Together

Michael J. Readinger

The theme of last week’s CHHSM Annual Gathering in Chicago was “Toward Tomorrow — Together We Learn, Together We Flourish.” And, that is exactly what happened. Like everything in life, the time you spend in community is shaped by your own reality. At the CHHSM Annual Gathering, you get out of it what you put […]

Young and Old Alike Find Joy in Intergenerational Art Program with UCC-related Brewster Place

The "Brewster Buddies" work with the students on a variety of art projects.

A one-week summer school camp has blossomed into a new intergenerational program for residents of UCC-related Brewster Place — an older adult community in Topeka, Kan. — and nearby Quincy Elementary School. Last summer, students in the summer program at Quincy came to Brewster Place for STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities. They […]

Creating Healthier Outcomes for Older Adults Key in UCC-related St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors Collaboration

The leadership of both nonprofits celebrate the 10th anniversary of St. Andrew's and Bethesda Home Health.

A little more than 10 years ago, two independent St. Louis-based nonprofits were looking for new ways of providing vital home health services to older adults after discharge from a rehabilitation community or hospital stay. So the UCC’s St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System and Bethesda Health Group partnered to create St. Andrews & Bethesda […]

UCC’s Deaconess Nurse Ministry Role in Interfaith Clinic Helps Provide Free Health Care to St. Louis Community

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It all started July 19, 2008, when the doors of the first Salam Clinic of the Muslim Services for Islamic Foundation of St. Louis opened at the Lane Tabernacle Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church in north St. Louis. Fourteen Muslim physicians along with nurses from UCC-related Deaconess Nurse Ministry — and the church’s congregation — […]