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:


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


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


with developmental disabilities received residential and non-residential services


of volunteer service provided


employed across UCC health and human service ministries

Latest News

CHHSM Survey Seeks Member Feedback to Inform Direction of Future Programs and Services

By Barb Powell | October 14, 2021

CHHSM members can participate in the survey by clicking on the survey link, or by clicking the survey box in the October Diakonie. The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries is seeking member feedback in order to assess its current programs and services and better serve its membership. All CHHSM members are encouraged…

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CHHSM Board Approves COVID Vaccine Policies for Staff, Meetings

By Barb Powell | October 13, 2021

The Board of the UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) approved two vaccine policies — one for staff and the other for CHHSM meetings — during its Sept. 29 virtual meeting. Both policies require full vaccination against COVID-19. As new research is adopted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), CHHSM will…

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Learn About the Benefits of the CHHSM Store in Oct. 20 Webinar

By CHHSM Staff | October 13, 2021

CHHSM members are invited to attend a special webinar geared to helping them save money on a variety of goods and services. CHHSM Store 101, a free webinar, takes place Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. ET via Microsoft Teams. Hosted by Natalia Hernandez, CHHSM’s client account manager at Care Purchasing Services (CSP), the 101…

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From the President

The Second Mountain

By Michael Readinger | October 14, 2021

In my September column, I wrote about the way I would approach the “one more times” in my career as I get closer to the final day in my role as president and CEO of CHHSM. I promised to be authentic and connected, inquisitive and introspective, and celebratory in honor of all I will meet…

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