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The Rev. Danielle Bartz Joins CHHSM as Program Associate »

November 29, 2012

CHHSM welcomes the Rev. Danielle Bartz to its team. Bartz holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Iowa and a Master of Divinity from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. She was ordained in the United Church of Christ in March 2012. Prior to joining the CHHSM staff, Bartz served as lead chaplain at Maine General Medical Center in Waterville, Maine.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Darlene Sowell »

October 31, 2012

Darlene Sowell never wondered what she wanted to do when she grew up. She always knew: to help others. “My parents had a strong commitment to community service and giving back,” Sowell says. “So I picked that up somewhere along the way. As a young adult, it became even more important for me to give back as a professional, especially with African-American youth.”

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Where is Our Movement Now? »

October 31, 2012

In the modern era, our CHHSM ministries are challenged by an identity dilemma born from our nation’s ideological quagmire concerning how to structure and pay for the delivery of health and human services.

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Together in This Work »

October 31, 2012

God is working in the world through the church. The work of CHHSM members and service opportunities organized through the UCC’s national setting provide channels through which God pours out love in the world. It is good to be together in this work. The 75th anniversary of CHHSM is a great time to celebrate the connections of other parts of the UCC with CHHSM.

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Bethany Prepares Youth for a Productive Future »

October 31, 2012

Over the past 150 years, Bethany Children’s Home in Womelsdorf, Pa., has mentored thousands. Now, many of the youth it serves will receive help with their transition to life after Bethany, thanks to the new Independent Living Program.

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Timothy C. Rhodes »

October 29, 2012

"A servant leader is graciously resolute; Gracious with all people, Resolute in accomplishing the mission."