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Mona Price-Huffman »

July 26, 2012

"I believe true leadership is born of internal strength and a life focused on service to others.  Coupled with a servant's heart, that kind of outward focus on the world holds boundless potential for the good works of meaningful ministry in our everyday lives."
 

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UCAN Works with City of Chicago on New Afterschool Program Initiative »

July 24, 2012

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, parents and students in the Chicago area will be able to visit a single website to find and register for a wide variety of afterschool programs offered by various city departments, agencies, community groups and nonprofits, like CHHSM ministry UCAN. 

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Leadership Transitions at Phoebe Ministries »

July 19, 2012

The Rev. Barry R. Galley, vice president of operations for Phoebe Ministries' Phoebe Berks Campus in Wernersville, Pa., has retired from Phoebe Ministries following more than 35 years of service to the organization.

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Barbara Stone »

July 2, 2012

"A servant leader is someone who creates opportunities to succeed and feels joy in seeing the accomplishments of others.  Leading through inspiration and a generosity of spirit is at their core, and pushing through challenges by gaining strength from those that surround them."

 

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United Church Homes' New Welcoming Statement Reflects Tradition of Radical Hospitality »

July 1, 2012

Shelbi D.* had just graduated from nursing school, and she was ready to take the next step in her training – a job placement under a physician’s supervision. But even though her grades were good, her college refused to send her out on a placement. Shelbi, who is transgender, asked why.

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UCC Pastor and Stroke Survivor Shares Story of Recovery »

July 1, 2012

The MRI scans were bleak following the Rev. Larry Pray's massive stroke in the fall of 2003. Given little chance of surviving, it took time for Pray to realize his life had forever changed. Now, nearly nine years later, he paints a new picture — of life renewed, faith regenerated and a purpose more meaningful than ever before.