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Apply Online by January 29 for Summer Internships at The Mother Church!

From a 2017 Summer Intern: “I love how much I felt The Mother Church investing in me–both my skills as a worker and in my growth as a Christian Scientist” ~2017 Summer Intern Applications are now being accepted for 22 summer 2018 internships in a variety of areas such as publishing, web design, legislation, marketing, media, international planning, archival research, etc. […]

Be the Christmas Blessing to our Community!”

Be the Christmas blessing to our community!” That was the message that landed in the email box of our Africa Programs Manager, Lamech Katamba early last November. Airtel Uganda, one of Uganda’s biggest mobile phone companies, was inviting Lamech—and 10 million other Ugandan cellphone users!—to submit a project for its 12 Days of Christmas Grant Program. […]

Introducing Jill Stucker, Our New Manager of Grant and Loan Programs

As many of you may know, our current Director of Programs, Marilyn Jones, will be leaving us at the end of February 2018. While we’re sad to say good-bye to “MJ,” we are truly pleased to announce that Jill Stucker of Dallas, Texas, has recently joined The Albert Baker Fund (ABF). Jill will be taking […]

Why is educating Christian Scientists more important than ever?

A 2017 message to our friends

Why is educating Christian Scientists more important than ever? Dear Friends, At The Albert Baker Fund (ABF), we have always recognized the vital role education plays in the lives and careers of our alumni. However, over the last few years, we’ve increasingly come to see a cause-and-effect relationship between educating Christian Scientists and the impact these […]

Register for Free ABF Career Workshops in California and Washington — Make Connections, Get Inspired, Bless Others!

What is the hardest thing to find when you’re looking for career inspiration? You might think it’s a new job. But you would be wrong. The hardest thing to find is one-on-one time with exactly the right person who can coach you, mentor you, inspire you, and connect you to your next career opportunity. And that […]

What is the ripple effect of educating one person?

[Click here for PDF with full graphics and content] 2016 Message to our Friends  Greetings from The Albert Baker Fund! As we look back over the many wonderful individuals we’ve funded in the last year, we can’t help but think of the powerful ripple effect that educating one person can make in the life of […]

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The ABF Career Alliance is coming to Chicagoland on November 12!

Join us for an afternoon and evening of career connections and inspiration for the entire Christian Science family, including those friendly to Christian Science. Whether you are finding, growing, or changing your career — or are ready to share your career experiences to bless others — this event promises to career-altering, fun, and deeply rewarding. […]

Announcing ABF Career Alliance 2016 Update!

Whether you are a recent graduate, job seeker, career changer, or career ally, here’s some of what you’ll find in our updated ABF Career Alliance website and portal: …More ways to connect job seekers and career allies–from informational interviews to professional networking and career mentoring …Fully-engaged career allies waiting to connect to students, recent graduates, job seekers, career changers and other […]

Get Ready for the 2016 College Summit in Boston, August 12–14!

It’s around the corner and only happens every other year so you don’t want to miss it! Come to Boston for a weekend of inspiration and transformation at the 2016 College Summit at The Mother Church, on Friday, August 12, through Sunday, August 14. The metaphysical theme is: “…blessed is that man who seeth his brother’s need and supplieth it, seeking […]

Albert Baker Fund in Africa 2003-2016

The Albert Baker Fund in Africa: Changing Lives, Blessing Communities

May 2016 Dear Friends, It was 2003 when we first expanded our financial support to Christian Scientists in Africa with a pilot program in Uganda and Zambia. Since then, we’ve built a carefully structured program that has dispersed more than $2.1 million in the form of 1,256 educational grants to Christian Scientists in 13 African countries. The numbers […]