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2012 Membership Series

Membership in The Mother Church is an inspired and significant step for any student of Christian Science to take in the ongoing and ever-unfolding study and practice of Christian Science. In this series members from diverse backgrounds and experiences share what special meaning membership in The Mother Church has for them. — The Editors

No member can ever be isolated

From the October 2012 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Years ago, when my husband and I, and our two daughters, lived on an isolated ranch in northeastern Oregon, The Mother Church seemed far away. Although I loved Christian Science, it was often difficult (and sometimes impossible, with storms or below-zero weather) to leave our mountain valley and get down the mountain to the local branch church.