These video taped lectures are offered to give you an idea of what you can expect at a Christian Science Lecture, to watch one you missed, or revisit what you heard.
This first lecture of our Sixth Season was presented live October 7, 2021.
Alexandre Fischer, CS of Paris, France, began his career and passion as a lawyer. During his legal years, he became more and more interested in Christian Science. The more he studied and practiced this deep spirituality, the more he found that it was not about believing in anything, it was about exercising critical thinking to understand spiritual concepts, which in turn could be applied to one's life to bring healing.
This lecture was presented live on Zoom, Thursday, December 3, 2020.
Our third and final speaker of our Fifth Season, Lyle Young, CSB of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,
explains that to the degree we reach out to God to understand our identity as purely spiritual, knowing that each of us shines as a unique expression of infinite Love, we experience healing.
This lecture was presented live on Zoom, Thursday, November 5, 2020.
Our second speaker of the season, Anne Melville, CSB of New Zealand, explains the law of Love and how to bring this law into our own experience.
This lecture was presented live on Zoom, Thursday, October 1, 2020.
Our first speaker this season, Tom McElroy, CSB of Boston, MA, leads us on a journey of spiritual discovery, where we learn to see our lives and the world around us through the lens of God’s all-good nature.
This lecture was given on Thursday, March 5, 2020, in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, Oregon.
Our third speaker this season, Phillip Hockley, CS of Chesterfield, Missouri, shares how the perspective of God and reality that Christian Science opens up is one that offers freedom from whatever in our lives seems painful, debilitating, or limiting.
This lecture was given on Thursday, November 7, 2019, in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, Oregon.
In this lecture, Melanie Wahlberg, CS, explores God as Spirit, Love, and Mind, rather than as a man-like figure making arbitrary decisions. She explains how this divine Mind is an active presence of good in our lives.
This lecture was given on Thursday, October 3, 2019, in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, Oregon.
Beth Packer, CS, explores the phenomena of spiritual healing as recorded throughout the Bible, and shows by present-day examples, that such healing is not something of the past, but is a present possibility - an accessible transforming power for good in our lives today.
This lecture was given on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, OR.
Leide Lessa has found that knowing God as Mind, the source of intelligence, and God as Love, guiding and caring for all creation, moves us beyond looking at limited options and opens the way for us to see infinite possibilities.
This lecture was given on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, OR.
Janet Hegarty discusses how we can find a secure life foundation by discovering the unfailing source of our being. This source is the one, all-good God – not an unpredictable man in the sky who arbitrarily blesses some and condemns others, but Life and Love itself, the very Principle of everything real and good.
This lecture was given on Thursday, February 7, 2019 in the Portland State University Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, OR.
Dave Hohle discusses how mastering time is not the same as time management. Mastering time is understanding that real life does not actually occur within a time framework at all. That we can exercise our God-given freedom from the relentless limits of time,– age, aging, stress, inefficiency, frustration, past mistakes and missed opportunities.
This talk was given on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in the PSU Native American Student and Community Center, Portland, Oregon.
The common thread through the experiences Patricia Woodard shares in her talk, is the way a clearer view of the reality of our God-given wholeness releases us from burdens in our lives and causes us to soar.
This talk was given on October 4, 2018 at the Portland State University – Native American Student and Community Center in Portland, Oregon.
Speaker Nate Frederick, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, speaks to the ability we all have to realize the infinite possibilities of good.
By Maryl Walters, CSB
This talk was given on April 21, 2018 at the Library in Vancouver, Washington. Speaker Maryl Walters encourages us to "..look at the need behind the need," as we confront today's issues of violence in our world; to see that "No power can withstand divine Love." (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy) and how to put that divine Love into action.
By John Tyler, CSB
This lecture, by John Tyler, CSB, was given on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Old Church Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon. It was the first lecture in the Portland 2017 Christian Science Lecture Series.
By Fujiko Takai Signs, CSB
A Christian Science lecture exploring the power of scientific spiritual thinking. Speaker, Fujiko Takai Signs asks - Is it possible to love without limit? Can we experience life without fear? A Christian Science practitioner and teacher from Tokyo, Japan, she believes we can. Fujiko studies the relationship between prayer and healing, consciousness and reality, spirituality and well-being.