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.…

Thoughts on flower arranging from Ken Gourley, gardner and flower arranger at Fern Lodge #1

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these” (Matthew 6:28, 29). The spirit of the above beloved quote made by Jesus over 2,000 years ago is not limited to just the species of the lily family, but can also apply to any lovely flower of the field.…
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Flock 2016 — Elys Renata Carvalho

When I started working with FLOCK (Fern Lodge Ongoing Creative Kinship) this summer I did not know how I would manage a group of children by myself. I decided to start my days establishing that God is in control. My favorite idea was that God is taking care of everyone—especially the little ones.…

The Tender Word — Lin Watts

The Tender Word When I came to work this morning, I saw a precious scene. A little girl, the daughter of one of our staff members, was sitting at the breakfast table with two patients, helping one of them to eat breakfast.…