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Advocate's Newest Executive Focuses on Community »

July 28, 2011

The sweltering heat of summer slows down most people, but that can’t be said for the Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich. On July 25, she was all-systems go as she took on the role of senior vice president of mission and spiritual care for Illinois-based Advocate Health Care.

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Graves Changes Future for Brooklawn and Its Residents »

July 28, 2011

When most people retire, it is the end of a working life. But when David A. Graves steps down in late summer, his work will continue to unfold in the lives of children he has taught to trust and to flourish.

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Kramer-Moyer Leaves Legacy at Phoebe »

July 28, 2011

It’s a morning like many in his 15-year career when the Rev. Dr. Allan Kramer-Moyer returns to his desk after meeting with his clinical pastoral education students at Phoebe Ministries in Allentown, Pa. But today he begins to think about his retirement in early September, and leaving the place he’s poured his heart into — and his eyes fill with tears.

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UCC Association Donates Splash Park »

July 28, 2011

Thanks to an ambitious youth group member at St. Peter & Trinity United Church of Christ in Indiana and a generous donation from the Lincolnland Association of the United Church of Christ, the children at Brooklawn Child and Family Services in Louisville, Ky., are finding some relief from this hot summer with their very own splash park.

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Ask Deborah: Addressing Childhood Obesity »

July 18, 2011

Are you hitting a roadblock with a program in your church? Are you wondering where to start with health ministry? Do you feel like you need a new idea on a specific topic? Ask Deborah!

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Phoebe Ministries Receives Two Distinguished Service Awards »

July 11, 2011

Phoebe Ministries in Allentown, Pa., recently received two distinguished service awards at the annual meeting of PANPHA (currently known as LeadingAge PA), a state association of nonprofit senior services.