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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.

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Kenneth Daniel New Leader at United Church Homes »

January 26, 2012

The Rev. Kenneth V. Daniel has long enjoyed making organizations work more carefully, effectively and efficiently. The son of a watchmaker and a nurse, he found that affinity came naturally. “Taking things apart and making things hum, from an organizational standpoint, is what I’ve come to love most in my work,” he says.

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United Church Homes Announces the Promotion of John Stoner to Senior VP »

January 4, 2012

United Church Homes, Inc., a Marion, Ohio-based nonprofit provider of homes and health care for seniors, has promoted John Stoner to senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).