Praying about world issues

Humanity is united by a desire to feel hope and see progress. The universal struggle for a better world can feel like an uphill battle. But it is aided by our prayers.

Here you can access inspirational podcasts, talks, articles, and music, as well as balanced journalism, to address the urgent issues we’re all facing in our own lives as well as in our communities. New items are added regularly, so please come back often.

A spiritual response to political division and upheaval

A spiritual response to political division and upheaval

How can we address gaping political divides and the resulting turmoil? Here's one way to start praying.

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What still governs—right now

What still governs—right now

In the midst of chaotic circumstances, God's love can help us see beyond fear to acknowledge our common humanity.

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News
‘Say Their Names’: Why the George Floyd protests resonate globally

‘Say Their Names’: Why the George Floyd protests resonate globally

The killing of George Floyd has sparked protests outside the U.S., and not just about American police injustice. Those abroad are taking the moment to raise their voices about racist policing at home.

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Podcasts
Podcasts on racial issues

Podcasts on racial issues

Here's a collection of Daily Lifts with spiritual ideas to support an end to racism. Each Daily Lift can bless you and your community—all in just a few minutes.

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Articles
Healing Racism

Healing racism

A sampling of recent articles from The Christian Science Monitor and the Christian Science Sentinel, are offered as resources to help readers of all faith backgrounds who are praying about eradicating racism.

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Pandemic related podcasts
Pandemic related podcasts

Pandemic related podcasts

Each Daily Lift shares a healing idea that can bless you and help you bless others —all in just a few minutes. Here's a collection of Daily Lifts in response to the current pandemic.

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Pandemic related talks
LECTURE — Spiritual discovery: How you can better the world

Lectures on Christian Science

Explore our uplifting talks. Each shares how timeless ideas central to Christian Science can bring healing to different aspects related to the global pandemic.


Living life without fear is possible. In our newest video, Alex Fischer, CS, explores how clarity about our oneness with God, Love, helps us find answers, joy, and health.

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Pandemic coverage in The Christian Science Monitor

Monitor journalism elevates thought beyond fear to empower practical understanding of world issues and action, where appropriate.

The Christian Science Monitor is providing all pandemic related content for free. New articles posted regularly. Please check them all out.

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Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

“God is Love.” More than this we cannot ask, higher we cannot look, farther we cannot go.

Bible Lessons

Weekly Bible Lesson

Free access for a limited time
Mary Baker Eddy stated, "The Bible contains the recipe for all healing" (Science and Health, p. 406). Explore the Bible with more depth and understanding through the Bible Lessons from the Christian Science Quarterly. Find healing and answers to the biggest questions facing our world today.

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Pandemic related articles and podcasts
Content from the Christian Science periodicals

Christian Science magazines

Curated free content from a spiritual perspective dealing with immunity, overcoming fear and loneliness, finding certainty in uncertain times, family harmony, economic security, and healing grief—as well as resources for kids and teens. Offerings are regularly updated.

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Church
Find online church services

Online church services

Join us for Sunday and Wednesday online church services of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA or find online church services of a Christian Science Church in your area.

Hymns
Heavenly Hymns

Heavenly Hymns

Hymns have a unique ability to bring healing and comfort in times of difficulty. These selections emphasize the unbroken connection between each one of us and a God that constantly provides for our health and safety. Click on “read more” below to view hymn selections and information.

All recordings are taken from the Embraced CD. © 2018 The Christian Science Publishing Society.Credits

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Readings

Wednesday readings

Readings from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

January 6, 2021

December 30, 2020

Pamphlet
Free from Contagion Pamphlet in print and displayed on tablet

Free from Contagion

Free from Contagion is a new printable collection of articles. Each one contains solid healing messages that can help transform your life and the community around you. Isn't that what the world needs now?

Articles include:

  • Bringing Our Prayers to the Threat of Contagion

  • True Health

  • Forecasts—Not the Final Word

  • No Classification of Diseases

  • Nipping Disease in the Bud

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