Category: News

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

Next Net Effect is Friday, July 9–Meet Chris Harbur, CEO of Let’s Go Play!

Registration Details Every other week, ABF Career Alliance is bringing you conversations with valued members of our community. In each session, our guests share impactful events from their own education and careers, and how they are in turn making a positive impact in the world. Through Net Effect conversations our guests offer insights that you […]

Diana Nakawombe, 2019 Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Law School Graduate

ABF Grad Helps Uganda Church Gain Legal Status

“My legal education and understanding of Christian Science enabled me… to have our church recognized as a legitimate religious organization.” – Diana Nakawombe Dear Friends, It’s an hour before the Sunday-morning church service at the Christian Science Society in Kampala, Uganda, and no fewer than 15 members have arrived early to set up church on the […]

Ipswich Church

Opportunity for Churches to Meet with ABF by Zoom

“Many thanks for your presentation to our meeting last night… you helped us ‘enlarge the place of our tent.’” (from a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ipswich, MA) The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) is currently scheduling Zoom meetings with Christian Science churches that would like to learn what college students are facing today, […]

The Albert Baker Fund 2020 Impact Report

The Albert Baker Fund 2020 Impact Report

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.

Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories - Replay

Webinar Replay – Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories

Meet three students who were able to stay in school this year because of an Albert Baker Brotherly Love scholarship–Brittany Barthelmess, Josh Aleman, and Zach Schueller. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the fund– your gifts have truly made a difference for young Christian Scientists!

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Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories-Webinar Invitation

Look what we have accomplished together! Gifts to the Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund helped us double scholarships for nearly 60 students attending college in the US and Canada. These students received an average award of $7,600, which included a $3,100 Albert Baker Brother Love scholarship. We know that each of these students would like […]

Dominique Bita'a Beling

Introducing our New Processing Agent for ABF Programs in Africa!

Dear Friends, Greetings, gratitude, and best wishes to each of you in your respective countries! Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we all embrace the world at this time. I am writing to announce the change of ABF’s Africa Applications Processing Agent, (APA). You may know that our current APA, Mr. Jean Leonard […]

The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund - Update

The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund Update

Gratitude.  This is what our students are expressing for their ABF Brotherly Love scholarships. Seventeen students, who lost their job or family support, are being awarded a larger ABF scholarship so they can continue college this fall. The average scholarship award increased by $2,200. Now that summer has arrived, we have begun receiving additional applications […]

Head And Shoulders

Welcome Dr. Joseph Ritter, ABF’s New CEO

Today we warmly welcome Dr. Joseph Ritter as The Albert Baker Fund’s (ABF) new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Ritter begins work immediately with us from his home office in Bemidji, Minnesota. He’ll be relocating with his family to Northern California as soon as current travel restrictions allow. In the meantime, Dr. Ritter is already well-oriented […]

Alan Retirement

A Farewell Message from CEO Alan Bashor

  As today, June 1st, is the last day in my role as CEO for The Albert Baker Fund, I’d like to thank you all for the opportunity you have given me to serve you for the past 11-1/2 years. I am so thankful for the ways we have applied our spirit and resources to […]