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CHHSM Members Encouraged to Join Church-Wide Fight Against Hunger »

August 31, 2011

What promises to be the UCC’s largest anti-hunger initiative to date will kickoff across the U.S. on Nov. 1. Mission: 1 will rally all members of the UCC for 11 days of concentrated effort stocking local food banks and fighting food-related injustices. 

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Partnership Provides Role Models for Teen Moms »

August 30, 2011

“I have been in your shoes,” an African-American woman says to a group of teenage mothers in St. Louis, Mo., “and now I’m vice president of a bank.” For a young woman just beginning to grapple with parenthood, few words could be more powerful.

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Inaugural Nollau Class Prepares for First Retreat »

August 30, 2011

For most students, fall is synonymous with familiar back-to-school traditions. But for the Nollau Institute’s inaugural class, this year will likely be anything but routine.

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CHHSM Travel Program Takes Off »

August 30, 2011

After months of pilot adventures, the time has come for Passport to Travel to take off.

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Ruth Hardin Brings Changes to Plymouth Place »

August 23, 2011

Since arriving at Plymouth Place, Hardin has made many positive changes, including allowing and encouraging residents to plan their own events like tailgate parties, movie screenings and quilting groups.

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Advocate's Newest Executive Focuses on Community »

July 28, 2011

The sweltering heat of summer slows down most people, but that can’t be said for the Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich. On July 25, she was all-systems go as she took on the role of senior vice president of mission and spiritual care for Illinois-based Advocate Health Care.