A Century of Christian Science Nursing and Healing at the BA

From the archives: Healing of paralysis

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Next year marks a 100-year milestone since the BA first opened its doors in 1919. In recognition of the loving and devoted work of Christian Science practitioners and Christian Science nurses over the years, we have been sharing a few of the many healing testimonies shared by those who have been ble...

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Video: “Bird voices mingle” and trees delight in this peaceful refuge for healing

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For nearly 100 years the BA has consistently fulfilled its healing mission to provide a refuge and services that minister to the needs of mankind with Christian Science nursing. As a symbol of our gratitude for God's loving care, we take a stroll around the wooded grounds of our campus and find insp...

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A refuge for healing—testimonies from the early years of the BA

Next year marks a 100-year milestone since the BA first opened its doors in 1919. In recognition of the loving and devoted work of Christian Science practitioners and Christian Science nurses over the years, we'd like to highlight a few of the many healing testimonies shared by those who have be...

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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...

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Grateful for healing and “spiritual vision”

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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...

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A deep commitment to this healing ministry

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Christian 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...

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Audio healing testimony: “…I had gone seeking the Christ-healing.”

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Thousands of workers, guests, patients, Christian Science nurses, volunteers, and others have been blessed by the BA’s healing mission over the years. Here we offer another powerful example of the active healing ministry of Christian Science nursing. In this healing testimony read by the BA’...

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“Renewed consecration to the work of healing…”

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"...we call upon the field for renewed consecration to the work of healing the sick, saving the sinner, and comforting the afflicted."  (A message from The Christian Science Board of Directors that appeared in the Christian Science Sentinel, December 2, 1916.) One hundred years ago this pa...

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Notes of gratitude from those who originally funded the BA

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As we reflect on the significance of the establishing of the Christian Science Benevolent Association in 1916 by The Mother Church, we have also been expressing much gratitude for the loving care that has been given over the last century to maintaining the Benevolent Association with its healing p...

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Early days of Christian Science nurses training

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Beginnings of Christian Science nursing and establishment of the BA (Part Two)

It has been 100 years since the Christian Science Board of Directors published an announcement in the October 7, 1916 Christian Science Sentinel establishing The Christian Science Benevolent Association.  In honor of th...

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