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Join us in St. Louis March 12 to 14, 2024 as we explore Innovation as the Gateway to Collaboration

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:

Individuals

served including 21,490 children; 19,710 youth; 16,498 families; 33,581 older adults; and 3,717 veterans

Beds

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

People

with developmental disabilities received residential and non-residential services

Hours

of volunteer service provided

workers

employed across UCC health and human service ministries

Latest News

Multiple Workshop Options Guarantee Meaningful Annual Gathering

By Barb Powell | February 13, 2024

Among the highlights of CHHSM’s Annual Gathering — to be held March 12-14, 2024, in St Louis — are the inspired and educational workshops offered by CHHSM members, friends, and partners. This year is no exception, as workshop leaders explore innovative avenues of collaboration through a variety of topics, from restorative racial justice to financial…

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Panel Discussion During CHHSM Annual Gathering to Discuss Innovative Collaborations that Foster Community Sustainability

By Barb Powell | February 13, 2024

A more recent tradition at the CHHSM Annual Gathering — which takes place March 12-14, 2024, in St. Louis — is a plenary panel discussion on the gathering’s theme. This year, the panel takes place the afternoon of March 13, and will be a thought-provoking discussion on Innovation as the Gateway to Collaboration, where attendees…

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Davis Named CHHSM’s Engagement Coordinator

By Barb Powell | February 13, 2024

The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) has selected Zaria Davis, D.S.W., M.Div., as its new engagement coordinator. She began in her new role Feb. 1, 2024. Davis is a former CHHSM Rev. Jerry Paul Scholar (2022-2023) and current member of CHHSM’s first-ever Emerging Leadership Cohort. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr.…

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From the President

Ministry Moments from the President

By Jamar Doyle | February 13, 2024

This short, monthly video conversation highlights various CHHSM ministries and partners, as together we build a more just, equitable, caring, and compassionate world. In this month’s video, Jamar Doyle, president and CEO of CHHSM, interviews Abby Drane, president and CEO of Bellewood and Brooklawn in Louisville, Ky. #BeAVoiceCHHSM

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