We are still recruiting Christian Science nurses

We would love to hear from anyone interested in working at Springfield House. It is in a beautiful location in South Wales.
Click here for information on current opportunities.

Springfield House is registered with CIW

Our Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service

Christian Science nursing care in patients’ own homes

For many years Whitehaven Trust has provided the Christian Science Visiting Nursing Service for the South West of England and often further afield.

To find out more about our Visiting CS nursing service click here.

Telephone the VCSNS on 0800-030-4157

New Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service leaflet

Download our VCSNS leaflet here 


What is a Christian Science nurse?

The role of the Christian Science nurse was established over 100 years ago by Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science and is described in the Manual of The Mother Church Article VIII, Section 31 (page 49):

Christian Science Nurse. SECT. 31. “A member of The Mother Church who represents himself or herself as a Christian Science nurse shall be one who has a demonstrable knowledge of Christian Science practice, who thoroughly understands the practical wisdom necessary in a sick room, and who can take proper care of the sick.
The cards of such persons may be inserted in The Christian Science Journal under rules established by the publishers.”

There are hundreds of Christian Science nurses across the world providing compassionate and practical care for people both in their own homes and in Christian Science nursing facilities.