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UCC Minister for Health Care Justice Awarded Legislative Fellowship »

December 10, 2012

Barbara Baylor, minister of health care justice for the United Church of Christ, has been chosen from a field of 100 candidates for a one-year fellowship with Brookings Institution. She will work on Capitol Hill in helping shape legislative policy.

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Jeff Raines »

December 3, 2012

"I believe that because servant leaders genuinely love their employees and see their value as people (not as a means to an improved bottom line), they draw others to them and are able to successfully lead."

 

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Resident Chaplaincy Program Assists in Culture Change »

November 30, 2012

Something exciting is happening at Pilgrim Place, a community of 350 retired missionaries, clergy and social activists in Claremont, Calif., — and resident chaplain volunteers are playing an important role.

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'Dr. May's' Legacy Continues at Uplands Village »

November 30, 2012

Today, CHHSM ministries serve more than 1 million men, women and children annually. More than 100 CHHSM members minister to older adults through housing, health care and other services. But in 1917, no such ministry existed in the Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee. Dr. May Cravath Wharton changed that.

 
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Battlefield Paradox »

November 30, 2012

Advent, the season of expectation and hope, is a time when God’s announcement: Be not afraid, for behold I bring you news of great joy… gives us courage to turn away from falsehood and fear and embrace truth and love.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Jean Powers »

November 29, 2012

Jean W. Powers’ passion for service and a love for people began early in life. Her father was a Congregational, and later a United Church of Christ, minister who led churches in Connecticut and Ohio.