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Victoria M. Velez »

November 1, 2013

"In the spirit of Christ's love, a servant leader addresses fundamental human needs through concrete acts of love and compassion, empowering others to connect faith with the core purpose of the organization in which they are called to serve."

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Community Rallies to Keep New Athens Open »

October 31, 2013

There comes a time when everyone needs to ask for help. For Ruth Erb, 88, that time came two years ago, when rheumatoid arthritis began to limit her ability to walk. She found a sense of community and loving care at New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, Ill.

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UCHS Names New Director of Clinical Services »

October 30, 2013

United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) in Newton, N.C., has named Susan Young of Conover, N.C., as director of clinical services for the organization.

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UCC Board Holds Inaugural Meeting »

October 30, 2013

Signaling a new era for the national setting of the church, The United Church of Christ Board of Directors (UCCB) came together for its first meeting Oct. 9-12 at UCC national headquarters in Cleveland.

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Empathy Gap »

October 30, 2013

In an essay from “The Great Divide,” the New York Times series on inequality, Daniel Goleman concludes that “reducing the economic gap may be impossible without addressing the gap in empathy.” Goleman, the author of “Emotional Intelligence,” cites research suggesting that financial differences create behavioral differences.

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Peggy Mullan »

October 1, 2013

“To be a servant leader means exactly what it implies: service first, in very real ways.  For me, it is about subjugating the 'I' and elevating the wants, hopes, needs and talents of those we serve and with whom we serve.  Getting the self out of the way changes everything, opening real possibilities to touch and transform lives in our workplaces and our communities.”