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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
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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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UCC’s Wilson to Lead Children’s Defense Fund

By Guest Contributor | September 12, 2020

As America finds itself immersed in a new movement to end racial and economic injustice, the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) today announced the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson to be the next president and CEO of the nation’s leading child advocacy organization. Wilson is a national thought leader in racial justice, community organizing,…

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Evan Golder, Founding Editor of United Church News, Dies at 82

By Guest Contributor | September 10, 2020

Written by Hans Holznagel (Reprinted with permission from United Church News) The Rev. W. Evan Golder, who edited the United Church of Christ’s monthly newspaper, United Church News, from its start in 1985 until his retirement in 2003, died Monday, Sept. 7, in hospice care in Westlake, Ohio. He was 82. Under Golder’s leadership, the…

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UCC Former President Avery Post — Ecumenist, Justice Advocate, Skilled Preacher — Dies at 96

By Guest Contributor | September 10, 2020

Written by Hans Holznagel (Reprinted with permission from United Church News) The Rev. Avery D. Post, president of the United Church of Christ from 1977 to 1989, died Monday, Sept. 7, at Kendal Retirement Community in Hanover, N.H. He was 96. Through a career that also included heading the UCC’s statewide body in Massachusetts and…

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From LeadingAge: Deadline 5 p.m. Today to Submit Provider Information for Possible HHS Funding

By Guest Contributor | August 3, 2020
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Background  As we shared last this week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering a possible distribution of CARES Act Provider Relief Funds to private-pay assisted living/memory care providers that are stand-alone or part of a CCRC, located in the U.S states and territories. Argentum, ASHA, NCAL, and LeadingAge are assisting…

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