The Rev. Charles Buck, president and CEO of United Church Funds (UCF), has announced a new series of 10-minute video resources produced in conjunction with the UCC’s Cornerstone Fund. The two financial ministries have created the videos specifically for church leaders and members dealing with financial matters: 10 Best Practices for a Financially Healthy Congregation…

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From Sandy Sorensen, Director, D.C. Office, United Church of Christ. Reprinted with permission. Visit CHHSM’s Advocacy page for more resources. Dear Advocates, Like you, we in the D.C. office are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on our community and congregations. Although we are not working from our office next to the Capitol, we are…

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By Seema Verma, Administrator, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the pandemic. We’re warning Medicare beneficiaries that scammers may try to use this emergency to steal their Medicare…

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The Issue: Congress is working quickly to draft and pass a new coronavirus stimulus bill. This legislation must include strong support for aging services providers. Urge Congress to include LeadingAge priority provisions in this bill today! Ask your senators and representative to support aging services by: Giving priority access to personal protective equipment for home…

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The Rev. Charles Buck, president and CEO of United Church Funds, has released this information for partners ministries: UCF Fund Fact Sheets for the fourth quarter of 2019 are now available. The sheets provide essential information about each fund’s investment strategy, annualized performance, asset allocation and fund characteristics. Click here to preview and download. The…

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“It’s the Manager,” released in 2019 by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter, is one of the books used in the Nollau Leadership Institute. This review was written by Leslie Yerkes. One of the most important contributions of a manager is not what he/she accomplishes from their ‘to do’ list each day but how they support…

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The Board of Trustees of Eden Theological Seminary today announced the appointment of the Rev. Deborah Krause as president. Krause, the first female president in the seminary’s history, will guide the institution as it works on multiple fronts to expand its role as a leading resource for Progressive Christianity and a catalyst for social justice.…

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