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Elusive Rejoicing »

December 21, 2012

It is Dec. 20 as I write this, and tomorrow the world will end or 12 days hence we will welcome a new year. In the former case, writing this column is the act of a fool. In the latter, it is an act of faith.


United Church Homes Welcomes New Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer »

December 20, 2012

United Church Homes, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of senior living and health care services, is committed to advancing its strategic direction and services. To that end, the organization has hired experienced senior living professional Charles Mooney as senior vice president and chief operating officer.


Uspiritus Unveiled as New Identity for Bellewood, Brooklawn Merger »

December 17, 2012

After more than 160 years of separately serving vulnerable children, Bellewood Home for Children and Brooklawn Child and Family Services have joined hands to create Kentucky's largest and most comprehensive care agency for at-risk and foster children and their families.


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.


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."



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.