Frequently Asked Questions & Resources


Frequently Asked Questions

Should I bring my loved one to Wide Horizon?

If care needs cannot be met at home with the support of a Christian Science practitioner, then Wide Horizon may be a right step to take. Please call us for a phone consultation.

Can I afford Wide Horizon?

It has been Wide Horizon’s pleasure and practice to work with families to recognize that fiduciary responsibility starts with turning to God. Let’s rejoice that divine Love’s provision for each of his children is complete. Some health insurance plans will cover a stay at Wide Horizon. Wide Horizon will work out a payment plan for any patient and requests for benevolence are considered on a case by case basis. The National Fund for Christian Science Nursing provides funding for care in select cases.

I just need a place to rest, and study the Christian Science lesson without interruption – can I come to Wide Horizon?

Yes. Wide Horizon offers Rest & Study for Spiritual Renewal in Horizon House where quiet time, spiritual resources, meals and housekeeping are provided while your attention is devoted to prayerful study. We also offer a beautiful, cozy Library with many resources in the Main Building.

What is outpatient care?

Outpatient care is assistance with wound care or other physical assistance that requires the skills of a Christian Science nurse but does not necessitate admission. Please call us to make arrangements to come in at any time.

Is it possible to have a Christian Science nurse come to my home?

Yes. Christian Science nurses are available 24/7 and the contact information may be found in any monthly issue of The Christian Science Journal or online at

How does the Affordable Care Act impact Christian Scientists?

Click here for our detailed page of resources on this issue.

Informational Resources

Below is a list of resources you may find helpful for all of your questions about Christian Science, Christian Science nursing facilities, benevolence and a valuable resource guide.