Blanche Hersey Hogue was one of the early workers in the Christian Science movement. She became interested in Christian Science as a young woman. She had begun a musical career as a pianist, but a healing of her mother in Christian Science caused her to give up her career in music and devote her full time to the healing work, contributing many articles to the Christian Science periodicals.
She became a member of The Mother Church in July of 1893. She also helped organize First Church of Christ, Scientist in Portland, Oregon, where she served as its Pastor until Mrs. Eddy ordained the Bible and Science and Health as the pastor of all Christian Science Churches. Mrs. Hogue was elected First Reader of that branch church. She was not a student of Mrs. Eddy, but she did earn the degree of C.S.B. in 1899, and was a dedicated practitioner and teacher for over fifty years. She was elected to a three year term as Second Reader of The Mother Church in July of 1914.
Mrs. Hogue contributed many articles to the Christian Science periodicals. In Miscellany (page 237), Mrs. Eddy mentions Mrs. Hogue in recommending that all Christian Scientists carefully study her article on the Church Manual (Christian Science Sentinel, September 10, 1910).