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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. …

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.…
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?…

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.…