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Saturday 4th May, 2013
2:00 to 4:00 PM
Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University
(10910 104 Avenue)
Room 9-201 (Download MacEwan building map)
No admission charge

Click here for parking and public transit information

• Looking for an alternative to the negative side effects
of drugs and intrusive medical treatments?

• Discover how an understanding of God as infinite good
and ever-present Love brings healing.

• Find out how the scientific system of prayer-based healing can be used
by anyone to bring the consistent and reliable health to their lives.

An inter-faith talk for everyone!


Presented by Christine Driessen

Christine Driessen is a Christian Science practitioner, teacher and lecturer who has relied on this system of healing all of her life -- as a ballet dancer, harpist, track and long distance runner, swimmer and diver, and snowboarder and mother! She has found that this spiritual perspective has also strengthened her work as a French teacher at Indiana University and in the inner city schools of Chicago; as Director of the Indo-Chinese Refugee program helping to resettle refugees from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia at the end of the Vietnam War. After receiving her Juris Doctorate, she opened a private law practice specializing in criminal, juvenile and domestic law, and then developed a comprehensive rehabilitation program as an alternative to prison for women offenders and their children.

Later she worked in a law firm specializing in hospital law, and then as an attorney with the Committee on Publication, Legal and Legislative Division at The Mother Church, working on a Medicare bill and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. For the last 13 years, Christine has been lecturing internationally in Africa, Europe and North American, in English and French, specializing in talks to youth, medical, interfaith and university communities. She is co-author of the book, "Soul of Medicine: Spiritual Perspectives and Clinical Studies" from Harvard Medical School where she has been lecturing for the last several years. Christine has a special interest in and love for environmental sustainability. And though she no longer practices law, she says she still argues cases--our divine right to health and peace--only in a higher court -- the Court of Spirit!

Parking Options

Covered Parking at MacEwan University:
Entrance off of 104 Avenue and 110 Street (Gate D)
$4 for 1 hour
Surface Parking at MacEwan University:
Entrance off of 104 Avenue and 112 Street (Gate E)
$2 for 3 hours
Free Parking:
Park in the church's parking lot at the corner of 108 Street and 100 Avenue

Public Transit Information

• ETS routes #2 and #111 stop on 104 Avenue in front the Robbins Centre
• ETS route #8 stops on 109 Street on the east side of the Robbins Centre
• Closest LRT station is the Corona Station using the 108 Street and Jasper Avenue exit

Click here for ETS route maps and schedules

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