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United Church Funds: Economic Outlook Cautious but Confident »

November 30, 2011

The economy and fears of another recession are on everyone’s minds. However, United Church Funds Chief Investment Officer David Klassen wants CHHSM’s financial leaders to know they shouldn’t panic.

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The Church We Live In »

November 30, 2011

As CHHSM ministries, we claim a faith-based and values-centered identity. That sounds nice, but so what? What constitutes the faith, and what values derive from the faith?

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Mission: 1 Meets All Goals »

November 30, 2011

The United Church of Christ’s Mission: 1 initiative set some pretty big goals. On Nov. 1, the church set out to collect one million items of healthy food, write 11,111 letters to Congress concerning hunger, generate $111,111 for hunger-related ministries and another $111,111 towards East Africa famine relief—all in just 11 days.

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Annual Meeting to Explore History of UCC »

November 30, 2011

Continuing testament, extravagant welcome and changing lives—these are core beliefs in the United Church of Christ. At the CHHSM 74th Annual Meeting, participants will gain a deeper understanding of these tenets by exploring the theme of “The Church We Live In: UCC Beliefs and Diakonal Ministry."

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Leadership Training Transforms Horizon House »

November 30, 2011

With 550 residents and 300 employees, CHHSM member Horizon House leans heavily on its phone and fax lines. When its telecommunications system failed a few years ago, the downtown Seattle continuing care retirement community faced a serious crisis.

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St. Pauls House Celebrates 90 Years »

November 29, 2011

In 1843, the population of Chicago was almost 9,600. For the most part, the city, as it is known today, was wide open prairieland. At the corner of Orchard and Kemper, a new church was being built—St. Pauls United Church of Christ. That congregation would become the founding fathers and mothers of what is now St. Pauls House, part of Lutheran Life Communities.