“Prism and Praise” – Artwork with Kayleigh Ebernick

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This landscape hangs in our office. In the entryway of our facility, we have three cross and crown paintings also by Kayleigh Ebenrick, painted in her unique prismatic style. Kayleigh is an artist and a Christian Science nurse who works part-time at The Leaves in Dallas, TX. Kayleigh recently shared with us some ideas about her art that we thought … Read More

Our Latest News

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Redwood Community Open and Busy Redwood Community opened a year ago in 2020, just before the California shelter-in-place order.  In 2019, Redwood Community had a significant remodel, including a redone kitchen and ADA compliant bathrooms, to help serve future patients better.  Redwood Community now has five patients, which is close to its full capacity.  Fern Lodge continues to help Redwood … Read More

Enlarging Spiritual Consciousness Through Nursing — Robin Barben

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I have loved working at Fern Lodge for the past 22 years. Excellent nurses training was given by Sharon Strong, Director of Christian Science Nurse Training. Through these nursing classes and my CS nursing practice, a strong platform was built, where the truths learned in Christian Science could come to life. The spiritual ideas shared have become a cherished part … Read More

Message From Fern Lodge Board Member (March, 2021)

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Persistence in prayer! What a useful idea for us all as we continue to navigate these unusual times. We have continued our day-to-day operations of loving in a practical manner all those who come to us, and we are glad to be doing this obediently, safely, and creatively, for patients and staff. We are most grateful for the Christian Science … Read More

Report on Redwood Community for Christian Scientists

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Since Redwood Community became a nonprofit in 1997, it has been an important place in the Christian Science community in Santa Rosa, CA.  It was formed through the prayer and demonstration of local church members to address their needs.  It was a demonstration in the spirit of the Biblical verse: “…be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of … Read More

New Technology Supports Our Healing Mission

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“I held my little ‘pancake’ on my chest, which was reading to me Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. When I woke up the next day, I was healed. After being bed-ridden for more than two weeks, I stood up on my feet and walked out to attend the Easter church service at Fern Lodge. I can’t tell … Read More

“happy are ye if ye do them”

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In the gospel of John, there is a precious account of Jesus washing his disciples’ feet. The story concludes, “…after he had washed their feet…he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your … Read More

Getting to Know our Volunteers

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by Robin Barben Marsha Lutz is a volunteer at Fern Lodge and she says her main goal is to make people happy, to give comfort, and to make someone’s day a little better. So what drives a woman who, among many, many accolades, was a three time All-American Champion in diving, was the first female inducted in the U.C. Davis … Read More

Christian Science Nurses Training (Nov 2019)

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by Sharon Strong We have been overflowing with joyous activity in classes!  From February to June 2018, we taught a Level 1 class with ten Christian Science staff at Twelveacres. The administrator and an office member also attended all the classes, making it an even dozen! Metaphysical foundation-building, word research, ethics, and practicing skills together formed the basis of each … Read More