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

CHHSM Annual Gathering to Feature Inspiring Workshops

By Barb Powell | January 12, 2023

From mission planning to restorative justice, finances to employee satisfaction, the workshops at CHHSM’s 2023 Annual Gathering contain something for everyone. This year’s event, “Together Through Mountains and Valleys,” takes place March 7-9 in Denver, and its workshops promise to be informative, motivational, and meaningful. The 85th Annual Gathering features three sessions of workshops: morning…

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CHHSM Accepting Applications for Enrollment in the 2023-2024 Nollau Leadership Institute

By Barb Powell | January 12, 2023

The UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries has opened applications for enrollment for the 2023-2024 class of its Nollau Leadership Institute. The Institute’s year-long leadership formation program helps class members discern their call as Diakonal Ministers. A special vocation for serving leaders within CHHSM members and the wider United Church of Christ, Diakonal…

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CHHSM Scholar Davis Not Only Gaining Experience, But Offering Her Gifts to Member Organizations

By Barb Powell | January 12, 2023

Dr. Zaria Davis has hit the ground running as the current CHHSM Rev. Jerry Paul Scholar, and the experience is opening up a myriad of possible paths to her for future health and human service ministry. “I feel like the first term allowed me the opportunity to learn about the organization and its members,” Davis…

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From the President

Together through Mountains and Valleys

By Jamar Doyle | January 13, 2023

Every valley shall be lifted up,and every mountain and hill be made low. . . .Then the glory of our God shall be revealed,and all people shall see it together.– Isaiah 40:4-5 As we prepare for CHHSM’s 85th Annual Gathering in Denver this March, our theme, “Together through Mountains and Valleys,” invites us to reflect on…

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