Summer Internship 2017

Juliet Beck & Jintong Yu, summer intern This summer, while thinking of possible internship locations as part of my National Leadership Council program, I was given a wonderful opportunity – to intern at Fern Lodge for a month. I knew this would be a time of learning more about Christian Science nursing, as well as a time for new experiences, doing things I had never done before.…

Bloom Where You Are Planted

from the Fern Lodge Prayer Committee “When I came here, I told them I did not come here to die—I came here to heal! When I arrived I was barely aware of my surroundings and needed to be lifted from the bed to a chair.…

50 Years Celebration Photos

In celebration of our first 50 years we are decorating the halls at Fern Lodge with photos and reminiscences from many friends who have served with us through the years. These two pages give glimpses of the facility and of our celebration day.…
Rosa and Elza in class 2017-03

Christian Science Nurses Training News

Do you love to help people? Do you express tender, caring qualities, such as gentleness, compassion for others’ challenges, and a desire to look beyond appearances to see the individual of God’s creating? Do you have a growing understanding of Christian Science practice?…
Fern Lodge 50th Open House

Fern Lodge 50th Open House – May 20, 2017

Cause for Celebration! This year, 2017, marks the 50th year of Fern Lodge’s incorporation as a Christian Science care facility, devoted to demonstrating Christian Science healing. Much has changed in 50 years, and through all those changes Fern Lodge has been growing, and today it is stronger than ever.…

Christian Science Nurses Training News

Do you love to help people? Do you express tender, caring qualities, such as gentleness, compassion for others’ challenges, and a desire to look beyond appearances to see the individual of God’s creating? Do you have a growing understanding of Christian Science practice?…

What to DO and DO NOT — “Christian Science Practice”

Anna Lisa Kronman, C.S. I so appreciate the amazing and earnest work that is quietly going on in this place, day in and day out, at all hours of the day and night. Thank you for the love, care, joy, strength, and inspiration you each bring to your daily tasks.…

A letter of Gratitude and Grace from a long time staff member

I always have been grateful the many blessings I have received here, and for the deep way I feel God’s grace at work on a daily basis, but recently I was touched by Spirit in a whole new way. I was blown away by what I experienced when one of my family members was taken in by the Fern Lodge family.…

Grateful Heart Garden

“A grateful heart a garden is, where there is always room for every lovely, God-like grace to come to perfect bloom.”  — Hymn 3 Two dear Christian Science nurses on the Fern Lodge staff, Rachel and Mark McClintick, have donated their time to prepare a lovely grace-full garden for the enjoyment of patients.…

Thoughts on flower arranging from Ken Gourley, gardner and flower arranger at Fern Lodge #2.

Bringing flowers indoors, especially for people struggling with a limited physical ability to walk outdoors, means a lot to anyone who hasn’t seen or smelled any flowers in quite awhile. One of the more impressive experiences I’ve had while working at Fern Lodge, is that of witnessing not only when a patient falls in love with looking at fresh home-grown flowers in a vase; but when they stick their nose into a bouquet, to watch their surprised and delighted reaction to the fragrances they suddenly discover.…