What We Do
Each year, members gather to explore their missions and develop stronger relationships with each other and the church. Our 83rd annual gathering will be held in Louisville, Kentucky March 1-4, 2021.
Focus on Advocacy
The advocacy issues we raise stem from the many services CHHSM organizations provide across the country. From January-September 2020, a new advocacy issue will be added monthly to our toolkit.
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.
Partner with CHHSM staff or our trusted network of consultants for assistance with leadership formation, governance, development, marketing, technology, accounting, and more.
From March through August of this year, UCC-related Deaconess Foundation invested more than $2.2 million to support emergency response and recovery efforts in the St. Louis region. Since the launch of its COVID-19 Equitable Relief and Recovery Fund, Deaconess has provided grants to more than 100 Black-led social service and social change organizations providing direct…
From the President
This column was written immediately after the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., on August 23, 2020. As I reflect on another Black life tragically altered by an unwarranted police shooting incident, I was drawn to the How Long, Not Long speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. King…