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Finding joy, health, hope for all

Join us for a free online talk — Tuesday June 14, 7:30 pm MST

Sometimes we can feel that joy seems hard to find — and seems even harder to keep! But what if joy is really fundamental to our nature? What if it is something all of us have permanently?

Christian Science lecturer Steve Salt, CSB, says, "What if we could find the good in life for which our hearts yearn is invulnerable to surrounding events, that it's never 'on the line' for any reason, actually? If there was a way to trust that, and to prove it, that would give us a compelling reason to have hope. Even a reason for unshakeable joy. Christian Science explains the incredible good endowed on us by God — a good all of us deserve and can even expect — all the time."

Mr. Salt will share how he was healed of mental darkness, and subsequently regained his sense of joy. Through praying with ideas from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, he was transformed — uplifted by a better understanding of joy as a quality of an all-present, all loving God.

He will also share other healings, thoughts on identity, prayer, and what Jesus taught about joy. And he'll describe Mary Baker Eddy's life. She founded Christian Science, wrote Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and modeled a prayerful approach to life, through good happenings and bad, health and sickness, security and poverty, safety and homelessness — prevailing over all of these obstacles, and helping many others along the way.

Steve Salt, CSB

I was led to the full-time, public practice of Christian Science where I could apply its teachings to daily experiences and secure a stable sense of well-being for those in need of prayerful support.

I have enjoyed fulfilling the duties of Christian Science Committee on Publication for Ohio for 15 years. This has allowed me to connect with editors, reporters, and government officials at the local, state, and national levels, ensuring the availability of accurate information about Christian Science. I have regularly met with ecumenical and interfaith leaders, given talks with interfaith groups and comparative religion classes. I have written for national websites, blogs, newspapers, and magazines in this capacity.

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Our Calgary Reading Room is open for regular hours. We also offer curbside and mail out service for those who prefer it. We ask that people call ahead for an appointment to 403 209-0012, and ring the doorbell when they come. Wearing a mask is optional.

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In-person and Online Church Services

Now that the province has removed gathering restrictions, our Calgary church is open for Sunday services and Sunday School. We will continue offering Sunday services on Zoom as well. At this time we will be offering our Wednesday services on Zoom only.

You may attend our Calgary services online via Zoom. Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30pm and Sundays from 10:00 to 11:00am. If you would like to attend please email Chris at christrr@shaw.ca and she will send you an email link to the Zoom service(s) of your choice.

  HYMNS - to help you enjoy the online services

  SOLOS - view the solos for the Sunday services in May

Online services from the Mother Church are available by clicking here

Lectures & Events

Annual Meeting 2022 - This year's theme
"One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes the brotherhood of man; ends wars; fulfils the Scripture, "Love thy neighbor as thyself;" annihilates pagan and Christian idolatry, - whatever is wrong in social, civil, criminal, political, and religious codes; equalizes the sexes; annuls the curse on man, and leaves nothing that can sin, suffer, be punished or destroyed."

Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 340

We will be holding an annual meeting event at the Calgary Reading Room at 11:00am on June 6, to watch the Mother church annual meeting together.

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The Bible

The Bible from Genesis to Revelation, is the foundation for the theology and practice of Christian Science and the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy.

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Science and Health

In the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy explains the scientific laws behind the teachings and spiritual healings of Christ Jesus.

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Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was a lifelong student of the Bible. It became clear to her that spiritual healing was based on divine laws of God, Spirit, and that these laws could be applied by anyone to heal human suffering and sin. Her primary work, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, contains the full explanation of Christian Science and its biblical foundation of spiritual healing. Mary Baker Eddy went on to establish the Church of Christ, Scientist, as a Christian denomination and worldwide movement of spiritual healers.

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Record of Truth

On the last Friday of every month, Record of Truth, is a podcast from The Christian Science Journal where you'll hear guests discuss an important global topic from a spiritual perspective.

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Every Monday our contributors tackle topics relevant to your daily life and inspiring your prayers for the world. Hear from Christian Scientists from many countries and all walks of life, including Journal-listed Christian Science practitioners and teachers, discussing Christian Science and its healing power and answering questions sent in by you, our listeners.

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For He shall give His angels charge over thee,
to keep thee in all thy ways.

Psalm 91: 11

 

 

         
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