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The Rev. Kizzie E. Jones »

September 27, 2012

"A servant leader is approachable, setting an example of faithfulness, integrity and mutuality, while inspiring the team to meet the challenges of the workplace."

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United Church Homes and Services Names New President and CEO »

September 26, 2012

United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) of Newton, N.C., has announced that Lee B. Syria, senior vice president of operations, has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer for United Church Homes and Services.  Her new responsibilities began Oct. 1, 2012.

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Fowlkes Has Faith in the Future »

August 31, 2012

The Rev. Tyrone Fowlkes believes in young people, and that even those who have suffered significant trauma in their lives can become leaders for a new generation. He’s working to make that happen.

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CHHSM Launches Legacy Fund »

August 31, 2012

As CHHSM celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, the organization is taking steps to ensure it continues to develop dynamic leadership for the future. On Sept. 1, CHHSM launched a five-year campaign to support the Legacy Fund, an initiative designed to expand CHHSM’s leadership formation mission. The goal is to raise $300,000.

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Carrying the Movement Forward »

August 31, 2012

The theme of CHHSM’s 75th anniversary celebration is “CHHSM at 75: The Promise of Our Passion-Driven Movement." Our CHHSM forebears were German Evangelical pietists. For these practitioners of Diakonic Ministry, piety connoted a life committed to discerning the work of God as manifest in the signs of new creation (promise) before our eyes in the here and now, passionately participating in that work and hoping actively for the new earth where righteousness dwells.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Hugh Meyers »

August 31, 2012

In his role as CEO of Orion Family Services in Madison, Wis., Hugh Meyers heads an organization that is dedicated to serving troubled children and families. Orion operates three group homes in addition to offering a wide range of community outreach programs, such as in-home family therapy, foster care and outpatient counseling.