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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

Joining a worldwide, praying family

From the September 2012 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Though I was not raised in Christian Science, as a child I always loved the Bible and the accounts of Jesus’ healings. I asked my parents and Sunday School teachers why we did not heal as Jesus said we would, and they replied that healing was only for those in ancient times.