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Apply Online by January 31 for Summer Internships at The Mother Church!

“I cannot tell you how much it touches me to do this important work and to see a behind the scenes look at the church.” ~Summer 2018 Intern Applications are now being accepted for 21 summer 2019 internships in a variety of areas such as promotion and social media, digital marketing, product development, graphic design, video […]

2018 Appeal Letter

We’re Here to Help Christian Scientists on Their Journey! Follow Along With Us!

Start here! Dear Friend, Here at The Albert Baker Fund (ABF), we look out from a wonderful vantage point to witness the aspirations, dedication, and progress of Christian Scientists as they meet the challenges along the path to fulfill their purpose. And when we hear back from our students, it’s clear that they appreciate not […]

Christian Science Monitor

College Students, Monitor Staffers Want to Meet You in Boston

CSM Bootcamp Weekend for College Students, April 5-8, 2019 College students — are you interested in politics, culture, or world affairs? Curious about how the media covers these issues? If yes, Monitor staffers want to meet you! You’re invited to apply for an all-expense paid weekend at The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) in Boston, April […]

Watchfire Music University

Announcing Four New Grants for Watchfire Music University

We’re delighted to announce a new program for comprehensive music training with Watchfire Music University. Under the tutelage of master teacher Peter Link, students enrolled in Watchfire Music University’s  (WMU) online courses can now apply to have tuition supplemented through a grant from The Albert Baker Fund (ABF). If a student qualifies, the ABF grant […]

Postcard #4: Inspired by our one universal family in Cameroon, Togo, and Ghana

Posted Wednesday, April 11 Jill Stucker writes from Dubai Airport  From Brazzaville, Alan departed Africa for meetings in the U.S. Lamech, our Africa Program Manager, and I traveled to our final countries in West Africa: Cameroon, Togo, and Ghana. Everywhere we visited, our fellow Christian Scientists greeted us with love, warmth, and so much gratitude […]

Postcard #3: Reflections from Kenya and Republic of Congo

Posted Tuesday, April 2 Alan Bashor writes from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. As I get settled in Brazzaville, I’m still reflecting on our time in Kenya. Since we began our program in Africa in 2003, The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) has supported more students in Kenya than any other country. This week in meetings with […]

Postcard #2: Meeting up with our Africa staff in Uganda

Monday, March 26 Alan Bashor writes: Jill and I are almost to the end of our second week on this wonderful trip. We cannot say enough about the work and wisdom of our African staff, Lamech Katamba in Uganda, and Jean Leonard Ngabo in Rwanda. ABF is blessed beyond measure to have them guiding and maintaining our […]

Postcard #1: Follow Us On Our Trip to Africa!

We’re on our way to Africa to meet with our inspiring students, treasured local ABF staff, and fellow Christian Scientists in six countries–Uganda, Kenya, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Togo, and Ghana! Our journey begins mid-March and ends mid-April. We anticipate many special moments on this tour. We can’t wait to share our highlights and insights […]

Watchfire Music University

New Pilot Program for Music Training-Grants Still Available!

We’re delighted to announce a new pilot program for music training with Watchfire Music University. Under the tutelage of master teacher, Peter Link, students enrolled in Watchfire Music University’s (WMU) online courses can now apply to have tuition supplemented through a grant from The Albert Baker Fund (ABF). If a student qualifies, the ABF grant […]

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, […]