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Church Alive

The following was written in support of Church Alive, a focus of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, that explores the meaning and possibilities of awakening to the spiritual basis and impact of Church.

The Church Manual—our shepherd

From the January 17, 2011 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


My husband, Rich, navigated the Range Rover through several hundred sheep on their way from a refreshing drink at a lake to munchier environs in the nearby hills. Rich, with enough farm experience in his childhood not to be intimidated by masses of animals, matched his speed to the sheep, plotting a slow and careful course through their horizontal migration.