Director of Pastoral Services Chaplain: Good Samaritan Home of Quincy


Job Description: Good Samaritan Home of Quincy is seeking a highly motivated, professional Chaplain to serve as the Director of Pastoral Services and Spiritual Care. Candidates should be ordained and have at least three years of chaplaincy/ministry experience. History of service in the United Church of Christ preferred. Duties include providing pastoral care and religious […]

Orion Family Services Benefits from Nollau Leadership Institute

Four staff  member of Orion Family Services are Nollau Institute graduates.

Recently, UCC-related Orion Family Services in Madison, Wis., published this article in its newsletter. Orion — a private, nonprofit CHHSM member that serves children, adolescents and families throughout Wisconsin — wanted to share the experiences of four of its staff members who have completed the Nollau Leadership Institute and become consecrated as Diakonal Ministers. Orion’s […]

Judy Collins Delivers Keynote at UCC-Related Phoebe Institute on Aging Conference

Judy Collins' passionate speech drew rave reviews at the Phoebe

Legendary folk singer, artist, and author Judy Collins graced the Phoebe Institute on Aging (PIA) spring conference with a candid and touching discussion of her personal challenges with loss, addiction, depression, and healing. “Understanding Mental Health and Older Adults” focused on the types, causes, and detection of mental illness in seniors, and Collins as the […]

UCC-related Advocate Christ Medical Center Collaboration Expands Trauma Centers’ Violence Recovery Services


Continuing an ongoing effort to respond to the public health crisis of intentional violence, the University of Chicago Medicine and UCC-related Advocate Christ Medical Center are joining forces to form Southland RISE (Resilience Initiative to Strengthen and Empower), a new collaborative designed to better care for individuals, families and communities on the South Side and […]

Ambassadors Provide Companionship to New Residents at UCC-related Fairhaven Community

Fairhaven's ambassadors help new residents feel at home.

Many of the residents of United Church Homes’ Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, serve as friendship ambassadors for new residents. The purpose of the Fairhaven Community Friendship Ambassador Program is to provide companionship, comfort, hospitality, service and abundant life to friends and neighbors who have chosen Fairhaven as their home on life’s journey. Ambassadors […]