Church Alive

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A space for member-to-member sharing about church experiences, inspiration, and needs.

Thank you for joining other members in exploring the awakening power of Church!

We wanted you to know that as of October 31, 2014, this Church Alive area will no longer be available. As a reminder, all Church Alive video and audio content can be downloaded through October 31 (see the download directions below each video or audio player).  Written content can also be copied or printed directly from the source page. Thank you to all who have supported and contributed to this sharing about our church experiences, inspiration, and needs!  

Church experiences 

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Inspired thinkers and doers share via blogs, audio chats, videos, healings, and more. We'd love to hear your stories, too! 

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Church Alive Events

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summits/workshops held 2014
Summits/workshops 2013:

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Community Connections

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Consider joining or hosting regular Community Connection calls or meetings held in regions around the world. They're open to all. more

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Clerk to Clerk

If you are a clerk in a branch church or society, you are welcome to participate in this community. Please go to the Clerk to Clerk Web page.

Recent updates

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A published Journal listing, a public healing practice

—A blogger challenges church members to consider the vital need for a public practice of Christian Science and encourages aspiring practitioners in their God-inspired endeavor be more committed to healing work.

Metaphysical Meetings

—Several years ago, 2nd Church of Christ, Scientist created a Metaphysical Committee to focus and encourage the branch church's metaphysical work. A member shares how this committee's work, along with the prayers of the membership, has had tangible results in their branch.

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"Church belongs to Christ"

—How can we pray when there seem to be conflicting or dominating personalities in a branch church? Practitioners Anne Cooling and Sushil Likhi offer helpful ideas on how to pray in these situations.