In 1858, UCC forebear the Rev. Louis Edward Nollau appealed to his congregation — today St. Peter’s UCC in Ferguson, Mo. — for money to build a home to support young children orphaned by a cholera epidemic. Today, as Every Child’s Hope, that home still serves the changing needs of children. The call to serve […]
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.
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.
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 training, development, marketing, technology and more.
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 … […]
I was thinking about Auld Lang Syne, so I read all the lyrics for the first time in my life. While there are a few parts of the song that are more celebratory than nostalgic, I really feel connected to the parts about being present with each other in the past. The song makes me […]