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Passport to Travel: From Cedar Landing to Abernethy Laurels »

February 7, 2012

When George and Geri Specht, residents of Cedar Community's Cedar Landing in Elkhart Lake, Wis., heard about the “Passport to Travel” program, they knew it was something they would love to do.

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Karen Wills »

January 30, 2012

"Servant leadership is a Christ-centered philosophy of leadership that recognizes the divine grace inherent in meeting the needs of those we serve with compassion and love-lending peace in an often chaotic world."

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In Service to Possibility »

January 30, 2012

Eighteen participants in CHHSM’s Nollau Institute met in St. Louis last month to explore the practice of leadership through an approach that we call “Following the Energy.”  I led off my session by reading the following poem by A.R. Ammons:

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Annual Meeting to Include Community Celebration of Mission »

January 30, 2012

CHHSM’s Annual Meeting on March 1 will kick off with a rich worship experience full of community spirit and attention to mission.

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UCAN Pilots New Program For Teen Parents »

January 26, 2012

UCAN's Teen Parenting Service Network (TPSN) of Chicago, Ill., recently piloted a new program called Baby University, which helps teen parents and their children develop healthy parent and child relationships by targeting children's literacy, development and attachment to strengthen the bond between parent and child.

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Nollau Retreat Energizes Leaders »

January 26, 2012

Jeff Raines, chief strategy officer at Emmaus Homes in St. Charles, Mo., had never thought of himself as overly social. So he was surprised when, during the recent Nollau Institute retreat, an assessment of his natural talents identified him as a “relator" – someone who derives pleasure and strength from personal relationships.