To be a disciple is to be anti-racist. Through self and communal reflection and by continuing to gather resources, ideas, and wisdom, we hope this online collection supports our journey on the road of justice and grace.
We partnered with the United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries to bring you this advocacy toolkit. The issues raised here stem from the variety of services CHHSM organizations provide nationwide.
Join the UCC Church Building & Loan Fund (CBLF) for a virtual film screening and discussion with the Rev. Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson, the Rev. Dr. Patrick Duggan, and Sandra Acosta — moderated by the Rev. Dr. Stephen Ray — of the movie “It Takes A Village.” Produced by the CBLF, “It Takes A Village” tells…Read More
CHHSM-member Deaconess Foundation, based in St. Louis, announced May 30 the launch of its Institute for Black Liberation (the Institute), a novel approach to developing liberatory consciousness through healing the hurts of internalized racism. With an emphasis on developing liberatory consciousness, the Institute gives Black leaders in the Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois region the…Read More
The Rev. Dr. Elyse Berry, associate for advocacy and leadership development at the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) recently partnered with the UCC’s Volunteer Ministries of the Global H.O.P.E Team to host a Leaders Circle event April 3-5, 2023, at the UCC’s National Offices in Cleveland. The program, titled “Surviving to…Read More
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From the President
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of being in Biloxi, Miss., to attend the “Making Good Trouble” conference to mark the 100-year anniversary of the Back Bay Mission. From Thursday, May 4 through Sunday, May 7, people from across the Gulf and around the country gathered for the four-day celebration, which was filled with…Read More