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:


providing acute and skilled nursing care

Affordable Housing Units

for older adults, persons with disabilities, and low-income families


provided care in treatment programs

Latest News

Interactive Course Offers New Ways to Examine Racism as a Public Health Crisis

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2021

This summer, the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries and Council on Racial and Ethnic Ministries is bringing a Synod Resolution of Witness to delegates of the biennial meeting calling on the church to declare and respond to racism as a public health crisis. But even before delegates debate and vote on the…

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New CHHSM Webinar Series to Offer Wide Range of Topics, Services for Members

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2021

The UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) begins a series of webinars over the summer to help CHHSM members and their employees better serve their clients.  The first, “Managing Cross-Contamination after COVID,” takes place Tuesday, May 25, at 2 p.m. “CHHSM has decided to offer this ongoing series of webinars in order…

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A Life of Transformational Love: Lapp’s New Book Explores the Intersection of Faith and Social Activism

By Barb Powell | May 12, 2021

Some pundits call the current times “post-Christian.” Others have named it a time to re-discover “real” Christianity. In his new book, Listening for the Holy — A Life Journey, long-time justice activist, serving leader, and UCC minister the Rev. Robinson G. Lapp seeks to reawaken the divine spark in each of us. “In an era…

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From the President

Together Again — What will it Require?

By Michael Readinger | April 13, 2021

I know we will be able to meet in person again someday in the near future. We have all heard the scientific research, political opinions, theories, hopes, and worries about how and when that will happen. I do not have all of the answers, but I do have some of the questions and possible answers…

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