Abf Africa Presentation

ABF Africa Presentation

At a special Zoom presentation held on May 2, ABF’s CEO, Joe Ritter, gives a presentation on his recent trip to Africa where he visited six different countries. Watch the presentation replay below.  

The Albert Baker Pass Your Blessings Forward Scholarship

Harvey Heiges shares why he funds Pass Your Blessings Forward Scholarships

Dear Friends, This spring 101 Albert Baker Fund Scholarship recipients are graduating from college. We are so grateful to our generous donors who helped fund the education of a new generation of healers. It may surprise you to learn that, although these students received an Albert Baker Scholarship and scholarships from their colleges and other […]

Joe Ritter visiting Africa

ABF’s Recent Trip to Africa (Special Zoom Presentation on May 2 Open to All)

At this special presentation, Joe Ritter, ABF CEO, will update you on his 5-week trip to six countries in Africa. Please join us on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 4:00-4:45 pm Pacific Time (5 pm MT, 6 pm CT, 7 pm ET). All are invited. Register here:

Spring 2023 Newsletter

The Albert Baker Fund Spring 2023 Newsletter

Education transforms lives. It enables individuals to realize unlimited possibilities in their expression of God’s great goodness. It’s what drives The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) to help every Christian Scientist have the opportunity to gain a quality education.

Japhet Tekila

ABF In Africa 2023, Part4 (FINAL)!

March 15, 2023 Hi, All! The ABF six-country tour of Africa has come to an end.  As I stated in an earlier email, understanding and explaining ABF’s programs in Africa is complicated.  Naturally beautiful – and also complex.  Also, please feel free to share this email with others. Without a doubt, ABF is supporting tremendous […]

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Yaoundé, Cameroon

ABF In Africa 2023, Part3!

February 22, 2023 Bonjour! (We are now in Francophone Africa, Cameroon. Having finished our visits to Uganda, Kenya, and Ghana.) Welcome back to my attempt to share highlights from our ABF trip through Africa! As I mentioned before, these are just shadows of the true experience. Also, let me be clear that these are my […]

The Christian Science Organization at Ndejje University, Kampala, Uganda

ABF In Africa 2023, Part2!

February 13, 2023 Hello! Habari! Chi! Each evening, I think that this evening will be the evening when I will have time to write an update – and each evening seems to end 2-3 hours later than expected and the plans for tomorrow require my priority. So, I am taking advantage of the three-hour drive […]

Meeting at University of Ghana in Accra

ABF In Africa 2023, Part1!

February 3, 2023 It’s happening! The CEO of The Albert Baker Fund is returning to Africa this February! In fact, we are enroute as I type this email. Lamech Katamba, ABF African Regional Program Manager, and Dominique Beling, ABF African Applications Processing Agent, have organized a six-country visit for Robin Jones and me (Joe Ritter, […]

Three New Initiatives To Support Student Success

Announcing Three New Initiatives to Support Student Success (Video)

At a special Zoom presentation held on January 24th, ABF announced three new initiatives to help college students achieve success. These initiatives are one-on-one mentoring with an experienced mentor in their field of study, peer-to-peer student learning communities, and professional Career-Based ABF LinkedIn Groups. Watch the presentation replay below.  

Aly Mikesell

Embracing a new generation of healers by helping fund their college education

Dear Friends of The Albert Baker Fund, Have you thought about today’s young Christian Scientists as the new generation of healers? I realized this when reading their scholarship applications this summer. Each student shared how they use Christian Science in their daily life and how healings have brought them peace, guidance, and solutions to their […]