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Conversation Bridges Generation Gap »

September 30, 2011

In the west end of Louisville, Ky., a teenage boy sees an older woman struggling to get her groceries into her house and offers to help. This simple act of neighborly kindness might never have occurred if not for the innovative program that brought them together, the Intergenerational Conversation Café at Louisville’s Plymouth Community Renewal Center.

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UCHS Finds Strength in Change »

September 29, 2011

Amid some of the toughest economic challenges ever to face his organization, Douglas Fleegle, president and CEO of United Church Homes and Services (UCHS), is only relying on one thing these days – mission. UCHS’ dedication to providing quality, affordable services to seniors is leading the ministry from a place of uncertainty toward stability and growth.

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Always We Begin Again »

September 29, 2011

I don’t know if we are entering a second dip of recession, but it feels that way when I hear the stories of financial challenge from our CHHSM ministries and as I struggle to balance CHHSM’s 2012 budget. 

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CHHSM Expands Its Team »

September 29, 2011

CHHSM is expanding its team to include Eileen Nagy of Mentor, Ohio, in the new role of support systems manager and corporate secretary.

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Phoebe Ministries Appoints New Pastoral Care Director »

September 28, 2011

Phoebe Ministries is pleased to announce the following change in staffing. The Rev. Dr. Scott Brooks Cope was appointed director of pastoral care. He will be responsible for directing Phoebe’s pastoral care program and clinical pastoral education program.

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International Parish Nurse Resource Center Relocates »

September 17, 2011

At the 25th Annual Westberg Parish Nurse Symposium, Rev. Dr. Deborah Patterson, former executive director of the International Parish Nurse Resource Center (IPNRC), speaking on behalf of the board of managers of Deaconess Parish Nurse Ministries , announced that the assets, programs, and services of the International Parish Nurse Resource Center (IPNRC) will be moved to the Church Health Center (CHC) in Memphis, Tenn., beginning October 1.