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Upcoming Events 2018-2019

We hope you will join us for these two programs Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. First Church of Christ, Scientist 330 Hope Street • Santa Rosa, CA Jan Holden, C.S. will speak on the topic “…change the notion of chance…” (see Science and Health, 424:5) Harmony—mankind yearns for it.…

Redwood Community News

Fern Lodge is grateful to announce that we are merging the Christian Science nursing services of our organization and those of Redwood Community, which has maintained a Christian Science facility in Santa Rosa for 25 years. Here is a brief history of Redwood Community: In the early 1990s, members from the Sonoma County Christian Science churches began prayerfully considering how to meet care and nursing needs of a growing number of church members in our area. …

Letter from the Administrator (October 2018)

It’s been a wonderful summer, and we have much to tell you! First, I just want to reaffirm with you our dedication to the healing truths of Christian Science. Once again the Fern Lodge staff will be reading Science and Health together.…

Are You a Christian Science Nurse?

Sharon Strong, Director of Christian Science Nurses Training, recently participated in a meeting where four Christian Science nurses answered a number of questions. We think that Sharon’s answer to one of these questions will be of interest to you. Have you or any of your friends considered going into Christian Science nursing?…

Fern Lodge: Fountain of Love, Force for Good (Talk)

Anna Lisa Kronman, a dear and devoted supporter of Fern Lodge and a member of the Fern Lodge Board of Directors. Annual meeting talk prepared by Anna Lisa Kronman – October 21, 2017 [Or listen to the full audio here] I often visit Fern Lodge helping patients as a Christian Science practitioner.…

Letter from the Administrator (May 2018)

Last year Fern Lodge celebrated 50 years of service as a Christian Science nursing facility. What’s next? The vista above is less than 10 minutes from us, and I go there regularly just to rejoice in the fulness of God’s creation and ponder the progress of Fern Lodge.…

Christian Science nursing, its healing influence

Annual Meeting Talk by Sharon Strong in 2017 We are so grateful for another year of spiritual witnessing of the healing Christ at work in our consciousness and lives! We have permission to share the following inspiring experiences that demonstrate the grace of God, the power of prayer, and the efficacy of Christian Science nursing.…

Welcome Deanna Proctor, Director of Christian Science Nursing

Deanna, smiling beside her mother – a picture of joy Christian Science nursing is a calling, an unfoldment of love.  And, it often begins without realizing one is providing Christian Science nursing care.  At one point or another many of us fulfill this role caring for someone we love in our family, in our church; helping a friend or someone in our community.   …

News and Plans — Annual Meeting report from the Administrator 2017

by George Strong, Administrator New art graces the Fern Lodge hallway. “My Father and I,” by Anna-Zoe Dorette Herr Our mission is to heal! Ten years ago the Fern Lodge board and staff affirmed in this mission statement that Christian Science healing is our sole purpose.…

A spiritual commitment — withdrawal from government funding

Fern Lodge is withdrawing from participation in the Federal Medicare and State Medi-Cal programs. This step will not affect the Christian Science nursing care we give for all patients.  Gratefully most of the patients now at Fern Lodge, as well as those who come to us in the future, will be eligible for financial assistance, if they need it, through the National Fund for Christian Science Nursing.…