First Church of Christ, Scientist and Reading Room
9536 Minnick Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone: (708) 634-3997
Spiritual Discovery: How You Can Better the World
Discovery is what has progressed humanity throughout history, be it through new inventions or new views of fundamental human rights. Spiritual discovery is about stripping away surface-level appearances in order to see our lives and the world through the nature of an all-good God that is Life and Love itself. This lecture is about how we find real change and healing through new views of people, power, and prayer.
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What is Christian Science? An approach to Christianity based on the idea that the divine Truth and Love at the heart of Jesus' life and works is timeless, universal, and understandable, and so can be experienced through healing in our lives today.
About our speaker
After college, Tom McElroy worked in finance, and volunteered as a prison Chaplain in men’s, women’s, and youth correctional facilities. Now, as a Christian Science practitioner, he prays with people from many different walks of life in order to help them find spiritually-based solutions to issues ranging from health problems to financial and relationship difficulties.
Tom has spoken about the practice of Christian Science for general audiences, and groups in universities, churches, and prisons, throughout the US, Europe, Africa and Australia.