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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

A strong support

From the August 2012 issue of The Christian Science Journal


During my sophomore year in high school, my mother, the only member of my family who was a student of Christian Science, was healed of cancer through Christian Science treatment. At the time, I was taking a class preparing me to join a mainline Christian denomination.