Category: Student Stories

Katie Cunningham

The Albert Baker Fund Winter 2022 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.

Paige Lesko

Invest in the education of young Christian Scientists who share the leaven of Truth

Dear Friends of The Albert Baker Fund,Look at what we have accomplished together this year! More than 540 young Christian Scientists received an Albert Baker scholarship to attend college or train as a Christian Science nurse. And today educating young Christian Scientists is more important than ever. By investing in their education, you are preparing them […]

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 […]

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!

Vanessa Ramirez Jasso

Dear Friends, we have a special story to share with you about one of our scholarship recipients…

…and her amazing journey of personal and professional growth–with Christian Science and a clear sense of purpose pointing the way forward. MAKE AN ONLINE GIFT TODAY! Triumphing over challenges Vanessa’s journey began when she moved to California from Mexico and her world seemed completely disrupted. Unfamiliar with a new culture, a new school, and a […]

2019 Summer Interns at the Mother Church

In Their Own Words: Reports from the Summer 2019 Interns at The Mother Church

Follow along with us as we share the story of this summer’s interns working at The Mother Church! By the numbers — 25 interns from 13 different states, 9 different countries, and 10 different colleges, worked for 11 weeks in 18 departments at The Mother Church! By the impact — “This summer was phenomenal across […]

One student’s journey: “God really does have a beautiful plan for me”

We recently heard from Emmeline Quist, who graduated from Ashesi University College in Accra, Ghana, in 2013, with a degree in Business Administration.  Here, she shares the  journey that led to her “dream school” and employment in a highly respected Ghanian company.  Now she pledges to help other students achieve their goals. “My gratitude to […]

Who Do We Help?

Ongoing support for college and graduate students U.S. and Canada College and Vocational Education Trisha McGinnis B.A. in Education/Mass Communication Principia College, Elsah, IL, 2013 “The support I’ve received from The Albert Baker Fund throughout my college experience has been an immense blessing. Through seeing my own and others’ needs met through the generosity of […]

Emily Snead, Albert Baker Fund Alum

“I’m so grateful to share what it means to be a student of Christian Science and to tell others about the support I received from The Albert Baker Fund when I was in college.” We’d like to tell you about Emily, a recent Albert Baker Fund alum from New York who is living the truths […]

Stories from Summer Interns at The Mother Church

This summer The Albert Baker Fund provided college grants to 20 students interning in 14 departments at The Mother Church. Each student has a special story of what the experience meant to them, whether deepening their appreciation for their church, or giving a new perspective on what they have to give to the world.   Here’s […]