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Interviews

A Church of healers

When you first engage in conversation with Lyle Young, the Clerk of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, you might be surprised at what you hear—that is, if your mother tongue is French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Dutch. He speaks them all fluently.

Christian Science nursing’s tender care

Linda Kohler has been a Christian Science nurse for about 30 years. She graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University in theater/directing, and a year later began Christian Science nursing training at Arden Wood in San Francisco.

A seat for you at a practitioners’ roundtable

Connie Coddington, Manager of Christian Science Practitioner Activities at The Mother Church, talks about why this new format has gained such momentum. Connie, since these roundtables got going a few months ago, there’s been a real spike in bookings.

Giving testimony of Christ-healing

Since 2005, a small group of Christian Scientists in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, has been producing and broadcasting a bimonthly radio show titled Spiritual healing today,  featuring Christian Science healings. In January this year, one of the hosts of the show, Gérard Mutombo Biba [GMB], recorded a program about the importance of the Wednesday testimony meetings held in Christian Science churches all over the world.

Employment within ‘the wide channels of The Mother Church’

For the last five years, Douglas Paul has been the manager of human resources for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston. During his many years in the field of management, Doug’s career has included service in the academic (both profit and not-for-profit) and business sectors.

Christian Science nursing and Christ-healing

On February 11 and 12, a two-day meeting on “Christian Science Nursing and Sustainability” was held at The Mother Church in Boston.   Participants came from the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Mary Baker Eddy and her lecturers

The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s research programs are designed to support original contributions to scholarship and help further research by established scholars, graduate students, and recent graduates beginning their academic careers. The Library awards fellowships to academic scholars and independent researchers for research in its collections, which center on the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of the Christian Science movement.

Letting God shine through the music

  Last June, Lindsay Garritson was one of 30 young pianists from around the world invited to compete in the 14th quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a graduate of Principia College and Yale School of Music.

Spiritual education for all

A devotion to helping youth. A devotion to Christian Science.
Anyone who openly declares that consciousness is not brain is going to get some attention. Especially when it’s from an established neurosurgeon whose knowledge of brain science includes 25 years of clinical practice, including 15 years at the Brigham & Women’s and the Children’s Hospitals and Harvard Medical School in Boston.