Good Friday 2023

We would like to invite you to an in-person Easter talk that focuses on finding comfort and assurance in what may feel like difficult times. This talk explores ways to pray, and to understand more about the rock of Truth that provides a sure foundation when most needed. 

Christie Hanzlik, CS, will be with us on Good Friday, April 7th, at 7:30 PM Eastern Time, to share her talk, “Feeling Genuine Joy in Difficult Times”. The program will begin with music at 7:15 PM by Matthew Hammond and Davya Flaharty with the group LOVE ONLY GROWS.  Join us after the talk for a few hymns and healing songs from the ‘Love Only Grows’ album by Matthew Hammond and Davya Flaharty.

Christie’s talk will be live and in person in the church auditorium, and we hope you will join us.

There will be a live simultaneous Spanish translation for Spanish speakers. Check our website for updates at

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Bring the kids too! Diane Allison will take them on an adventure with a Easter puppet show and other fun activities. Child care and all activities are free.

You are always welcome at our Sunday services and Sunday School: in English at 11:00 am and Spanish at 1:00 pm, and Wednesday meetings in Spanish at 5:30 pm and in English at 7:30 pm.

You are also welcome to visit our Reading Room from 1 pm – 4 pm, Monday through Friday on the lower level of the Church building.

Please visit to learn more about our church and visit for more information about Christian Science.

Feel free to contact us at 212-838-1870. We hope you will join us!

Good Friday Program:

7:15 pm EST:

Seasonal music by Matthew Hammond & Davya Flaharty.

Introduction – Jackie Draper

7:30 pm EST:


In English and Spanish

We will provide a live simultaneous Spanish translation for Spanish speakers.

Video Replay

This Good Friday event will be available to view, share and enjoy immediately after the program.

Christie Hanzlik, CS

Christie has served as a Journal-listed Christian Science Practitioner since 2010. She also served on the Board of Lectureship from 2013 to 2016. Christie’s passion is working as a Christian Science Practitioner at summer camp. For over a decade she has worked as the “main camp” CS practitioner at a camp that regularly has over 300 people attending in a session. Christie serves as chair for the Christian Science Committee for Institutional Work in Colorado, and she serves on the Board of Directors for the Campership Fund, a national funding organization that helps send kids to Christian Science camps and events. She loves to partner with Christian Science Nurses and has given several talks to Christian Science Nursing facilities and has addressed Christian Science Associations each year since 2013. She is also active in her branch church, with a focus on Outreach, the Reading Room, and Sunday School. Christie lives in Boulder with her two sons and husband, and shares a back fence with her dad.

Matthew Hammond & Davya Flaharty

Matthew Hammond (Austin, TX) and Davya Flaharty (Fairbanks, AK) are singer-songwriters who met 2 years ago through one of Matthew’s online Hymn Writing Workshops. They quickly formed a soulful blend of their individual styles and have just released their first album of hymns and devotional songs called Love Only Grows. Matthew and Davya have also formed a music ministry named after their album and have been touring North America for the past 9 months singing for churches, interfaith groups, nursing facilities, youth groups, summer camps, and will soon add prison ministries to serve those who have been incarcerated. You can hear their music and find out more about the Love Only Grows ministry @

Diane Allison

Diane Worfolk Allison is a gifted visual storyteller who has several children’s books published by the Christian Science Publishing Society.

“As with all artists, I am captivated by ideas, that reveal the importance and uniqueness of all peoples, especially children. They make demands, these ideas.  Some want a poem, some an illustrated story, some a song an essay or a play. with or without puppets.  Drawing children is a joy. I must capture their unique spirit beyond what eyes see. Writing and drawing  for children is a mission.”

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