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We’re so glad you are here! Whether you’re a Christian Scientist looking for a supportive community as you work towards an educational degree, or a recent graduate in need of a landing pad as you launch your career in a new city, we are here for you. At Asher Student Foundation, you will find opportunities to build meaningful friendships, deepen your relationship to God, and pursue your academic and career goals. Asher Houses across the country and an array of partner programs allow for multiple avenues to enjoy our rich housing experience.

We invite you to explore our website, learn more about our communities and programs, and be in touch with any questions or new ideas. Once again, welcome home.

Asher House Locations

Asher Houses are currently located in six cities around the country. Each house offers an inviting, comfortable, safe, home-like base while residents pursue academic and career goals.

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Boston

Greater Back Bay

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Brookline

Boston Metro Area

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Los Angeles

West Los Angeles

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New York City

Upper East Side

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St. Louis

University City

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Washington D.C.

Dupont Circle

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ASHER HOUSE RESIDENCY
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JIM DOWCETT LEADERSHIP AWARD
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NLC GRADUATE HOUSING AWARD

Beatrice Housing Network

ASF is proud to launch the Beatrice Housing Network, facilitating the connections between Christian Scientists interested in renting a room in their home, or entire home, to Christian Scientists in search of housing.

SILENT DISCO AT LINCOLN CENTER IN NYC

Friday, July 19, 2024
7:30pm Pizza | 9pm Silent Disco

RED SOX GAME IN BOSTON

Tuesday, August 27, 2024
Meet at 6:30pm| Game at 7:10pm | $10 cover fee

Calling all 2021-2024 DB NLC graduates! 📣🎓️The deadline for the DiscoveryBound NLC Graduate Housing Award is coming up on August 1st! You can find the award application on our website or at the link in our bio.⁠
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Questions? DM us or email jbearden@asherstudentfoundation.org. ⁠
We are so excited to welcome Emme Schaefer to the ASF team as Social Media Coordinator!⁠
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Emme earned her BA from Principia College, where she studied journalism. She has a variety of experience ranging from working with young children in an elementary school, to serving on camp leadership and coaching collegiate athletics teams. Through these roles, Emme has appreciated the different ways to serve young people, and she looks forward to doing so in this new role with Asher Student Foundation.⁠
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Emme is from Southern California, and enjoys outdoor activities such as beach cleanups and spotting peacocks on neighborhood strolls. She is an avid distance runner and ran competitively throughout college; she also coached cross country and track.⁠
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Welcome, Emme!
We are thrilled to welcome Laura Ball to the ASF team as our new Director of Programs! ⁠
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Laura is a dedicated professional with a Business Administration degree from Principia College. With 15 years of diverse experience at Principia, Laura has contributed in areas such as Admissions, Student Life Assistant, and coaching various sports. Originally from Oklahoma, Laura has called St. Louis home for the past 15 years, but has lived in New York, San Francisco, Portland (OR) and Atlanta.⁠
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She maintains an active lifestyle, enjoying pickleball, golf, home remodeling and travel. Additionally, Laura is involved in her branch church where she enjoys chairing different committees. Laura is thrilled to be a part of ASF team and looking forward to meeting/connecting with old and new friends.⁠
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Welcome, Laura!
𝘽𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙣 𝙁𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨: Join us on Tuesday, August 27th for a Red Sox game at Fenway Park! We are excited to be hosting this event with DiscoveryBound. We are limited to only 20 tickets total, so RSVP early.

Here are the details:

⚾️ Tuesday, August 27th • Meet at Gate B at 6:30pm • Game at 7:10pm
⚾️ Cost: $10 per person cover fee 
⚾️ RSVP: Fill out the Google Form AND pay the cover fee to secure your spot (link in bio).

Questions? Contact Megan at (781) 724-3969
We are excited for another fun joint @discoverybound and ASF event coming up in July! 

St. Louis friends: Join us on Thursday, July 11th at Forest Park for a dinner picnic in the park at 6pm. Bring your own dinner - we will provide drinks and dessert. You are welcome to stay for The Little Mermaid Muny show at 7:30pm.

We will be sitting in the free seats at the Muny, but you may purchase your own tickets if you would prefer.

RSVP to Max at Asher.StLouis@asherstudentfoundation.org. 

We can’t wait to see you there!
A #thankfulthursday shoutout to our wonderful @discoverybound @auranches partners! What a joy it is to work with you all. We loved this little reunion at our open house at Asher House, Boston during Annual Meeting Weekend.
NYC friends: Save the date for a Silent Disco at Lincoln Center!

Friday, July 19, 2024
🍕Pizza @ La Traviata Pizza (W 68th & Columbus) 7:30 pm 
🪩 Silent Disco 9 pm

Invite your friends and RSVP to Clarice at Asher.NYC@asherstudentfoundation.org. 

Thanks to @discoverybound for co-sponsoring this event!
Coming up ✨next week✨

Would you like to write down a healing, but not sure where to start? Join us for a 20s/30s Virtual Periodicals Writing Workshop with Jenny Sawyer, Christian Science Practitioner and Youth Editor of the Journal and Sentinel.

You have 𝙏𝙒𝙊 dates to choose from for this online event:
• Tuesday, June 11 | 6pm PT/ 7pm MT/ 8pm CT/ 9pm ET
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• Thursday, June 13 | 5pm PT/ 6pm MT/ 7pm CT/ 8pm ET

Please RSVP ahead of time, as there are limited spots for each evening. Click the link in our bio or visit “Upcoming Events” on our website.

Special thanks to @discoverybound for co-sponsoring these workshops!