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Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 4, 2017

CHICAGO — Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center has been designated a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization. The designation was reported in the 10th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which…

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United Church Homes Joins Ohio Business Competes, Supports LGBT Workplace Fairness

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | April 13, 2017

United Church Homes has joined Ohio Business Competes and the Ohio Faith Coalition for Nondiscrimination, a coalition of employers and religious organizations statewide that want to end discrimination against the LGBT community and support nondiscrimination legislation. UCH is one of more than 60 companies to make a commitment to the Ohio Business Competes campaign and…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Breaks Ground in Los Angeles on Two Affordable Housing Projects

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | April 5, 2017
RHF

Retirement Housing Foundation held a groundbreaking ceremony on February 28 for Crenshaw Gardens, an RHF tax credit, affordable housing community for families, and Crenshaw Villas, an RHF tax credit, affordable housing community for older adults, in the West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert area of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Brenda Shockley and a representative from the…

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United Church Homes to Invest $17 Million in Parkvue Community Makeover

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 4, 2017
Parkvue United Church Homes Exterior Image

Over the next several years, United Church Homes will make nearly $17 million in upgrades to Parkvue Community, a full-service retirement community with independent, assisted and health care services in Sandusky, Ohio. United Church Homes, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider in Marion, Ohio, will add 44 homes to the community, including 10 new…

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United Church Homes investing $3 million in upgrades to Pilgrim Manor in Grand Rapids

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | February 9, 2017
Exterior image of United Church Homes' Pilgrim Manor

United Church Homes plans to invest nearly $3 million in upgrades to Pilgrim Manor, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Grand Rapids, Michigan. UCH, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider based in Marion, Ohio, will create two-room apartments with full baths and kitchenettes starting in March.  The project is expected to be…

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Back Bay Mission Accepting Applications for the 2017 Prestemon Social Justice Internship

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | January 4, 2017
Back Bay Mission United Church of Christ do justice, love kindness, work humbly

Back Bay Mission in Biloxi., Miss., is now accepting applications for the 2017 Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship. The Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship provides people between the ages of 19 and 35 with a unique opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer program tailored to their interests. Drawing on Back Bay Mission’s long experience in…

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Christmas Carries Our Hopes, Fears Toward God’s ‘New and Glorious Morn’

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | December 22, 2016

The Rev. Joanna D’Agostino, pastor of First Congregational Church of Ripon (Wis.), United Church of Christ, was invited to write the annual Christmas letter in the Ripon Commonwealth Press, where this reflection first appeared. She is a member of the 2016-2017 class of CHHSM’s Nollau Leadership Institute. Two days before Christmas, during my second year at Eden…

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Advocate Health Care Again Named One of Chicago’s Top Workplaces

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | November 14, 2016

Downers Grove, IL – United Church of Christ-related Advocate Health Care has once again been named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. The newspaper defines a Top Workplace as an “organization that is successful because its employees enjoy their work, embrace their mission and feel like valued teammates.” “This recognition is a…

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Horizon House Calls New Director of Culture and Care

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | November 7, 2016

Horizon House, a UCC-related retirement community in Seattle, Wash., has hired Scott Hulet as Director of Culture & Care. He will be responsible for inspiring and facilitating a culture of care and a hospitality-based approach to our delivery of clinical care services. Hulet has spent much of his career in senior living, including managing skilled nursing facilities,…

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The Phoebe Institute on Aging Offers Conference on Person-Centered Care

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 16, 2016

Contributed by Phoebe Ministries The Phoebe Institute on Aging is offering a valuable conference to educate caregivers about promoting an optimal quality of life for older adults by embracing their unique identities. Person-Centered Care: Responding to the Diverse Needs of an Aging Population will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 26,…

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