- Administrators and a majority of board members or owners of groups belonging to the Organization of Residential Homes must be members in good standing of The Mother Church.
- Policies of each member organization should be in accord with the teachings of Christian Science and primarily intended to serve Christian Scientists who adhere to Christian Science.
- Members of the Organization of Residential Homes should be current and active in their participation and support.
- Representatives of member groups attending the Organization of Residential Homes meetings must be members of the Mother Church.
These standards were adopted in September 1978 and amended in October 2002.