An event that made a big impression on me happened when I was in high school. My eighty-year-old grandfather was diagnosed as terminally ill and was considered to be in the last stages of stomach cancer.
My family had moved within a mile of our county’s juvenile detention center. At first glance, I was just glad my kids were not in it! Teens were playing basketball on a court surrounded by impossibly high fences topped with wire.
“Fake news” is something we hear a lot about these days. It’s so pervasive in today’s media world that it can be difficult to know what news sources can be trusted.
Many years ago I was asked by the London County Council, which was responsible for educating the children in inner London, if I would be willing to teach the youngest class in a school for “deprived” children. These youngsters were in the care of the state because their families had broken up.
I teach a Sunday School class for teenagers. In the fall of 2017, the class became very challenging.
The following is part two of a two-part edited and abridged transcript of the 2018 Annual Meeting workshop called “Reading Rooms and Sunday Schools in today’s world. ” Part one was published in last month’s issue of the Journal and concluded with remarks by the Reading Room Ambassador in the Church Activities Department of The Mother Church.
The following is part one of a two-part edited and abridged transcript of the 2018 Annual Meeting workshop called “Reading Rooms and Sunday Schools in today’s world. ” Please look for part two in the next issue of the Journal.
Editor’s note: Maryl has been asked by the Christian Science Board of Lectureship to be available this lecture year (July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019) specifically to give classroom and ecumenical lectures.
The following is an edited and abridged transcript of the “Walking with the Word” workshop held June 3, 2018, the day before Annual Meeting, in the Extension of The Mother Church. It was also broadcast live online, and you can watch the complete replay at christianscience.
I’ve come to appreciate the inspired wisdom that led Mary Baker Eddy to found Christian Science Reading Rooms. These Reading Rooms serve their neighborhoods by making the truths of the Science of Christianity available through the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, the Bible, and other resources provided by The Christian Science Publishing Society.