2017/2018 Series

Sunday November 5th @ 3pm : Mark McCurties

First Church of Christ, Scientist
204 East 4th Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA


Mark McCurties  of Chestnut Hill, MA brings his lifelong love of the Bible to audiences around the world. Having had multiple opportunities to witness God’s healing power, he will discuss the healing power of the Christ; that it is just as alive and relevant today as for the men and women of the Bible.  

Friday November 17th @ noon

The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Downtown Portland 


Living in the "Kingdom of Heaven"  right here and now 


José de Dios Mata has a clear and simple message,– Heaven is within us, not a place in the future. He will show how prayer and the expression of such attributes as mercy, justice and unselfishness can reveal this ever-present kingdom right in the midst of the most difficult situations. 

Thursday January 18th @ 7:15 pm

The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Downtown Portland 


A spiritual revolution:  The quest to experience God 


Giulia Nesi of Fairfield, CT has always loved people; their life stories, their struggles, their successes. She sees a special opportunity in these Christian Science lectures to provide for opening the way for the spiritual seeker in all of us to learn, grow, and heal. 

Tuesday March 20th @ 7:15 pm

The Old Church Concert Hall 

1422 SW 11th Downtown Portland


Are you ready to take the first step? 


Enrique Smeke of  Newburyport, MA has a purpose to his talk – to show that there is great value in taking a first step towards a solution. When we find ourselves in difficult situations, God is there to support and guide us. And as we look to God for support we witness how God unfolds the path to the awaited solution.  

Saturday April 21st @ 10:30 am

Ft Vancouver Regional Library
901 C St, Vancouver, WA 


Healing violence through divine Love 


Maryl Walters of Wildwood, MO brings to her lecture some 40 years of experience as a practitioner of Christian Science healing – joyfully helping people find solutions to their own and world problems through the practical Christianity found in Mary Baker Eddy’s book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. 

Tuesday May 15th @ 7:15 pm

The Old Church Concert Hall 

1422 SW 11th Downtown Portland


Finding God, finding health 


Michelle Nanouche of Paris, France will explain the living God as active, present and accessible; that no one is, or can be, cut off from or left out of the divine presence.  The unique revelation of God’s full nature, as explained by Christian Science, unlocks the potential in us, not just to survive but to thrive.