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Passport to Travel: From Trinity Community to Parkvue »

February 27, 2012

Duane and Mary Bayman have seen polar bears in Manitoba, turtles in the Galapagos and glaciers in Antarctica. They’ve visited all seven continents. But one of their favorite trips was just across their state.

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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 Caring Shelters Meets Local Need With Women's Shelter »

December 30, 2011

United Caring Shelters in Evansville, Ind., is meeting the needs of women facing homelessness with its brand-new, 16-bed emergency night shelter.