This Giving Tuesday,
Support the Legacy Fund

Providing scholarships for CHHSM leadership programs

Anti-Racism Center

To be a disciple is to be anti-racist. Through self and communal reflection and by continuing to gather resources, ideas, and wisdom, we hope this online collection supports our journey on the road of justice and grace.

Advocacy Center

We partnered with the United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries to bring you this advocacy toolkit. The issues raised here stem from the variety of services CHHSM organizations provide nationwide.

By the Numbers

Together, CHHSM’s more than 400 health and human service programs and communities provide $1 billion in uncompensated, charitable care. This includes:


served including 21,490 children; 19,710 youth; 16,498 families; 33,581 older adults; and 3,717 veterans


operated in facilities providing acute, skilled nursing, and memory care

Residential Units

including 21,167 affordable housing units; 10,035 independent living units; and 3,219 assisted living units


with developmental disabilities received residential and non-residential services


of volunteer service provided


employed across UCC health and human service ministries

Latest News

Contribute to CHHSM’s Legacy Fund on Giving Tuesday and Help Cultivate Current and Future Church and Community Leaders

By Barb Powell | November 21, 2022

Friends and members of the UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) have a unique opportunity Tuesday, Nov. 29, as the world celebrates the power of generosity on Giving Tuesday. Contributions to CHHSM’s Legacy Fund on Giving Tuesday — and the other 364 days of the year — help support leadership formation through…

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Synod’s Opening Preacher Puts Love in Action through CHHSM, Community Involvement

By Guest Contributor | November 15, 2022

By Maic D’Agostino. Reprinted by permission from UCC News, Nov. 15, 2022. Just days into his new job, Jamar Doyle learned he could be preaching at the United Church of Christ’s 34th General Synod. In February, the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries named Doyle its new president and CEO. Then in March,…

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Dr. Ben Sanders III to Deliver Opening Keynote at CHHSM Annual Gathering in March 2023

By Barb Powell | November 11, 2022

The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) announced today (Nov. 11) that Dr. Ben Sanders III will deliver the opening keynote address during its 85th Annual Gathering, to be held March 7-9, 2023, in Denver. Sanders currently serves as director of race and social justice trainings and strategies in the Mayor’s Office…

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From the President

Centering Gratitude this Thanksgiving

By Jamar Doyle | November 11, 2022

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is here, and Thanksgiving is just over a week away. Many folks are already preparing for their Thanksgiving meals, eager to resume family traditions put on hold over the past two years. In this season of family gatherings, I was recently asked to reflect on “What does…

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