This past September, 6th-grade students in various Southern Illinois schools discovered a different sort of curriculum on their class schedules, thanks to UCC-related Hoyleton Youth and Family Services (https://hoyleton.org/): a life skills curriculum geared toward substance abuse prevention. The in-school partnership between Fairview Heights-based CHHSM ministry and the schools allows Hoyleton’s substance abuse Prevention Specialists […]
Through retreats, site visits, online dialogue and peer mentoring, the program helps participants explore their vocation as leaders with the support of a community of practice.
Passport to Travel
Passport to Travel enhances the quality of seniors’ lives by allowing them to travel and experience the radical hospitality of CHHSM’s ministries while taking in all the sights of a new city.
At the Annual Gathering, members explore their missions and develop stronger relationships with each other and the church. Our 81st meeting will be March 5-7, 2019 in Chicago.
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How does a local United Church of Christ congregation answer the needs of older adults and live into the UCC’s Great Love of Neighbor? The UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries has an answer. Age-Friendly Congregations is a new curriculum that helps local churches developing meaningful programming for their members. “Age-Friendly Congregations … […]
We are pleased to welcome George Graham to the CHHSM staff as vice president. I asked him to write a few words to introduce himself to you. — Michael Readinger Author Frederick Buechner writes, “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” This month […]