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Nonfiction storycast on followers of Reverend Mary Baker Eddy in Seattle who built churches, and how they did it. Read by author Cindy Safronoff.

Nonfiction storycast on followers of Reverend Mary Baker Eddy in Seattle who built churches, and how they did it. Read by author Cindy Safronoff.
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Nonfiction storycast on followers of Reverend Mary Baker Eddy in Seattle who built churches, and how they did it. Read by author Cindy Safronoff.

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English


Episodes

11. Not the Old Style Church (1907)

5/25/2019
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Mr. Oliver C. McGilvra, son of Judge John J. McGilvra, takes over the Building Committee of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, and moves the meetings to his law office in the original Burke Building at Second Avenue and Marion Street. Mr. Edwin W. Cravin proposes a temporary wood structure at the building site in Capitol Hill. Takes place at their new meeting location at Christensen Hall at Broadway and Madison Streets. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication:...

Duration:00:10:36

10. Resolutions (1906)

5/21/2019
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Mr. Edwin Randall Hoskins makes a resolution for unity as First Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, prepares to build a stone temple on Capitol Hill. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:09:33

9. Mother Church Extension (1902)

5/18/2019
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Mr. Edward A. Kimball proposes a $2M church edifice extension at the 1902 Annual Meeting of members of The Mother Church in Boston, The First Church of Christ, Scientist. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:12:15

8. Christian Science Chapel (1900)

5/14/2019
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The Seattle Christian Scientists build a chapel on Sixth Avenue under Mr. Allen H. Armstrong's leadership and establish their first regular reading room in the Marion Building on Second Avenue. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:12:09

7. Christian Scientist (1899)

5/11/2019
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Mr. Allen H. Armstrong, a new Christian Science teacher, moves to Seattle from California, where he organized First Church of Christ, Scientist, San Jose. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:10:44

6. A New Church (1895)

5/7/2019
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Mrs. Julia Field-King founds and builds a church in St. Louis in 1895, and her students in Seattle organize as First Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, in 1896. Mr. Edward A. Kimball, who presided over dedication of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago, (see photo) gives a Christian Science lecture at the Seattle Theater in 1897. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:14:04

5. The Mother Church (1893)

5/5/2019
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Reverend Mary Baker Eddy directs her followers to build a stone church in Boston, for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, also called The Mother Church, after the financial panic of 1893 during a period of economic depression. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:14:32

4. Structure of Truth and Love (1892)

4/30/2019
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The Seattle students of Mrs. Julia Field-King start organizing. Takes place at 1111 Third Avenue. Includes dedication of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Oconto, Wisconsin, and the Building Fund for The Mother Church in Boston, Massachusetts. Explores Mary Baker Eddy's definition of church, as "The structure of Truth and Love," and questions on whether her followers should organize churches and build edifices for Christian Science. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication:...

Duration:00:12:51

3. The New Birth (1889)

4/23/2019
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Mrs. Julia Field-King comes to Seattle in 1889 just after the great fire. Takes place at 1111 Third Avenue. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:15:12

2. U-District Society (1914)

4/6/2019
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Mrs. Mollie Gerry starts a church in the University District in Seattle in 1914. Takes place at the Gerry residence near Ravenna Park, the College Inn, and University Masonic Hall. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:08:10

1. The Centennial (2016)

3/31/2019
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A box of historical records is opened at the Christian Science church in the University District in Seattle in 2016 in preparation for the church's centennial. Takes place at Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, and at the home of author Cindy Safronoff. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:07:36

Trailer: Intro to story & project

3/29/2019
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A unique Seattle history showing Reverend Mary Baker Eddy's influence in a pioneering city. It's a story, read by the author. It's an ongoing independent research project. Visit CindySafronoff.com to learn more about Dedication: Building the Seattle Branches of Mary Baker Eddy's Church, A Centennial Story.

Duration:00:03:11