Holiday Interfaith Service at Church of Scientology of Sacramento

​​​​Rev. Kay Alice Daly of the Church of Scientology and Rev. Alice Baber-Banks, president and head pastor of the Christian Fellowship Ministry Church, shared the rostrum at the sixth annual Holiday Interfaith Service at the Church of Scientology Sacramento.Sister Baber-Banks delivered a sermon quoting Bible verses on peace, love and tolerance. Choir members from her congregation inspired and uplifted those gathered in the chapel of the Church of Scientology, reinforcing Baber-Banks' mess … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Seattle Celebrates 60 Years in Service to the Community

This story, appearing on Newswire.com, covers the history of Scientology in Seattle:In May 1950, renowned author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard published a book that launched a movement and changed the world—Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. In it, he provided not only the first clear and concise description of the workings of the human mind and the laws that govern it, but also a technology by which anyone could resolve the problems of the mind. The book became an instant … [Read more...]

Scientology Headquarters in the UK Opens Holiday Ice Rink for the Community

An article on the Scientology Newsroom features a new addition to the holiday for the town of East Grinstead, which has served as the headquarters for Scientology in the UK since 1959.As part of their holiday festival, they opened an ice rink, open to the public every day but Christmas until January 2."When Town Mayor Councilor Bob Mainstone pulled the switch December 3, transforming Saint Hill by setting 30,000 lights aglow and lighting 15 illuminated reindeer and a 31-foot Christmas … [Read more...]

Special Edition of Freedom Magazine on Clearwater, Florida

The special Clearwater, Florida, edition of Freedom Magazine shows a community aligned to tackle its issues, working together in the spirit of cooperation.The editorial sets the tone by beginning:IF SOMEONE WERE TO DRAW A DIAGRAM OF what a day looks like at Flag—the Scientology religion’s spiritual headquarters in Clearwater, Florida—it would show a lot of arrows indicating people. Arrows flowing into Flag, arrows heading out. If you color-coded arrows for Scientologists or non-S … [Read more...]

How L. Ron Hubbard Came to Found the Scientology Religion

The Scientology website shares this account of the beginning of the Scientology religion--how L. Ron Hubbard came to discover the technology that led to its establishment.L. Ron Hubbard began his studies of the mind and spirit in 1923, resulting in a manuscript entitled “Excalibur” in 1938. It was in this unpublished work that the word Scientology first appeared to describe what Mr. Hubbard termed “the study of knowing how to know.” He decided against publishing the book for the fact, “‘Excal … [Read more...]

What is it Like to Be a Scientologist?

There is an excellent article on World Religion News on what it's like to be a Scientologist.It also appears on the Scientology Parent website and was written by  that parent, Tad Reeves.Tad threw it open to other Scientologists to answer a question submitted by a student:In your personal opinion, how do you think Scientology is different from other religions ex: Christianity, Catholic[ism], Islam, when it comes to day to day living?The article on World Religion News takes ex … [Read more...]

A LIFETIME OF CHRISTMASES HAS DEEPENED ONE SCIENTOLOGIST’S HOPE

In an article on World Religion News, Scientologist David Aden says:"Although the meaning of Christmas has changed for me over the years, in some ways my understanding of it has deepened. It is infused with hope and the promise of a better life and I understand now, better than ever, that such hope and promise are at the core of religious faith and practice."I have come to see that all of us, whether Scientologist or Christian, Muslim, Buddhist or Jew, are bound by our shared … [Read more...]

Stand Up For Religious Freedom and Human Rights on Human Rights Day

A blog on the Scientology Religion website expresses the views of the Scientology religion on the subject of human rights, and explains why Scientology Churches around the world hold conferences, stage marches and are otherwise intimately involved in Human Rights Day each December 10.Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Article 18 of the Universal … [Read more...]