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God's love and law cast out evil

Christian Science is based on the teachings of Christ Jesus, who did not simply lessen, but actually destroyed, the evils that confronted him.
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The government is on God's shoulder

As we become more conscious of the divine power operating here and now, we will see its harmonizing effect in our daily lives.

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Bringing peace to the world by overcoming egotism

Exalting oneself above the divine I am takes many forms. Instances of egotism gone wild have resulted in tyranny and bloodshed, as evidenced by the human history of dictators. Thoroughly addressing various forms of egotism is paramount to bring healing to the world.

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Welcome to the Christian Science Website for Alberta

where you will find spiritual resources and information
to encourage and support your spiritual growth and exploration.

Learn to pray and heal
(a spiritual adventure)

Are prayer and healing for you? I mean, if you have no experience with spirituality or religion, or you're not even sure what you think about God, can you still pray and be healed?

Yes. Because prayer and healing are natural to us, and I say this as one who didn't even grow up in a religious household. But what I've discovered as I've studied Christian Science is that a willingness to shift perspectives, to see things in a new, more spiritual way, has an effect — for anyone.

Like in the case of an inmate I worked with. As I shared the basics of Christian Science with him he said it all sounded great but he was just a bad person. He seemed pretty convinced that healing wasn't for him. But as we talked about the fact that he wasn't defined by his past, but by God, his source, who is completely good, I could tell his thought about himself was changing.

And then he wanted more. So he took a copy of the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy's book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, back to his cell and started to dive into these books. Six or seven weeks later, I ran into him again and he told me that he'd been healed of a serious illness — just from studying the Bible and Science and Health. His study helped him grasp God and his life in a new way and his disease was cured.

In my lecture, I'll share more about the fundamentals of effective prayer, as I've learned from studying Christian Science, as well as how healing is truly possible for everyone.

Cost
Free

When
June 22, 2024, 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Where
Calgary Central Library
Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall (on main level)
800 3 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2E7

Parking
There is parking in the City Hall parkade, paid parking lots on the east side of the Library, and paid street parking in the East Village.

Nate Frederick, CS

Experiencing first-hand the healing power of Love is Nate's favorite thing. It's what makes him tick.

Nate studied religion and perennial philosophy at Hampshire College where he was introduced to Christian Science healing. Although he was enamored with the academic exploration of spirituality, what he truly desired most was to practice spirituality in a tangible way - he wanted to experience God and heal others.

After producing a documentary on miracles and traveling the world where he hiked extensively in the Himalayas, Nate came to Boston in 2008 to work for his church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist. Since then, he has served in many capacities, including launching and producing your Daily Lift podcast. Nate also helped pioneer the online Sunday School at The Mother Church; helped launch a branch church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts; worked as a counselor and wilderness trip leader for six years at a camp for Christian Scientists; has shared the Good News at jails, rehab centers and interfaith-events. He's also composed, produced and performed a variety of spiritually inspired music.

Nate's many hobbies include adventuring in the outdoors, writing songs and cooking. But he says, "Without comparison, my greatest love, my greatest joy — my purpose — is to transform lives and heal the sick through Christianly Scientific prayer."

This deeper sense of purpose led Nate to become a full-time Christian Science practitioner, who helps others find healing. In his lectures, Nate enjoys sharing how, in his eyes, healing through prayer is life's greatest adventure.


In-person and Online Church Services

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 Joan 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 June

Online services from the Mother Church are available by clicking here

Change to Calgary Church location

Our NW Calgary church is undergoing renovations.
Our Wednesday and Sunday services are being held in our downtown Reading Room located at:
#101, 1118 - 12 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta   T2R 0P4
Wednesdays: 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Sundays: 10:00 to 11:00 am
Free street parking Sundays and weekday evenings

Annual Meeting of the Mother Church

"Joy in the living Church"
This year's Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, June 3, at 11:00 am Calgary time.
Each year, Annual Meeting brings Mother Church members together from around the world to hear reports from The Mother Church and updates from the Field (you!). The entire weekend is a meaningful way to connect with your Mother Church and feel the embrace of your global family.
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Christian Church

We are a Christian Church located in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, and worldwide branches of The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts. All individuals are welcome to explore our online resources and participate in our church, Sunday school and Bible study activities; anyone can find God to be "a very present help in trouble". (Ps. 46:1)

 

church services

Church

All are warmly welcomed to our bi-weekly church services. Sunday sermons include readings from the Bible and ...

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sunday school

Sunday School

Children of all ages are welcomed in our Sunday Schools, where they discover how spirituality is relevant to their lives and ...

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sunday school

Reading Room

Reading Rooms are community resource centers that function as both bookstores and drop-in centers. Here you may ask questions about Christian Science and explore spiritual healing, prayer, and spirituality. We sell Bibles, the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, music and other products (in various languages) from The Christian Science Publishing Society.

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What is Christian Science?

Christian Science is more than theory — it's a practice that can deepen your relationship with God and change life for the better. In Christian Science, God is understood to be infinite Love, and so invariably good that a clear glimpse of this through prayer has power to heal, redeem, and restore anyone.

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Can Christianity be scientific?

Science is all about understanding and demonstration. Christianity is of the heart. Can these two views be in harmony with each other? We invite you to read a few articles that show how naturally Christianity and Science go together and the blessings that this connection can bring.

How to pray for healing.

Is Christian Science the same as Scientology? The similarities in name can cause some confusion, but the two are, in fact, entirely different religions with very little in common and are not connected in any way. Learn more

The Bible


Bible and spiritual healing, CalgaryThe 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


Bible and spiritual healing, Calgary 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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Christian Science Practitioners

Christian Science practitioners pray for healing for those who call upon them for help. These experienced men and women are available to help anyone anytime, anywhere. They are also happy, simply to answer questions about the practical blessings that come through the study of Christian Science.

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Sentinel Watch

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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Teen Connect

Honest, authentic takes on timely topics — written by and for teens.

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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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