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An Interview With Former UCAN Camp Director: 1944-1947 »

April 23, 2012

"UCAN is very close to her heart, and I remember growing up and hearing my mother tell stories about it all the time," explains Myra Epping when speaking of her mother Jo Epping, former UCAN therapeutic youth home camp director from 1944 to 1947.

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Chaplain Cherishes Heritage of Faith »

April 20, 2012

When Sandra Hutchinson was a young seminary student in Ohio in the early 1970s, she had a choice. While her fiancé was studying to be a United Church of Christ pastor, she had assumed she would become a Methodist pastor.

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UCC Conference Launches Celebration of Diakonal Ministry »

April 1, 2012

The Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ is devoting a full year to reinforcing the traditional connection between the church and its health and human service ministries.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview With The Rev. Richard Ellerbrake »

April 1, 2012

In the early days of the often-violent struggle for civil rights in the American South, the Rev. Dr. Richard Ellerbrake wielded a special weapon: marshmallows.

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Nollau Institute Registration Opens »

March 30, 2012

Last fall, CHHSM’s inaugural Nollau Institute class began a yearlong process of formation. The 18-member class has explored the relationship between spirituality and vocation through intensive study, personalized training, special retreats, site visits, online discussions and peer mentoring.

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Piedmont Crossing Celebrates Grand Opening, 25th Anniversary »

March 30, 2012

Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, N.C., held its ribbon cutting, grand opening and 25th anniversary celebration on March 15 in the courtyard of one of its new household models of care. The ceremony was the culmination of 25 years of service to the community, years of planning, a capital campaign, and design and construction of the new buildings.