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Uspiritus Helps Youth Explore Arts and Sciences »

August 14, 2016

Soaking in new experiences does wonders to boost a child’s curiosity and courage. For the children and teens of Uspiritus, a Louisville, Kentucky-based CHHSM member organization that serves and houses abused and neglected youth, that exhilaration was widespread this summer thanks to UpstartU, a dynamic new arts and sciences camp.

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UCAN Works On All Fronts to Curb Gun Violence »

August 14, 2016

Addressing the multi-faceted issue of youth gun violence in Chicago, UCAN, a United Church of Christ-related ministry on the city's West Side, is making a big difference, serving 10,000 at-risk youth.

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Hoyleton Ministries Celebrates Couple's Journey from Foster Care to Adoption »

August 14, 2016

After 18-month-old Lamarrion was hospitalized due to physical abuse, he and his older brother Damond, 3, were given protection by the Division of Child and Family Services in Illinois, where the case was assigned to United Church of Christ-related Hoyleton Ministries.

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Megan Culbertson »

August 13, 2016

"Being a servant leader means listening and watching for the spirit to move in unexpected ways and new places and then following that energy, even when it is uncomfortable or scary!"

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Rest for the Weary »

August 12, 2016

I recently spent a long weekend with friends on the South Jersey shore. I came back tanned and re-energized from daily workouts, bike rides and time on the beach. It is amazing what that short break did for me. I hope all of you have a chance for a little mental and physical renewal before we settle into fall and winter.

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Report: United Church of Christ Ranks High Among Faith-Based Providers of Nation’s Senior Housing »

August 12, 2016

The United Church of Christ, despite being a relatively small denomination, ranks sixth out of 18 U.S. faith traditions for the number of residences provided to older adults by church-related health and human service institutions, according to an analysis released this month by Ziegler, a major Chicago investment firm.

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