Dear Members and Friends, When Skip Phinney told us of his desire to step down from serving on the Christian Science Board of Directors at the end of December, we were tempted to try to talk him out of it. But when he reminded us that he first came to serve the Church in 1960, we realized our only legitimate response was to express profound gratitude for the many ways his service has strengthened The Mother Church and the Cause of Christian Science.
Dear Members and Friends, We are very happy to let you know that Barbara Fife, CSB, of Vancouver, Canada, has assumed the office of Clerk of The Mother Church as of October 1, 2018. Barbara has served Church in many ways, as an active branch church member, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, and a member of the Board of Lectureship.
Whether you read the print editions of The Christian Science Journal and Sentinel exclusively or also subscribe to JSH-Online. com, we deeply value your commitment to the healing ideas we publish and are always grateful for your feedback.
Dear Church family, As Rich Evans, CSB, steps into his new role as a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors on May 1, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin E. Ness, CS, to succeed Rich as the Manager of the Committees on Publication.
Dear Fellow Members and Friends, With great gratitude for the continuity of good, the Christian Science Board of Directors extends heartfelt thanks to Lyle Young, CSB, who stepped off the Board at the end of April to return to his loved home base in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. On May 1, we welcomed Richard Evans, CSB, to serve on the Board.
A national benevolence fund for Christian Science nursing care is now available for individuals living in the United States. Those who need assistance paying for their Christian Science nursing care can apply to the National Fund for Christian Science Nursing (NFCSN) for a grant.
The Christian Science Board of Directors has elected Mark Sappenfield to serve as the next Editor of The Christian Science Monitor, succeeding Marshall Ingwerson, who announced his resignation in December. Mark, a twenty-year veteran with the Monitor, has held assignments in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington, DC, and South Asia.
Dear Church family, It’s time to be thinking ahead to this year’s Annual Meeting, and we can’t help being inspired by the prospect. We have felt a strong spiritual impetus from each of the recent Annual Meetings.
Dear Fellow Members of The Mother Church, Warm greetings from the sunny south of India! It is my special privilege as President to be writing to you, to remind you of the love and support of our dear Mother Church for you as you let your light shine in your corner of the world. As we continue to fulfill our individual and collective mission to heal and save the world, we can all keep working to bring our personal lives and our church experience into alignment with God’s law of harmony.
We want to let you know about an upcoming change at The Christian Science Monitor. Marshall Ingwerson has asked to step down as the Monitor’ s Editor in the next few months to take another important position.