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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, […]

“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 […]

Jill Stucker

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]