In-coming CHHSM Vice President Ben Guess wrote an article entitled “Foolish, Stubborn, Underfunded Christians.” CHHSM President Michael Readinger wrote an article entitled “From Social Justice to Action to Ministry” Read Ben’s full article here. Read Mike’s full article here.
After nearly 29 years of leading youth services agency UCAN from a shelter with one program for 50 boys and girls that was on the brink of closing to the forefront of youth welfare organizations in Chicago, CEO Thomas Vanden Berk has announced his transition to CEO Emeritus beginning in July 2016. In that role, he […]
The CHHSM board and staff are pleased to announce the call of the Rev. J. Bennett Guess to the position of vice president. Guess will assume this role in April following a five-year tenure as executive minister of Local Church Ministries and a UCC national officer. “Ben’s extensive ministry in a variety of UCC settings […]
When Hoyleton Ministries wanted to revamp its onboarding process for new staff, it turned to Emmaus Homes. Chris Cox, president and CEO of Hoyleton, a ministry serving families and youth in Hoyleton, Illinois, connected with Cindy Clark, president and CEO of Emmaus, at a meeting of CHHSM members from the Missouri Mid-South and Illinois South […]
Vivian and Dennis Purcell love to hit the road. The Cedar Community residents have traveled from Wisconsin to Washington and everywhere in between. The Purcells hold the record at the West Bend, Wisconsin, continuing care retirement community for most miles logged through Passport to Travel. The innovative program invites residents at 18 CHHSM senior living […]
At the Midwest Regional Endowment Conference held recently at Chicago Theological Seminary, United Church Funds (UCF) hosted plenaries on the global economy, endowment policies, planned giving and socially responsible investing. UCF also provided an overview of its funds and convened a panel discussion called “What Do #BlackLivesMatter and #Occupy Mean About the Economy and our […]
Jason Emmerson has been named executive director of United Caring Services in Evansville, Indiana. Emmerson has worked in nonprofit leadership and community service for the past 13 years. Read the full article from the Courier & Press here.
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is opening its doors to the public on Sat., May 14. The long anticipated modernization project opening will improve the patient care experience by enhancing privacy, offering the most advanced technology and making it more convenient to access inpatient and outpatient services. “We could never stand here today without the substantial […]
Evangelical Homes of Michigan (EHM) and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor announced on Jan. 21 a letter of intent to transfer ownership of the St. Joseph Mercy Saline health building located at 400 Russell St. in Saline. The 100,000-square-foot facility became available when St. Joseph’s relocated its urgent care and outpatient services to Michigan Avenue […]
CHHSM members will consider the shared challenge of balancing resources and mission when they convene for the organization’s 78th annual meeting March 3-5 in Houston, Texas. With the theme “Sustainability through Stewardship and Social Action,” the three-day event is designed to help members learn how to realize their commitments to social justice in the face […]