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Wisdom Thomas

ABF Student Profile – Wisdom Thomas

Wisdom Thomas is our featured student for October/November! A recent graduate from St. Mary’s College of California, he majored in business analytics and finance, and actively participated in track and field events all throughout his academic years. He now works as a financial auditor with Deloitte, and has aspirations to delve into cybersecurity and internal […]

Truett Sparkman

ABF Trustees Award the Adam Messer Sustainability Scholarship to Joshua “Truett” Sparkman

The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the Adam Messer Sustainability Scholarship to recognize his 9-years of inspired service to our Board and the ABF community. “This special scholarship in Adam’s name is a fitting tribute to his deep commitment to our students and ABF’s mission to serve Christian Scientists,” […]

Isabella Sison

ABF Student Profile – Isabella Sison

Isabella Sison, a rising junior at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is passionate about her double major of linguistics and data science. She finds the intersection of the two fields fascinating and is currently contemplating a career in computational linguistics. As a designated James Monroe Scholar, the most academically distinguished undergraduates at William & […]

Sue Ellen

ABF welcomes our new Chief Advancement Officer!

We are delighted to announce that Sue Ellen Coughtry has joined The Albert Baker Fund team as Chief Advancement Officer, effective Monday, September 18. Sue Ellen will manage all of The Albert Baker Fund’s (ABF) advancement programs worldwide. “Sue Ellen is an amazing addition to our team,” said Joe Ritter, CEO of The Albert Baker […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Julia Stevermer Photo

ABF Trustees Award the Daniel Herbert Leadership Scholarship to Julia Stevermer

The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the Daniel Herbert Leadership Scholarship to recognize his 18-years of inspired service to our Board and the ABF community. “This special scholarship in Dan’s name is a fitting tribute to his deep commitment to our students and ABF’s mission to serve Christian Scientists,” […]