Category: Student Stories

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 […]

Five Stories from Albert Baker Fund Students: Passing the Blessings Forward.

Passing the blessings forward: “I realize that when you’re working through your own challenges, you’re also poised to help others” — Albert Baker Fund student

Manny Pena

A desire to learn about true healing

“I had been sitting on the sidelines with Christian Science for many years. Then one day I found myself embroiled in a conflict with the hospital where I worked as an emergency room nurse. I thought, maybe it’s time to look into this Science…”

Trusting Each Step of the Way

“If you had told me that I could lose my business, sell my home, pay off my debts, and yet be able to go back to school for three years, with my wife and five kids, to start and finish a chemistry degree, I would never have thought it possible. And yet it is!”

Teaching and Learning in the Classroom

“English teachers have so much potential to impact the way people think and the way people make sense of the world. I love working with college students because they’re going through an exciting transition. It’s exhilarating to help someone learn how to be a successful college student, how to be a good reader, how to think critically…”

Right Where He Needs to Be

“If you look at the pace at which things unfolded for me to enroll in the #1 MBA program for entrepreneurship and innovation, and apply what I’m learning everyday while working full-time at The Christian Science Monitor, it could only have been through God’s direction…”

Andrew Hellmund

Five Stories from the Albert Baker Fund 2010 Message to Our Friends

Dear friend, think about it for a moment … A first-year architecture student who dreams of ways to improve living conditions in other countries … A law student who digs deeper to find evidence of divine Principle in her coursework … A Christian Science nurse who loves what he does and can’t wait to lean more … A Christian […]