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Nollau Retreat Inspires 2013 Class »

January 30, 2013

“The first thing I can say about Nollau is wow,” says Nancy Beard, president and CEO of the United Church Homes and Services Foundation in Newton, N.C. Beard is a member of CHHSM’s yearlong leadership formation program, the Nollau Institute, whose 2013 class met for the first time at a Jan. 14-16 retreat in St. Louis.

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Blessings From Our Church »

January 30, 2013

In the Christian liturgical calendar, Jan. 27 was the third Sunday after Epiphany. In the United Church of Christ, it was also designated as Health and Human Services Sunday. The service that provides bulletin covers for UCC congregations across the country contained a brief reflection on the Gospel lectionary, Luke 4:14-21, and a blessing for CHHSM ministries composed by UCC staff writer Al Jones.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Ken Buckwald »

January 24, 2013

Among his many accomplishments, the Rev. Ken Buckwald has been a builder. Buckwald, president emeritus of The Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix, was serving a church in Rochester, N.Y., when he had an opportunity to head west.

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Phoebe Allentown Appoints New Director of Admissions »

January 22, 2013

Regina Filipovits has been appointed director of admissions and marketing for Phoebe Allentown in Allentown, Pa. Her responsibilities include managing the admissions for the health care center and for the David A. Miller Personal Care Community, developing, implementing, and achieving annual goals and objectives as established in the operating plan, managing and organizing the nursing department, and ensuring departmental compliance with various operating policies and procedures.

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Gayla Sherman »

December 31, 2012

A servant leader is open to God’s leading and will, acknowledging that life is a place of service.  Wherever we are, we trust that God’s grace will work through us to bring hope to our world.  The servant leader believes in the future, yet recognizes the significance of today. 

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Health and Human Service Sunday To Be Observed Jan. 27 »

December 31, 2012

The United Church of Christ will observe Health and Human Service Sunday on Jan. 27. The event encourages all settings of the church to recognize worldwide health concerns and the work of health and human service ministries.