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Why you are getting a new Medicare card, and what you need to know about it

CHBA The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards. Their aim is to help combat identity theft and safeguard taxpayer dollars. Starting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards that i...


Honoring Christian Science Nursing Arts graduates from around the world

“Graduation speaks to the continuity and continuation of this ministry.”

“We feel Graduation speaks to the By-law, “Christian Science Nurse” from the Manual of The Mother Church, and to the devotion of members answering this call. It speaks to the good work going on in Christian Science...


Video: A window into the Christian Science Nursing Arts training

CHBAEver wondered what it would be like to participate in the BA's Christian Science Nurses Training School? This video takes you on an inside tour:    ...


The most important giving opportunity

CHBAOf all the opportunities to give to the Benevolent Association, by far the most important is your consecrated and inspired prayer in support of the BA and its healing purpose. Your metaphysical work on behalf of the BA is seen and felt through lives transformed and redeemed, strengthened spiritual u...


Grateful for healing and “spiritual vision”


In recognition of over 100 years of healing at the BA, here we share a  testimony from the archives by a woman who immediately felt the loving care provided by Christian Science nurses.

When this woman decided to travel to the BA in search of healing, friends expressed concern that she would be surr...


Video: Volunteers expressing Love

CHBAYou may be surprised by how many different ways volunteers can bless patients, residents, and guests at the BA. Click the play button below to watch our heart-warming video -- volunteers making a huge difference in all aspects of the BA as a refuge for healing:       ...


Janiva’s Post: A love note from the BA

CHBA Valentine’s Day is next week and what better time for a “love” note to all our volunteers, friends, and supporters. You all mean so much to the BA. You give in countless ways. Volunteers extraordinaire You volunteer thousands of hours to support the BA’s mission. You read and conduct c...


Congratulate the 2018 Graduates

CHBA Roselyne Keyaer Arden Wood Fiona Ouma Arden Wood Alice Wakanyi Arden Wood Mark Wyndham The BA Gladys Njoroge The BA William Conant Peace Haven

 Christian Science Nursing Arts -- 2018 Graduation 

Join us in honoring Christian Science nurses as they graduate and continue forward ...


A deep commitment to this healing ministry

CHBAChristian Science nurses graduating from the Christian Science Nursing Arts Training School share a deep commitment to the healing ministry. As we make preparations for the Christian Science Nursing Arts Graduation Ceremony on March 18, we set the stage by offering a few comments shared by Christian...


Three reasons you need a health care proxy — and four steps to set one up today!

CHBA The health care proxy allows you to name someone (an “agent”) to make health care decisions on your behalf in the event you are not able to make or communicate those decisions yourself. Here are three reasons you need a health care proxy (also called a “durable power of attorney for health ...