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CHHSM Store Helps Ministries Save »

May 31, 2012

A savings of $1,000 is a big deal, especially for a small daycare center. When Park’s Edge Preschool, an outreach program of Emanuel Church, UCC, in Hales Corner, Wis., decided it was costing too much money to maintain its 10-year-old bus, Gene Detert, the school’s board president, knew where to go for advice.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview With John Clay Buck »

May 31, 2012

Since 1969, John Clay Buck has resided in the same town his parents, grandparents, great-grandparents and even his great-great-grandparents once lived. But he traveled a long and winding road before finally settling in Cookeville, Tenn., with his wife Jeanne.

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Drum Group Brings Healing Harmony to Hoyleton Ministries »

April 30, 2012

A broken drumhead became a symbol of a changing life-and a fundraiser-for Hoyleton Ministries, a CHHSM ministry in Hoyleton, Ill.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview With Susan Sanders »

April 30, 2012

For Susan Sanders, a journey all over the world essentially began in a place called Womelsdorf, Pa. She went there in 1976 to work as a full-time volunteer at Bethany Children’s Home.

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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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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.