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Orion Expands Social Enterprise Initiative »

July 31, 2012

The brightly colored little picnic tables, some handpainted with polka dots and cartoon characters, may look like children’s furniture. But they’re also the tangible fruits of a social-enterprise effort developed by Orion Family Services, with the help of CHHSM’s consulting services. Based in Madison, Wis., Orion serves abused and neglected children and their families throughout the state.

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Nollau Institute Class of 2012 Consecrated »

July 31, 2012

The Nollau Institute Class of 2012 was consecrated as diakonal ministers on July 24 in St. Louis.

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Raines Reflects on the 2012 Nollau Consecration »

July 31, 2012

Earlier this year, I was asked to give a definition of servant leadership based on my experiences in Nollau for the CHHSM Diakonie newsletter. Since those words sum up well what I have learned about servant leadership over the past several months, I’m going to share them with you once again.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Kay Price »

July 31, 2012

Catherine (Kay) Price served as executive director of CHHSM ministry United Church of Christ Homes in Pennsylvania from 1989 to 2003. She chaired the board of AAHSA, now Leading Age, from 1990 to 1992 and in that role helped launch the International Association of Homes and Services for Aging (IAHSA), whose board she chaired from 1994 to 1997. She led the CHHSM Board of Directors from March 1998 to March 2000.

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Adams Honored with Chaplaincy Award »

July 31, 2012

As coordinator of pastoral care at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa., the Rev. Nancy Adams is accustomed to receiving news that brings tears to her eyes.

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Remarks from the Inaugural Nollau Consecration »

July 31, 2012

Last September, when we gathered for the first Nollau retreat, I traced the roots of our gathering to 1817, when King Frederick Wilhelm III of Prussia merged the Reformed and Lutheran branches of German Protestantism into the Evangelical Church of the Prussian Union.