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 If you missed this wonderful talk by Christian Science speaker Nate Frederick (given in Staunton, VA,  March 31st, 2019), here's a brief summary.  See the close of this post for study resources mentioned in his talk.   Faith, understanding and love heal! This inspirational program was a talk augmented with slides, titled   "Learn to Pray and Heal (a spiritual adventure)." The presentation explored...

Protecting Children The world needs to do a better job of protecting children and the spiritual innocence in each of us.  Our prayer makes a difference for children.  If you yearn to better protect your own or the world's children, you can find guidance, encouragement and fresh insights on christianscience.com.  Use this link to connect to articles about efforts being made...

Children naturally trust a loving parent and a loving God, and they love to pray.  They love bedtime prayers that affirm God's care and love for them. You'll find  illustrated books and booklets, and audio materials, for children in our on-site, Christian Science Reading Room.  In a Christian Science Sunday School, children of all ages learn they are created pure and perfect as...

The 2016 U.S. presidential election stirred -- and continues to stir --  harsh rhetoric, political polarization and -- for some --  even fear at home and abroad. this and every nation needs the influence of calm, thoughtful voices. Like young Solomon in the Bible, we all need to pray daily for "a wise and an understanding heart." This is practical...

You can grow your child's faith and happiness -- and your own --  by encouraging a natural, childlike trust in God. Christian Science helps by providing an understanding of God, and how prayer comforts, heals and helps keep us safe. It points us to the message of divine Love in the Bible. Learning as a child to trust God's care In my...

Terrorist attacks linked to Islamic radicals continue to stir fear and uncertainty around the world.  Overwhelming numbers of Syrian refugees desperately need new homes, work and help, and yet we hear that some of those who have carried out the  bombings linked to ISIS entered Europe with refugees.  The efforts to encourage nations to help resettle Syrian families now face a...

In our neighborhoods and communities -- and here in Waynesboro-- are many who long for a way out of addiction and the despair so often linked to it. Whether you struggle in this way, or care deeply about others who do,  Jeff Rice's experience may speak to you: In his own words...

Our church provides many opportunities to hear and read testimonies of Christian Science healing that share how an understanding of God  has healed distress of all kinds. In its chapter titled “Fruitage,” Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, includes letters from those healed by reading this thought-stirring book. First person experiences of healing are also included...

  If you are seeking a spiritual approach to health, or have been praying for more harmony in your life,  a Christian Science practitioner or teacher can answer questions and offer prayer-based, metaphysical treatment. These caring professionals are dedicated to Christian healing and are available full time to help anyone through prayer.  This treatment, if requested,  is a form of prayer that includes discernment...

Many people people want to pray, but feel unsure how to move beyond repeating words.  A good place to deepen your understanding of prayer is with the Chapter on Prayer that opens Mary Baker Eddy’s textbook on healing, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. She explains that sincere prayer is desire. It does not change God, who is...