The Christian Science Board of Trustees is made up of three individuals. Michael Pabst, who had been serving as both a Trustee of the Publishing Society and a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors (see p.
Mary Trammell, or “Trinka,” as she is affectionately known, received her doctorate degree in literature and Bible history and taught writing and journalism in the Florida public university system before becoming a Christian Science practitioner and teacher. While a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors and holding various editorial positions with the Christian Science periodicals, including Editor in Chief, she traveled widely and wrote prolifically for the publications—and continues to contribute to them.
Patricia Tuttle is a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science who lives in San Francisco, California. She speaks warmly of her grandmother, who, along with regular attendance at Sunday School, helped Patricia develop her love of Christian Science.
From his home in Norwell, Massachusetts, Sandy Sandberg reflected on his recent three-year post as First Reader at The Mother Church in Boston. He spoke with great tenderness about the Wednesday testimony meetings, where he saw a sense of caring for one another in such a way that those gathered could stand and share things that were “deeply intimate.
When Marie Helm made her first visit to Russia in 1991, little did she suspect the spiritual adventure that awaited her, and how much at home she would come to feel there. As she became acquainted with the Russian people and began learning their language, she soon discovered their deep yearning to know more about God.
When I discovered that Christian Science practitioner and teacher Bettie Thompson is a black woman who witnessed the civil rights movement, immediately I knew I had to interview her for the Journal . When I first called and told her I wanted to speak with her about civil rights, she gave a vivacious, spirited reply: “My friend, I’ve been around a long time.
Talking with Lois, you’ll discover she has a helpful and humble perspective on the “how/when/where/who” questions we all ask ourselves. This may have something to do with her journey.
Heather Hayward shares her time as a Christian Science practitioner and teacher between her flat in London and the family house in Barton on Sea in the southern county of Hampshire. There she loves to walk along the beach and cliffs, where, she says, “I do my best praying.
Before Ann Croft was born, her parents came to know about Christian Science through her grandmother, who was confined to a wheelchair and needed an operation. But because she had a heart condition, the doctors felt an operation was out of the question.
On the surface, Caryl Farkas appears to be an anachronism in her largely secular, academic hometown of Madison, Wisconsin. A Christian Science practitioner and teacher, she has dedicated her life to spiritual healing, and enthusiastically attends and serves in church with her husband and their two children.