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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.”

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Residents Lead in Pastoral Care at Cedar Community »

September 30, 2013

As a retired social worker, Anna-Mae Boothroyd was interested in serving Cedar Community when she moved there in 2004. When the West Bend, Wis. community launched the Cedar Chaplain program in 2006, she was one of the earliest students.

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CHHSM Champions New Health Care Coverage Options »

September 30, 2013

CHHSM will help spread the word about the new Health Insurance Marketplace as a Champion for Coverage organization. The marketplace is a new way to find quality health coverage. 

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Being Both Martha and Mary »

September 30, 2013

“We must be like both Martha and Mary,” said the minister at the worship service I attended on Sept. 8 at Kaiserswerther Diakonie in Dusseldorf, Germany. The worship service coincided with the summer festival of the Diakonic Ministries in Kaiserswerth (a part of Dusseldorf).

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No Right to Wants »

September 30, 2013

The third Nollau Institute retreat for the class of 2013 took place in mid-September. The topic of this session was “Forming Faithful Cultures: The Product of Leadership.” Faithful organizational cultures have everything to do with the integrity of leadership and adherence to the formal and informal covenants that bind people together in values-driven pursuit of the mission of the organization.

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Phoebe Berks Receives Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Distinction Certification »

September 29, 2013

Phoebe Berks earned the status of The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Excellence in Care Program of Distinction. As of September 2013, Phoebe Ministries operates four memory support communities of only nine in Pennsylvania that have achieved the Excellence in Care status from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Phoebe was the first organization in Pennsylvania to achieve this status.