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Internal and Global Resolutions, Bylaw Changes, on Docket for UCC General Synod

By Guest Contributor | March 24, 2021

By Hans Holznagel. This article is reprinted with permission from UCC News. This summer’s General Synod will vote on a resolution brought by CHHSM declaring racism a public health crisis. Delegates to the United Church of Christ’s General Synod this summer will have a wide variety of subjects to consider. Among them: A just peace…

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CPS Adds Blue Team Restoration/Emergency Response Vendor to CHHSM Store

By Guest Contributor | March 17, 2021

From Natalia Hernandez, our service rep at Care Purchasing (CPS), the group purchasing company behind the CHHSM Store: I am providing additional information on our exciting new vendor partner, Blue Team. This is a Restoration, Construction and Roofing vendor that offers the following services: RESTORATION/EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES Water Damage Fire and Smoke Damage Hurricane/Regional Events Environmental…

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UCC General Synod to Feature Leaders of Sojourners and ‘Revolutionary Love’ Movement as Keynoters

By Guest Contributor | March 11, 2021

By Hans Holznagel. Reprinted with permission from UCC News. Two leaders at the crossroads of faith and justice will keynote the 2021 national meeting of the United Church of Christ. Valarie Kaur — who draws on her Sikh faith and culture as a filmmaker, civil rights lawyer and activist — leads the Revolutionary Love Project,…

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Retirement Housing Foundation pledges to double winter storm relief donations

By Guest Contributor | March 9, 2021

By Connie Larkman, news director for the United Church of Christ. Reprinted with permission from UCC News. One of the country’s largest nonprofit housing providers is answering the United Church of Christ’s call for disaster relief in a big way. Retirement Housing Foundation — a member of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries…

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First Webinar in UCC ‘State of the Matter’ Series Features Starsky Wilson

By Guest Contributor | February 4, 2021

This story is reprinted with permission from United Church of Christ News. By Hans Holznagel In the United States, it’s State of the Union season. And in the United Church of Christ, it’s something similar. A new webinar series — on the state of issues that matter — kicked off Jan. 26 on Zoom and…

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United Church Funds Co-Files Shareholder Resolutions on Racial Equity

By Guest Contributor | January 19, 2021
United Church Funds

On Jan. 19, United Church Funds released these updates: All of us at United Church Funds wish you a happy and healthy New Year! Thank you for your continued trust in us as your partners in financial stewardship. Your partnership allows us to have a collective economic voice making a positive impact on people’s lives,…

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Getting to the Root of It

By Guest Contributor | January 11, 2021

A Fraying Rope: Steps to Repairing Democracy There are few words that can cover the violent attack we collectively witnessed last Wednesday at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. What we can say is that immediate steps must be taken to strengthen and repair our democracy. For this month’s Getting to the Root, UCC Justice…

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ASAE Advocacy Helps Pave Way for COVID-19 Relief Package

By Guest Contributor | December 23, 2020

Among the many advocacy efforts that helped pass the recent COVID-19 relief package sent to the White House is that of the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE). Recently, Mary Kate Cunningham, senior vice president of public policy, sent this alert: Dear Members and Advocates: As promised, we are following up with more info regarding the…

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United Church Funds Offers Online Town Hall Gathering, Other Resources

By Guest Contributor | October 14, 2020

The following information is from Charles Buck, president and CEO of United Church Funds: Greetings from your partners in stewardship at United Church Funds! With the third quarter of 2020 behind us, we invite you to join us at our next Town Hall virtual meeting. You can find more information and the registration link below,…

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UCC relaunches #ThursdaysinBlack campaign, anticipates participation at General Synod

By Guest Contributor | October 1, 2020

CHHSM staff members have long participated in #ThursdaysinBlack, and are redoubling efforts to make a visible online witness. Learn more below in this United Church News story by Connie Larkman, reprinted here with permission. By Connie Larkman, UCC News Director Every Thursday at noon, members of the wider United Church of Christ have long been…

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